Independent Operators Swarm to Set Up New Uncertificated Lines
Most are clearly outside CAB jurisdiction but some plan interstate services and say Board is so far behind that they are ready to fly until ordered to stop.
Geisse Urges Folding Wings Be Incorporated in New Planes
Cites savings to owner through decreased hangarage costs; Weick doubts public demand, believes fixed-wing designs will continue to be followed by manufacturers.
By ALEXANDER McSURELY4 min
Airline Shares Heavily Mauled in Recent General Selling Wave
Paper profits recorded solely on basis of potential earnings, disregarding basic asset position, begin to evaporate; TWA and Colonial register sharpest declines.
Many Operators Express Concern as Ex-gi’s Rush to Flying Schools
Wonder whether aviation industry can expand quickly enough to absorb all who seek air careers; fear sudden boom in improperly-organized and low-standard outfits.
By WILLIAM KROGER3 min
Briefing for Private Flying
By Alexander McSurely3 min
Participation of U. S. Airlines in Iata Conferences Ok’d By Cab
Temporary approval extends until Feb. 28, 1947, and applies only to traffic conference machinery; all agreements reached must be sanctioned by Board.
By BLAINE STUBBLEFIELD3 min
N. Atlantic Traffic Conference Opens
THE AVIATION NEWS
AIR FORCE AUTONOMY—Autonomy for the Air Forces seems assured in the plan to divide the peacetime Army into two combat arms—ground and air forces—which now is under study. The Army already is going ahead with the program although Congress has not yet settled either the question of unification of the armed forces or of universal military training.
Windsor Airport Site Blocked By Jeffries
Detroit Mayor terms proposal "ridiculous” and threatens to transfer funds to other projects.