March 4, 1946

SPECIAL AIR SERVICES

Independent Operators Swarm to Set Up New Uncertificated Lines

PRIVATE FLYING

Geisse Urges Folding Wings Be Incorporated in New Planes

FINANCIAL

Airline Shares Heavily Mauled in Recent General Selling Wave

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SPECIAL AIR SERVICES

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.
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PRIVATE FLYING

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.

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FINANCIAL

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.
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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.

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PRIVATE FLYING

Briefing for Private Flying

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TRANSPORT

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.

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TRANSPORT

N. Atlantic Traffic Conference Opens

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Industry Observer

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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

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.
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TRANSPORT

Windsor Airport Site Blocked By Jeffries

Detroit Mayor terms proposal "ridiculous” and threatens to transfer funds to other projects.
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