March 18, 1946

Headline News Section

Uncertificated Operators Discuss Steps Necessary to Expansion

Special Air Services

Nine Uncertificated Operators Organize to Promote Business

Editorial

Feeder Airline Applicants—the Forgotten Men

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Headline News Section

Uncertificated Operators Discuss Steps Necessary to Expansion

75 leading figures in field examine prospects at Joint Airport Users Conference, sponsored by National Aeronautic Association; see growth despite current confusion and problems.

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Special Air Services

Nine Uncertificated Operators Organize to Promote Business

Announce high safety and maintenance standards will be established to forestall criticism; joint cargo, packaging and rate policies are being considered.
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Editorial

Feeder Airline Applicants—the Forgotten Men

THE CIVIL AERONAUTICS BOARD'S delay in permitting establishment of a responsible Nation-wide feeder airline system not only is denying the public the advantages of air service in scores of communities. It is costing the several scores of applicants in the eleven feeder cases inestimable expense in lost business quite apart from the heavy costs already met for preparing for and appearing in the regional hearings.

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PRODUCTION

Efficient Use of Propellers Seen at Speed Well Into Sonic Realm

Leading American and British engineers say radical changes in design, including blade tip sweepback and two-speed engine re duction gearing, will make it possible.
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Personnel

Paul E. Burbank Named Ual Cargo Sales Head

Paul E. Burbank (left) has been named manager of cargo sales for United Air Lines in line with the integration of air cargo sales and promotion activities into the trafficsales department. Burbank was formerly development manager for the air cargo department.
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Transport

Cal Leases Hangar at Denver Center

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Financial

Considerable Aero Stocks Sold By Firm Officials in December

Compilation released by Securities and Exchange Commission shows liquidation was broad in aviation group and airlines also were widely sold, apparently at advantageous market levels.
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Industry Observer

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Transport

Shelving of Multilateral Basis in U. S. Foreign Air Policy Seen

Replacement of Chicago conference’s Five Freedoms philosophy by bilateral negotiations seems inevitable in light of Senate Commerce Committee hearings on Bermuda agreement.
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Transport

General Use of Radar By Airlines Considered Still 2-3 Years Away

Experts say public is misled as to its current commercial adapta bility, see much development necessary before it can be applied safely and successfully.

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