April 1, 1946

TRANSPORT

N.y. C. Airport Authority Bill Passed Despite Airline Opposition

TRANSPORT

Second Report From Sullivan on Airmail Due About July 1

Headline News Section

Fairchild C-82 Packet Modification Seen as Possible Cargo Mailplane

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TRANSPORT

N.y. C. Airport Authority Bill Passed Despite Airline Opposition

State Legislature approves measure in face of stand taken by 13 carriers holding leases with city for use of Idlewild, sends it to Gov. Dewey for signature.
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TRANSPORT

Second Report From Sullivan on Airmail Due About July 1

Says first one merely indicated important points which need to be developed; inspectors will make weekly summaries as expanding study in field progresses.

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Headline News Section

Fairchild C-82 Packet Modification Seen as Possible Cargo Mailplane

Could handle 7 tons on short hauls, 6 tons for 500 miles; proposal is significant in view of Sullivan’s report on development of airmail service.

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EDITORIAL

Government and Industry Agree on Research Policy

IT WOULD be difficult to over-emphasize the importance of the national aeronautical research policy announced today by the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics with the approval of the Army and Navy air services, CAA and the aircraft industry.

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Personnel

Roy H. Van Horn (photo) has been appointed director of maintenance and engineering of Braniff Airways, Inc., a newly - created position. He will supervise the maintenance, maintenance engineering and communications departments of the company.
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PRODUCTION

34 Aircraft, Equipment Companies Had 1.2 % Average Profit in ’44

Figure is exactly the same percentage as that shown in ’43 for 32 manufacturers reporting, but total net rose from $99,273,000 to $112,434,000 on sales of $9,152,252,000.
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PRIVATE FLYING

New North American Lightplane to Sell for $6,100 at Factory

Four-place craft, named the Navion, has estimated cruising speed of 150 mph., 160-mph. top speed, lands at 54 mph.; high controllability claimed for special-design wing.

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SPECIAL AIR SERVICES

Hoosier Air Freight Maps Stock Issue

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Industry Observer

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Headline News Section

New Va Set of Standards Due to Clarify Veterans Training

Revisions being prepared in cooperation with CAA and industry are expected in about two weeks; CAA, meanwhile, warns prospective A & E mechanics that schools must be approved.
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