July 1, 1946

Headline News Section

Bikini Test Holds No Answer To Future of U. S. Warplanes

Headline News Section

Air Corps Fund of $1,199,500,000 Passes House After Budget Cut

SPECIAL AIR SERVICES

Unscheduled Operators Charge Airline 'Monopoly’ Freight War

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Headline News Section

Bikini Test Holds No Answer To Future of U. S. Warplanes

Main aviation value of Crossroads operation seen in data, techniques used in Pacific weather forecasts; Blandy says no secret weapon to supplement atom bomb.

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Headline News Section

Air Corps Fund of $1,199,500,000 Passes House After Budget Cut

Appropriation provides for 70 group combat strength supplemented by reserves and National Guard; plane strength of 21,614 including 19 jet bombers, 1,119 jet fighters; keep 276 bases.
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SPECIAL AIR SERVICES

Unscheduled Operators Charge Airline 'Monopoly’ Freight War

Institute of Air Transportation asks Congress to cancel air mail contracts; wants permission to contract with rail, steamship companies to haul cargo mail and passengers by air.
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Headline News Section

Navy Reveals 'Flying Pancake’ As Radical Experimental Model

XF5U-1 has conventional power but can hover like helicopter; has airspeed range from zero to 550 mph with gas turbine power and uses new aerodynamic principle.
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FINANCIAL

Airlines Raise Sights on Capital Requirements for Next Five Years

Billion dollars may be needed due to increased operating costs and disappointments in net earnings; shift in balance of business volume causes big need for small company financing.
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PRODUCTION

Minneapolis-Honeywell Making Bid to Stay in Aviation Business

Control manufacturer expands as plane speeds soar surpassing capacities of human guidance; autopilot will be in with automatic landing system.
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PRIVATE FLYING

Briefing For Private Flying

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Industry Observer

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TRANSPORT

New England Decision of CAB Authorizes Seventh New Feeder

Wiggins Airways, Inc., gets certificate for routes radiating from Boston and Albany to six states; Colonial, Eastern and Northeast get new stops, extensions.
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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

STATE ENFORCEMENT—Government attorneys are now considering what—if decided upon—will be one of the most important actions ever taken in the field of safety regulation enforcement. They believe they have ample precedent for the delegation by CAB to state agencies of the power to promulgate in CAB’s name safety regulations and the further enforcement by state agencies in the name of CAA of those regulations.
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