September 9, 1946

Headline News Section

Wartime Speed Boosts Smash All National Air Race Records

LABOR DAY• 1946

Time for Wise Union Leadership

Headline News Section

Stewart Joins C&s to Replace Williams

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Headline News Section

Wartime Speed Boosts Smash All National Air Race Records

Paul Mantz wins Bendix with 425 mph.; Tex Johnston of Bell takes Thompson trophy in P-39 averaging 373 mph. AAF jets do 515 mph. in Weatherhead speed dash.

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LABOR DAY• 1946

Time for Wise Union Leadership

LABOR DAY, 1946, finds one hopeful element in the relations between American management and labor which was not there on Labor Day, 1945. It comes in recent expressions by a number of national leaders of organized labor that increased “real” wages depend upon increased productivity, i.e. increased output per man-hour.
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Headline News Section

Stewart Joins C&s to Replace Williams

Widman named budget director and Snedeker of CAA becomes asst, operations manager.
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SPECIAL AIR SERVICES

Nonskeds Offer Help in Rail Car Shortage

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TRANSPORT

Top Airline Executive Salaries Gained Slightly, Survey Shows

United’s Patterson paid most in 1945 with boost to $56,086; Damon of American raised to $47,499; Jack Frye of TWA took cut to $35,225; C. R. Smith paid $43,750.
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PRIVATE FLYING

12,000 Plane Backlog Bolsters Piper Production Now 58 a Day

Lockhaven, Pa., manufacturer plans to make at least 10,000 lightplanes next year as Skysedan model and Ponca City Plant go into production.

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FINANCIAL

Good Future Seen for Market Value of Aircraft Industry Shares

Investment advisory service analysis claims exceptional growth possibilities in air field offer investment opportunities at current low levels.
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TRANSPORT

Twin City Airport Deadlock Resolved

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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

AAF’S STRANGE PUBLICITY ANTICS—AAF public relations confusion grows apace. Attempts to clamp a veil of photographic censorship over flight pictures of the XB-36 proved futile when the big bomber made its initial test hop over Ft. Worth, population 178,000.
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PRIVATE FLYING

Briefing for Private Flying

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