September 16, 1946

PRIVATE FLYING

North American Navion Getting Service Test on 12,000 Mile Tour

SPECIAL AIR SERVICES

Mccarran Denounces Proposed Cab Economic Regulations

Aviation News

Naca Guided Missile Research Provides Basic Data for Services

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PRIVATE FLYING

North American Navion Getting Service Test on 12,000 Mile Tour

Former Wasp flies plane on demonstration mission for aviation writers; lack of engines stymies production as type certification nears; controllable pitch propeller now included as standard equipment.

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SPECIAL AIR SERVICES

Mccarran Denounces Proposed Cab Economic Regulations

Author of Civil Aeronautics Act claims Board’s proposals to shackle non-scheduled operators in contravention of Congressional intent.

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Aviation News

Naca Guided Missile Research Provides Basic Data for Services

Facilities at Moffett and Langley Fields and Cleveland exploring all phases of power, control, launching and aerodynamics of new type weapons.
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Aviation News

Lockheed-consolidated Merger Would Create New Aircraft Giant

Greatest fusion in aviation history would provide complete plane line from Little Dipper to XB-36 and largest sales in industry for 1946.

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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

MEAD COMMITTEE SLUMPS—Senate’s War Investigating Committee activity will drop off until after election, which means the investigation of profits on war contracts, provoked by vociferous Comptroller General Warren, won’t start until the end of the year, if then.
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Aviation News

Aircraft Industry Sponsors Drive to Lift Export License Controls

Seek Army and Navy co-operation to balk State department opposition and get unrestricted export of civilian planes in near future.
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PRIVATE FLYING

Briefing

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PRODUCTION

Boundary Layer Control Offers Promise of More Efficient Planes

Douglas engineers apply principle to reduce drag and feed turbojets in new type transport design. NACA studying problem for new controls of supersonic aircraft.
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TRANSPORT

Cab Challenged By Brayton on Grandfather Clause Certificate

St. Louis fixed base operator will carry fight to courts if Board denies request made eight years after time limit for application expired.

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EDITORIAL

A Case History of Airline Traffic

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