November 11, 1946

THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

News Digest

Industry Observer

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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

ELECTION REACTION—Initial reaction of aviation officials to the Republican sweep of Congress was primarily concerned with three things: Federal expenditures for aviation, labor, and interpretation of the horde of government regulations affecting all inindustry.
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News Digest

Eugene E. Wilson resigned as vice-chairman of the board of United Aircraft Corp. to devote the majority of his time to working for establishment of a national air policy. He will continue as a director of United. War Assets Administration will be “practically out of business in tactical aircraft for the time being” when it awards bids for disposal of 2,265 combat aircraft in Hawaii, according to Administrator Robert M. Littlejohn.
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Industry Observer

Bell's XS-1, the supersonic experimental aircraft, is flying again at Muroc Lake. Gliding flights with ever-increasing loads are being made from a B-29 mother ship. First powered flight is scheduled for mid-December but technical observers believe more time will be required to complete adjustments necessitated by every increase in the plane’s weight.
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Big Cities Battle for Lion’s Share Of Federal Airport Program

Small field proponents counter-attack at CAA hearings; Mayor Kelly of Chicago protests to Truman.

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Vital Statistics

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General Electric Gyro-Glider

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Navy Developing Variety of Missiles

Rocket power and target seeking heads feature air to surface guided projectiles now in production.

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Plane Production Increase

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NATA Will Meet For Reorganization

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C-54 Sale

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