November 18, 1946

Headline News Section

New Congress Will See Renewed Surface Carrier Fight for Air Rights

PRIVATE FLYING

Two New Roadable Planes Renew Attack on Old Problem

Headline News Section

National Aircraft Show Displays Aerial Might of United States

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Headline News Section

New Congress Will See Renewed Surface Carrier Fight for Air Rights

Alliance between House Merchant Marine and Commerce Committees will strengthen railroad and steamship company’s bonds; three aviation champions exit from Congress.
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PRIVATE FLYING

Two New Roadable Planes Renew Attack on Old Problem

Robert Fulton, Jr., flies "Airphibian” after 4,000 mile road test; Plane-Mobile on Pacific Coast can fold wings to fit average garage.

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Headline News Section

National Aircraft Show Displays Aerial Might of United States

Wartime achievement and peace potential of aeronautical industry is theme of giant exhibit in Cleveland bomber plant.

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Headline News Section

Aaf Reveals More Details on Xb-36

The two-wheeled main landing gear on the Consolidated-Vultee XB-36 prototype bomber will be replaced by an eight-wheel unit on the production models, AAF has announced in releasing more details on the 278,000-lb. plane that has been built for a 10,000-mi. range.
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FINANCIAL

Sales Resistance to Lightplanes Reflected in Stock Price Declines

Preferred shares also break sharply in general market slump as post-war predictions are revised; Aeronca equities do best, survey shows.
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PRIVATE FLYING

Caa Is Reversing Stand on Red Tape

Eliminates eye test; simplifies aircraft registration and discontinues approved parts list.
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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

BREWSTER’S DIMINISHING THREAT—Spokesmen for domestic airlines flying overseas evidence little apprehension over the possibility, now better than 50-50, that Sen. Brewster will emerge in the new Congress as chairman of the Senate Interstate & Foreign Commerce Committee.
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TRANSPORT

Twa Pilot Strike Losses Mount; Re-hiring 300 Becomes Issue

Both sides charge stubborn, unjustified demands as deadlock drags on; ten points selected for three-man arbitration board.
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PRODUCTION

Boeing Opens Drive for Air Engineers

Seeking 400 additional men for its engineering staff, Boeing Aircraft Co. has begun sending interviewers to college campuses as part of its “talent scouting” program announced some months ago. Object is to interest students in engineering schools in a career in aircraft production, specifically with Boeing.
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PRODUCTION

Taxes and Federal Budget Hold Spotlight in Post-election Thinking

Republican landslide may bring heavy cuts in defense spending; loss carry-back provision appears doomed.

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