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March 1, 1947

Aviation's American Aricraft Specification

Special Articles

Outlook for '47

Regular Features

What's New in Products and Practices

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Aviation's American Aricraft Specification

FOR YOUR CONVENIENT year-long reference use, Aviation is pleased to present in this supplement to its 14th Annual Yearbook, the latest international specification tables covering aircraft and power plants. Most comprehensive compilation in aeronautical publishing, the tables uphold the long-established reputation for authoritative thoroughness as “the standard of the industry.”
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Special Articles

Outlook for '47

Harry Woodhead, Pres., Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corp.—It is plainly evident that air power is this nation’s best guarantee of peace in the years to come. We should not again allow the question of our strength or weakness in the air to become a matter for settlement by combat.
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Regular Features

What's New in Products and Practices

Having a length of 40 ft. 10 in., depth of 29 ft. 6 in., and height of 9 ft. 4 in., and affording a floor space of 800 sq. ft., new “Mono-T”, all-aluminum semimonocoque T-shaped hangar for housing lightplanes has been designed by Unit Fabrication Co., Los Angeles.
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AVIATION'S 1947 Yearbook

American Personals

This, our 14th annual compilation of engineering data on the world's aircraft, is by far the most extensive we have had the pleasure of publishing. With 315 engineering drawings and photographs, the following section portrays 116 American and 89 foreign airplanes and helicopters.
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American Military and Research

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The Aviation News

Accident Aspects—Everyone wanted to get into the act— and did, till the airline accident talk tourney turned hysterical. The accidents were expected, with more flying and winter weather. But the press, ignoring the new high in safety, started the stampede with black headlines on air crashes and nothing on the regular toll of highways and rails.
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Foreign and Executive Transports

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New Aero Progress Revealed at Ias Technical Sessions

EVOKING NOTABLE INTEREST at 15th Annual Meetingof the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences in New York, Jan. 28-30, were the three papers presented at the Aircraft Design sessions—Development of P80A Jet Fighter Airplane and Parts I and II of High-Speed Research With XS-1 Airplane.
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Tax Revision...

Can Make or Break American Business

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Foreign Personals

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