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September 22, 1947

Headline News

Airlines Make Plea for Transport Plane Subsidies

Headline News

Boeing Stratojet Bomber Heralds Transonic Combat

Headline News

Skyway 1 Towns Pledge Air Cooperation to Survey Flyers

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Headline News

Airlines Make Plea for Transport Plane Subsidies

ATA spokesmen tell President’s Air Policy Commission federal-financed fleet of 3,000 to 5,000 transports needed.

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Headline News

Boeing Stratojet Bomber Heralds Transonic Combat

XB-47 features sweptback wing; unique mounting of six G-E jet engines and bicycle landing gear.

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Headline News

Skyway 1 Towns Pledge Air Cooperation to Survey Flyers

Local aviation interest in new route seen as key to success of proposed network; new skyways would be designated by CAA if plan works.

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Headline News

Congress Air Group Goes Separate Way

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Firestone Aaf Contract for Helicopter Cancelled

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Headline News

Idaho Editor Named President of Afa

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ENGINEERING & PRODUCTION

Lightplane Jato Seen in Rocket Design

Development of these auxiliary units, suitable for small craft, has reached stage of high refinement. Researchers seek means of further lowering cost.

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ENGINEERING & PRODUCTION

Jet Rotors Point to ’copter Payload Gain

Engineers emphasize larger loads for short duration flights, do not consider operating costs prohibitive. Noise may restrict use in congested areas.

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The Ruhr— Valley of Decision

FOR AMERICANS and for American business the most important single spot on earth today is the Ruhr Valley of Germany - a valley no bigger in area than the State of Rhode Island. Upon recovery in the Ruhr hinges re covery in Europe. Upon recovery in Europe hinges the peace of the world.
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ENGINEERING & PRODUCTION

British Reversing Early Trend Toward 100 Percent Jet Power

Gas turbines rejected for reciprocating engines on two specific aircraft; Americans see end of piston power.

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