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February 9, 1948

HEADLINE NEWS

Orville Wright’s Death May Return Kitty Hawk Plane to U. S. Museum

HEADLINE NEWS

Foreign Airport Program Faces Rough Sledding in Congress

HEADLINE NEWS

Nats and Atc Are Merged Into Single Military Transport Service

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HEADLINE NEWS

Orville Wright’s Death May Return Kitty Hawk Plane to U. S. Museum

Inventor’s will expected to resolve fate of plane that made first flight; biplane now in British museum.

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HEADLINE NEWS

Foreign Airport Program Faces Rough Sledding in Congress

Air Coordinating Committee proposal urges airport rehabilitation to aid international airlines of United States; Brewster scores inadequate facilities.

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HEADLINE NEWS

Nats and Atc Are Merged Into Single Military Transport Service

Maj. Gen. Kuter slated to head new command with Rear Admiral Whitney as deputy; details hinge on route survey.

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HEADLINE NEWS

Industry Observer

Bell Aircraft Corp. is now scheduled to deliver its swept-swing, stainless steel XS-2 rocket research plane to the Air Force late this year. Meanwhile flight tests of the two Douglas D-558-1 turbojet planes have been proceeding at Muroc with Navy and NACA test pilots at the controls.
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HEADLINE NEWS

Navy Boosts Ram Jet Power

Aerojet Engineering Corp.’s 15-in. model shows results of wind tunnel test progress.

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HEADLINE NEWS

Joint Air Cargo Deal Proposed

Partnership between Air Force and independent air freighters urged by Gen. Knerr.

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HEADLINE NEWS

Switch to U. S. Planes Predicted

Brewster reports dissatisfaction with British transports to open export market.

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ENGINEERING & PRODUCTION

Aero Knowledge Now Integrated

Standard Aeronautical Index—new abstracting and cataloging project—collects, screens, and distributes technical data.

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ENGINEERING & PRODUCTION

Stall-warning Indicators Refined

Two Devices now on market feature aerodynamic means of sensing stall, and claim reliability under all flight conditions.

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ENGINEERING & PRODUCTION

Wing Spoiler Proves Its Worth in Searching Development Tests

Tunnel research supplemented by flight testing reveals potentialities of this control system device. Military applications are detailed and refinements outlined.

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