March 1, 1948

HEADLINE NEWS

Lack of Strategic Plan Hampers Development of U. S. Air Power

HEADLINE NEWS

All-weather Airways Program Backed By Military-civil Groups

HEADLINE NEWS

Industry Observer

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HEADLINE NEWS

Lack of Strategic Plan Hampers Development of U. S. Air Power

Congressional Air Policy Board scores Joint Chiefs of Staff and inter-service rivalries; recommends civil aviation changes.
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HEADLINE NEWS

All-weather Airways Program Backed By Military-civil Groups

RTCA program gets strong support for 15 year development of electronic airways and traffic control system; cost set at $1,112,800,000.

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HEADLINE NEWS

Industry Observer

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HEADLINE NEWS

Veterans Flight Program Cost Totals $257,000,000 for Year

Budget Bureau reports 3616 schools training 118,400 GI student pilots; asks Congress to limit future training to vocational courses.

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HEADLINE NEWS

Naca Sees Research Progress

Strides in theoretical work wiping out longtime European lead.
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HEADLINE NEWS

Fighters Rejected

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ENGINEERING & PRODUCTION

Fighter Planes Gain High Speed at Sacrifice of Maneuverability

Design trends in modern combat craft indicate that maneuverability is no longer practical. Achievement of stability is goal.
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ENGINEERING & PRODUCTION

“Escape”-rocket Design Research Indicates Practical Solution Near

Studies show feasibility of exploratory space-missile design embodying “step” rocket motors utilizing only present-day fuels.

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AIR TRANSPORT

Three More Feeders Authorized in Final Area Route Decisions

CAB opinions in Arizona-New Mexico and Middle Atlantic cases mark completion of Board’s biggest postwar job; Atlantic Airlines loses “day coach" bid.

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FINANCIAL

Large Stock Sale May Forestall New Fight on Bell Management

Investment trust buys 34 percent of outstanding shares, including holdings of group that last year attempted to oust Lawrence Bell.

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