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March 15, 1948

HEADLINE NEWS

Nal-alpa Heading Toward Showdown

HEADLINE NEWS

Post Office Withdraws Backing for Domestic Air Parcel Post

HEADLINE NEWS

Jet Fuel Shortage Is Big Question

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HEADLINE NEWS

Nal-alpa Heading Toward Showdown

Mail pay issue and court battles loom as the next skirmishes in dispute.

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HEADLINE NEWS

Post Office Withdraws Backing for Domestic Air Parcel Post

Opening field to non-certificated carriers seen as reason for reversal of previous stand; rates proposed.

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HEADLINE NEWS

Jet Fuel Shortage Is Big Question

New Army-Navy specifications give hope of ending scarcity, but no results promised for two years.

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HEADLINE NEWS

Paa Hits at Tie-up of Taca, Waterman

Steamship company accused of entering air transportation by subterfuge.

1415

HEADLINE NEWS

Cio Aircraft Conference Request Faces Tabling

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HEADLINE NEWS

Helicopter Forum Set for Philadelphia, Apr. 22

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ENGINEERING & PRODUCTION

’copters Checked in Service Role

Commercial “case-history” discloses needed refinements. Engineer-operator team vital for design improvement.

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EDITORIAL

The Problem of Secrecy

FBI and Services Used to Investigate Publication of 'Confidential' Information

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FINANCIAL

Overgrown Aircraft Industry Pining for Procurement Boost

Backlog concentration and too much space underline need for “insurance premium” noted in Air Policy Board report from Capitol Hill.

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ENGINEERING & PRODUCTION

“Droop Snoot” Configuration Aids Jet Fighter Landings

Leading edge flaps improve lift characteristics of high speed wings for slow approach. Piloting technique is greatly simplified.

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