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July 12, 1948

HEADLINE NEWS

Airport Projects Listed for 1949

HEADLINE NEWS

Usaf, Navy Step Up Jet Engine Buying

HEADLINE NEWS

Safety Foundation Lists Projects

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HEADLINE NEWS

Airport Projects Listed for 1949

Jobs range from $202 at Menard, Tex., to $4,750,000 at Chicago; Federal funds 47% of $73,819,455 total.

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HEADLINE NEWS

Usaf, Navy Step Up Jet Engine Buying

Gas turbine types to be 55% of 1949 purchases; Allison getting largest share.

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HEADLINE NEWS

Safety Foundation Lists Projects

Independent group plots research work on variety of safety factors. Fairchild finances private flying study.

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HEADLINE NEWS

“Petulant Porpoise” Tests Hulls

Interchangeable hull is feature of research plane used to try out new designs for flying boats.

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HEADLINE NEWS

British to Order Canadian Dc-4ms

The British cabinet last week was considering a compromise solution to its “fly British” dilemma. Purchase of additional Constellations was considered unlikely, approval going instead to Canada-built DC-4Ms. T. J. Emmett, vice president of Canadair Ltd., Montreal, said a special British cabinet subcommittee had contracted to buy 20 of the DC-4M craft for British Overseas Airways Corp., with official announcement from London to follow.
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HEADLINE NEWS

New Chief of Mats Continental Division

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HEADLINE NEWS

Ang Converts to Jets

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HEADLINE NEWS

Who Can Fly?

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ENGINEERING-PRODUCTION

Magnesium as Weight Saver

Valuable lessons learned in utilizing lightweight alloy as production material for various parts of B-36.

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ENGINEERING-PRODUCTION

Research Review on Raising Turbine Inlet Temperature

Power increase to be gained in jet engines by boosting permissible temperature calls for blade cooling.

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