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November 8, 1948

ENGINEERING

Northrop C-125 Based on Pioneer

AIR TRANSPORT

Who’s to Blame in Airline Crisis?

AVIATION SALES & SERVICE

Spin Tests May Be on Way Out

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ENGINEERING

Northrop C-125 Based on Pioneer

In contrast to usual practice, this multi-purpose military transport originally was conceived to meet commercial cargo plane needs.

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AIR TRANSPORT

Who’s to Blame in Airline Crisis?

UAL’s Patterson accuses Civil Aeronautics Board; Chairman O’Connell replies in Board’s defense.

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AVIATION SALES & SERVICE

Spin Tests May Be on Way Out

CAB and CAA expected to act soon to eliminate longdebated requirement from Civil Air Regulations.

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ENGINEERING

Navy Using Largest Test Machine

New 5 million-lb.-capacity proving device made available to industry. Huge structures to be accommodated.

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THE AVIATION WEEK

Battle of the Budget

Although the ballots have barely been counted and the gavel calling the 81st Congress to order will not fall for another two months, the airmen and the admirals are maneuvering for another bitter battle over the future of American air power.
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Strictly Personal

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PRODUCTION

AMC Pilot Plant

Michigan factory would be proving ground for high volume techniques.

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Briefing for Dealers

Briefing for Dealers & Distributors

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AIR TRANSPORT

Shortlines

American Overseas—Late last month marked the third anniversary of the first scheduled commercial landplane service to Europe. During the past three years AOA has carried 179,670 passengers, 7,232,490 lb. of freight and 2,050,800 lb. of mail.
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New Aviation Products

Cowling fastener specifically designed to meet demands of high speed service is marketed by Dzus Fastener Co., Inc., Babylon, N. Y. Designated “Supersonic,” unit consists of fully enclosed spring receptacle engaged by stud embodying spiral-cam principle, so that opening or closing is obtained by rotating stud 4 turn.
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