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November 22, 1948

HEADLINE NEWS

All-weather Airways Organization

HEADLINE NEWS

Plane Production Starts to Climb

HEADLINE NEWS

Industry Observer

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HEADLINE NEWS

All-weather Airways Organization

Three inter-locking groups of complex administrative structure look after interests of five federal agencies.

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HEADLINE NEWS

Plane Production Starts to Climb

Western sector of the aircraft industry is beginning to hum under stimulus of a $2.5 billion military plane production program. Employment is mounting, backlogs are piled high and production lines are lengthening. Here is the detailed picture according to companies in the order visited: Boeing, Wichita—Employment has rocketed from 1500 last March to 6500 and is heading for a 15,000 peak, due primarily to the company’s B-47 six-jet bomber production program.
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HEADLINE NEWS

Industry Observer

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HEADLINE NEWS

Group to Develop L-5 Export Market

Establishment of a new international sales organization to market L-5 Sentinel liaison-type airplanes and their components in South America and other foreign markets has been announced by Ralph T. D. Montagu, president of Sentinel Aircraft Inc., Ann Arbor, Mich.
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HEADLINE NEWS

How to Sell

300 delegates to joint ADMA-NATA meeting hear eight sales tips.

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HEADLINE NEWS

Eca Aviation Aid $13.6 Billion

ECA dollars for aviation equipment to Marshall Plan countries now tops $13.6 million—a $4.4 million increase over the Sept. 20 total. Unlike earlier procurements authorizations used mostly to complete payments on purchases already made, this new ECA money is almost entirely for new orders.
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HEADLINE NEWS

News Digest

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ENGINEERING

Latest Piston Powerplant: R-2180

P&W’s new engine, intended for DC-4, C-54 conversion, designed to improve speed, range, and takeoff performance.

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ENGINEERING

Navigators Need More Help and Space

Studies during Arctic mission show poor workplace arrangement and need for more automatic equipment.

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AIR TRANSPORT

U. S. Planes Fly World Routes

Over 78 percent of the 3646 commercial airline transports now in scheduled operation on world routes outside of Russia were manufactured in the United States. A new census of scheduled air carrier equipment shows that American-built planes account for 79 percent of the world’s four-engine airliners, 2.3 percent of the three-engine craft, 84.7 percent of the twin-engine craft and 41.7 percent of the single-engine planes.
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