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June 27, 1949

ENGINEERING

Joint Air Meeting Gives New Data

PRODUCTION

Latest Air Force Bid Awards

PRODUCTION

280 Subcontractors Feed Ge Plant

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ENGINEERING

Joint Air Meeting Gives New Data

IAS-RAS second international conference assembles authorities to exchange wide range of information.

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PRODUCTION

Latest Air Force Bid Awards

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PRODUCTION

280 Subcontractors Feed Ge Plant

Suppliers throughout country furnish components for final assembly into J-47 jet engines at Lockland.

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EDITORIAL

Air Transport Should Grow Up

This is a page of opinion. This page last week gave space to the Air Transport Assn’s, president, Admiral Emory S. Land, to express the association’s views of an editorial here April 25, “Cream Skimming and Progress.” The admiral contended that the editorial was “expressing opinions and stating them as facts.”

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ENGINEERING

British Approach to 50-ton Cargo Plane

General Aircraft’s “Universal” embodies the classic design criteria, which now are being changed in U. S.

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ENGINEERING

Big Bristol Brabazon Nears Flight Stage

First of two 100-passenger transports to be used as research craft. Views vary on plane’s feasibility.

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Caa Plans $213 Million Airways Program

Three-year development effort will fulfill RTCA interim phase outline.

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News Sidelights

On the military front, the Hoover Commission recommended a vast increase in the Secretary of Defense’s control over the services to promote unification. The National Military Establishment would be converted into a clear-cut executive department, “the Department of Defense.”
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Cab Orders Standard to Quit

Revokes nonsked’s registration letter and asks Justice Department to prosecute for alleged law violations.

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Letters

Following is an abstract of a letter written to W . W. Shepherd, General Manager of Shepherd Tractor & Equipment Co., Los Angeles. It is Ryan Aeronautical Co.’s reply to a letter written by Mr. Shepherd to AVIATION WEEK, and published Apr. 25.
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