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July 25, 1949

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

How P2v Meets Patrol Objectives

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

How P2v Meets Patrol Objectives

Lockheed Neptune fulfilled requirements through new design and production techniques and after thorough testing and modification.

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Your magazine is being used as a guide in current air power thought more each week. Particularly, your issue of May 16. That copy left my hands about one hour after I received it and it was three days before I received it back. It has been through at least 11 interested War College students. . . .
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FINANCIAL

What Airline Pays for Federal Aid

RFC requirements in Northwest financing show how carrier must sacrifice some managerial discretion.

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THE AVIATION WEEK

More Lessons From the Airlift—an Analysis

At latest reading the Berlin airlift had moved a total of 2,098,887 tons of supplies to the German capital. Of this total U. S. Air Force transports delivered 1,609,749 tons during 172,044 flights and 530,891 hours of flying time. Cost of the U. S. share of this enterprise now stands at 31 airmen dead; $238,140,100; and 34 transports wrecked (25 Douglas C-54, 8 Douglas C-47 and one Fairchild C-82).
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AIR TRANSPORT

Feeders Under Pressure to Start

With CAB deadline past, some lines drive for planes, others for mergers, but Parks faces dismemberment.

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Martin Top Management Changes

President becomes board chairman as Pearson takes presidency. Outlook brighter with new 2-0-2 orders.

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SALES & SERVICE

Boom on at Southwest Airmotive

Sharp upswing in executive plane business forces major expansion at Dallas servicing base.

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Sub Killer

Navy looking for new plane that combines big load with great agility.

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ENGINEERING FORUM

Jet Fighters Held Match for B-36

Reader explains chances of interception and claims it has always taken a “David” to knock out a “Goliath.”

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