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August 1, 1949

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Captured Tunnel Advances U. S. Research

PRODUCTION

Latest Air Force Bid Awards

Air Force Revising Its Lists of Suppliers

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Captured Tunnel Advances U. S. Research

Famed Kochel installation put in operation at Navy’s White Oak lab. Feature is low power requirement.

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PRODUCTION

Latest Air Force Bid Awards

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Air Force Revising Its Lists of Suppliers

Industry gets new AMC master catalog in move to modernize procuring service.

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Mats Proves Unification Case

Although some traditions hold on, remarkable progress has been made in consolidation; air coach tried.

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News Sidelights

USAF is serious about the use of aerial refueling as a quick extension of jet fighter ranger. Initial experiments have been made with the Boeing flying boom type refueling equipment (AVIATION WEEK, July 18) at Muroc, and operational procedures will probably be worked out for the North American F-86-F-93 series which have an extremely short range at present, late model Republic F-84s which will be used primarily for ground support operations, and the Lockheed F-90 penetration fighter.
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AIR TRANSPORT

Airlines Study Fuller Use of Gca

Near accidents during ILS approaches point up value of monitoring function of radar system.

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Russian Planes Show Improvement

Wartime fighters’ performance stepped up while jet work continues. Transport program yields results.

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Engineering Forum

I am sure all engineers appreciate your series of condensed technical articles, and the one on delta wings in your issue of July 4 should be no exception. In this particular article, however, there are several points in connection with the mathematics that seem to need further clarification.
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EDITORIAL

Sen. Johnson’s Sound Appraisal

Broad outline of the program Congress may propose to strengthen the airlines has been revealed by Sen. Edwin C. Johnson, whose Interstate and Foreign Commerce Committee is investigating industry finances. Speaking at Kansas City during TWA’s 20th anniversary celebration, Johnson came out flatly for separation of service mail payments from subsidy.

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Proposed Af Budget Cut Draws House Fire

58-group proponents plan battle if Senate approves committee’s $800 million slash.

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