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August 29, 1949

Industry Leaders Tell Merger Plan Details

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Jet Fighter Refueled Via New Technique

FINANCIAL

Leverage Keynotes Airline Gains

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Industry Leaders Tell Merger Plan Details

Symington not mentioned in negotiations, West Coast officials inform B-36 probers.

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Jet Fighter Refueled Via New Technique

Meteor pilot maneuvers nose probe into tanker hose cone for automatic connection. Breakaway simple.

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FINANCIAL

Leverage Keynotes Airline Gains

Improved dependability pushes carriers past break-even point, enhancing gains. Tax credits aid upsurge.

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EDITORIAL

The Trend to Mass Air Travel

While skeptics continue to discredit low cost and air coach experiments, the industry discovers new horizons ahead and is amazed at its own performance. Capital Airlines, the scheduled industry’s pioneer in air coach, reports that the experiment, since its inception last November, has earned a minimum net profit of $30,000 monthly.

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THE AVIATION WEEK

Outlook for Military Aviation — a Staff Report

WASHINGTON— It is two years since the first warm glow of enthusiasm was generated over post-war air policy by the President’s Air Policy Commission and the Joint Congressional Air Policy Board. Two years ago these two groups provided a chart for the post-war air world on which a sound course for American airpower was laid.
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AIR TRANSPORT

U. S. Airlines to Buy British?

Sen. Johnson tells of plan to purchase foreign craft; hits American complacency in jet-transport design.

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SALES & SERVICE

‘better Deal’ for Gi Flight Trainees

Congress approves and sends to President legislation expected to hike enrollments by half in next 12 months.

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PRODUCTION

Amc-industry Simplify Contracts

Basic interpretations evolved on certain legal clauses promise less necessity for further negotiation.

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Congressional Roundup

70-group Plan Nearer Approval

Senate, House committees press action on important military aviation measures; civil bill passes.

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PRODUCTION

Latest Air Force Bid Awards

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