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September 12, 1949

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

What Is Future for Control Surface Tabs?

End of Races?

Workmanship Pays Off in the Races

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

What Is Future for Control Surface Tabs?

Historic development and present use measured against requirements of high-speed, very heavy aircraft.

1415

End of Races?

Odom crash again raises question as to value of airplane speed contests.

1617

Workmanship Pays Off in the Races

More mature approach helps solve problems of high speed flight; skilled service personnel a large factor.

2021

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Summing Up Findings on Stall Warnings

Pilots’ reports on stalls correlated with readings from special instruments to set up design criteria.

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AIR TRANSPORT

Willnwa’s Boeings Pay Their Way?

CAB vice chairman Ryan voices negative opinion on use of 377s by carrier on transcontinental-Orient service.

1415

F-86 Speed Runs Steal National Air Races

North American jets exceed critical Mach over closed course.

4243

SALES & SERVICE

Midget Race Is Close Contest

Brennand’s victory credited to his ‘jockey’ weight and good piloting; LeVier withdrawal gesture praised.

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PRODUCTION

What the B-36 Is Costing Usaf

Comptroller gives breakdown for original and repeat order, and shows financial effect of cancellations.

4445

AIR TRANSPORT

Britain Pushes Turboprop Liners

While pure-jet transports have stolen the spotlight, first airline order is for turbine-propeller planes.

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Industry Observer

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