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September 19, 1949

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Gust Loads Challenge Aircraft Designers

Newest British Aircraft Revealed at Show

AIR TRANSPORT

Coach Vs. Cargo as Profit Maker

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Gust Loads Challenge Aircraft Designers

Present-day trends in airplane performance, weight, loading, size, bring major problem in gust resistance.

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Newest British Aircraft Revealed at Show

Turbine-powered military and transport planes give spectacular flight displays.

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AIR TRANSPORT

Coach Vs. Cargo as Profit Maker

California Eastern, loser of $900,000 as a freight carrier, pulling out of red in the air coach field.

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EDITORIAL

Cab’s Air Coach Decision—an Analysis

Airline proponents of skycoach and other types of cut-rate promotional fares have won a significant victory among Civil Aeronautics Board policy-makers. This month, for the first time, CAB conceded that fourcents-a-mile tariffs offered under certain restrictive conditions can produce sufficient new traffic to make coach service profitable on certificated routes.
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AIR TRANSPORT

How to Train Crews at a Profit

Dehmel electronic trainer, as used by Pan American, frees aircraft for revenue producing operations.

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Navy Inquiry

Little new turned up in probe of anti-B-36 campaign.

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News Digest

AOA-PAA merger agreement, due to expire last week, was extended until Mar. 13, 1950, with provision for further three-month extensions. A change in the pact specifies that PAA will pay $17,450,000 cash for AOA assets and assume latter’s liabilities as of closing date.
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Strictly Personal

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Industry Observer

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New Aviation Products

For industrial and laboratory instruments requiring accurate, highly stable, d.c. voltage, Hastings Instrument Co., Hampton, Va., offers “Electronic Standard Cell.” Unit is available for any specified output voltage from 0-100 d.c. and for any load up to 30ma.
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