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October 24, 1949

Headline News

Symington Counter-attacks the Admirals

Headline News

Buying British?

Headline News

Alcoa Strike Effect on Aircraft Slight

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Headline News

Symington Counter-attacks the Admirals

Secretary tells House committee of new anonymous document criticizing USAF.

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Headline News

Buying British?

TWA president sees little U. S. market for England's new planes.

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Headline News

Alcoa Strike Effect on Aircraft Slight

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AIR TRANSPORT

Dh Comet: British Firm’s Private Gamble

Jet transport center of airline interest, while future is dim for plane government said carriers would need.

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Analyzing the Bristol Proteus Turboprop

Engine uses "free turbine” arrangement. Will power Brabazon 2, Type 175 liner, Princess flying boat.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Evaluation of New Stiffener Form

Curved web Y-section configuration evolved as high efficiency panel member in series of NACA tests.

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Muddling in High Places

It is time for men in Washington and London to stop toying with the problem of international trade. We of the democratic West are at a turning point in our economic affairs. A false step by either the United States or Britain could lead quickly to disintegration of trading between the people of the world as we have known it for the past hundred years.
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FINANCIAL

McDonnell Profits Over War Peak

Company net earnings for fiscal 1949 are reported as $1,731,832. Backlog is over $84 million.

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SALES & SERVICE

Caa May Finance Spray Plane

Bids to be asked on production of agricultural aircraft developed by Fred Weick if flight tests show promise.

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THE AVIATION WEEK

The Budget Victory—a Staff Report

WASHINGTON—Air power won a major victory again on Capitol Hill last week with the Senate succumbing to relentless House pressure for funds to implement a 58-group Air Force. Senate approval sent the record peacetime USAF $6-billion appropriation to the White House where it faces its final and perhaps most formidable hurdle.
October 171949 October 311949