Secretary tells House committee of new anonymous document criticizing USAF.
TWA president sees little U. S. market for England's new planes.
Alcoa Strike Effect on Aircraft Slight
Dh Comet: British Firm’s Private Gamble
Jet transport center of airline interest, while future is dim for plane government said carriers would need.
By Robert Hotz10 min
Analyzing the Bristol Proteus Turboprop
Engine uses "free turbine” arrangement. Will power Brabazon 2, Type 175 liner, Princess flying boat.
Evaluation of New Stiffener Form
Curved web Y-section configuration evolved as high efficiency panel member in series of NACA tests.
By Robert McLarren8 min
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.
McDonnell Profits Over War Peak
Company net earnings for fiscal 1949 are reported as $1,731,832. Backlog is over $84 million.
By Selig Altschul5 min
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.
By Alexander McSurely4 min
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.