November 21, 1949

Headline News

Detailed Data on Comet Revealed

Headline News

Af Planning Huge New Research Center

Headline News

Usaf Copter Competition Heavy

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Headline News

Detailed Data on Comet Revealed

De Havilland studying 40-50 passenger version for medium range, as well as 36-seat long-haul plane.

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Headline News

Af Planning Huge New Research Center

Next three years to see first supersonic test units completed at Tennessee site.

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Headline News

Usaf Copter Competition Heavy

Bell, McDonnell, Piasecki and Sikorsky contending for contract to supply large Arctic type.
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Headline News

Cargo Carrier

Douglas Aircraft Co. plans to flight test this week its 175,000-lb. YC-124 Globemaster II, scheduled to be the largest production transport in military service. Company officials say the four-engine cargo plane, which is nearly two-and-a-half times as heavy as the C-54 Skymaster, can fly a 50,000 lb. payload 850 miles, unload, and return, without refueling.
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Aeronautical Engineering

Design Highlights of North American F-86

Fastest, highest-flying fighter is first U. S. swept-wing plane. Uses large ailerons, wing slots, tapered sheet.

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Aeronautical Engineering

New Data on Strength of Metals

Basic structures design handbook revised. Information expanded on elevated temperatures, fatigue properties.
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Air Transport

Remedies Argued at Crash Probe

EAL witness says more regulation is needed; AOPA representative hits hysteria and arbitrary rules.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Caa Intensifies Fire-prevention Research

Broad program for 1950 to supplement fuel, oil, baggage fire studies.
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Air Transport

Senator Vs. Cab

Board, pleading lack of funds, turns down two jobs Johnson requests.
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Air Transport

Prescription

New study says lines must give up subsidies to remain free.
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