April 24, 1950

Headline News

$100 Million Missile Program Under Fire

Headline News

Missile Motors Work Gets Results

Headline News

Aircraft Fabrication Revolution?

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Headline News

$100 Million Missile Program Under Fire

With no production in sight, Congress tells Defense Department to investigate.

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Headline News

Missile Motors Work Gets Results

Showing off its test station, GE joins Army Ordnance in claiming U. S. has increased rocket engine efficiency.
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Headline News

Aircraft Fabrication Revolution?

Important new trend in U. S. aircraft manufacturing methods which will have a major effect on future airplane design and fabrication is forecast as a result of the development to commercial stage of a new Reynolds aluminum extrusion process announced last week.

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Headline News

Political Gifts

Financial contributions of aviation personalities going to Democrats.
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Headline News

List Top Aircraft Industry Salaries

Top salaries paid by seven aircraft manufacturing firms during 1949 are listed in a second partial survey by AVIATION WEEK. (Ten other companies’ salaries were reported in the April 10 issue and additional companies will be listed later.)
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Air Force Contracts

February Awards Top $70 Million

Curtiss-Wright highest contractor for month, and its B-36 propeller order is largest single contract.
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Aeronautical Engineering

Power Study for Long-range Transports

Analysis covers three propulsion schemes for high-speed travel.

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Air Transport

Damon, Patterson Top Salary List

Airline payments to employes in 1949 generally higher than in 1948, with average rising from $3600 to $3800.
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Air Transport

Tito Turns From East to West

Yugoslavia trying hard to qualify for U. S. aid to build transport network, but it’s a tough problem.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Temperature Data on Laminated Plastics

Studies at National Bureau of Standards reveal how properties are affected in —70 to 200 F. range.
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