With no production in sight, Congress tells Defense Department to investigate.
By Ben Lee6 min
Missile Motors Work Gets Results
Showing off its test station, GE joins Army Ordnance in claiming U. S. has increased rocket engine efficiency.
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.
By Alexander MeSurely6 min
Financial contributions of aviation personalities going to Democrats.
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.)
Air Force Contracts
February Awards Top $70 Million
Curtiss-Wright highest contractor for month, and its B-36 propeller order is largest single contract.
Power Study for Long-range Transports
Analysis covers three propulsion schemes for high-speed travel.
By Alexander Kartveli13 min
Damon, Patterson Top Salary List
Airline payments to employes in 1949 generally higher than in 1948, with average rising from $3600 to $3800.
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.
By John J. Christie7 min
Temperature Data on Laminated Plastics
Studies at National Bureau of Standards reveal how properties are affected in —70 to 200 F. range.