October 9, 1950

Headline News

‘mobile Bases’ Carry Navy Punch

Headline News

Caa War Plan

Headline News

Helicopter Industry Gets First Big Orders

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Headline News

‘mobile Bases’ Carry Navy Punch

Fast-moving aircraft carriers bring into bombing range areas claimed hazardous for land-based craft.

1415

Headline News

Caa War Plan

Program provides wartime control of private pilots and civil airports.

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Headline News

Helicopter Industry Gets First Big Orders

Fiscal 1951 contracts total more than 500; worth $75 million.

1213

Headline News

Trainer Tests Off; Buying On

USAF can’t wait on results of ‘ideal’ plane evaluation; it has too many students who need flight training.

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Headline News

Cab Order Raises Air Coach Rates

Regular air coach operators will have to charge passengers ½ cent more a mile, beginning Nov. 16, the Civil Aeronautics Board has ruled. The Board sets the standard coach minimum at 4½ cents a mile, compared with today’s prevailing rate of about 4 cents on most routes.
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Aeronautical Engineering

Sprayer-duster Designed for Job

Experimental, all-metal workhorse incorporates utility concepts gathered in wide operator survey.

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Air Transport

Why Capital Is Pleased By Super Dc-3

Operating cost looks low, time saved on ground is considerable, and passengers are favoring the plane.

2021

Aeronautical Engineering

Avro Shows Second Delta Research Craft

Derwent-powered 707B, for planned exploration of subsonic flight speed range, has low wing loading, no flaps.

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Avionics

Navigation Experts Trade Ideas

Application of electronics to related problems of air, land and sea travel stressed at joint meeting.

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Equipment

Bendix’ Three-in-one Flying Aid

“Omni-Mag” combines functions of three instruments; compact unit eases pilot’s job when flying IFR.

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