November 20, 1950

Headline News

Next Step in Bombers: B-36f Or Xb-52?

Headline News

Boeing Offers New Turboprop Feederliner

Headline News

Automatic Pilots Developed for Helicopters

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Headline News

Next Step in Bombers: B-36f Or Xb-52?

AF to choose between Convair’s turboprop and Boeing’s jet.

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Headline News

Boeing Offers New Turboprop Feederliner

24-passenger craft to use Rolls - Royce Darts or Allison T-38s.

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Headline News

Automatic Pilots Developed for Helicopters

All-weather and night-time operation of helicopters are a step closer with development of two automatic pilots for rotor-craft. They are the work of: Sperry Gyroscope Co. Naval Instruments Laboratory. The new devices are expected to increase the utility of copters, previously limited by the difficulty in maintaining stability.
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Nwa Inspecting Its 2-0-2 Fleet

Northwest Airlines is making a complete fleet inspection of its Martin 2-0-2s after their second fatal crash in a month. But President Croil Hunter hastens to point out: “I would like it clearly understood that there is no evidence or any reason to believe that structural deficiencies contributed to our recent accidents.
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Headline News

Civilian Aluminum Cutback Ordered

To bolster war industry supplies of aluminum, National Production Authority last week ordered a cut-back of 35 percent in use of aluminum for civilian products, effective Jan. 1. In view of the fact that the order materially reduces commercial use of the metal for civilian consumption, organized labor is up in arms over the prospect of the resulting unemployment problem.
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Headline News

P&w Needs 10,000 More Workers

Helicopters and television advertising, along with more conventional newspaper and radio ads, are being used in an intensive labor recruiting drive throughout New England started by Pratt & Whitney division of United Aircraft, to add 10,000 new workers in the coming year.
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Headline News

Naca Entitled to Do Priorities

National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics last week won permission of the National Production Authority to use DO priority ratings to get quick delivery of the materials and equipment it orders for use in the national defense. With virtually all the work of NACA’s two aeronautical laboratories and engine laboratory and its guided missiles research base concentrated on high priority basic research work for Air Force and Navy, its entitlement to DO priorities was not disputed by NPA.
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AVIONICS

Obd: Its Errors, Coverage, Reliability

Air navigation system analyzed for typical omni facility locations.

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EQUIPMENT

Remote Control for Safer Test Flying

AMC and Lear developing more precise video monitored radio control.

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Dual Tunnel Teams Instruction, Research

New facility for school use has Mach range from 0.4 to 4.0.
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