December 18, 1950

Headline News

Po Studies Xc-99 Use as All-mail Plane

Headline News

Congress Questions Contract Slow-down

Headline News

Manpower Supply Crisis Looms

1617

Headline News

Po Studies Xc-99 Use as All-mail Plane

As big craft sets weight records and railroads ask for higher pay, air transport of all mail wins more favor.

1213

Headline News

Congress Questions Contract Slow-down

Investigation may ask why USAF decides what planes to buy, but doesn’t order.

1415

Headline News

Manpower Supply Crisis Looms

Aircraft industry already facing critical personnel problems because of lag in firm procurement plans.

1415

Headline News

Usaf Starts Liaison Evaluation

Order for as many as 300 planes may await winner of Wright Field tests, which begin with six craft

6263

Air Transport

Ata Suggests Ept Alternatives

Ramspeck asks: Exclude mail pay in tax determination or allow higher return for air transport carriers.

2223

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Machining Studies Aid Aero Production

High-temperature alloy problems emphasized in metal-cutting research.

6061

AIR TRANSPORT

Pacific Airlift Builds Up Again

Crisis in Korea pushes planned schedules to 1000 trips a month, higher than last Summer’s peak

5859

FINANCIAL

Aircraft Shares Continue Strong

But proposed excess profits tax legislation is being studied to see how it may affect industry position.

1819

PRODUCTION

Aviation Newcomer Buys Kollsman

Standard Coil, growing manufacturer of television parts, takes over instrument firm to get into defense business.

3435

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Rocket Air Tests

Results of engine test experience with X-l reviewed for ASME.

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