February 12, 1951

Headline News

Is Usaf Troop Support Adequate?

Headline News

Helicopters Will Star in Show and Study

Headline News

Naa Report

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Headline News

Is Usaf Troop Support Adequate?

Congressional investigation may point the way toward Army taking over control of tactical aviation.

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Headline News

Helicopters Will Star in Show and Study

April date selected for demonstrations on Mall in Capital.

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Headline News

Naa Report

New orders up backlog by $160 million from fiscal ’50 $311 million.
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Headline News

Airlines Pinch-hit for Railroads

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Headline News

Our Expanding Industry. . .

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Headline News

Af Studies Convertaplane Design

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Safety Need Not Cut Down Performance

Statistics can show engineers as well as management that economics demands both safety and progress.

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

More Briefs From Ias Sessions

Interrelationship Between Boundary Layer and Base Pressure—H. H. Kurzweg, Crief, Aeroballistics division, U. S. Naval Ordnance Laboratory, White Oak, Md. The base drag, usually small compared with the drag of the forebody of bluntnosed and low-speed bodies, becomes of equal significance with wave drag and surface friction drag for slender, high-speed missiles with sharp pointed noses.
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EQIPMENT

Huge Savings in Inventory Control

PAA, only partly through long-term program, already has slashed value in half and improved quality of stock.

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USAF Awards

Usaf Awards

Air Materiel Command Procurement Division makes available to AVIATION WEEK recent bid awards, shown on this page. Requests for further information should be addressed to Contracting Officer, AMC, Wright-Patterson AFB, Dayton, Ohio, attention: MCPPSX72.
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