February 19, 1951

Headline News

Negotiated Contracts

Headline News

Russians Can Make Good Planes

Headline News

Auto Makers Get More Engine Business

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Headline News

Negotiated Contracts

Awards totaling $19,854,924 are contained in the Air Force list of negotiated contracts for the week ended Feb. 2. The major awards were to Loewy Construction Co., Inc., New York (nearly $11 million for die forging and extrusion presses), and Mystic Adhesive Products div. of Chicago Show Printing Co., Chicago (slightly over $1 million for adhesive cloth tape).
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Headline News

Russians Can Make Good Planes

UN victories over Korea laid to our pilot rather than aircraft superiority; MiG-15 rated high.

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Headline News

Auto Makers Get More Engine Business

Nine license pacts already signed or near completion.

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Headline News

Flying Saucers

Ballooney, not baloney, says magazine article based on ONR report.
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Headline News

Ogm Report

Huge outlays are now scheduled for guided missiles procurement.
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Headline News

F-89 Scorpion’s Deadly Sting

Carrying elaborate airborne radars capable of making possible interceptions of enemy aircraft in the foulest weather, the two-place Northrop F-89A Scorpion is powered by two Allison J-35-A-21s (fitted with afterburners) giving about 6000-lb. thrust each.
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Aeronautical Engineering

More Briefs From Ias Sessions

An Impulse-Momentum Method for Calculating Landing Gear Impact Conditions in Unsymmetrical Landings—R. T. Yntema and B. Milwitsky, Langley Aeronautical Laboratory, NACA. A brief review of the landing process is made, and the importance of the unsymmetrical landing condition is considered.
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EQUIPMENT

Eal Curing Engine, Injection Ills

Close attention to details, surgical cleanliness are factors in reducing power plant failures.

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PRODUCTION

Mobilization Stirs Up Wasps’ Nest

P&W’s rapid restoration of Southington plant shows speed it can apply in switch to all-out production.

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Air Transport

Delta Joins Dc-3 Conversion Trend

Delta Air Lines joins the procession of DC-3 fleet owners who have started raising passenger capacity and modernizing cabin layout (AVIATION WEEK Dec. 25, 1950). Delta is converting its passenger fleet of 18 DC-3s to 25-seat density. Delta is also operating its DC-3 fleet under the new Part 42 Civil Air Regulation, raising gross landing weight by 800 lb. to 25,200 lb., instead of the 24,400-lb. gross landing weight allowed in transport category waiver.
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