In Partnership With

April 29, 1957

FINANCIAL

Usaf Contracts

SAFETY

Pilot Filed Vfr, Flew on Instruments

MANAGEMENT

Icbm Clouds Future of Open Skies Plan

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FINANCIAL

Usaf Contracts

Following is a list of unclassified contracts of $25,000 and over as released by Air Force Contracting Offices: MIDDLE TOWN AIR MATERIEL AREA, Olmsted AFB, Pa. United Aircraft Corp., Sikorsky Aircraft Div., Stratford, Conn., Iran, maintenance of H-19 type aircraft, REP PR MA-650806, 48 ea., $472,800.
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SAFETY

Pilot Filed Vfr, Flew on Instruments

On April 9, 1956, Aero Commander, model 520, serial 520-7, N 5386N,1 owned and operated by Cordova Airlines, departed Anchorage, Alaska, on a scheduled flight Seward, Alaska. It failed to reach its destination and a search resulted in discovery, the following day, of its wreckage on mountain slope near Skilak Lake, Alaska.
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MANAGEMENT

Icbm Clouds Future of Open Skies Plan

Aerial photo-reconnaissance disarmament inspections as proposed by President Eisenhower in his Open Skies formula will face a serious technological set-back if delayed until after the advent of the operational ICBM. This warning has come from both advisors to the President and from photo reconnaissance experts before the Senate Subcommittee on Disarmament.

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Air Force Tests Turboprop Reliability

San Antonio—Air Force testing of turboprop transports at Kelly Air Force Base is proving the reliability of U. S.-built turboprop engines in airline operations. Tests conducted here with six flying test beds have aided the Air Force in development of its C-130 and C-133 programs.

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AIR TRANSPORT

Airlines List Executive Salaries for 1956 in Reports to Cab

Reports of officers and directors salaries for calendar year 1956 as filed with the Civil Aeronautics Board for the following airlines are: American Airlines C. R. Smith, president and director, $75,-000; William J. Hogan, senior vice president-finance, $60,000; C. W. .Jacob, senior vice president and secretary, $60,000; O. M. Mosier, senior vice president-operations and director, $60,000.
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FINANCIAL

Navy Contracts

Following is a list of unclassified contracts for $25,000 and over as released by Navy Contracting Offices: AVIATION SUPPLY OFFICE, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia 11, Pa. Thomas A. Edison Inc., Instrument Div., 51 Lakeside Ave., West Orange, N. X, engine unit gages, (IFB-383-1479-57), various, $78,840.
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AIR TRANSPORT

Curtis Details Traffic Control Program

Three-phase plan designed to increase capacity, decrease collision hazard 10-fold by 1975.

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Blind Flying Unit Devised for Helicopter

Bell and Bendix develop instruments that permit blind flights from takeoff to landing in remote areas.

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FINANCIAL

Army Contracts

Following is a list of unclassified contracts of $25,000 and over as released by Army Contracting Offices: REDSTONE ARSENAL, Huntsville, Ala. Bazell Engineering & Mfg. Co., Inc., 145 W. 154th St., Gardena, Calif., item 1, cylinder, (Y067), ORD Part No. 8136275 (line item 1-1-858), F. O. B. LaCarne, Ohio, 12 ea., F. O. B. Avondale, Col., 7 ea., (Purchase Request: RSP-180-57), $39,900.
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Aircraft Industry Salary Report Made to Securities and Exchange

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