October 1, 1939

Bendix Round Up

Tethering the Airplane

The Aviation News

Neutrality-a Fighting Word Congress


Bendix Round Up

Trip to Baltimore Plant Reveals New Equipment, Reviews Accomplishments


Tethering the Airplane

The rapidly increasing number of private airplanes has resulted in a serious shortage of hangar space. With winter winds approaching much damage can be averted by accurate knowledge of the principles involved in staking down aircraft.

The Aviation News

Neutrality-a Fighting Word Congress

To repeal the arms embargo, or let it stand—either would be neutral since either action would apply to both sides of the European conflict. Which side are we to be neutral against? That is how rational Washington states the question which the special session of Congress will have to decide.
The Aviation News

Aviation Abroad

War’s Progress?

The Aviation News

Aviation Manufacturing

President Roosevelt’s embargo proclamation, following initiation of hostilities in Europe, found some $33,000,000 worth of fighting planes under construction for the Allies in Southern California plants. While the immediate future of work under way was not clear, attitude of the manufacturers involved was well expressed by Donald Douglas with the statement that “We will continue to remain under the guidance and direction of the United States government in the matter of our sales policy and production in the face of this crisis.

CAA Demonstrates Blind Landings

I.T. and T. Builds Indianapolis Installation to C.A.A. Specifications, Puts Sixteen Transmitters Covering Each Runway in Both Directions

The Aviation News

Airlines, Here and There


Picked Up Along Editorial Airways

THE ROAD TO WAR came to an abrupt end in the early morning of the first of September when the bomb doors under a high-flying Heinkel of the German Luftwaffe opened to release its lethal cargo over a Polish air base on the Hel Peninsula. Within the next few days practically every city of any consequence in Poland felt the striking power of the German Air Force.

K.L.M.’s First 20 Years

The success story of one of the oldest and longest international airlines,—a line that now uses American planes and engines exclusively to fly over the most difficult routes in the world.


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