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3 edition of Investigation of the War Department -- aircraft production. found in the catalog.

Investigation of the War Department -- aircraft production.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Military Affairs

Investigation of the War Department -- aircraft production.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Military Affairs

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aircraft industry,
  • Governmental investigations,
  • Industries

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesInvestigation of aircraft production, with minority report
    SeriesS.rp.380
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination10 p.
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16129184M

    In the area of aeronautical research, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics made many important contributions to the development and production of military aircraft that saw service during the war. The story of military aviation and the American aircraft industry during the war is well-known.   The name ‘Textron’ means to connote ‘textiles made from synthetics.’ Arthur D. Little was one of the chemists that invented rayon. The fact that Textron is a defense contractor from early on is of interest to our investigation because mountains of evidence indicates that the New Manhattan Project has been a Department of Defense production.

    This auction is for a book that came from the estate sale of a WWII US Navy Pilot.. The book is: "Representative Enemy and Allied Aircraft: Comparative Performance and Characteristics / Taic Manual no. 2" CONFIDENTIAL -- This book has very detailed information on how to identify enemy and allied aircraft. for that particular war, and the jet P and the transcontinental B, both developed during the war, were to provide some security in the early post-war years. In the production of conventional aircraft, where the US. record was much more impressive than in the development of radically new weapons, the Air Corps' part was chiefly advisory.

    During the years post World War II, the Aircraft Manufacturing Industry took-off. According to Dr. Bright (), “by the year it was the largest industry in America” (p. 1). It soon declined in the years following, but the material flaws and much needed improvement in the overall design and production manufacturing were on the rise. Aerospace Industries Association | The Way to What's Next.


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