AERONAUTICS: Curtiss-Wright Roc

Once there were 88 U. S. motor car manufacturers. Now there are 47. Mishaps and mergers reduced the number. Analogous has been the career of the aviation industry during the rapid past three years of its expansion. There are about 350 makers of airplanes, five of lighter-than-air craft, 30 of motors. Those concerns too have had their mishaps and mergers, especially mergers. The majority of them now belong to what until last week were four groups—United Aircraft & Transport, Aviation Corp., Curtiss-Keys, and "Hoyt." Last week the...

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