AERONAUTICS: Berliner-Joyce Adopted

Berliner-Joyce Aircraft Corp. of Baltimore was a worthy "orphan" company rich in engineering talent and sales ability, poor in cash. North American Aviation, Inc. of New York is a holding company, affiliated with the potent Curtiss-Keys group, whose subsidiaries include Sperry Gyroscope Co., Eastern Air Transport (formerly Pitcairn), Ford Instrument Co. Last week "orphan" B-J won a secure home and assured backing for aircraft development by accepting a stock exchange offered by North American. Many a B-J engineer, including Vice President Temple N. Joyce, is a former Curtiss man.

B-J plans...

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