Aeronautics: Manufacturers to Woodshed?

U. S. airlines were still smarting from the governmental spanking they had received week before (see p. 26), when last week it looked as if the next trip to the Federal woodshed might be taken by air manufacturers with military contracts. The House Military Affairs Committee was investigating makers of Army planes, while the House Naval Affairs Committee was probing Navy plane builders. Military secrecy confined important testimony to closed session, but what came out at public hearings indicated the course of the investigations.

Army. The House Committee had already learned that Consolidated...

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