Aeronautics: New Rules

Air commerce regulations for the U. S. are four years old. To bring them up to date, to make air travel safer and more reliable, some 100 airline officials, pilots and insurance men went to Washington last week for a two-day conference with officials of the Bureau of Air Commerce of the Department of Commerce. By practically unanimous consent, these new rules were promulgated to take effect Sept. 1:

1) U. S. airlines will be split into operating divisions over which individual safety standards will prevail, based on terrain, weather, equipment, personnel....

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