When President Roosevelt last week invoked the provisions of the Neutrality Act (see p. 9), U. S. aircraft makers were unable to export any more fighting planes. They still had nearly half of recent $160,000,000 British and French orders to deliver but they did not worry. They had stipulated in their contracts that in just this event they should be paid when the planes were delivered to Allied agents within the U. S. The Allies have to take the chance that the Neutrality Act will be modified so that they can use their...

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