PRODUCTION: More Horses, More Horsing

Nearly all the warplane engines made in the U. S. are produced by two companies: Curtiss-Wright and United Aircraft's Pratt & Whitney division. Last week both companies put out promising engine news. Curtiss-Wright's President Guy Warner Vaughan mounted a tractor-plow, broke ground for a huge new factory at Lockland (Hamilton County), Ohio. Pratt & Whitney's co-founder and chairman, Frederick Brant Rentschler, opened two additions to his factory at East Hartford, Conn., announced that still more space will be ready next spring.

Between them, Messrs. Vaughan and Rentschler now deliver some 1,500 engines (about 2,000,000 h.p.) a month. Thanks largely to...

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