Army & Navy: Jenny's Return

The dreary, ever-pressing shortages of strategic materials pose one of the most troublesome problems of the U.S. air arm: the need of spacious, speedy transport units to move personnel and equipment to combat areas. Last week Curtiss-Wright Corp. had a new answer on the drawing board: a mammoth transport plane, perhaps the world's largest of its type, made mainly of plywood and plastics.

Said Curtiss-Wright: the plane will have "the speed required by modern warfare and will be constructed largely of wood and materials not included in the list of military priorities." Production will begin as soon as a new factory, site...

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