Transport: De-ice Device

Up from the private landing field of Douglas Aircraft Co. at Santa Monica, Calif, last week climbed a standard Douglas DC2 transport with a few subtle changes in wing design. When it landed again after buzzing back & forth over the Tehachapi Mountains for several hours, Douglas officials revealed that they had devised a satisfactory way to prevent the unique icing of ailerons which caused the crash of a Transcontinental & Western Air Douglas DC2 fortnight ago near Pittsburgh (TIME, April 5). Chief Engineer Arthur E. Raymond merely added a few inches to...

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