PRODUCTION: 50,000 Planes a Year

50,000 Planes A Year?

The U.S. and Britain are already turning out more warplanes than the Axis. This is the astonishingly hopeful conclusion of a man who rates as a real expert in aircraft production.

This conclusion could not be lightly laughed off. It was made in Aviation, top-flight technical magazine, by T. P. Wright, assistant chief of OPM's aircraft branch and onetime production expert of Curtiss-Wright Corp.

". . . Without counting Russia," he wrote, "the rate of production of England, augmented by half of the U.S. production, is now greater than the output of Germany and Italy plus production of the...

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