Plane Talk

U.S. aircraft makers have looked on, darkly suspicious, at automakers' wartime invasion of their province. Last week one automaker allayed, another confirmed, their fears.

Henry Ford, 80, still brimming confidence, announced that at war's end he will take up the option Ford Motor Co. holds on the Government-owned Willow Run plant and build there huge multiple-engined, cargo-passenger airplanes "of unique design." The company discreetly hinted that Employe Charles A. Lindbergh's experiments "may influence the design of the new plane." The sky Ford of the future (small models have been built) is being designed to land in relatively small space, to...

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