AERONAUTICS: Unionization?

Shorter hours, longer pay, group protection, a fixed scale of wages to abolish discriminatory employment—such were the keynotes of a cry for the unionization of the U. S. aviation industry sounded last week by Dale ("Red") Jackson, part-possessor of the world's unofficial endurance refueling record (TIME. Aug. 12). With L. H. Atkinson, until recently sub-executive for Universal Air Lines, he sent out the first of 140,000 letters to pilots, mechanics, apprentices and student flyers to get them to affiliate with the American Federation of Labor. They seek to promote brotherly fellowship, make working conditions safer,...

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