Jet Age Problems

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Rapid Approach of Jet Air Transport Era

With jet transport planes on order for all major U.S. airlines, civil aviation in this country is on the threshold of the jet age. Since last autumn domestic airlines and foreign air carriers serving the United States have signed contracts for some 200 Boeing and Douglas jet transports.1 Before those planes can be put into widespread service, many problems raised by their prospective use will have to be put on the way to solution.

Jet Plane Orders and Scheduling of Jet Service

No one anticipates that all the answers will be forthcoming in the next two or three years. The automobile age dawned more than half a century ago, and neither this country, where the motor car made its greatest ...

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