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AAHS Journal Volume 45 (2000) Table of Contents

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Aircraft of the FAA and its Predecessors: Part I 1926-1934 Scott A. Thompson 2
The Martin 404’s of Eastern Air Lines Charles Froesch 12
General Electric “Type I Supercharger’ America’s First Jet Engine: Part I - The British Connection Dan Whitney 15
Fairchild’s Pegasus Kent Mitchell 22
Development of Transport Airplanes and Air Transport: Part II- The Development of Transport Aircraft 1930-1933 Compiled by Historical Division Intelligence, T-2 Air Tactical Service Command, Wright Field, April 1946 30
Norsmans Under the Star-of-David: Teh Noorduyn Norseman in Israeli Services Noam Hartoch 42
The Lockheeds that Never Were: Part V Bill Slayton 53
Adventures with Junior Part II Lee M. (Jerry M) Sympson, illustrations by Scott N. Powers 64
Forum of Flight Albert Hansen 74
News & Comments 78
Jets! the 412th Fighter Group and Project Comet Gerald Asher 82
General Electric “Type I Supercharger’ America’s First Jet Engine: Part II Dan Whitney 93
Goodyear’s Inflatoplane and Project Wagmight Richard V. Whitney 104
Why didn’t Lavanevsky arrive in America? Yuri Kaminsky 111
Aircraft of the FAA and its Predecessors: Part II 1934-1940 Scott A. Thompson 118
Boeing 314 Special Missions Peter Berry MRAeS 132
Fairchild’s Pegasus Into Orbit Kent A. Mitchell 138
Adventures with Junior Part III Lee M. (Jerry M) Sympson, illustrations by Scott N. Powers 146
Forum of Flight Albert Hansen 155
News & Comments 159
Development of Transport Airplanes and Air Transport: Part III - A Period of Commercial Dependence 1934-1939 Compiled by Historical Division Intelligence, T-2 Air Tactical Service Command, Wright Field, April 1946 162
"Catch Our Smile’ ( A History of Pacific Southwest Airlines) Meyers K. Jacobsen 176
Deal of the Decade Dan Hagedorn 190
Strange B-26s at Old Clark Field Merle C. Olmsted 198
Aircraft History of AirCal Walt Bohl 202
Infamous Last Flight of NASA’s M2-F2 Lifting Body Robert W. Kempel, NASA Aerospace Engineer Emeritus 208
The Stealth Vega Roger W. Story 216
Adventures with Junior Part IV Lee M. (Jerry M) Sympson, CWO, USAF (Ret.) 220
"The Beast’ - Living with the 3350 (A History of the How and Why of the Marriage of the B-29 and the R-3350) E.M. Gillum, M.D. 231
Aircraft of the FAA and its Predecessors Part III 1940-1944 Scott A. Thompson 242
The “Little Puddle-Jumper’ Who Could - And Did! (A Brief History of Piedmont Airlines 1948-1989) Joe Weber 253
The Soviet Union’s First Cold War Strategic Bomber - A Copied Boeing B-29 Superfortress? George A. Larson, Lt. Col, USAF (Ret.) 258
Adventures with Junior Part V Lee M. (Jerry M) Sympson, illustrations by Scott N. Powers, illustrations by Scott N. Powers 264
"Moonlight Requisition" Fred E. Bamberger, Col. USAF (Ret) 268
The C-2A Greyhound - An Aerial Link to the Fleet Earl See 272
Development of Transport Airplanes and Air Transport: Part IV - From Skytrains to Commandos - Commandeering Airline Airplanes 19 Compiled by Historical Division Intelligence, T-2 Air Tactical Service Command, Wright Field, April 1946 276
Messerschmitt, The Fighter and the World’s Speed Record Richard A. Morley 294
Exploits of the Gooney Bird R.E. Williams 296
Flight Testing the Atlas ICBM Radio Guidance System Roger W. Story 304
Beckley College of Aviation: The First Class Kent A. Mitchell 310
Forum of Flight Albert Hansen 314
News & Comments 316
Consolidated PB-2A 3-View Gray Eagle 318