North American Skyline 1940 10 (PDF)



Vol. 1 No. 5 ……. Cover: When North American Aviation begins operations in March at its new Texas plant., the Lone Star State will take its place as a link in the National Defense manufacturing chain which now stretches from coast to coast. On the cover of this issue, Skyline pays tribute to a great State which presently will hear the staccato clatter of rivet guns’ and the roar of new planes climbing skyward. ……. Articles Inside: … Ground Breaking Ceremonies – Texas Plant ….. Texas Factory ….. At NAA on Oct. 1, 1940 – 6,545 employees earning $950,000 monthly ….. Supervisors Announced – In Texas Unit ( Alexander T. Burton , Kenneth Bowen , C. E. Kindelberger , James Rivers and Walter Smeton )….. North Texas Region ….. Cover Note ….. Inglewood Expansion – Factory Will Utilize Million Sq. Feet by First of Year ….. Texans Welcome N.A.A ….. Through the Camera Doors ( Photos ) ….. Work Simplification – At North American Aviation By Lester M. Huettig ….. Skyline Silhouette – Robert McCulloch ….. Visitors ….. Safety Page By John Sayler ….. Brazil Flight – Attack Bombers for Brazil Make Long Delivery Flight ….. Skyline Reporter ….. Personnel Recommendations