North American Skyline 1943 03-04 (PDF)



Vol. 4 No. 2
Cover: Larry Waite, engineering technical supervisor, is shown inspecting the installation of a Mustang model in the throat of North American’s wind tunnel. Kodachrome by Sherwood Mark. ……. Articles Inside: … Airplanes from Test Tubes – The fascinating job of testing aircraft parts in the laboratory ….. “I Represent the Mustang” ( Roy Ferrin ) ….. “Hurricane Hall” – Wind tunnel at Inglewood ….. Save the Ammunition – ‘When every piece of material is considered as a production bullet, the full meaning of the campaign against waste is clear’ ….. China Letter – From a leader of the China Air Task Force comes a letter for all the folks at NAA …..”We Brung Our Lunch” The Story of the Army Air Forces 27th Bombardment Group ….. It’s the Style Nowadays – A Skyline Silhouette of Jo Kramer ….. A Safety Score ….. Skyline’s Beauty Corner – Catherine Thorwald ….. North Americana ( Photo Pages ) ….. Texiana by Tate ( Sammy Tate ) ….. A Second Front ….. Willie Wingflap by Dennis McCarthy ….. It’s Called the Texan ( Army’s AT-6 or Navy’s SNJ ) ….. The Dallas Foreign Legion – Can Hitler match his Nazi automatons, or his enslaved foreign workers, against such men as these? ( N. B. Datangel , Chin Wei Yen , John Casci , John Baumer , Karel Sula , Albert E. Eisemann , Francois Dumont and R. K. Weebe ….. Reporting to 31,000 Stockholders ….. The One-Man Machine Shop – A Skyline Silhouette of Elmer Thompson ….. To North American ….. Resourceful Betty ( Betty Butler ) ….. Wetmore Goes to War ( Wetmore, Kansas ) ….. 10,000 Trainers — Count ‘Em ….. A Song Comes to Life – ” Rosie the Riveter” ….. A Skyline Sketch ( D. C. Griffith )