War Expenditures: Aviation. 3 v

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Page 83 - States, is or shall be admitted to any share or part of this contract, or to any benefit that may arise therefrom, but this article shall not apply to this contract so far as it may be within the operation or exception of section 116 of the act of Congress approved March 4, 1909 (35 Stats., 1109).
Page 277 - Polish state and have thereby created a sure foundation for a lasting peace in Eastern Europe, they mutually express their conviction that it would serve the true interest of all peoples to put an end to the state of war existing at present between Germany on the one side and England and France on the other.
Page 409 - To enable the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy to secure by purchase, condemnation, donation, or otherwise, such basic patent or patents as they may consider necessary to the manufacture and development of aircraft in the United States and its dependencies, for governmental and civil purposes, under such regulations as the Secretary of War and the Secretary of the Navy may prescribe, $1,000,000.
Page 74 - After investigation by the Federal Trade Commission as to the cost of producing copper, the President has approved an agreement made by the War Industries Board with the copper producers fixing a price of twenty-three and one-half cents per pound fob New York, subject to revision after four months. Three important considerations were imposed by the board: First, that the producers would not reduce the wages now being paid, notwithstanding the reduction in the price of copper, which would involve...
Page 428 - Aircraft Association, incorporated under the laws of the State of New York, and in particular whether the cross-license agreement entered into between that corporation and its subscribers (stockholders) is in any way in contravention of the antitrust statutes of the United States. You submitted with your letter a copy of the cross-license agreement and a digest...
Page 479 - The committee will now adjourn until 10 o'clock tomorrow morning. (Thereupon, at 12:05 pm, the committee adjourned.) FARMERS...
Page 20 - In the opinion of the committee the disappointing results above set forth are chiefly due to three causes : I. That the airplane program was largely placed in the control of great automobile and other manufacturers, who were ignorant of aeronautical problems. II. These manufacturers undertook the impossible task of creating a motor which could be adapted to all classes of flying craft. It is not too much to say that our airplane program has been largely subordinated to the Liberty motor. III. We...
Page 84 - In witness whereof, each of the parties hereto has executed this Agreement as of the day and year first above written. UNITED STATES OP AMERICA By...
Page 431 - The limitation of the number of shares of capital stock to 100, taken in connection with other provisions of the bylaws and cross-license agreement, has the effect of limiting the number of aircraft manufacturers who may become parties to the cross-license agreement to 100. In the expansion of the industry this...
Page 9 - ... over 5,300 had been produced, including 1,600 of a type which was temporarily abandoned on account of unsatisfactory engines. Planes for advanced training purposes were produced in quantity early in 1918; up to the signing of the armistice about 2,500 were delivered. Approximately the same number was purchased overseas for training the units with the Expeditionary Force. Several new models, to be used for training pursuit pilots, are under development. Within three months after the declaration...