Air Transportation

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of July 30, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


67443. Air Transportation. Federal Radio Education Committee syndication, R.C.A. transcription. "Dead Reckoning Navigation". Prepared by The School and College Service of United Air Lines. D. F. Hambrick, Co-ordinator of Communications for United Air Lines, and two pilots summarize aerial navigation and then four methods then being used. The program tells how vector diagrams solve time and heading problems (not an easy concept to follow by listening, even for a licensed pilot). wartime. D. F. Hambrick, John Smith (announcer). 9:08. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

67444. Air Transportation. Federal Radio Education Committee syndication, R.C.A. transcription. ""Radio Direction Finding". Prepared by The School and College Service of united Air Lines. D. F. Hambrick, Co-ordinator Of Communications for United Air Lines teaches two students how the various aircraft radios and antennas are used for navigation. Wartime. D. F. Hambrick, John Smith (announcer). 9:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

67445. Air Transportation. Federal Radio Education Committee syndication, R.C.A. transcription. "Meteorology and Flight Planning". Prepared by The School and College Service of United Air Lines. G. W. Bates explains weather maps to two "students," and how the airlines use forecasting for safe flight. Wartime. G. W. Bates, John Smith (announcer). 9:01. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

67440. Air Transportation. Program #2. Federal Radio Education Committee syndication, R.C.A. transcription. "Airports and Airways". Sustaining. Prepared by The School and College Service of United Air Lines. Wilfred W. Davies, a United Air Lines research engineer, is interviewed by two "students." How are airports designed, how are planes kept from flying into each other, what about the future of airport buildings for passengers? Wartime. Wilfred W. Davies. 8:37. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

67446. Air Transportation. Federal Radio Education Committee syndication, R.C.A. transcription. ""Meteorology Measuring Instruments". Prepared by The School and College Service of United Air Lines. G. W. Bates teaches two "students" what aviation weather reports mean and how they are used. Wartime. G. W. Bates. 9:03. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

67419. Air Transportation. "Research Engineering". Prepared by The School and College Services Of United Air Lines. Produced by The Chicago Film Laboratory. A research engineer of United Air Lines is interviewed by two college students. Why do airlines design airplanes, and not leave the job to the aircraft manufacturers. A mock-up of the new "DC-6" is mentioned. Forecasts of what planes will be like in 1949. Wartime. Wilfred W. Davies, John Smith (announcer). 9:09. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

67420. Air Transportation. "Some Interesting Aircraft Developments". Prepared by The School and College Services Of United Air Lines. Produced by The Chicago Film Laboratory. What place will gliders have in commercial air transportation of the future? A discussion of how tow planes will pull three gliders. Wilfred W. Davies of United Air Lines tells about the advantages of gliders, "The Flying Wing," the helicopter (it will be five to ten years before the helicopter will enter commercial service). What about jet propulsion? Wartime. Wilfred W. Davies,John Smith (announcer). 9:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 7 programs.