January

CIVIL AVIATION
Must We Have 48 Air Dictators?Curtis Fuller21
The Outlook for Feeder AirlinesPhillips J Peck32
Tennessee Discovers AviationCharles E Planck48
Improving Air Traffic ControlGlen A Gilbert49
So You're a New InstructorJohn R Hoyt67
Cost-Planning the LightplaneA G Tsongas
and F S Macomber
68
Do Runways Limit Plane Size?Kurt Rand 69
Lightplane Engine ProblemsLieut Col Ralph S White73
MILITARY
The Sergeant Flies His JeepCapt Sydney V Levy and
Pfc Ellis S Perlman
23
India in the AirEsther H Forbes26
The DauntlessGaither Littrell30
Transatlantic AmbulanceE Jay Doherty44
Make-Believe Warfare46
Hellcats Over FranceLieut John G Norris53
POST-WAR
Guessing Aviation's FutureMartin Taitel29
Re-converting the Aircraft WorkerFrances Perkins39
The Navigator — A Post-War Misfit?Charles D Mattingly43
Aviation Needs Super-SalesmenSenator Kenneth S Wherry  75
The USE ProgramRobert H Hinckley76
ENGINEERING
FLYING Cutaway (Boeing Flying Fortress)R G Smith and
Joe Tillotsen
35
Interesting Features of the B-17G37
Plastics in AircraftHarry Carlson51
Fabric TesterCharles W Palmer 71
Airspeed Indicator72
AVIATION MEDICINE
Night Eyes for Airmen40
PHOTO SALON
Color Section 55
DEPARTMENTS
Report from Washington42
For Identification77
Have You Seen?80
I Learned About Flying from That! — No 63Sam A Patchett, Jr82
Letters84
The Library86
The British Say…114
Fifteen Years Ago124
Photo Credits160

February

CIVIL AVIATION
International Air ConferenceJ Parker Van Zandt 21
You Will Fly the High Road Gaither Littrell26
Who Controls the Air?Webb Shadle29
Before I Buy a PlaneJohn H Geisse30
Airport Discipline Means SafetyR J Curry 41
Let Your Airport Go to GrassJoan David42
Flight and the Right Mental AttitudeJohn R Hoyt49
MILITARY
Battle of the PhilippinesBrig Gen Henry J Reilly, ORC  23
The ThunderboltRoland C Gask 34
Beer Bottle BlitzS/Sgt Bill Elrod45
Hitchhiking to HeavenKen Davis46
Fighter Progress in BritainMaj Oliver Stewart48
Rockets and AircraftCurtis Fuller52
Shakedown CruiseJohn R. Whiting55
AVIATION MEDICINE
Curing the 'Focke-Wulf Jitters'Nancy H MacLennan32
Why You Get AirsickAndre Berniere39
ENGINEERING
FLYING Cutaway (The Thunderbolt)Reynold Brown35
PHOTO SALON
Color Section63
DEPARTMENTS
Report from Washington44
Have You Seen?50
For Identification73
I Learned About Flying from That! — No 64George McCallum76
Letters 81
The Library82
AOPA News85
Fifteen Years Ago97
The British Say…100
Photo Credits152

March

CIVIL AVIATION
The New Civil Air RegulationsG Sidney Stanton21
Arctic Air WatchJoan David23
Marking Our Aerial HighwaysHelen Ashby28
Farewell to SupermanFred Hamlin33
There's a Prediction for ItLawrence Keil39
Airports for EverybodyJohn C Ross40
Toward a Better LightplaneStanford J Stelle53
MILITARY
The 'Maytag Messerschmitts'Paul Fountain24
Return from Yawata26
Eagle HatcheriesHarold Keen46
A Story of Five PilotsRichard G Hubler49
Walt Disney`s Animated WarEdward Churchill50
Is Battle-Bombing Doomed?Maj Oliver Stewart52
Aviation's Mike-TalkLieut Adras P LaBorde  63
Roger!Roark Bradford 64
Good Old Spare PartsPaul Carpenter66
ENGINEERING
FLYING Cutaway (The Hellcat)R G Smith35
Reverse ThrustFranklin D Walker43
NAVIGATION and METEOROLOGY
Atlantic Weather PatrolKurt Rand30
Birds and the Wind44
Spherographical NavigationFrederick P Warrick
and William J Klemm
65
PHOTO SALON
Color Section55
DEPARTMENTS
Report from Washington48
For Identification67
Have You Seen?69
I Learned About Flying from That! — No 65Frank J Farone72
Letters74
The Library76
Fifteen Years Ago84
The British Say…100
Photo Credits152

April

CIVIL AVIATION
Our Plan for Private FlyingT P Wright24
War Workers' Flying ClubLawrence Keil26
Blueprint for a State Air DepartmentL L Schroeder30
Make My Plane UsefulCharles Evans51
Know Your Clouds65
MILITARY
How the AAF Uses Air PowerBrig Gen William W Welsh  21
Operational Strangle34
Lightning Test Flight39
Flight Pay in the Services50
AAF Film UnitRichard O'Connor54
The 'Mail-Order Command'Mel Meyers59
POST-WAR
Do Flight Engineers Have A Future?L J Bordelon
and James J Heatley
56
ENGINEERING
Cure for StallsE Jay Doherty28
How Fast is Fast?Gilbert Close31
FLYING Cutaway (The Lockheed Lightning)43
Super Fuel For AircraftGeorge H Freyermuth53
Plane Design FundamentalsA L Klein61
AIR COMMERCE
So You Want to Start An Airline?Edward E Slattery, Jr48
DEPARTMENTS
London LetterMaj Oliver Stewart47
Report from WashingtonFred Hamlin58
Have You Seen?75
For Identification78
I Learned AboutWilliam S Fishman80
Letters82
Library86
AOPA News88
The British Say94
Fifteen Years Ago128
Photo Credits156
PHOTO SALON
Color Section67

May

CIVIL AVIATION
I Am a Businessman PilotHarald H Lindblad28
What Is Weather?30
The Case for the Hungry PilotsGeorge Reiss51
NOTAMS — Aviation's News ServiceRichard G Aubry52
Is the Stall Landing Obsolete?John R Hoyt60
MILITARY
How the Red Air Force FightsCurtis Fuller21
Army Air Forces ReportGen Henry H Arnold 24
Building the Superfort Team33
Target Formosa35
Crash Landing39
The Psychologist Picks a PilotCapt Richard G Hubler  54
Plane PaddlersEdward Doherty57
Jap Aircraft62
Twenty Days on a RaftLieut George H Smith63
ENGINEERING
FLYING Cutaway (The Lockheed Constellation) 67
AIR COMMERCE
'War-Baby' Airline65
DEPARTMENTS
London LetterMaj Oliver Stewart56
Report from WashingtonFred Hamlin64
Have You Seen?71
For Identification74
I Learned About Flying from That! — No 67Maj Charles M Fischer76
Letters78
Library80
AOPA News82
The British Say…86
Fifteen Years Ago96
Photo Credits147
PHOTO SALON
Color Section43

June

CIVIL AVIATION
Your Post-War Job in Aviation26
Secretary Wallace on AviationFred Hamlin29
Jet Lightplanes?Maj Charles M Fischer31
How Not Run an Airport35
The Warm Front50
A New Code For AircraftFranklin D Walker54
When You Learn to Fly — Or Teach FlyingJohn R Hoyt and
William D Strohmeier
56
MILITARY
We Must Invade JapanBrig Gen Henry J Reilly  21
The Negro in the AAFPhillips J. Peck24
The Black Widow BoysGaither Littrrell32
Army Air Forces ReportGen Henry H Arnold43
Iwo Never Was a PushoverLieut Kenneth Clayton48
ENGINEERING
That Weick PatentEdward Doherty, Jr46
FLYING Cutaway (Curtiss Commando)59
DEPARTMENTS
Report from WashingtonFred Hamlin53
London LetterMaj Oliver Stewart58
Have You Seen?73
For Identification76
I Learned About Flying from That! — No 68Albert E Pacini 78
Letters80
The Library84
AOPA News86
The British Say…100
Fifteen Years Ago112
Photo Credits152
PHOTO SALON
Color Section63

July

CIVIL AVIATION
Air Force For SaleJoan David21
A Tax Plan for AviationArchie B Goodman31
Here's How to Run an Airport35
Can I Take Off?Raymond Stadelman44
Can I Land?Don Dwiggins45
International Plane MarkingsAndre Berniere48
MILITARY
Flight to PoltavaLieut Robert E Johnston  21
Life on an 'Oil Slick'Lieut Robb White26
Mission XCapt Matthew Huttner46
Bomber Bait54
Fighting LaboratoryFred Hamlin58
ENGINEERING
The Bombsight28
FLYING Cutaway (Vought Corsair)59
NAVIGATION
Let's Simplify NavigationG Sidney Stanton32
METEOROLOGY
The Cold Front51
HISTORICAL
Forgotten PioneerWayne Foster56
DEPARTMENTS
Report from WashingtonFred Hamlin43
London LetterMaj Oliver Stewart50
Have You Seen? [ PDF, 9.7 MiB ]73
For Identification76
I Learned About Flying from That! — No 69Hiram W Sheridan78
Letters82
The Library84
AOPA News86
The British Say…94
Fifteen Years Ago108
PHOTO SALON
Color Section63

August

CIVIL AVIATION
The Lightplane DilemmaLynn L Bollinger24
Return of the Private PlaneJohn C Ross32
FLYING's Airsedan34
Kick that BallWolfgang Langewiesche  43
Mid-Air CollisionsEdward Doherty, Jr48
Buying that Used PlaneJ Llewellyn Clark55
MILITARY
Was Air Power A Success?Curtis Fuller21
The Fork-Tailed Devil26
Meet Captain PowersFred Hamlin29
Eyes That SeePaul Fountain30
Aerial Strip Camera58
The Thunderbomber60
AIR COMMERCE
Air Trade with the AmericasJohn B Crane44
Long-Range Flight CrewsMattingly71
METEOROLOGY
Thunderstorms40
DEPARTMENTS
Report from Washington39
London LetterMaj Oliver Stewart47
Have You Seen?49
For Identification52
I Learned About Flying From That! — No 70C Trumbull, Jr54
Letters73
The Library74
AOPA News76
The British Say…80
Fifteen Years Ago84
Photo Credits142
PHOTO SALON
Color Section63

September

CIVIL AVIATION
Your Own Airport!Kurt Rand33
Where Would You Land?35
Salvaging Our Surplus Warplanes
  In CanadaJames Montagnes44
  In the USPhillips J Peck45
The Lightplane Dilemma, Part 2Lynn L Bollinger65
MILITARY
Bombing Balance SheetMaj Oliver Stewart21
Japan's Air Forces30
As I Saw ItMax Karant49
Aircraft of the US Armed Forces70
NATIONAL POLICY
Three Keys to Air PowerEugene E Wilson28
ENGINEERING
The Gas Turbine in AviationCharles B Flagle &
Frank W Godsey, Jr
47
Flying Cutaway (Curtiss Helldiver)51
AIR COMMERCE
Decision in Air PolicyFranklin D Walker24
The VIP ExpressGaither Littrell26
MEDICAL
Clothes Make the SupermanMaj Gen David N W Grant  50
PHOTO SALON
Color Section55
DEPARTMENTS
Report from WashingtonFranklin D Walker43
London LetterMaj Oliver Stewart46
Have You Seen?67
For Identification72
I Learned About Flying from That — No 71  Lt Robert E Churgin74
Letters76
Library78
AOPA News80
Fifteen Years Ago88
Photo Credits146

October

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November

CIVIL AVIATION
Planes WON'T Sell for $l,000John C Ross21
Should You Scrap Your Radio?
. YesOliver Read24
. NoKurt Rand 25
Alaska — Frontier for FlyingCharles E Planck 26
IATCB — Air Traffic Trouble ShootersFranklin D Walker29
It's the Map that CountsJohn R Hoyt30
The Aviation Job Outlook33
Handling the Seaplane (Part I)George B Post44
What Do Pilots Want?Charles Evans50
MILITARY
The Hump35
Navy Air LabJohn La Cerda59
EDUCATION
Air Schooling for MiladyArlene Shoemaker39
ENGINEERING
FLYING gatefold (Fairchild Forwarder)51
WEATHER
Occluded Fronts46
PHOTO SALON
Color Section55
DEPARTMENTS
Report from WashingtonFranklin D Walker43
I Learned About Flying from That! — No 73Alex Papana48
London LetterMaj Oliver Stewart  49
Have You Seen?60
Letters64
AOPA News66
Fifteen Years Ago76
Photo Credits112

December

NATIONAL POLICY
…The Same Mistake Again?Sen Elbert D Thomas  21
The Outlook for AviationFred Hamlin26
CIVIL AVIATION
Instruments for the Private FlyerCol T B Holliday24
Airports for EverybodySen Brien McMahon29
Handling the Seaplane (Part 2)George B Post30
Airport for $400Mary Brown35
MILITARY
Sky SpiesJoan David39
Strategic Air Victory in Europe43
Why Were They Beaten?57 ]
Clothesline Air StripKen Davis63
PHOTO SALON
The Kellett XR-861
DEPARTMENTS
Have You Seen?32
Report from Washington68
Photo Credits119