"Aiding in the big job of airline maintenance and, therefore, in the vital role which air transportation is playing today in the war effort, are DoAll Contour Machines, such as installed at United Air Lines' Maintenance Bases . . . ."
"'I'm plenty glad we bought a good lay-out of Blackhawk Wrenches. It sure is great the way they take the daily punishment we give 'em. And today they're good as new. That proves there's a lot to those special steels Blackhawks are made of. They're tougher than an army mule. So I know they'll see us through the heavy going of the war years . . . .'"
Fewer Men on the Ground Can Keep More Men in the Air
Aviation Week Archive
Sept. 1, 1942
"By duplicating original factory standards of precision and finish quickly--by permitting any ordinary mechanic to 'blind' grind valve seats and valve faces accurately without time lost in repeated gauging operations--by making valve overhauls unnecessary for hundreds of extra flying hours, Hall Aero Valve Servicing Equipment actually keeps more men in the air with fewer men on the ground . . . ."
"Maj. Gen. Lewis B Hershey, national selective service director, has said that 12 million men would be shifted to new jobs, either in the armed forces or on the war production front, by January 1, 1943. Now is the time for you older men to get specialized training to take an important place in the aviation industry as younger aircraft technicians are called to armed services."
Flying Boxcars Rush AAF Airplane Filters To Our Fighting Fronts...
Aviation Week Archive
Oct. 1, 1943
"AAF airplane engine filters are but one of hundreds of necessary items ranging from medical supplies to thread and needles—that get the call when a flying 'boxcar' is loaded with critical freight for United Nations forces . . . ."
"This new, completely revised catalogue fully describes the Aero-Craft line of production and maintenance tools . . . shows a number of new tools designed by out staff to solve tough shop problems . . . ."
"Above, a Gremlin board of strategy known as the Grit-passers, probes for weak spots in one of the many type of AirMaze airplane engine filters.
"The adult Gremlin with the air hammer is vibrating the filter element, hoping it will pack down or separate. The augur-necked Gremlin with the detachable head is chagrined to find his drill unable to pierce the metallic element . . . . "
"War-time refueling must be efficient . . . .accomplished without loss of time. Today, on numerous combat, training, and commercial airfields, at home and abroad, 'when aircraft get thirsty,' Buckeye time-tested refueling equipment gets the job done quicker . . . better . . . ."
"'Aircraft landing gear is no place for gremlins,' is the way we figure it.
"So from the design board, right through the research, metallurgy, and test departments, into manufacture and out onto the fields and runways of the world, Hayes Aircraft Wheels and Brakes are giving ours and allied forces reliability, easy maintenance and around-the-clock readiness for action . . . ."
"Transporting fighting men . . . flying munitions, food, airplane engines and tank parts over land and sea to military bases--that's how the commercial air lines are sharing the air lanes with the war effort . . . . "
"Today, amazing developments in electronics communications make possible new methods of aircraft control to aid our gallant Air Forces. Modern communications equipment is helping to coordinate fighting forces in the air . . . is helping to safeguard them on their vital missions. Air Communications is proud to help supply many precision-build products used in America's march to victory . . . . "