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REPUBLIC AVIATION REPUBLIC AVIATION REVIEW Published by REPUBLIC AVIATION CORPORATION (Former name: Seversky Aircraft Corporation) EXPORT DEPARTMENT H. W. Flickinger, Director Donald M. Parker, Assistant Farmingdale, Long Island, New York, U. S. A. Cable Address: Repubav, Farmingdale, N. Y. Copyright 1940 Republic Aviation Corp. [[image]] Old timers by now, at the Republic Aviation plant are Lieut. Bengt Wassgren (left) and Lieut. Eric Lindquist, members of the Swedish Control Commission who have been stationed at the Farmingdale plant for many months. They are standing by a new Swedish fighter (above). They built it, she flew it (below). Three Republic executives, (l. to r.), Vice President Joseph L. McClane, President Wallace Kellett and Military Contracts Director C. Hart Miller, are grouped around comely Miss Jacqueline Cochran who flew a Republic plane to several new speed records recently. The plane and the Republic plant loom behind the group. [[image]] ELWOOD H. HERBIG Executive Engineer of Republic Aviation Corporation and an early associate of Orville Wright, died at his home in Great Neck, New York, on May 4th, after an extended illness. Mr. Hebrig's career had been a distinguished one and included executive service with the Dayton-Wright Companies, Chance-Vought Corporation and other important aircraft companies. He will be sorely missed as one of the most respected and valued members of the Republic organization. [[image]] Foreign missions visit Farmingdale. Shown above with Republic officials are the members of the Iran mission on a recent visit to Republic Aviation Corporation's plant in Farmingdale. Republic's busy plant has been a mecca for foreign purchasing groups within recent months and many visiting military experts have placed the stamp of their approval on Republic designs. These visitors have seen planes rolling to the delivery floor at the rate of one per day, and were given an opportunity to fly or observe the flight characteristics of standard Republic types. [[image]] Republic's President W. Wallace Kellett, wartime pilot, air transport veteran and successful manufacturer, had guided the Corporation to its present high place in the American aircraft industry. FIRST? To insure the protection of the eyes of its 1600 employees in the manufacturing department of the plant, Republic Aviation Corporation has purchased individual pairs of goggles for every man on the hourly payroll. It is believed that we are the first aircraft company to take this safety precaution! REPUBLIC DEMONSTRATOR AVAILABLE Republic Aviation Corporation has reserved a recently designed airplane for demonstration to representatives of foreign governments. Flights can be arranged by request and upon the approval of the proper United States Authorities. The famous Republic fighter used by Miss Jacqueline Cochran this year also is currently available for demonstrations. The Republic flight division is supervised by George Burrell (below), well-known test pilot. [[image]] [[image]] Welcome: New-comer at the Republic Aviation plant is Captain Russell Keillor, recently appointed Air Corps Factory Representative. His job will be to supervise the construction of Republic's large orders for the United States War Department. REPUBLIC IS READY
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