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Piedmont Aviation news. online resource (None) 194?-????, September 14, 1945, Image 1

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Vol. 1-No. U Friday. September 14. 1945. IS YOUR OPINION? It has been suggested by some em- ployees that we shoTold take advan tage of some form of group health and life insurance, and if possible, hospitalization insurance. The health and life insurance would pay the employee a portion of his salary in case of sickness, starting with the eighth day of his illiness. In case of death, the face value of the policy would be paid to his bone— ficiaiy. The hospital insurance would pay the employee f3»00 per day for hospital room and in addition, cover extra laboratory tests and other services. The premium for such policies would be taken out of the weekly payroll. If you are in terested in this proposition, please contact Mr, Ponish. If a sufficient number of inquiries are made, we will be willing to investigate the matter further. Another matter that was brought to our attention is that of changing the pay day from weekly to bi-weekly basis. This would save the office a great deal of book-keeping, however, we would not want to change unless it is so desirea by all employees concerned. The only reason we bring this matter up is that one of the employees suggested it. PERSONALS Mr. R. G. Newell is up and about and paid us a short visit the be^ ginning of this vjeek. Vfe hope to have him back with us soon. Mr. Sprinkle came by oui* office Monday and told us that he was to be married on Friday, Good luck to the young couple. We know he will have to behave himself now. Our janitor, Arthur Chandlw, was called to Vfashington on Monday be cause of a wreck in which his daugh ter was injured. We have no details but hope it was not serious. AVIATION VOGaBUURY AlfiPLiiNi£ RIGGIimG - the assembling, adjusting and aligning of the airplane surfaces so that the airplane viill handle properly in flight• Carburetor - a mechanical device for mixing liquid fuel and air in the proper proportions to f om a com bustible gaseous mixture for use in gasoline engines. BAFFLE, or BAFFLE PLATES — a plate or wall used to deflect or obstruct the flow of fluids, AICLAD - the registered trade mark used by the Aluminum Company of America to identify a group of high strength sheet aluminum alloys clad with a covering high purity aluminum. New Words for this week: Fin Washer Aileron Fyralin ANNOUNCEMENTS Due to conditions beyond the control of the company, it is necessary at this time to revise the discount arrangement allowed company personnel for flying time on Piedmont airplanes. Interested parties may consult Mr, Groat or the Operations Officer for further details.

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