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Vol. 1 •• No. 10 Friday^ October 26, 1945.
TEffi FT., 123
Since I have undertaken to edit this
weekly paper for you, time just seems to
fly. This week has gone by and I have had
no time to prepare anything for this issue.
Yfiiatever I have to say v^ill thoreforo bo
I v/ant to thank all of you vfho have oarn-
ostly tried to help me to keep tho shop
going, Tho splondid co-oporation I have
rucoivod from some of you raon has boon an
inspiration to mo. Lot this co~opuration
bo on© hundred per cent. This post war ora
is a nightmare at best, Yio all must \7ork
now using greater speed and effort to stay
ahead of tho other follow, Reading the
nevrapapors tliese days, I can not help but
wonder how somo people seem to thirik
Utopia could bo achieved by wishful
thinking. No man can expect prosperity"
without hard vrork. Let's take our coats
off, roll up our sleeves and DIG.
It has been gratifying to see somo im
provement in the condition of our pianos
on the lino. Keep tha good vrork goingl
There still is somo confusion in tho
handling of tho new job forms. Just keep
on trying and you vdll got used to them
R. N. l(7hisenhunt has boon out sick for
tho past fovT days but hopes to bo bad:
with us on Monday.
R. G. Newell has ono finger of his wound
ed hand back in circulation. Vfatch his
spood -wiion tho other ono is O.K.
Brownie is in tho "Cog House". He did
not get homo until 7:00 A.M. Monday. Do
you romembor tho story of Jonah and tho
whale? Yfoll, BroiTOie seems to bo in the
sane boat. All joking aside, did you see
tho splondid job ho and Mr. Warner did on
Dr, Yifilkorson* s cowling Sunday night?
Mr. Ballard left for his homo in States
ville Thursday morning. I found tho fol
lowing note on my desk after he had gone,
"I ¥>fill see you tho second 'VTeok in Novem
ber. I suro thank you for your help ojid
that of tho boys in the shop; everyone
has boon wonderful to help me. I will
never forgot it. If there is ever anythir
I can do for you just lot mo Icnow. Regare'
We vdll miss "Slim". Best of luck to
WSICtHT and BALANCE
Anyone v/ho has followed these lectures
should now be able to run a complete
weight and balance without any trouble.
As a final example lot us v/ork one
problem from ttie beginning to the end.
A Stinson SR-IOG was vroighed and fouiu'
to have tho follovving weights:
LW 1559 lbs,
RW 1359 "
T\T 229 "
Tho distance bet^Toen the front wheel cou-
tor lii^o and tail v/heol axle was found tc
be 207 S/4",
The pertinent data from tho aircraft
Soats 2 in front Arm / 13,5
3 in rear Arm / 53.5