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PlfDHIOni 'BVIflTIOR 0EUJ5
Vol. 1 - No. 12 Friday, November 9, 1945
OUR SUPPLY DIVISION
The Supply Division and Parts Depart
ment is definitely having grovifing pains.
There is a great opportunity in this de-
partraent. Our sales personnel has done
good v^ork and can be proud of the incr
eased volume of sales. Vife must not
forget, however, that in order to keep
on growing, it will be necessary for us
to make every effort to keep on our toes
and speed up and improve our service to
the customers, To clarify some of the
problems, there will be a meeting of all
stockroom personnel Saturday morning at
10:30 A. M. in Mr. Ponish's office.
Those requested to attend are Mrs. Shouse,
Liss Adams, Iiiiss Mays, Mrs. Ponish, Mr,
Gough and Mr. Bailey.
FIEDMONT FLYING CLUB NEWS
We’re glad to see the "Wench" is fly
ing again, and hope there will be no
more freak accidents.
Brownie and Ketner's XC?
In the future, all normal and ordinary
expenses incurred on cross-country trips
in NC 27127 are to be paid by the club
member. The member will be rembursed
by the club treasurer upon liis return to
l¥inston-Salem. Gasoline and oil, etc.
must not be charged to Piedmont Aviation,
Inc. _ We believe this procedure v\/ill
eliminate a lot of unnecessary book
We welcome a nevj employee in our midst,
Mr. Bob Northington, who is a former
student of Piedmont Aviation. He will
be connected with the Airplane Sales
Department. Go to it. Bob, we are betting
Why has Gypsy Rose Anderson been
walking around looking so lonely since
Baker has been gone,
kr. Vestal demonstrated the lOOHP
Cruiser in Eastern North Carolina and
arrived hoj^ie rather late Sunday night.
V'ffilGHT AND balance
BY F. K. Ponish
This is the final lecture on Weight
and Bo.lance. If you have understood
all problems given so far, you should
have a fair understanding of liow to
prepare a Weight and Balance Report-
It will take a great deal of practice^
however, until you will be able to
make all calculations ?dth confidence
There remains for us to consider Vi(hat
procedure_to follow when no CG location
IS given in the operation record and it
is not convenient to v;eigh the plane in
order to determine wihat effect any equ
ipment change may have on an airplane.
Any equipment removed or installed
which is located between the CG limits
will have no effect on the aircraft
balance. Eqijiipment installed in front
of the forv.'ard CG liinit will tend to
make the airplane nose heavy. Equip
ment installed, aft of the rean/vard CG
limit or removed from in front of the
forward liadt vdll tend to make the
plane tail heavy. How to proceed in
these CciSes is fully explained in
CAA Manual 18 page 110 to II5. If you
master all problems given on these pa.-or
you should have no trouble underst'^ndi n
the principles involved.
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