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The Bee-Hive ..... Published at East Hartford, Conn., by United Aircraft Corporation for its employees ..... Pratt & Whitney Aircraft ..... Hamilton Standard Propellers ..... Chance Vought Aircraft ..... Sikorsky Aircraft ..... Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Corporation of Missouri ..... United Aircraft Service Corporation ..... Norman V. Clements, Editor. The magazine's format is 8" x 11" with varying number of pages.

The Bee-Hive 1939 08
The Bee-Hive 1939 08
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The Bee-Hive 1941 05-06
The Bee-Hive 1941 05-06
Vol. XVI No. 5-6 ....... Cover: PROPELLERS FROM PAWCATUCK ... Here are the first propellers to be produced at the Pawcatuck plant of Hamilton Standard Propellers. They rolled off the assembly line late in May, and by September this plant will be producing 1000 propellers monthly. ..... Articles: Generals Arnold and Brett Promoted ..... Sikorsky Breaks World's Helicopter Endurance Record ..... Meigs Praises United Aircraft ..... Hamilton Standard Increases Output ..... New Army Interceptor Uses P&W Engine ..... L.E. Bussey Retires from Air Corps ..... News Flashes ..... News of the Month ..... Personnel Paragraphs ..... Visitors ..... Tale Spins

The Bee-Hive 1941 07
The Bee-Hive 1941 07
Vol. XVI No. 7 ....... Cover: Here is one of the new Consolidated B-24 four-engined long-range bombers - known as Liberators by the British - and used by the R. A.F. for bombing assault duty. It is powered by four Pratt & Whitney Twin Wasp engines and uses Hamilton Standard Hydromatic Propellers. Photo by Rudy Arnold ..... Articles: Giant U.S. Army Bomber - Douglas B-19 Uses Hamilton Standard Propellers ..... U.A.C. Voluntary Payroll Deduction Plan Aids Purchase of Defense Savings Bonds ..... U.A.C. Announces Third Wage Icrease; Hamilton Standard Signs with A.F.L. ..... News Flashes ..... News of the Month ..... Personnel Paragraphs ..... Visitors ..... Tale Spins

The Bee-Hive 1941 08
The Bee-Hive 1941 08
Vol. XVI No. 8 ....... Cover: This huge United Air Lines Mainminer - equipped with Pratt & Whitney egines and Hamilton Standard Hydromatic propellars - is preparing to take off by night from La Guargia Field. All air lines in the United States are rendering outstanding service to the country by transporting men and materials urgently needed for defense. ..... Articles: Airlines Lines Answer Defense Challenge ..... Pawcatuck Plant Produces ..... For Safety's Sake ..... News Flashes ..... News of the Month ..... Personnel Paragraphs ..... Amoung Our Guests ..... Tale Spins

The Bee-Hive 1941 09
The Bee-Hive 1941 09
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The Bee-Hive 1941 10-11
The Bee-Hive 1941 10-11
Vol. XVI No. 10-11 ....... Cover: WORKING UNDER DIFFICULTIES ... A ground crew at a station of the R. A. F. Coastal Command working on a Pratt & Whitney Twin Wasp engine prior to its installation in a Consolidated "Catalina" patrol bomber. ..... Articles: Modern Minute Men ..... News Flashes ..... "I Saw England" ..... News of the Month ..... Amoung Our Guests ..... Auxiliary Defense Corps Formed at U.A.C. ..... Personnel Paragraphs ..... Tale Spins

The Bee-Hive 1942 03-04
The Bee-Hive 1942 03-04
Vol. XVII No. 3-4 ....... Cover: Grumman "Wildcat" F4F-3 fighters, similar to the one pictured above, have been extremely effective in enemy combat, according to recent U.S. Navy reports. Like all other Grumman F4F's in U.S. Navy service, these airplanes are powered by Pratt & Whitney Twin Wasp engines. Photo by Rudy Arnold ..... Articles: P&WA Receives First Navy "E" Flag Awarded by Bureau of Aeronautics ..... "Wildcats" Valiant In Pacific Combat ..... News Flashes ..... News of the Month ..... Tale Spins ..... New Method of P&W Engine Packing ..... Amoung Our Guests ..... In The Services ( List of Employees having Enlisted ) ..... Service Pins ..... Blade Straightening Saves Time and Material In All-Out U.S. War Effort ..... Pawcatuck Notes ..... "Excalibur" Soon to be Drafted into Urgent War Service ..... Vought-Sikorsky Announces Three New Appointments ..... Further Simplification of VS-300 Helicopter Results in Improved Flying Qualities ..... Airport Visitors ..... P&W Powered "Flying Office" Delivered to Brazilian President

The Bee-Hive 1942 05
The Bee-Hive 1942 05
Vol. XVII No. 5 ....... Cover: This North American B-25 bomber is one of the types successfully used by the U. S. Army Air Forces in its recent air raids on the Philippines. Like the Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" - which also won distinction during these actions - the B-25 uses Hamilton Standard Hydromatic propellers. ..... Articles: Aircraft Industry's Production Lines - Bulwarks of U.S. Offensive Action ..... Protection Plus ..... News Flashes ..... News of the Month ..... Tale Spins ..... Pratt & Whitney Soon to Erect Three Additional Plants ..... Pratt & Whitney Aircraft Announces Two New Appointments ..... Amoung Our Guests ..... Service Pins ..... In The Services ..... Canadian Propellers, Ltd. - On First Birthday Recalls Brief but Eventful History ..... H.S.P. Leases Another Plant ..... Pawcatuck Notes ..... East Hartford Personals ..... Guests at Hamilton Standard ..... Nash - Kelvinator Soon to Build Giant V. S. Flying Boats ..... Vought-Sikorsky Aircraft Engineer Awarded Wright Brothers Medal ( Samuel J. Loring ) ..... V. S. A. Training Center Occupies New Quarters ..... Compania de Aviacion "Faucett," S.A. Plays Dual Role Successfully

The Bee-Hive 1942 06
The Bee-Hive 1942 06
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The Bee-Hive 1942 07
The Bee-Hive 1942 07
Vol. XVII No. 7 ....... Cover: THE LARGEST FLYING BOAT - LARGEST PROPELLERS ... Built for the U. S. Navy, the 70-ton Martin Mars - largest flying boat in the world and capable of carrying 150 fully armed soldiers - made its first flight test on July 3, carrying a cachet of 14,000 air mail letters. Appropriately enough, this giant of the air uses the world's largest propellers - Hamilton Standard Hydromatics - which measure 17 feet 6 inches in diameter. ..... Articles: All U.A.C. Divisions Unite in Effort To Reclaim Vital War Materials ..... TACA's Flying "Tramp" Ships Render Important War Service ..... News Flashes ..... News of the Month ..... Tale Spins ..... Ground Broken for Kansas City Plant; Production Begins at Buckland ..... We Re-Discover America (Insert) ..... Interchangeability Confirmed By Unique Test ..... Propeller Commemorates History - Making Combat ..... Harry M. Arnold Appointed Assistant Service Manager ..... East Hartford Notes ..... Guests at Hamilton Standard ..... "Corsair" Fighter Put Through Paces At War Production Drive Rally ..... John J. Hospers Appointed Sales and Service Manager ..... Interest Runs High In Slogan Contest ..... Sikorsky Discusses Helicopter's Future ..... Grumman Martlets Active In middle East Combat ..... Airport Visitors

The Bee-Hive 1942 08
The Bee-Hive 1942 08
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The Bee-Hive 1943 02-03
The Bee-Hive 1943 02-03
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The Bee-Hive 1943 06-07-08
The Bee-Hive 1943 06-07-08
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The Bee-Hive 1943 09-10-11
The Bee-Hive 1943 09-10-11
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The Bee-Hive 1943 12
The Bee-Hive 1943 12
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The Bee-Hive 1944 01
The Bee-Hive 1944 01
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The Bee-Hive 1944 04-05
The Bee-Hive 1944 04-05
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The Bee-Hive 1944 12
The Bee-Hive 1944 12
Vol. XX No. 7 ....... Cover: VOUGHT CORSAIR WARMING UP AT NIGHT ..... Articles: Corsairs Go On U.S. Carriers ..... Fireball Express ( Special article by ATC, Miami Army Air Field for Bee-Hive ) ..... Douglas and Wilso Get Top Posts in Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce ..... Thousands Attend Open House ..... Air War Around The World ..... Careful Packaging Speeds Hamilton Standard Spares ..... William R. Robbins Elected General Accountant of United Aircraft Corporation ..... United Aircraft Powers Three New Planes - Black Widow P-61 - Invader A-26 - Packet C-82 ..... Chief of Bureau of Aeronautics Visits Connecticut Aircraft Plants ..... Pratt & Whitney Aircraft of Missouri Hits Million Horsepower Stride ..... 15 and 20 Year Pin Awards

The Bee-Hive 1945 01
The Bee-Hive 1945 01
Vol. XX No. 7 ....... Cover: VOUGHT CORSAIR WARMING UP AT NIGHT ..... Articles: Corsairs Go On U.S. Carriers ..... Fireball Express ( Special article by ATC, Miami Army Air Field for Bee-Hive ) ..... Douglas and Wilso Get Top Posts in Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce ..... Thousands Attend Open House ..... Air War Around The World ..... Careful Packaging Speeds Hamilton Standard Spares ..... William R. Robbins Elected General Accountant of United Aircraft Corporation ..... United Aircraft Powers Three New Planes - Black Widow P-61 - Invader A-26 - Packet C-82 ..... Chief of Bureau of Aeronautics Visits Connecticut Aircraft Plants ..... Pratt & Whitney Aircraft of Missouri Hits Million Horsepower Stride ..... 15 and 20 Year Pin Awards

The Bee-Hive 1945 08
The Bee-Hive 1945 08
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