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Quality Control in Curtiss‐Wright Plants

J.W. Dunn (Director of Curtiss‐Wright Airplane Division.)

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 July 1942



CONTROL of Quality during the manufacture and assembly of our modern, high‐performance military aeroplanes is without question of paramount importance., “Quality” in itself is a rather intangible property that creates for a product, whether it be aeroplanes, radios or roller skates, its reputation. To have a good reputation as a high quality product, a device must comply with the specification requirements of the customer, give entirely satisfactory service, be dependable and, in short, “deliver the goods”. Specifically, the most important characteristics of a military aeroplane from a quality control standpoint are as follows in the order of their importance.


Dunn, J.W. (1942), "Quality Control in Curtiss‐Wright Plants", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 14 No. 7, pp. 203-210.




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