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AMERICA AT WAR.
An American fighter plane clears its throat.
One of the first stops in conditioning an American war plane for shipment overseas is a 30-minute run-up of the engine on clear 65-octane gasoline, using a corrosion-preventing oil. The pure low-octane gas burns out the high octane loaded gas, which has an affinity for sea air and would induce corrosion of the highly finished engine part…