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June 14, 1948

HEADLINE NEWS

Air Force Operational Funds Cut

HEADLINE NEWS

Secrets of Russian Jets Revealed

HEADLINE NEWS

Funds Hiked

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HEADLINE NEWS

Air Force Operational Funds Cut

House votes sums too small to maintain 66 groups, but joins Senate to urge eventual 70-Group force.

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HEADLINE NEWS

Secrets of Russian Jets Revealed

Details of plane designed for supersonic speed are shown in authentic sketch based on smuggled photos.

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HEADLINE NEWS

Funds Hiked

Congress ends work on CAA and CAB budgets, boosts CAB salaries.

1213

HEADLINE NEWS

Air Force Awards Transport Contracts

1213

HEADLINE NEWS

Jet Wing Crash

1617

HEADLINE NEWS

Navy Air Plans Given Setback

1213

HEADLINE NEWS

Republic Stock Option Filed with Sec

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ENGINEERING & PRODUCTION

Fuel Freezing Hazards Studied

Normal water content of fuel found to lead to icing. Possible solution: addition of small quantity of alcohol.

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News Sidelights

Engineers are expecting one of the most protracted wrangles in design room history when the Air Force-CABCAA prototype transport technical committee get down to the enervating job of actually preparing detail specifications. With wartime design conferences between airframe and contractor engineers still fresh in their minds, technical observers are standing by for negotiations to stretch into months and perhaps a year before a firm contract specification is actually circulated.
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FINANCIAL

Aviation Pays for General Motors

Sale of North American stock brings auto company $10 million plus another $10 million in dividends.

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