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May 16, 1949

HEADLINE NEWS

How the Air Force Will Spend Its Money

HEADLINE NEWS

Air Force Calls for New Fighter Designs

HEADLINE NEWS

Letters

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HEADLINE NEWS

How the Air Force Will Spend Its Money

Preliminary schedules indicating what the U. S. Air Force plans to buy with its record peacetime budget of $5.3 billion are now available from official sources. The USAF budget passed by the House last month still faces a Senate vote but is not expected to receive any major alterations.
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HEADLINE NEWS

Air Force Calls for New Fighter Designs

With present fighters lagging several years behind bomber performance, industry faces catching-up job.

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HEADLINE NEWS

Letters

1617

HEADLINE NEWS

Poor Ils Calibration Causes Two Mishaps

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HEADLINE NEWS

Caa Eases Franchise Rule, Cuts Red Tape

Federal airport aid program red tape was sharply slashed last week. CAA eliminated five of the twelve forms which airport sponsors are required to fill out, simplified two of seven remaining. Most far-reaching in effect on aviation users, however, was concurrent CAA action which authorized for the first time granting of exclusive franchises for gasoline and oil sales on airports aided by Federal funds.
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HEADLINE NEWS

Canadair Gets Rights for Northrop Raider

1617

HEADLINE NEWS

Airport Executives

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HEADLINE NEWS

Sales Prospects Up

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ENGINEERING

Evaluate Nitromethane for Rockets

Although suitability of this liquid monopropellant is controversial, its properties show much promise.

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ENGINEERING

Visual Signals Used in Traffic Control

New fixed airspace separation system, which operates without voice communication, gets intensive tests.

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