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October 31, 1949

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Johnson’s Air Decisions Upheld

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New Uses for Air Refueling

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Raf Tests New Anti-sub Planes

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Headline News

Johnson’s Air Decisions Upheld

Navy’s major criticisms get ‘no score’ as super-carrier cancellation order is endorsed by Chairman Carl Vinson.

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New Uses for Air Refueling

‘Flying boom’ system cuts contact time, ups flow rate and offers hope of adding to jet transport range.

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Raf Tests New Anti-sub Planes

Fairey 17 is powered by Double-Mamba turboprop; R-R Griffon-engined Blackburn is slated for turboprop.

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Now American Goes Skycoach

Cut-rate coach service showed every indication of becoming a permanent and highly-important factor in scheduled air transportation this month as American Airlines, the largest domestic carrier, announced plans for starting transcontinental flights with 70-passenger DC-4s at 44 cents a mile.
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Italy Makes Deal for British Jets

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One-runway Policy Reviewed By Caa

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New Planes in the News . . .

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Developing McDonnell Banshee

F2H, initially conceived as larger version of Phantom, emerged a completely new plane, with the greatest fuel load of any Naval jet.

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AVIONICS

Stronger Tubes for Harder Usage

“Ruggedization” program stresses test methods to aid in developing more durable electronic components.

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