July 17, 1950

Headline News

Usaf Buying Due to Change

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Korean Sum-up

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Tunnel Gives Mach 8 Test Speeds

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Usaf Buying Due to Change

Korean action spotlights deficiencies, so more orders expected for tactical planes.

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Korean Sum-up

USAF analyzes action: too much distance, and too few planes.

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Tunnel Gives Mach 8 Test Speeds

Two new research tools to probe further into hypersonic phenomena were announced last week by the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics at the biennial inspection of Ames Aeronautical Laboratory, Moffett Field, California.
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Compromise Ends Merger Fight

Plan permits TWA to stop at London and Frankfurt, PAA at Paris and Rome; pact subject to PanAm okay.

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Plane Funds

$2.3 billion procurement appropriation near final congressional approval.

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Search Is on for O’connell Successor

President Truman last week was looking for another Civil Aeronautics Board chairman following the resignation of Joseph J. O’Connell, Jr., who left the agency after serving little more than two years of his six-year term. O’Connell asked to be relieved of his CAB post as long ago as last November.
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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Albatross: Multi-mission Amphibian

Sturdy craft is specially designed to fit needs of air rescue, transport, cargo and hospital services.

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AIR FORCE CONTRACTS

April Awards (cont.)

The following continues AVIATION WEEK’S listing of contracts awarded by the Air Force in April. Completion date is shown where available. Additional contracts will be listed in subsequent issues. Linear Inc., Philadelphia, packing rings, Aug.
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AIR TRANSPORT

Airlines Ease Into Mobilization

Regular and nonsked operators are helping fill void caused by shortage of strategic airlift capacity.

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EQUIPMENT

Bendix Wins Autopilot Order

Civil Aeronautics Administration, after three years of exhaustive flight tests, has contracted with the EclipsePioneer division of Bendix Aviation Corp., Teterboro, N. J., to supply 13 complete automatic flight systems for CAA DC-3s.

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