February 1, 1954

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Horton Flies Wingless Aircraft

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Buaer Security Result: Confusion

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Air Buildup to Continue at Present Level

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Horton Flies Wingless Aircraft

Santa Ana, Calf.—Designer William E. Horton has made the first successful test flight of his “wingless’ Horton experimental aircraft at the Orange County Airport here. He plans immediate production by Horton Aircraft Co. of a 10-place executive model capable of nonstop flight from Los Angeles to New York at 300 mph.

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Buaer Security Result: Confusion

Aircraft industry says directive indicates haphazard classification, multiplies paper work and expense.

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Air Buildup to Continue at Present Level

Proposed fiscal ’55 budget assures aircraft industry of peak production rate through next two years. Actual spending will increase to more than $9 billion annually; backlog in ’56 expected to total $17 billion.

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Cessna 310 Price Tag: $49,995

New twin-engine business plane carries entire fuel supply in tiptanks at maximum distance from cabin.
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Comet 2 Tests

Jet airliner begins final trials, sets speed mark. New transport relieves gloom caused by crashes.
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Defense Acts in Security Hassle

Seaton recommends Navy censorship changes; USAF spells out new classification responsibilities.
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Godfrey Not Expected to Fight Caa Action

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Classification Chart of Usaf Aircraft and Engines

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Civil Plane Sales Gain $8.2 Million

Civil aircraft shipments during November 1953 reached 275 planes valued at $28.4 million, compared with 235 planes at $20.2 million in October, the Census Bureau and Civil Aeronautics Administration report. Number of unfilled orders for civilian planes of 3,000 lb. airframe weight and more stood at 340 at the end of the month, 5% below the October backlog.
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Lindbergh Receives Pioneer Flight Award

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