March 8, 1954

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House Restores Half of Airline Subsidy Cut

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Aircraft Noise

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Sonic Boom: A Potential Weapon?

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House Restores Half of Airline Subsidy Cut

Appropriations Committee changes $50-million slash, allows CAB money for payments until spring of ’55. Board says analysis shows its original $ 73-million request for the new year was ‘conservatively low.’

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Aircraft Noise

Transport design is key to problem, PNYA says. Official warns of need for better equipment.
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Sonic Boom: A Potential Weapon?

NAA study finds shock waves can knock lightplanes out of air, batter ground structures and create panic.

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Aviation Gasoline Sales Up Sharply

Sales of aviation gasoline in the U. S., as reported by oil refiners supplying 97% of the nation’s requirements, show consumption jumped more than 200 million gallons during the first 11 months of 1953, compared with the full year of 1952. The following tabulation by states does not include jet fuel.
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U. S. Maps Second Berlin Airlift

State Department dickers with several lines on setting up Berlin-Hanover aircoach service with AF C-54s.

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Boeing 707 Jet Transport Nears Rollout

Seattle—Boeing Airplane Co.’s prototype Model 707 jet transport is nearing completion at the company’s Renton plant with rollout set for June, taxi tests in August and first flight shortly after Sept. 1. The first U. S. jet transport is designed as a military cargo prototype, and Boeing vice president-engineering Edward C. Wells comments:
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Af, Army Engineers Fight Over Runways

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Nato Specs Follow Gnat Design

"Want ad’ for ground attack fighter appears to rule out Avro project and Sncase Le Baroudeur on weight.

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Donner Buys 47,726 Air Associates Stock

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Civil Plane, Engine Shipments

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