April 5, 1954

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Light Fighter Stirs Design Controversy

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Aa Stresses Rigid Cost Control

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Fewer Federal Dollars for Air Aid

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Light Fighter Stirs Design Controversy

U. S. and British views on lightness differ. But so do our ideas on aircraft’s mission.

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Aa Stresses Rigid Cost Control

Biggest U. S. domestic airline credits postwar growth to close economy, forceful sales, modern equipment.

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Fewer Federal Dollars for Air Aid

Air Coordinating Committee will ask strict control of airline subsidies and aircraft progress payments.

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Critics Urge More Money for Airpower

Democrats charge proposed budget cramps Air Force, puts economy first and defense needs second. Symington questions possibility of reaching 137-wing goal with $11.2 billion requested by Administration.

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Is 32 the ‘witching’ Age? a Hostess Says ‘no!’

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Air-rail Fight

Airlines ask fair chance to win federal business. ATA and nonskeds join to battle undercutting.
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B-26s Give French Edge in Indo-china

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Usaf Takes Action on Airline Fuel Bills

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New French Budget Aids Plane Builders

Paris—France’s languishing aircraft industry will get a small $2 5-million boost from the 1954 French air force budget, now before the Chamber of Deputies. The industry, feeling the squeeze over the last three years of lean budgets forced by the financial drain of the Indo-China war, does not have a plane ready for series production to compete with late models of North American Aviation’s F-86 Sabre jet or Britain’s Hawker Hunter.

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Mercy Plane

Convair delivers first of 26 C-131As to MATS. Each Samaritan carries up to 27 litter cases.
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