April 19, 1954

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Copter Line Wins High Mail Rate

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Key Senators Balk at Civil Air Program

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Aircraft May Lose Titanium Flow

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Copter Line Wins High Mail Rate

But Board voices concern over NYA’S subsidy need, plans periodic reviews; Pioneer also gets final pay.

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Key Senators Balk at Civil Air Program

McCarran hits proposal that Commerce decide where airport money goes, says Murray aims to be ‘czar.’ Bricker says Congress, not Administration, should set fees to make CAA and CAB self-sustaining.

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Aircraft May Lose Titanium Flow

Plane and engine builders hold back on using scarce metal, causing producers to seek other markets.
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Convair Makeup Under Dynamics

Stockholders of Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corp. and General Dynamics Corp. are expected to approve next week (Apr. 29) the merger of the two firms (AVIATION WEEK Mar. 8, p. 18) when they vote at a special meeting in Dover, Del. Under terms submitted to the Securities & Exchange Commission, Convair will become a division of Dynamics without changing management or structure.
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Comet Gloom

Crashes stagger British; certificates rescinded. Turbulence at altitude, sabotage top theories.
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Buaer Chief Sees Industry as Partner

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Republic Sales Drop; Fairchild Sets Record

Republic Aviation Corp.’s sales during 1953 dipped slightly to $411,810,885, compared with $412,235,088 the previous year, the firm’s annual report reveals. Net income, however, increased to $8,314,301 from 1952’s $8,096,001. Included in last year’s income was $700,000, estimated to be due Republic when negotiations on F-84 Thunderjet contracts are completed.
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P&wa to Operate New A-engine Facility

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Turboprop-jet B-47

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Usaf, Navy Obligate $536 Million for Air

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