May 3, 1954

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Acc Urges Air Mergers, Subsidy Phaseout

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Hibbard Outlines A-plane Design

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'55 Airpower Funds: $8.9 Billion

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Acc Urges Air Mergers, Subsidy Phaseout

Policy review draft says airline route structures should be revised if necessary to build self-sufficiency. 'Controlled entry’ of nonskeds upheld, but need is seen for new certificate covering charter-type operations.

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Hibbard Outlines A-plane Design

Supersonic long-range strategic bombers 'in being within 10 years,’ Lockheed executive predicts.

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'55 Airpower Funds: $8.9 Billion

House committee approves $2.76 billion for USAF, $1.97 billion for Navy; carryover totals $4.19 billion.
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Stockholders Approve Uac-cv Separation

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Lear Sees 80,000 Planes By 1960

Los Angeles—Business flying will increase at least tenfold in the next decade, with 80,000 company aircraft flying instead of the present 8,000. This is the prediction of William P. Lear, chairman of the board of Lear, Inc., who calls it an extremely conservative estimate.
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Symposium Highlights

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Congress Wants Af to Buy Fewer Spares

Air Force is under heavy pressure from Congress to cut back further on procurement of aircraft spares and parts. Since Sen. Homer Ferguson, chairman of the Military Appropriations Subcommittee, criticized USAF two years ago for allocating an average 66% of the cost of a plane for spares and parts, USAF has reduced the percentage to approximately 30.
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Twa Plots Connie Flights on Jet Stream

Taking advantage of the jet stream, Trans World Airlines’ Super Constellations completed 30 of 31 nonstop Los Angeles-New York flights last month in an average of 30 min. under the scheduled time of 7 hr., 55 min. Fastest time, recorded was on Mar. 20, when the west-east run was made in 6 hr., 21 min.
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'flying Saddle Horse' Starts Tests

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Cab Blames Crews in Inflight Collision

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