June 14, 1954

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Mach 2 Power

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Avro Canada Developing Mach 2 Fighter

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New A4d Designed to Outperform Mig-15

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Mach 2 Power

Plane engine revolution under way at Lewis Lab. NACA aim is sustained flight at 1,300 mph.

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Avro Canada Developing Mach 2 Fighter

RCAF’s delta-wing CF-105 will be powered by twin turbojets, each with 20,000-lb.-thrust potential. First prototype is expected to fly in 1956, with quick conversion to assembly-line production planned.

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New A4d Designed to Outperform Mig-15

El Segundo—The Navy last week unveiled the smallest and lightest U.S. jet combat plane yet revealed—the Douglas A4D Skyhawk. The single-place triangular-wing midget atomic bomber is so small it will fit within the folded wingspan of a traditional Navy carrier-based plane.
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Convair Official Urges Air Supply Speedup

Los Angeles—In order to do the job needed by our nation’s future logistics program, emphasis should be placed on eliminating the red tape of getting men and materiel into the field and the need for speedy transportation of troops and supplies once they have been requisitioned.
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Nonskeds’ Role

CAB bureau proposes 5-yr. charter certificate. Only qualified airlines would win new licenses.
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London Airport Builds $100-million Terminal

London—Few passengers landing at London Airport notice the island of heavy, modern construction taking place in the middle of the field. They are too startled at the dirty miscellaneous collection of temporary structures that parade in motly array as the airfield’s present main terminal buildings.
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Aero Commander Gets Swept Tail

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Af, Navy Aircraft Obligations Still Lag

Obligation of funds for aircraft and related procurement continued to lag through April, despite earlier Air Force and Navy plans sharply to accelerate contract letting (AVIATION WEEK Feb. 15, p. 13). USAF’s deobligation of funds during April exceeded obligations by $24 million.
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Layoffs Hit Piasecki as Af Grounds H-21

An Air Force order grounding the H-21 Work Horse for a second time is forcing layoff of several hundred Piasecki Helicopter Corp. employes at the Morton, Pa., plant. Action was taken when test aircraft at Edwards AFB, Calif., lost a blade after 27 modifications had been incorporated (AVIATION WEEK June 7, p. 11).
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Scientist Takes 22gs on Af Rocket Sled

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