June 21, 1954

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Convair Vto Fighter Prepares for First Free-flight Tests

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U.s., Britain May Merge Missile Efforts

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Aa Wins 8-hour Waiver Fight

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Convair Vto Fighter Prepares for First Free-flight Tests

Moffett Field, Calif.—Convair’s revolutionary XFY-1 vertical takeoff fighter was poised for free-flight trials last week after more than 20 “tethered” tests during which the startling new aircraft (AVIATION WEEK Mar. 22, p. 14) actually flew inside a giant Navy dirigible hangar.

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U.s., Britain May Merge Missile Efforts

Wilson says coordination would speed program. Senate group criticizes unnecessary duplication.

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Aa Wins 8-hour Waiver Fight

CAB ruling increases crewtime on nonstop DC-7 and Lockheed 1049 flights; pilots protest decision.
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Subsidy Cuts

CAB gets $40 million for airline payments. But Congress prepares data for new showdown.
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Navy R3y Becomes ‘flying Lst’

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Labor Demands

IAM to ask 35-hr. week for aircraft employes. Union also wants higher wages, fringe benefits.
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Defense Sets Up New Industry Advisory Unit

Mundy I. Peale, president and general manager of Republic Aviation Corp., has been appointed to a new Defense Department Procurement and Production Advisory Committee. The committee is expected to facilitate agreement between the Pentagon and defense industry on procurement regulations.
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Copter Group to See New Turbine

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Quick Caa Viscount Approval Forecast

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$4.7-billion Airpower Budget

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