June 28, 1954

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National Preparing New Bid for Colonial

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Why Af Is Slashing Obligations

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Turboprop ‘bugs’ Licked: Allison

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National Preparing New Bid for Colonial

Board endorses NAL’s second merger effort. EAL faces investigation of alleged CAI control.

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Why Af Is Slashing Obligations

Officials cite F-84F program as example of rushing into production and finding ‘it is not all we expected.’
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Turboprop ‘bugs’ Licked: Allison

Engine builder says high-rated turbine could be put on market by 1956 to meet British competition.
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A-missile Test

USAF to launch Matador near the Iron Curtain. Trial will simulate attack against Russian forces.

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Russia Parades Airpower as 'big Stick’

Russian propaganda aimed at promoting the power of the Red air force reached a new peak with the Soviet Air Day display June 20 at Moscow’s Tushino Airport. There is general agreement that the display underlined current Russian foreign policy of trying to impress the Western World with Red military capabilities.

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Group Asks Convertiplane Subsidy

Government sponsorship of a commercial convertiplane has been suggested to the Air Coordinating Committee by its working group on convertible aircraft, headed by Col. William B. Bunker, assistant chief of Army transportation. In its survey of convertiplane configurations, the committee says, manufacturers of fixed-wing planes gave the impression they are so interested in better flight characteristics that they neglect other performance factors, such as landing and takeoff.

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White Leaves Usaf New Ways to Cut Costs

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Hughes Blowup

Jordan quits in second top walkout within year. Avionics firm expects no widespread shakeup.
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T-34 Wins Navy Trainer Contract

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Aeronautical Engineering

Naca Pushes Supersonic Thrust Hunt

Cleveland—Advanced turbojet designs that point the way to tactically effective supersonic aircraft are being tested in component form here at the NACA’s Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory. NACA’s program is one part of an uncoordinated but extensive engine development effort shared by industry, the military services and government agencies.

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