August 2, 1954

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Reds Strengthen Far East with Mig-17s

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Test Lab Screens Paa Buying

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Symington Warns of Red Missiles

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Reds Strengthen Far East with Mig-17s

New jet fighter boosts Communist airpower in area to 7,500 planes, three times greater than FEAF. Surprise attacks from bases stretching from Siberia to China could overwhelm outnumbered U. S. forces.

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Test Lab Screens Paa Buying

Airline bureau of standards develops ways to lengthen equipment life, saving thousands of dollars annually.
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Symington Warns of Red Missiles

Senator predicts Soviet will have intercontinental types in sufficient quantity in 5 years to hit U. S.

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Three Lines Fight New Nal Run

But National says approval of an extension to Boston and Providence would end Eastern’s ‘virtual monopoly.’
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William Boeing Sells 19,100 Pna Shares

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AMC Reorganizes Procurement Setup

Air Materiel Command’s Directorate of Procurement and Production was reorganized last week in an effort to increase the amount of delegated authority and permit better control over USAF’s global buying responsibilities. In a general elevation of branches to division status and of former divisions to staff level, offices were created for three new deputy directors under Maj. Gen. David H. Baker.
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Mats to Begin Tests on Six Turboprops

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U.s. Alert to New Red Air Attacks

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Af Shows F-100a with A-bomb

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B-47 Labs Step Up J57 Altitude Tests

Boeing Airplane Co. has converted two B-47B Stratojets to flying test beds for accelerated high-altitude flight trials of Pratt & Whitney Aircraft J57 turbojets used in the huge B-52 Stratofortress (AVIATION WEEK Mar. 22, p. 9). Technical observers believe the program is aimed at increasing the altitude ceiling of the B-52, currently understood to be limited by powerplant rather than by aerodynamic considerations.
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