August 9, 1954

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Is F-104 Mature Light Fighter?

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House Group Asks R&d Reshuffle

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Flying An Indo-china B-26 Strike

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Is F-104 Mature Light Fighter?

Prototype’s high performance indicates it represents a fully grown version of the lightweight concept.

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House Group Asks R&d Reshuffle

Subcommittee calls for more participation by civil scientists, separation from procurement activities.
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Flying An Indo-china B-26 Strike

Correspondent rides with a French mission before the cease-fire, reports FAF hit Reds only half the time.

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Cessna for ’55

New four-engine 620 to be pressurized. Business plane will seat 8-10 passengers.
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Air Defense

Wilson forms new overall Continental Command. USAF to be responsible for Army, Navy units.
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Committee Scores Af Transceiver Contract

The House Military Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations has criticized USAF for its purchase of $100 million in RCA transceivers “of untested, revolutionary design.” The subcommittee says it is not critical of the $240,000 study contract awarded in 1945, the development contract let three years later nor the start of production of the prototype AN/ARC-21 high frequency transceiver.
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Board Rules Against Joint Action on Fares

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Drag Chute Fails, Vulcan Damaged

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McDonnell’s Missile Backlog: $12 Million

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Ardc Reassigns Six Top Officers

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