August 23, 1954

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Ias Turbine Meeting Draws 500

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Boeing Gets Order for 88 Jet Tankers

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Fletcher Unveils Fu-24 Duster

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Ias Turbine Meeting Draws 500

First national jet-turboprop forum hears papers on Boeing 707, noise, takeoff and braking problems.
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Boeing Gets Order for 88 Jet Tankers

Company hits $410-million jackpot for ‘interim’ USAF aerial refueler, bigger and heavier than 707. Accelerated program calls for building first tanker from production tooling, with no prototype planned.

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Fletcher Unveils Fu-24 Duster

New Zealand orders 100 all-metal ‘Utilities,’ designed to lift 1,250-lb. loads from 870-ft. strips.

1819
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Horner Sells 1,200 Uac Common Shares

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Slow Buildup Hit

Symington leads attack on ‘leisurely’ program. Challenges Saltonstall’s defense of air policy.
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Turbo-liner Bid

Allison puts turboprop 240 on publicity tour. Demonstration designed to offset Viscount gains.

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Japan Airpower

Blueprints for postwar buildup near completion. First squadrons to form before July of next year.
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New Peace Talks Fail in Aa Pilots’ Strike

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New Copter Engine Develops High Power

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Convair 340 May Get British Turboprop

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