September 27, 1954

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Small Firms Get Bigger Af Slice

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Tigers Cancel Merger, Quit Airfreight

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Sec Reports Aircraft Industry Stock Sales

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Small Firms Get Bigger Af Slice

In the fight for a slice of fiscal 1954’s Air Force melon, small business licked big business by a wide margin compared with fiscal 1953. While the prime contract melon was not as large as it was in fiscal 1953, by percentage small business received twice as big a portion as it had last year.

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Tigers Cancel Merger, Quit Airfreight

• Slick Airways will stay in air cargo field. • But FTL sees profit in plane-leasing business.
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Sec Reports Aircraft Industry Stock Sales

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Great Circle Bid

• PAA steps up campaign on strength of DC-7Cs. • Observers report route ‘sale’ talks with NWA.
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Boeing 707 Starts Buffet Boundary Tests

Boeing Airplane Co. will fly its prototype 707 jet Stratoliner-Stratotanker to its “buffet boundary” to determine the transport’s maximum speed as part of its initial flight program, interrupted by damage to the nosewheel assembly Aug. 5 (AVIATION WEEK Aug. 16, p. 377).
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Air Industry Spends $7,044 for Lobbying

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New Titanium Plant to Boost U. S. Output

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Tiny New Rocket Engines Boost Payload for Copters

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THE NEW US. AIR FORCE

An Appraisal of the Nation’s Airpower Program

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Space Flight Needs Only Money, Time

Innsbruck, Austria—The feasibility of space flight is no longer a topic for academic debate, but a matter of time, money and a program. In those words are summed the theme of the fifth annual Congress of the International Astronautical Federation, recently concluded here.

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