October 25, 1954

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Fatigue Blamed in Comet Crashes

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Sec Reports Aircraft Stock Transactions

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Union Strength

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Fatigue Blamed in Comet Crashes

RAE says failure resulted from cabin pressurization action and wing bending during many hours of flight.

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Sec Reports Aircraft Stock Transactions

Mundy I. Peale, president and director of Republic Aviation Corp., has sold 1,000 shares of the company’s common stock, reducing his holding to 4,082 shares, the Security & Exchange Commission reports. Other transactions for the mid-August to mid-September period include: ACF-Brill Motors Co. Acquisition of 1,000 common shares through exercise of an option, by William Nelson, officer, making a total holding of 5,000 shares ; acquisition of 2,500 common shares by Joseph Towne, officer, his total holding.
1617
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Union Strength

Aircraft labor ties new negotiations to elections. Leaders predict ‘hostile’ bargaining if GOP wins.
1617
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New Usaf Contracts

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Air Traffic Outpaces L.a. Expansion Plans

1617
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Gnat Leads Lightweight Competition

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Cab Lists Business Aircraft Accidents

A compilation by Civil Aeronautics Board of accident statistics covering executive flying from 1950-53 reveals a total of 195 accidents during the four-year period. Until 1950, executive non-airline statistics were lumped into the personal transportation category.
2021
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Airport Group Weighs Federal-aid Program

1819
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24,500-ft. Mark

Sikorsky Aircraft’s turbine-powered XH-39 helicopter last week set its second unofficial world record by flying to an altitude of 24,500 ft. at Bridgeport, Conn. In late August, the same aircraft set a world speed record of 156.005 mph. (Aviation Week Sept. 6, p. 16).
2021
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F-94 Crash Protests Close Boston Runway

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