November 15, 1954

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Australia Expands Civil Aviation

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Airport Rivals

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Navy Shows Off Newest Aircraft

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Australia Expands Civil Aviation

Big market for air transport is growing in development of country’s potentially rich but remote Outback area.
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Airport Rivals

Dallas-Ft. Worth vie for top ranking terminal. Cities pressure airlines to capture schedules.
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Navy Shows Off Newest Aircraft

Los Angeles—Navy has displayed some of its newest aircraft in a three-day press tour highlighted by the first public demonstration of Convair’s XFY-1 vertical-takeoff fighter in full flight. Appearance of new jet, turboprop and VTO aircraft emphasized the modernization of the Navy’s air arm now underway.

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Democrats to Hit Gop Air Policies

Switch in control of Congress may mean effort to restore transport wings, boost missile contracts, fight subsidies.

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Rae Doubtful on Comet Fuselage

ARB witness says his organization settled for lower proof test requirements than suggested by RAE.
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Navy to Continue Xf2y Program

San Diego—Navy will continue its development program on Convair’s water-based supersonic fighters despite the disaster in which the YF2Y-1 broke up in midair and plunged into San Diego Bay in flames. Navy and Convair divers last week had recovered nearly 90% of the shattered Sea Dart and a joint investigation was under way of the crash that killed test pilot Charles Richbourg.
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Bendix to Produce British Decca Navaid

Pacific Division of Bendix Aviation Corp. has acquired the U. S. manufacturing and sales rights to the British Decca navigation system, frequently mentioned as a likely navaid for helicopter airways. The low-frequency Decca Navigator provides low-altitude coverage without blind spots encountered in present VHF omniranges, an important consideration for low-flying copters.
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Big Viscount

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Policy Attack

Robert Gross, president of Lockheed Aircraft Corp., surprised newsmen on the Navy press tour with an attack on the Administration policy of massive retaliation. “I am totally out of sympathy with a policy of massive retaliation, which means we have to sit here and take it and then hit back if we have anything left,” Gross said.
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Caa Orders Changes on Connie Engines

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