November 22, 1954

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Picket Planes: Offense, Defense Threat

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Tac Shapes Mobile Atomic Strike Force

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Aia Asks $500 Million for Tools

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Picket Planes: Offense, Defense Threat

Honolulu, T. H.—Navy and Air Force crews now are putting WV-2s and RC-121s into operational use in the Pacific, developing new concepts in the use of radar for airborne offense and defense. The planes are military versions of Lockheed Aircraft Corp.’s Super Constellation transport, bulging with the odd-shaped radomes that contain antennas for search and height-finding radar.

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Tac Shapes Mobile Atomic Strike Force

F-84Fs, B-57Cs and C-130s make up self-contained tactical units ready to move swiftly into trouble areas. New combat organizations could stop aggression and upset Red intelligence as cold war maneuver.
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Aia Asks $500 Million for Tools

Panel says aircraft industry must have new machines to meet highspeed demands of emergency production.
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Feeder Policy

Murray proposes plan to help local service. Permanent certificates proposed for ‘few’ lines.
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Caa Tightens Control on Plane Part Export

Civil Aeronautics Administration has ordered tighter control over the quality of used aircraft parts sold for export, placing greatly increased responsibility on manufacturers and repair stations. The climax of a long series of complaints from foreign governments and purchasers about unairworthy products, the new rule will relieve CAA safety agents of blame for shoddy shipments.
1819
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Arb Chief Scores British Copter Lag

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Small Business Key to Air Lead: Navy

Los Angeles—Small business is the key to continued U. S. industrial leadership, Navy small business specialist B. A. Friedman told a recent meeting of the Aircraft Parts Manufacturers Assn., adding that without it, “the aircraft industry would fail us in an emergency.”
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15 Aircraft Firms Win Tax Writeoffs

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New Lockheed Orders to Total $158 Million

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Heli-float Passes Landing Tests

Phoenix, Ariz.—The Heli-Float, a new type heliport designed to make rooftop landings possible without expensive building changes, was demonstrated here last week. The Heli-Float employs the basic principle of hydrostatic pressure—even distribution of weight through water.
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