December 20, 1954

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Sas Sees Swing to Polar Flight

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Westinghouse Puts Millions in Jet Program

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Defense Directive Muddles Buying Picture

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Sas Sees Swing to Polar Flight

Airline reports early over-the-pole service is below break-even, but expects increase during tourist season.

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Westinghouse Puts Millions in Jet Program

Kansas City—Westinghouse Electric Corp. has reached a top-level management decision to expand and improve its Aircraft Gas Turbine Division. It will invest $19.5 million in corporation funds to begin the new program. This new Westinghouse jet program involves: Construction of a $12.5-million research and development laboratory adjacent to the government-owned plant now occupied by this division south of Kansas City.

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Defense Directive Muddles Buying Picture

Wilson’s order for ‘sound mobilization base’ in armed forces procurement touches off confusion, criticism. Top officials ordered not to interpret document, are given 30 days to revise buying procedures.

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Forrestal Opens New Carrier Era

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Lufthansa Expects Fast Comeback

But some observers say West German airline cannot overcome 10-year advantage held by its competitors.
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C. R. Smith Belabors Rails for Air Sniping

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Aircraft Strike Threat Eases on West Coast

Los Angeles—Threat of strikes in the West Coast aircraft industry diminished considerably last week. Workers at the Douglas Aircraft Co. in Santa Monica followed the lead of fellow employes at El Segundo in accepting a new contract. North American Aviation, Inc., reached an agreement with United Auto Workers (CIO).
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Dallas Gains Support in Airport Dispute

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Army Reports Nike Can Hit Jet Aircraft

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Cab Blames Tower in Convair-snb Crash

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