December 27, 1954

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Air Logistics

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Wilson’s Aim: Plant Dispersion

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Lockheed Can Deliver L-1449s in 1957

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Air Logistics

Experts cite combat need for aerial supply system. Military, civil spokesmen outline major problems.

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Wilson’s Aim: Plant Dispersion

New procurement directive reflects nature of H-war, is no reversal in buying policy, Defense chief says.
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Lockheed Can Deliver L-1449s in 1957

Burbank, Calif.—First airline delivery of Lockheed Aircraft Corp.’s new L-1449 turboprop Super Constellation is expected to be in January 1957, if orders are received. Prototype of the Super Connie powered by four Pratt & Whitney PT2 turboprop engines is programmed to fly in August 1956.
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Bell Chairman Sells 10,000 Stock Shares

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Naa Profit Exceeds $22 Million

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Aviation Sales Outlook: $8 Billion in ’55

AIA expects net profits to equal 1954, as deliveries and employment remain stable for fourth straight year. Forecast for new year predicts more transports and bombers will be built, missile production will increase.

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Trippe Outlines Air Role in Cold War

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Twa Dilemma: Turboprops Or Jets?

Howard Hughes, majority stockholder of Trans World Airlines, still is deliberating whether TWA will order any of the Lockheed 1449s, an authoritative source informs Aviation Week. It was indicated that no decision is expected immediately.
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Lockheed, Convair Sign Labor Contracts

Los Angeles—Lockheed Aircraft Corp. and Convair Division of General Dynamics Corp. signed new labor contracts last week, guaranteeing more than a year of peace for the West Coast aircraft industry. The two companies were the last of the big West Coast aircraft builders to negotiate agreements with labor unions (AVIATION WEEK Dec. 20, p. 14).
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Hunsaker, Crawford Appointed to Naca

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