March 7, 1955

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Boeing Wins $700-million Tanker Award

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Air Force Know-how Licks Cold in Alaska

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Le Vier Says Planes May Need Heat Gages

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Boeing Wins $700-million Tanker Award

Contract for 300 jet-powered KC-135s climaxes hot aircraft industry competition for USAF prize. Lockheed will get AF order to pursue its proposal for ‘advanced’ design with engines in rear fuselage.

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Air Force Know-how Licks Cold in Alaska

Elmendorf AFB, Alaska—Aircraft maintenance crews of the 10th and 11th Air Divisions at this installation and Ladd AFB, 260 mi. nearer the Arctic Circle, have found that cold weather makes the job tougher, but know-how will lick any problem.

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Le Vier Says Planes May Need Heat Gages

Los Angeles—As we get into higher speeds, we soon may be flying by temperature gage. This was one of the probable conditions of supersonic flight outlined generally by A. W. Le Vier, Lockheed Aircraft Corp.’s chief engineering test pilot, before a packed meeting of the Los Angeles section of the Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences.
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Safety Reports

CAA speeds reports on reported air violations. But ALPA says system harasses airline pilots.
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Formosan Airpower Showdown Imminent

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Acc Will Arbitrate Navaid Battle

Committee steps into fight after ANDB touches off new flareup by favoring Tacan for the Common System.
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Senate to Probe Missile Program, Airlift Cuts

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Cab Makes New Cuts in Subsidy Estimates

Substantial cuts in airline subsidy are revealed in Civil Aeronautics Board’s latest estimate of service mail pay and subsidy for U. S. air carriers. The new CAB figures show considerable decreases from estimates made six months ago. In September, it was estimated that subsidy would be $80,448,000 for fiscal 1954, $79,426,000 for fiscal 1955 and $79,100,000 for fiscal 1956.
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Ryan Profits in 1954 Set All-time High

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Buaer Acts to Plug M-day Manpower Gap

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