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January 21, 1957

BUSINESS FLYING

New Twin-bonanza Is Smooth and Swift

AIR TRANSPORT

Boac Seeks All-british Turbine Fleet

FINANCIAL

Usaf Contracts

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BUSINESS FLYING

New Twin-bonanza Is Smooth and Swift

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AIR TRANSPORT

Boac Seeks All-british Turbine Fleet

DC-7C Atlantic service begun in stop-gap attempt to recover traffic lost after grounding of Comets.

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FINANCIAL

Usaf Contracts

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Letters

Nuclear Facts-of-Life I read your editorial “Nuclear Sabre Rattling” in the Dec. 3 issue of AVIATION WEEK and you couldn’t have stated the situation more clearly. You are also absolutely right about the need of informing the European man-of-the-street of the facts of life in regard to Russian atomic guided missile capabilities.
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$8.6 Billion Asked for Planes, Missiles

3,200 planes and $2,640 million for missiles planned for Fiscal 1958 procurement program.

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AIR TRANSPORT

Fcc May Establish New Policy on TV Towers as Air Hazards

Washington—Federal Communications Commission will make a decision this spring that may establish a new policy on tall television towers and their potential as aviation hazards. If it adheres to its examiner’s philosophy, the commission’s decision will follow a more realistic pattern in assessing the menace of tall towers to air navigation.

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MANAGEMENT

Ads Entice, Replies Rebuff, Survey Finds

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Navy Considers C-123 for Aerial Resupply of Carriers

Washington—U. S. Navy is considering a proposal of Fairchild Aircraft Division to adapt the C-123 assault transport for aerial resupply of carrier task groups at sea. Fairchild has suggested extensive modification of the USAF twin-engine aircraft to provide it with folding wings, folding tail, arresting hook, catapult hook and jet thrust augmentation.

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AVIONICS

Gains Reported in Avionic Reliability

Washington—Avionics equipment systems with “much improved reliability” is now entering military service as a result of major gains made over the past year. This encouraging report was made by James M. Bridges, keynote speaker at last week’s third National Symposium on Reliability and Quality Control in Electronics.

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EQUIPMENT

What’s New

Publications Received: “The Aeroplane” Pictorial Review—by the Staff of “The Aeroplane”—Pub. by Temple Press Ltd., Bowling Green Lane, London, E.C. 1, England. Approx. $1.05. Two-hundred and eighty of the best photographs that “The Aeroplane” has published during the past year are collected with text to present a unique pictorial review of the aeronautical scene.
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