AVIATION: Slowdown

The Air Force, which has cut back production schedules to meet a reduced budget, last week revealed what it will mean in plane output. Manufacturers had been scheduled to turn out 1,250 planes a month by the end of fiscal 1953. The new schedules, Air Force Under Secretary Roswell L. Gilpatric told a House Armed Services subcommittee, call for only 950 planes a month by 1954.


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