Time Clock, Jan. 26, 1959

GAS TURBINE ENGINES will be sold by G.M.'s Allison Division for testing in trucks. Two of the biggest problems, high cost and fuel consumption, are almost whipped. Allison says high-power gas turbines now can be mass-produced "at a price no higher than for equivalent" gasoline or diesel engines, and that a big power plant, e.g., 500 h.p., turbine costs less to operate.

JET FARE BOOST is approved by CAB. On flights due to start next week between New York and Los Angeles, American Airlines will charge $194 (counting tax) first class, v. $183 on...

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