April 25, 1955

Headline News

Sec Lists Aircraft Stock Transactions

Headline News

Security Cloaks F-104 Crash

Headline News

Usaf Seeks Funds for A-engine Lab

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Headline News

Sec Lists Aircraft Stock Transactions

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Headline News

Security Cloaks F-104 Crash

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Headline News

Usaf Seeks Funds for A-engine Lab

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Aeronautical Engineering

Engineers Team with Doctors to Make Pilot’s Job Easier

All the information a pilot needs on his mission is presented by five indicators in a new instrumentation approach developed by Hughes Aircraft Co., Culver City, Calif. Two vertical indicators show speed and altitude information; two circular scopes indicate airplane attitude, direction, terrain, weather and collision warning data; the fifth presentation is a circular navigational aid with a moving airplane marker plotted over a fixed chart of the mission area.

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Production

How Marquardt Backs Up Ramjet Development Work

Van Nuys, Calif.—Although ramjet development is the major activity at Marquardt Aircraft Co., the firm’s work in aircraft and missile propulsion also includes afterburners, reverse-thrust devices and high-temperature materials. Some of the products which have carried Marquardt in 10 years to its present position as a leader in the ramjet field were described in AVIATION WEEK last week (p. 43).

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AVIONICS

Solar Energy Could Drive Spaceship’s Electrostatic Powerplant, Ire Hears

An electrostatic powerplant fueled by the sun’s energy may power spaceships. This is the view of Dr. Ernst Stuhlinger, ex-German rocket scientist who heads the missile research section at Redstone Arsenal. The spaceship would be no sleek beauty.

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Air Transport

Airlines File Salaries, Bonuses Paid to Executives During 1954

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Letters

Read your article entitled, “Scientist Shortage Threatens Defense” in the Mar. 21 AVIATION WEEK (p. 31). Very well written, but along with the hundreds of similar articles it is making us aware of the problem and very little else. When I say very little else, I ask the question, what is being done and what could be done to deliver new engineers to industry and government?
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Production

New Cost Plan Threatens Incentive Pay

Proposed new ASPR Section XV would liberalize government treatment of research project expenses.

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Air Transport

Summer Air Traffic to Reach New High

Lack of equipment, crews limiting factors in boom; carriers expecting minimum 10% business increase.

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