July 4, 1955

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Supersonic Models Provide Missile Design Shortcuts

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Mating Air Inlets with Turbojets Troubles Supersonic Plane Design

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Naca Tackling Hypersonic Problems

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Supersonic Models Provide Missile Design Shortcuts

Pasadena, Calif.—Aerolab Development Corp. is offering airframe manufacturers a commercial package for free-flight testing of their new supersonic designs, either aircraft or missile. The package includes design, construction and instrumentation of the test models, firing, data collection and reduction.

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Mating Air Inlets with Turbojets Troubles Supersonic Plane Design

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Naca Tackling Hypersonic Problems

Highlights of the Ames inspection included: Briefing on hypersonic flight and its accompanying thermodynamic problems. Discussion of dynamic and static stability problems which have been encountered in military and research aircraft already flying.

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EQUIPMENT

Fuel Meter Shows Flow and Quantity

A new gravimetric flowmeter being installed in a top jet bomber and fighter can do two jobs: It gives flow readings in pounds-per-hour, or, as an integrating unit, serve as a fuel quantity gage. It is being used as a flowmeter in the bomber and as a fuel gage in the fighter.

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Management

Junk Aspr Revision, Industry Urges

Washington, D. C.—Junking of the changes which the Defense Department proposes to make in the cost-allowability section of the Armed Services Procurement Regulation is recommended by the aircraft industry. An AVIATION WEEK survey of comments on revisions recommended in Section XV of ASPR indicates that the aircraft industry has considerable outside support for its stand.

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PRODUCTION

Rohr Develops Stainless Steel Honeycomb Structure Knowhow

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AIR TRANSPORT

Examiner Backs Air Charter Exchange

Failure to relax present irregular restrictions would be ‘tragically shortsighted,’ says CAB’s Pfeiffer.

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Management

Hoover Unit Proposes 19 Changes

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AIR TRANSPORT

$63 Million Annual Airport Aid Wins Unanimous Senate Approval

Washington, D. C.—Legislation guaranteeing $63 million federal aid for airport development annually for the next four years was unanimously passed by the Senate—despite the Administration’s oppositions. Under the measure, Civil Aeronautics Administration would be authorized to enter contracts with state and local governments each year—for Fiscal 1956 through Fiscal 1959—up to $63 million, and Congress would be obligated to appropriate funds to cover the contracts.
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Management

Defense Management Shakeup Is Urged

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