June 18, 1956

SAFETY

Ual Dc-6b Explodes, Man Indicted

MANAGEMENT

Engineers Must Find Career Motivation

AIR TRANSPORT

Trans Canada Plans All-turbine Fleet

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SAFETY

Ual Dc-6b Explodes, Man Indicted

The Board delayed the release of this aircraft accident report at the request of the State’s Attorney for Colorado, the request being prompted by the criminal aspects involved in the accident. Deemed reasonable and in the public interest, the delay was granted in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938, as amended.
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MANAGEMENT

Engineers Must Find Career Motivation

Economic survival of firm often depends on managements’ motivation of engineering personnel.

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AIR TRANSPORT

Trans Canada Plans All-turbine Fleet

Vickers Viscount success leads to TCA plan for complete conversion to turbine aircraft by early 1961.

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FINANCIAL

Usaf Contracts

Following is a list of unclassified contracts for $25,000 and over as released by Air Force Contracting Offices: AMC, WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio. The Koflan Co., Corner Route 1 and Camp Meeting Road, Topsfield, Mass., antennas, AT-598/APT, 4519 ea., antennas, AT-600/-APT, 4519 ea., (PR 666540), $224,684.
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Letters

You have carried the torch for additional appropriations for defense for so long that I am surprised to see the comments in Mr. Hotz’s editorial in the issue of May 21. It is difficult to reconcile Mr. Hotz’s complacency in his statement, “The Fiscal 1957 battle of the airpower budget is virtually won.”
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AVIONICS

Too Few Solutions to Today’s Air Traffic

Boston—The aviation industry has too many possible solutions to its 1965-75 traffic control problems, and too few immediate answers for today’s problems. These last are certain to get worse before they get better. This pessimistic conclusion stems from reports made here by nearly 20 of the nation’s top civil-military aviation planners and traffic control experts during the recent Spring Assembly of the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics.

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TRANSPORT

New Tyne Engine to Improve Vanguard

Weybridge, England—Development of the new Rolls-Royce Tyne turboprop engine will enable the Vickers-Armstrongs Vanguard transport to carry 115 tourist passengers at up to 425 mph. on stage lengths to 2,600 mi. This should take place between 1959 and 1963, according to detailed plans just disclosed.
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House Committee Steps Up Osi Attack

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EQUIPMENT

Jet Age Ground-handling Problems

Air Transport Seminar recommends keeping planes away from terminals; moving cargo, passengers.

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Goodyear Reverser Chops Jet Landings

After a three-year Air Force sponsored development program, Goodyear Aircraft Corp. believes it has a reverser which can chop the landing run of jet aircraft in half—with minimum effect on other phases of performance. Goodyear has been working on both cascade and target type reversers.

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