September 3, 1956

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Soviet Aircraft Training Well Integrated, But Party Plays Heavy Role

AVIONICS

Space Navigation Challenges Engineers

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Scientists Tackle Jet Noise Problem

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Soviet Aircraft Training Well Integrated, But Party Plays Heavy Role

The vertical integration of all facilities and functions—including the training of specialists under the various industrial ministries is especially thorough in the Soviet aircraft industry. Aside from the historical and political factors which have led to the development of vertically integrated industrial complexes under each ministry, the requirements of military security have made it desirable that all research, planning and production within the aircraft industry of the Soviet Union be concentrated under a single leadership and known to as restricted a group as possible.

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AVIONICS

Space Navigation Challenges Engineers

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Scientists Tackle Jet Noise Problem

Cambridge, Mass.—There are three basic ways to calm the noise poured forth by a large jet engine: use a quieter engine, install a muffler, or persuade the public to accept the noise, according to the acoustical consulting firm of Bolt Beranek & Newman, Inc., who are devoting considerable time and energy to the matter.

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Airlines Demand ‘practical Helicopters

Air Transport Assn. challenges industry to meet promises, provide profitable commercial rotorcraft.

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FINANCIAL

Stock Transactions

Disposal of 5,319 capital shares of Glenn L. Martin Company stock by George M. Bunker, officer and director of the company is reported by the Securities and Exchange Commission in its latest report. Mr. Bunker has a holding of 15,600 capital shares remaining.
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MANAGEMENT

Letters

Thanks From ARDC In behalf of all of us at the Air Research and Development Command I want to express to you and your staff our sincere appreciation and commendation for the outstanding job you have done on the recent ARDC edition of AVIATION WEEK.
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MANEGMENT

Washington Roundup

The Democratic National Committee has unearthed Congressional testimony by top USAF, Navy and Army officers in a campaign-year effort to refute Republican Party platform planks defending the administration’s defense program over the past three years.

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BUSINESS FLYING

Fairchild Sees Market for 600 M-185fs

New York—A market of approximately 600 units exists for the new Fairchild M-185F four-jet eight-passenger business transport, according to Richard S. Boutelle, president of Fairchild Engine & Airplane Corp., Hagerstown, Md. Boutelle said that this figure was developed during a market survey by the company aimed at finding out the sales potential for its new project.

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‘gatling Gun’ Designed for F-104, F-105

Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.— General Electric Co.’s new six-barrel 20-mm. Vulcan aircraft cannon that will arm F-104 and F-105 USAF fighters and B-58 supersonic bombers was officially unveiled here last week. Cyclic rate is around 7,000 rounds per minute.

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EDITORIAL

Scramble for Florida's Coconuts

The question of providing more service linking the lush airlines traffic pools of the Northeast and Midwest with Florida has stirred some interesting controversy. It also has raised a number of problems that are fundamental to the new era of airline operations as a highlycompetitive mass transportation business.

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