December 10, 1956

MISSILE ENGINEERING

Molybdenum Offers Over-1,600f Uses

AIR TRANSPORT

International Lines Resume Cairo Stop

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Air Force Jet Overhaul Experience Will Guide Planning By Airlines

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MISSILE ENGINEERING

Molybdenum Offers Over-1,600f Uses

New York—Molybdenum alloys may be top contenders for structural use in the temperature range above 1.600F. This was indicated in a report to the American Rocket Society and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers by Robert R. Freeman and Janet Z. Briggs of Climax Molybdenum Co.

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AIR TRANSPORT

International Lines Resume Cairo Stop

Egyptian government limits international service to four carriers, rebukes Britain, France.

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Air Force Jet Overhaul Experience Will Guide Planning By Airlines

Tinker AFB, Okla.—Airline engineering representatives planning for the maintenance of jet engines in the new transports were given first-hand information here on Air Force cost and operational experience with testing after overhaul.

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Army Streamlines Aircraft Test Methods

Two new agencies established to help accelerate service tests and develop logistical data.

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BUSINESS FLYING

F8u Formation

Chance Vought’s F8U Crusader, now in quantity production at Dallas, Tex., is nearing operational status. Fifteen Navy pilots, six of them from VF-32 based Cecil Field, Fla., the first squadron which will receive the F8U, have completed a familiarization course in the aircraft.
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EDITORIAL

Don't Scare the Passengers

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AVIONICS

Analog Computer Borrows From Digital

New York—Hybrid analog computer that uses digital computer techniques to set up the problem automatically and record the solution was unveiled here during the recent International Automation Exposition. Developed by the Berkeley Division of Beckman Instruments, Inc., the new device is a super-accurate version of the company’s EASE (Electronic Analog Simulating Equipment) computer in combination with a digital output/input translator, called DO/IT for short.

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AIR TRANSPORT

Northeast Orders Britannia Turboprops

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MISSILE ENGINEERING

General Urges Crash Weapons Program

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MANAGEMENT

Washington Roundup

Flogair to MATS? Comments of the three services and other interested government agencies on a “single manager” plan for turning some 200 twoand four-engine Navy Fleet Logistic Air Wing transports over to USAF’s Military Air Transport Service (MATS) are being studied by the office of Assistant Secretary of Defense for Supply and Logistics, Thomas P. Pike.

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