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April 8, 1957

SAFETY

C-82 Crashed on Emergency Go-round

AIR TRANSPORT

Soviet Passengers Wait, Wonder, Freeze

AVIONICS

Solid-state Research Brews Upheaval

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SAFETY

C-82 Crashed on Emergency Go-round

A Fairchild C-82A (Packet), N 4832V, owned by Booth Leasing Corporation and operated by Sky Spray, a subsidiary of United Heckathorn, Inc., and engaged in the MEDFLY¹ project, crashed during a go-around after an attempted landing at Boca Raton Airport, Boca Raton, Florida, August 8, 1956, at approximately 0505.²
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AIR TRANSPORT

Soviet Passengers Wait, Wonder, Freeze

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AVIONICS

Solid-state Research Brews Upheaval

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Mach 10 Manned Vehicles Are Usaf Goal

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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: WARNER ROBINS AMA, Robins AFB, Georgia. General Mills, Inc., Mechanical Div., Minneapolis 13, Minn., repair and modification of Y4 horizontal periscopic bombsight and components, (PR-735052), $3,501,195.
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Ion Rocket for Space Exploration Proposed at Rocket Society Meet

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

German Deportee Describes Bear Engine

Geneva—The 12,000 shp. Type K turboprops that power the four-engined Russian Bear long range bomber are the final result of a four-step program that began 11 years ago in Kuibischev on the Volga River. Developed by German ex-employes of Junkers and BMW, the giant engines produce 8,000 shp., plus residual thrust at their design altitude of 36,100 ft.
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PRODUCTION

Titanium Displaces Steel in J57 Engine

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BUSINESS FLYING

Private Lines

Flash advisories, giving up to two hours advance notice of potentially hazardous weather, are being issued as received by Flight Advisory Weather Service Centers. Included will be data on tornadoes, thunderstorms, hail, duststorms, icing and turbulence; also extensive areas of low ceiling, restricted visibility and strong gusty surface winds.
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AIR TRANSPORT

Decline in Overshoot Crashes Reported

Reversible propellers help trim runway crashes; near miss reports remain at dangerously high level.

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