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July 8, 1957

MISSILE ENGINEERING

Russians Detail Mil-1 Flight Handling

MANAGEMENT

Air Problems Attacked in Mid-manhattan

Letters

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MISSILE ENGINEERING

Russians Detail Mil-1 Flight Handling

Soviet aviation sources have expressed dissatisfaction with the small amount of literature available on piloting helicopters. To correct this deficiency, the magazine Krylya Rodiny (Wings of the Fatherland ) has begun a scries of articles on dying the Mil-1 helicopter.
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MANAGEMENT

Air Problems Attacked in Mid-manhattan

Growing tendency of scientists to form independent teams to sell their analytical talents to the armed services and industry is illustrated in the offices and laboratories of TRG (Technical Research Group) in mid Manhattan, New York City.

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Letters

An item which appeared on p. 25 of the June 17 issue of AVIATION WEEK alleged that the Navy exercised unilateral control of the airspace along the Miami, FloridaWilmington, North Caroline airway (Control Area 1150), barring civil aircraft from traversing this route.
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AVIONICS

Navy Unveils Apn-67 Doppler Navigator

First details on its AN/APN-67, a 200-lb. self-contained doppler automatic navigation system which gives the pilot his true ground speed, distance traveled, drift angle, deviation from desired course and his present latitude and longitude were revealed by Ryan Aeronautical Co.

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AIR TRANSPORT

Independents Propose New Cargo Plan

Washington—Proposal for a six-centsper-ton-mile all-cargo commercial service using a fleet of 60 assault transports quickly convertible to a combat airlift will be presented to the Civil Aeronautics Board, Air Force and Congress by the Independent Airlines Assn.

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

X-14 Flies; Transition Test to Follow

Bell aircraft’s X-14 jet VTOL has successfully completed initial flight tests, short flights in both conventional and VTOL regimes. Next step will be transitions from VTOL to conventional flight and back. The Bell-USAF sponsored X-14 is a cleaned up version of the wholly Bell sponsored VTOL flown in 1954.
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AIR TRANSPORT

Smith, Nyrop Detail Airline Fiscal Pinch

Airline presidents say that decline in profit margins poses threat to jet age financial obligations.

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Germans to Activate First F-84f Wing

Furstenfeldbruck AB, Germany—German Air Force, now about 18 months old, will activate its first wing of Republic F-84F fighter bombers within three months. The wing will be an operational training unit, preparing new pilots and veterans of the Nazi Luftwaffe for later transition to more modern aircraft.

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Grumman Transport to Roll Out in 1958

Factory will deliver turboprop 12-passenger airplane bare to distributors for fitting out and sales effort.

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MANAGEMENT

Washington Roundup

Even his intimate friends in Dayton do not know where he has found a new “challenge,” but Maj. Gen. David H. Baker, Air Materiel Command’s director of procurement and production, will leave the Air Force on July 31. Described as “a great challenge man,” Gen. Baker is known to have accepted an industrial job with a company not involved in aviation contracting.

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