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October 21, 1957

EQUIPMENT

Propeller Firm Expands Accessory Line

AVIONICS

Lear Aims Dual Autopilot at Civil Jets

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Cf-105 Displays Advanced Engineering in Rollout

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EQUIPMENT

Propeller Firm Expands Accessory Line

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AVIONICS

Lear Aims Dual Autopilot at Civil Jets

Santa Monica, Calif.—Lear will soon make an open bid for the jetliner flight control market with a new operational concept, a new automatic pilot and a new type of integrated flight instrument display. New concept: Dual autopilot installations are an operational and economic requirement for new jetliners, but need not involve any size/weight penalty.

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Cf-105 Displays Advanced Engineering in Rollout

Toronto—Avro CF-105 Arrow has given Canada a serious contender for the top military aircraft of the next several years. The large, decidedly advanced delta-wing fighter was rolled out of the Malton plant a few days ago and flight tests are scheduled to begin before the end of December.

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

How Naca Views Future for Propulsion

Cleveland, Ohio—Present problems and future development possibilities of aircraft and space propulsion systems— including Mach 4 turbojets and ionic engines—were discussed here during the Triennial Inspection of the NACA’s Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory.

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Hypersonic Tunnels Yield Practical Data

Freeport, N. Y.—Hypersonic wind tunnels will become as useful as shock tunnels for the practical solution of hypersonic vehicle problems, according to researchers at the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn’s Aerodynamics Laboratory.

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MISSILE ENGINEERING

Details of Sputnik Surprise Scientists

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MISSILE ENGINEERING

Soviet Technical, Political Gains Spur Shift in Attitude on Defense

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AIR TRANSPORT

Iata Members May Renew Fare Drive

Miami delegates feel boost in first-class rates may help offset mounting costs encountered by airlines.

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Use of High Temperature Materials in Aircraft Discussed at Sae Meet

Los Angeles—Some engineering problems in the application of high temperature materials to aircraft construction were outlined at the Society of Automotive Engineers National Aeronautic Meeting here by J. W. Price, Production Design Engineer, Douglas Aircraft, Long Beach plant.
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AVIONICS

Pilot’s Picture Tube Display Test Flown

Los Angeles—Basic contact flying analog units in Army-Navy Instrument Program (ANIP) for integrated cockpit development were unveiled here last week at a symposium sponsored by the two services, Douglas Aircraft’s El Segundo Division and Bell Helicopter Corp.

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