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July 20, 1959

AIR TRANSPORT

Aeroflot Improving Sales Techniques

Report on Japan Air Lines, Part II

Japanese Line Plans Transition to Dc-8s

AIR TRANSPORT

Idlewild 707 Mishap Sets Off Probes

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AIR TRANSPORT

Aeroflot Improving Sales Techniques

Pressures of international competition, expanding jet fleet force promotion, passenger service changes.

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Report on Japan Air Lines, Part II

Japanese Line Plans Transition to Dc-8s

Tokyo—Readying itself for the new high-speed, greater capacity jet transport service it will usher in by next July, Japan Air Lines is channeling intensive effort to ensure smooth transition in a gradual changeover from piston-powered airplanes.

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AIR TRANSPORT

Idlewild 707 Mishap Sets Off Probes

CAB will try to learn why landing gear arm snapped on takeoff, and how airport mobs can be stopped.

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AVIONICS

United Aircraft to Link Weather System

East Hartford, Conn.—United Aircraft Corp. is launching development of an integrated high-speed weather system which will eventually form the basis for a common military-civil national weather service. Moving into the new field of weather system development, United Aircraft will work with a team of seven associate companies to establish a test facility which will include a data processing center and nine stations along the Atlantic Coast.

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MISSILE ENGINEERING

Pershing May First Be Deployed in Italy

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AVIONICS

Faa Inspects Foreign Navigation Aids

Geneva—Two Flight Inspection Groups of the U. S. Federal Aviation Agency are now operating in Europe and the Middle East, checking out navigational facilities in airways, terminal areas and airports. Stationed in Frankfurt, Germany, and Beirut, Lebanon, the Flight Inspection Groups operate specially-equipped Douglas DC-3s converted into flying laboratories.

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Letters

Bouquets to AVIATION WEEK for publishing Mr. Sayen’s and Gen. Quesada’s letters in the June 29 issue (p. 79). Gen Quesada’s forthright answers to Mr. Sayen’s accusations are, in my opinion, an. example of the high standards that Gen. Quesada has set for himself and the Federal Aviation Agency.
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BUSINESS FLYING

All-wood Nibbio Is Fast, Maneuverable

Paris—Aviamilano’s all-wood, four-place Nibbio F.14 is a fast, highly maneuverable sport-executive airplane which the Milan, Italy, manufacturer expects to have certificated in the United States this September. The Nibbio has a normal operating range of about 800 mi.

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AIR TRANSPORT

Federal Support Mounting Behind National Air Cargo Fleet Concept

Washington—Federal government backing behind plans to revamp basic U. S. air cargo policy continued to mount last week as the U. S. Senate gave its approval to the allocation of $100 million for the movement of military traffic on commercial carriers during fiscal year 1960.

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MANAGEMENT

New York Attacks Subcontracting System

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