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November 9, 1959

SAFETY

Piper Crash Blamed on C-124 Turbulence

BUSINESS FLYING

Cessna Predicts Doubled Sales Volume

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SAFETY

Piper Crash Blamed on C-124 Turbulence

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BUSINESS FLYING

Cessna Predicts Doubled Sales Volume

Wichita, Kan.—Forecast of a “fabulous” growth by Cessna Aircraft Co. which envisions doubling the business and utility plane manufacturer’s current volume in the next five years and doubling it again in the the following five years was made here by Dwane L. Wallace, company president.
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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Tyne Designed to Grow to 10,000 Tehp.

Montreal — Ultimate development plans for the Rolls-Royce Tyne turboprop, within its present structure, may permit rating increases up to 10,000 total equivalent horsepower (tehp.), along with further reductions in specific fuel consumption.

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Space Technology

Radiation Vehicles to Aid Capsule Design

Philadelphia—More accurate design of manned and unmanned space vehicles will be possible after a close study of the lower Van Allen radiation belt at altitudes from 200-to-1,800 mi., scheduled to be conducted next year by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration using six specially-designed vehicles.

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MANAGEMENT

Stock Transactions

Disposition of capital shares by nine officers of North American Aviation has been reported by the Securities and Exchange Commission for the periods from July 11 to Aug. 10 and Aug. 11 to Sept. 10: S. G. Anspach, officer, 800 shares, leaving a holding of 200; J. L. Atwood, officer and director, 12,000 shares, leaving a holding of 5,100; Gerald B. Brophy, officer and director, 2,000 shares, leaving a holding of 3,734; C. J. Gallant, officer and director, 1,400 shares, leaving a holding of 3,100; J. H. Kindelberger, officer and director, 17,200 shares, leaving a holding of 21,717; R. A. Lambeth, officer and director.
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AIR TRANSPORT

Carriers Open New Pacific Route Battle

Interest in Trans-Pacific Route Case spotlights area’s potential as leading generator of traffic.

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Space Technology

Delta Pioneers New Management Concept

Development approach to interim space vehicle may set precedents for future NASA, industry relations.

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AVIONICS

Faa Analyzing Low Cost Data Link Unit

Atlantic City, N. J.—First detailed report on Stromberg-Carlson’s approach to low-cost equipment for the automatic air-ground-air communications system (AGACS) program to be evaluated over the next six months by the Federal Aviation Agency has been presented to the Annual Fall Assembly of the Radio Technical Commission for Aeronautics.

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AIR TRANSPORT

American 707s to Have 720-type Wing

Seattle—American Airlines’ fleet of Boeing 707-120s will be provided with new leading edge flaps, redesigned wing leading edges and a redesigned rudder under a conversion program which begins next fall at Boeing Airplane Co. These 25 airplanes already are scheduled for retrofitted Pratt & Whitney JT3D-1 turbofan engines, with the modification work to be done by American at its Tulsa base.

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