November 7, 1960

AIR TRANSPORT

Jet Impact Felt in Transatlantic Market

AVIONICS

System Packaging Designed for Flexibility

AVIONICS

Army Probes Signal Interference Problem

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AIR TRANSPORT

Jet Impact Felt in Transatlantic Market

Scheduled summer capacity exceeds million-seat mark for first time; off-season predictions optimistic.

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AVIONICS

System Packaging Designed for Flexibility

Canoga Park, Calif.—A fresh approach to microminiature avionic component packaging, which could go a long way toward resolving doubts of system design engineers about which way to proceed in a new field already crowded with many conflicting “approaches,” was revealed here last week by the Ramo-Wooldridge Division of Thompson Ramo Wooldridge, Inc.

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AVIONICS

Army Probes Signal Interference Problem

Ft. Huachuca, Ariz.—Insight into the sources and possible remedies for interference among military electronic gear may be acquired from equipment tests conducted under simulated battle conditions at a unique $90 million electromagnetic environmental test facility (AW Jan. 4, p. 15) being erected and instrumented over an area of thousands of square miles in southern Arizona.
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FINANCIAL

New Offerings

Solitron Devices, White Plains, N. Y.; organized in March, 1959, the company is engaged in the business of developing and introducing, manufacturing and marketing new solid-state devices. These devices replace gas-filled or vacuum electronic tubes and selenium rectifiers in the function of current conversion from alternating current to direct current required by various electronic devices.
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Space Technology

Orbit Launch, Rendezvous Studies Sought

Marshall Center asks proposals for six-month projects; program involves manned space platform.

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FINANCIAL

Letters

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SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Transit Iiia Planned for Nov. 29 Launch

Washington—Transit IIIA, 300-lb., multiple-payload, navigation-aid satellite with at least two new experiments, is programed to be fired into a 500naut. mi.-altitude circular orbit between 11:30 p.m. and 3:30 a.m. EST on Nov. 29-30 from Cape Canaveral, Fla.
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SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Garrett Integrates Space Capsule Systems

Los Angeles—An integrated power supply and environmental control system for a Project Apollo-type, three-man, two-week, earth orbiting capsule has been formulated by the Garrett Corp.’s AiResearch Division under a company-funded program.

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AIR TRANSPORT

Cl-44 Loading Aims for 1 Hr. Turn-around

Tulsa, Okla.—Mechanized loading system for the Canadair CL-44 turboprop cargo transport is designed to ensure a turn-around of one hour from the time that the airplane taxies into the loading area until it taxies out again, with actual unloading and loading of a complete payload taking 45 min.

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AIR TRANSPORT

Flight Aid Development Progress Reported to Rtca Symposium

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