June 26, 1961

AIR TRANSPORT

Airlines List Officers’ Salaries with Cab

MANAGEMENT

Kennedy Asks Commercial Satellite Study

Letters

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AIR TRANSPORT

Airlines List Officers’ Salaries with Cab

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MANAGEMENT

Kennedy Asks Commercial Satellite Study

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Letters

The article “Devaluation Spurs KLM Modernization” on p. 42 of your May 29 issue, while correct in its interpretation of the economic effects of the change in the guilder’s value, does misuse the word “devalue.” In fact, the guilder has been revalued upward, not devaluated.
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AIR TRANSPORT

U. S.-europe Overcapacity Grows Critical

Traffic falls below 1960 levels as capacity climbs; low fares, group discounts suggested as solutions.

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MANAGEMENT

U.s., Soviets Move Toward Nuclear Tests

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MANAGEMENT

Research Office Weapon Influence Grows

Washington—Tightened control over the selection of future weapon systems by Defense Secretary Robert S. McNamara is reflected in a continuing reorganization of the Office of Defense Research and Engineering. Encroachment of this organization into the weapon selection field, as well as into operations and establishment of requirements, has not escaped criticism.

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AVIONICS

Services to Investigate Hybrid Telemetry

Newport Beach, Calif.—Armed services are planning to test a hybrid telemetry which combines in a single system the capabilities for high accuracy and high data rates inherent to pulse code modulation (PCM) and pulse amplitude modulation (PAM) systems, respectively.

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Super Frelon Offers More Speed, Payload

Paris—Sud 3210 Super Frelon designed to help fill the West German and French navy heavy-turbine helicopter needs represents a major step beyond the two predecessor 3200 Frelon prototypes now rounding out their flight test evaluations.

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AVIONICS

Rugged Communications Link Atlas Sites

Atlas ICBM launch sites, dispersed over an 8,000-sq.-mi. area at Fairchild AFB, Wash., have been linked to an underground command control center by means of a toughened microwave communications system designed to withstand bomb-blast overpressures up to 25 psi. (The term “hardened” usually is applied to facilities capable of withstanding overpressures of 100 psi. or more.)

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SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Agreement Reached on Usaf Solids Role

Defense-NASA pact formally marks Air Force return to major booster program, opens door for expansion.

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