July 17, 1961

SAFETY

Prior Damage Cited in Electra Crash

Tushino Stresses Ussr Aircraft Priority

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Air Carriers Gain Cj805-3 Experience

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SAFETY

Prior Damage Cited in Electra Crash

To obtain a type certificate for a fixedwing airplane, which has a weight in excess of 12,500 pounds, compliance must be shown with the provisions of Part 4b of the Civil Air Regulations. As a general rule the provisions of that Part which arc in effect on the date of application for a type certificate are the regulations applicable to the type.
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Tushino Stresses Ussr Aircraft Priority

First Soviet public air show of importance in five years unveils impressive array of Russian aircraft.

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Air Carriers Gain Cj805-3 Experience

Evendale, Ohio—General Electric CJ805-3 turbojet, now believed over the initial hurdles of mechanical and performance problems, is racking up time at the rate of 25,000 hr. per month in the fleets of Delta Air Lines, Trans World Airlines, and Northeast Airlines.

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AVIONICS

Faa to Test Flareout Guidance System

MacArthur Field, N. Y.—New all-weather landing system, designed to add a precise flareout path to existing ILS beams, will be delivered this month to Federal Aviation Agency’s National Aviation Facilities Experimental Center at Atlantic City, N. J., for flight evaluation this fall.

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MANAGEMENT

New Technique May Detect Nuclear Blasts

Washington—Use of underground radio waves generated by an underground nuclear explosion may permit detection of clandestine nuclear blasts which would be difficult to spot by present seismic methods or to distinguish from natural phenomena such as earthquakes, Raytheon’s Clark C. Abt told the recent Military Electronics Convention here.
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AIR TRANSPORT

Problems Loom for ‘visit Usa’ Program

Cost of touring America and lack of preparedness to accommodate visitors appear to be main obstacles.

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SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Space Role Seen for Small Rocket Family

Canoga Park, Calif.—Family of smaller rockets designed to operate in deep space is under development by Rocketdyne Division of North American Aviation as a complement to its big booster program. The company-funded program is based on a conclusion that there is a time gap between chemical rockets now being designed for spacecraft and projected nuclear and nuclear-electric engines.

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MANAGEMENT

Senators Push President Kennedy for Early Defense Budget Addition

Washington—Key senators, disturbed about the Soviet military buildup pointing toward a showdown over Berlin, helped push the Kennedy Administration into an early preparation of requests for more defense money. Partisan political considerations were ignored as powerful Senate Democrats bluntly questioned Kennedy Administration management of the defense program and announced they would call in military leaders to tell Congress directly about shortcomings in weapons and manpower.

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MANAGEMENT

Officer Salaries Listed with Sec

Washington—Following is a list of aerospace industry directors and officers with 1960 salaries above $30,000 and their stockholdings, as reported to the Securities and Exchange Commission: International Telephone and Telegraph Corp.—H. S. Geneen, president and director, $138,545 salary, 2,128 shares of common stock, bonus of 538 shares of common stock and $35,001;
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AVIONICS

Rocket Study to Assist Missile Detection

Accelerated, multi-million dollar program to determine the optimum infrared and ultraviolet wavelengths for early warning satellites to sense, in detecting and identifying hostile ballistic missile launchings, will begin soon under funding from the Advanced Research Projects Agency.

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