August 14, 1961

SAFETY

Navigation Error Cited in Piedmont Crash

AIR TRANSPORT

Polish Airline Plans Transatlantic Service

FINANCIAL

Aerospace Industry Salaries Are Reported

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SAFETY

Navigation Error Cited in Piedmont Crash

About 2040, Oct. 30, 1959, Piedmont Airlines Flight 349 crashed on Bucks Elbow Mountain located about 13 mi. west of the Charlottesville-Albemarle County, Va., Airport. The crew of 3 and 23 of 24 passengers were killed; the sole survivor was seriously injured.
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AIR TRANSPORT

Polish Airline Plans Transatlantic Service

LOT, state-owned airline, drafting expansion plans for 1963-65; jet equipment purchases a priority item.

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FINANCIAL

Aerospace Industry Salaries Are Reported

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: Avco Corp.—V. Emanuel, chairman (deceased), $175,000 salary;
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MANAGEMENT

Aerospace Corp. Has Large Research Role

This is the second article of a two-part series on Aerospace Corp. The first article (AW Aug. 7, p. 52) delineated the organization and responsibilities of the corporation and two of its three major divisions—Systems Research and Planning Division, and the Engineering Division.

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FINANCIAL

Air Force Research Grants

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MANAGEMENT

Soviet Gains Blunt U.s. Bomber Potential

McNamara bases his downgrading of manned aircraft on an assessment of Russian anti-aircraft advances.

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AIR TRANSPORT

Hughes’ Jet Financing Hindrance Charged

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MISSILE ENGINEERING

Slam Avionics Must Resist Radiation

Dallas, Tex.—Research by Chance Vought engineers on the effects of a high-level radiation environment on electronic circuitry and components required for the company’s supersonic low-altitude missile (SLAM) program has been successful to the point where the engineers say that they can write specifications with reasonable confidence that the equipment will qualify.

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FINANCIAL

New Offerings

Arcs Industries, Inc., Huntington Station, N. Y., engaged primarily in the manufacture of electronic, electrical, electromechanical and mechanical components, subassemblies, assemblies and special devices for use in the missile and computer fields.
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SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Satellite Competition Potential Disputed

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