October 30, 1961

SAFETY

Landing Maneuver Cited in Twa Crash

AIR TRANSPORT

N.y. Airways 107 Fleet Keyed to Subsidy

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Ge Sees Variety of Uses for T64 Engine

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SAFETY

Landing Maneuver Cited in Twa Crash

On November 24, 1959 at approximately 0535 CST, a Lockheed Constellation, N 102R, Flight 595, operated by Trans World Airlines, Inc., crashed into a residential area about one-fourth of a mile southeast of Midway Airport, Chicago, Illinois, killing all persons aboard, demolishing the aircraft, and fatally injuring eight persons on the ground.
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AIR TRANSPORT

N.y. Airways 107 Fleet Keyed to Subsidy

New York—New York Airways’ plans for converting to a turbine-powered Boeing-Vertol 107 helicopter fleet, with service beginning early next year, are in an uncertain state in view of the current helicopter subsidy situation. Since Civil Aeronautics Board recently indicated it may not approve New York Airways’ guaranteed loan application covering five aircraft, the carrier may be forced to accept only four ships under the loan and look around for financing for the fifth if traffic warrants.

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Ge Sees Variety of Uses for T64 Engine

Lynn, Mass—General Electric is predicting that its T64 turbine engine— competitively alone in the 2,500to 3,500-shp. power class—will play a leading role in powering the larger V/STOL aircraft scheduled to appear during the next decade.

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SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Welsh Analyzes U.s. Space Expenditures

In a democracy, as contrasted with a dictatorship, the people not only need to understand the national programs of their government in order to perform their responsibilities as free citizens, but they have the right to know. Moreover, if they do not understand and do not accept the national decisions, the program will fizzle on the launching pads.

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MANAGEMENT

U. S. Moves to Upgrade Military Research

Washington—Dr. Harold Brown, director of Defense research and engineering, in his recent speech calling for better management of military laboratories signified the new urgency President Kennedy has given to an old question: How to get first-rate research on second-rate salaries?

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Letters

God bless Admiral Hayward and Robert Hotz! We figured a while back, conservatively, that the U. S. is spotting the USSR 15,000 engineers every year in this “bitter battle of baloney.” J. R. TRACEY, Head Technical Publications Group Hughes Aircraft Co. Fullerton, Calif.
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AIR TRANSPORT

New Helicopter Airline Has Early Success

San Francisco—San Francisco & Oakland Helicopter Airlines, operating 68 flights daily with two Sikorsky S-62 helicopters only five months after inaugurating scheduled service, now sees its way clear for a subsidy-free operation.
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AVIONICS

System Displays En Route, Terminal Data

Los Angeles—Compact cockpit pictorial display which can pinpoint aircraft position on en route maps as well as display terminal charts, emergency instructions and other flight information is being developed and refined here for the Air Force.

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Sea-going Ground Effect Machine Ordered

Contract for $370,000 to design and develop an ocean-going, cargo-carrying ground effect machine with a gross weight between 50 and 200 tons has been awarded to Vehicle Research Corp. of Pasadena, Calif. by the Maritime Administration of the U. S. Department of Commerce.
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AIR TRANSPORT

Iata Plans to Bolster Enforcement Unit

Threat of crackdown by CAB moves convention delegates to seek improved policing of illegal rates.

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