July 8, 1963

SAFETY

Elevator Trim Suspected in Lodestar Crash

AVIONICS

Navy Adopts New Asw Avionics Approach

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Korth Defends Tfx Choice, Hears Charge He Used ‘raw Judgment’

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SAFETY

Elevator Trim Suspected in Lodestar Crash

On Sept. 4, 1962, at 2100 EDT, a Lockheed Lodestar, N 1000F, owned and operated by Ashland Oil & Refining Co., Ashland, Ky., lost its right wing in flight, crashed and burned in a field near Lake Milton, Ohio, seven-tenths of a mile south of Ohio State Highway Route 18.
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AVIONICS

Navy Adopts New Asw Avionics Approach

Washington—Fundamentally different approach to the design of airborne anti-submarine warfare weapons, expected to improve significantly Navy’s ability to cope with high-speed nuclear submarines, has been adopted by the Bureau of Naval Weapons.

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Korth Defends Tfx Choice, Hears Charge He Used ‘raw Judgment’

Washington—Navy Secretary Fred Korth encountered hostile questioning and accusations of using “raw judgment” as he detailed for the Senate Permanent Investigations Subcommittee last week why he chose the General Dynamics-Grumman F-lll (TFX) proposal over Boeing’s.

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AIR TRANSPORT

Los Angeles ‘satellites’ Offer Convenience

Los Angeles—Los Angeles International Airport’s unique “satellite” construction design mav well offer the only practical compromise between airline operational needs and passenger convenience in the handling of high volume traffic among the nation’s major hub airports.

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Heat Posing Major Sst Design Problems

Atlantic City—Research now under way toward development of a Mach 3 aircraft is revealing major problems in the areas of fuel, lubricants and nonmetallic components. Extent of such problems was explained in reports presented here recently to the annual meeting of the American Society for Testing and Materials.

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MANAGEMENT

New Department of Defense Standard Rocket, Missile, Probe Designations

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Probers Told of Navy’s Qualms About Bi-service Tfx Program

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AIR TRANSPORT

Psa Business Traffic Proportion Grows

San Diego—Pacific Southwest Airlines, an intrastate operator, must contend with regulatory problems even though it operates outside the jurisdiction of the Civil Aeronautics Board (AW July 1, p. 48). Earlier this month, the CAB ordered the airline to stop carrying passengers transferred to it by another airline when the PSA flight is a direct connection with an interstate itinerary.

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BUSINESS FLYING

Jets Top Business Plane Display at Paris

Paris—Two new executive jet transports—the Dassault Mystere 20 and the de Havilland DH-12 5—captured most of the business flying interest at the Paris Air Show, topping a display that featured few new designs with a chance of reaching the hardware stage.

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EDITORIAL

New Transport Equipment

Less than two years after the prophets of doom, including some ill-informed representatives of the transport industry, predicted that the airlines had over-bought themselves into permanent ruin with jet equipment, these same carriers are shopping around for more jets and there is an international stirring of new technical developments for the transport market.

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