October 28, 1963

AVIONICS

Microcircuits Boost Minuteman Capability

SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Hamilton Standard Starting Manned Tests of Advanced Apollo Suit Design Prototypes

AIR TRANSPORT

Industry Urges U.s. to Revise Sst Plan

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AVIONICS

Microcircuits Boost Minuteman Capability

Anaheim, Calif.—Extensive use of microcircuitry throughout the computer, flight controls, inertial platform and associated electronics comprising the guidance and control system of the Improved Minuteman ICBM is expected to make possible greater missile reliability, range and accuracy.

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SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Hamilton Standard Starting Manned Tests of Advanced Apollo Suit Design Prototypes

Windsor Locks, Conn.—Manned tests with advanced prototypes of the Apollo, spacesuit and backpack have started at United Aircraft Corp.’s Hamilton Standard Div. here, as the suit development program enters its final stages on schedule.

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AIR TRANSPORT

Industry Urges U.s. to Revise Sst Plan

Washington—Administration blueprints for the supersonic transport development program may be forced to undergo drastic revisions in the wake of strong criticism from airlines and manufacturers last week before the Senate aviation subcommittee.

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SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Industry Studies Nasa Procurement List

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MANAGEMENT

Senate Probers Scrutinize Korth Letters

Outgoing Navy Secretary’s correspondence searched for possible TFX partiality and conflict of interest.

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MANAGEMENT

Big Lift Tests Army, Usaf Flexibilities

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Letters

I note with interest your article in the Aug. 19 issue, page 39, concerning the family fare plan on domestic trunk lines. The idea is certainly in the best traditions of American business, stimulated by new and dynamic thinking. I believe, however, that the increase in traffic will be even greater if the airlines consider the possibility of allowing families to travel separately at the reduced rate.
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MANAGEMENT

Korth Denies He Was Asked to Resign

I resigned solely for the long standing personal reasons I expressed to the President. I do not, of course, know what the anonymous officials referred to in news stories may have had in mind, but the reasons stated did not and could not have influenced my resignation.
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AIR TRANSPORT

Trans World, Continental Discuss Merger

Hughes Tool Co. holdings, relationship of voting trust to control, to be settled before agreement is reached.

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MANAGEMENT

House Unit to Approve Four-year Term for Jcs; Veto Threatened

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