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January 9, 1967

Safety

Optical Illusion Cited as Cause of Collision

War in Vietnam

Airpower Gives U. S. Edge in Vietnam War

Air Transport

Europe Acts to Combat Traffic Congestion

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Safety

Optical Illusion Cited as Cause of Collision

Trans World Airlines, Inc.. Flight 42. (TW 42), a Boeing 707, N748TW. and Eastern Airlines, Inc., Flight 853. (EA 853 ). a Lockheed 1049C, N6218C. were involved in a midair collision over the Carmel. N. Y„ VORTAC while en route to the New York City area at approximately 1619 EST, Dec. 4, 1965.
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War in Vietnam

Airpower Gives U. S. Edge in Vietnam War

Top military officials pressing White House to approve raids on MiG bases near Hanoi to bolster USAF domination of sky

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Air Transport

Europe Acts to Combat Traffic Congestion

New funds being pumped into airports in hopes of breaking passenger bottlenecks; additional facilities seen needed

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Avionics

Douglas Plans All-weather Landing Tests

Long Beach, Calif.-Douglas Aircraft Co. is taking major strides toward outfitting its commercial jet transports with the necessary capability for making approaches under ever-lowering conditions of ceiling and visibility. The company is nearing the end of a lengthy series of flight tests required by the Federal Aviation Agency for engineering certification of Category 2 configurations for the DC-8 Series 50 and 60 transports and the DC-9 Series 10 and 30 transports.

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Air Transport

Johnson Expected to Push Sst

Export potential seen spurring program, but funding for prototype hardware could face a stiff congressional fight

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Business Flying

Helicopter Line Seeks Expansion Formula

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Air Transport

Economist Would Postpone Sst Pending Certainty of 10% Return

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Air Transport

Boeing Focuses on Range-payload Goal

Seattle-Further refinements of its winning Boeing 2707 supersonic transport design, including an attack on the major range-payload problem, will occupy the Boeing Co. supersonic transport team while waiting for the government to make the key decision on when or whether to proceed with prototype construction.

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Air Transport

Boom Problem Still Clouds Sst Future

Design features discovered could cut overpressures by 20%; airframe competitors find them impractical for incorporation

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Air Transport

Holiday Traffic Hits Peak Despite Snow

Carriers report increases for Christmas-New Year period; United claims one-day passenger record for 87,532 boardings Jan. 2

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