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February 6, 1967

Aeronautical Engineering

Air Force Seeks Metalworking Advances

Apollo Accident Report

Inquiry Focuses on Electrical Systems

Management

U. S. Stressing New Re-entry Technology

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Aeronautical Engineering

Air Force Seeks Metalworking Advances

Stronger materials, improved techniques and equipment needed for future aerospace vehicles; 1970-85 requirements outlined

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Apollo Accident Report

Inquiry Focuses on Electrical Systems

Cape Kennedy-Emphasis last week was focusing on the electrical power system of the Apollo 204 spacecraft as a key link in the events that led to the command module fire and deaths of Astronauts Virgil I. Grissom, Edward H. White and Roger B. Chaffee here Jan. 27.
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Management

U. S. Stressing New Re-entry Technology

McNamara statement reveals effort to vastly improve warhead capability of Minuteman 3, Poseidon; new ICBM system planned

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War in Vietnam

Usaf Boosts North Viet Ecm Jamming

Effort designed to combat rising anti-aircraft, MiG strength; improved suppression techniques making communists cautious

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A v/on/cs

Anti-collision System Uses Atomic Clock

Collins rubidium time-frequency standards obviate large-scale ground station network, but would require a few master clocks

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A v/on/cs

Filter Center

Air Force and Navy are considering purchase of McDonnell airborne collision avoidance systems to meet military needs in Vietnam. If the purchase goes through, it could result in incompatible civil and military anti-collision systems designs that protect neither against the other.
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Management

New Aerospace Products

Tester, designated Pyromite, is designed for testing squibs, gas generators or any explosive device in qualification, environmental and research and development programs. Design of the device includes an energy absorber that permits the tester to supply pressure, displacement and force-vs.-time data with ± 1 % accuracy.
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Apollo Accident Report

Accident Reviving Ecs Gas Controversy

Washington-Controversy over the choice of single-gas environmental control systems for the U.S. manned space flight program through Apollo will be revived and intensified by the deaths of three astronauts and destruction of their capsule in an oxygen-fed fire at Cape Kennedy Jan. 27.
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Air Transport

F-228 Jet Aimed at Regional Market

New York-Fairchild Hiller Corp. will build a short-haul turbofan transport designed for the regional airline market under a cooperative contract with Royal Netherlands Aircraft Factories Fokker. The 50-passenger aircraft (AW&ST Jan. 30. p. 46) is designated the F-228.

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Apollo Accident Report

Nasa Weighs Impact of Apollo Accident

Agency is attempting to maintain 1969 lunar landing schedule in face of possible redesign requirement, delay in first flight r J

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