In Partnership With

May 1, 1967

War in Vietnam

U. S. to Increase Air Rescue Capability in Southeast Asia

War in Vietnam

B-52 Ranked Most Feared Viet Weapon

Aeronautical Engineering

Composite Aircraft Seen Emerging as Next Basic Vtol

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War in Vietnam

U. S. to Increase Air Rescue Capability in Southeast Asia

About one-third of downed crewmen being recovered in North and South Vietnam, with many missions performed under fire

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War in Vietnam

B-52 Ranked Most Feared Viet Weapon

Saigon-U.S. Army and the Communist Viet Cong appear to top the list here in respectively appreciating and fearing the conventional tactical bombing strikes by Air Force Boeing B-52D strategic aircraft. A number of USAF officers still are unconvinced of their effectiveness in this role.
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Aeronautical Engineering

Composite Aircraft Seen Emerging as Next Basic Vtol

New York-Results of continuing government and industry research and development on high-performance VTOL aircraft are pointing to the composite aircraft (see box, p. 65) as the basis for the next generation rotary-wing aircraft design.

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Business Flying

Pressure Loss Study Spurs Rule Proposal

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Air Transport

Cab Mood Spurs Route Filings From Three All-cargo Carriers

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War in Vietnam

Viet Mig-base Strikes Shun Key Targets

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Air Transport

U. S. Airline Operating Revenues and Expenses for Year 1966

OPERATING REVENUES (In Thousands of Dollars) Passenger U.S. Mail Foreign Cargo Charter Other Incidental Federal Total Mail Transport Subsidy DOMESTIC TRUNKS 649,246 16,911 68,868 4,447 768 (28,096) 712,144 137,560 3,968 7,481 335 242 (177) 149,409
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Space Technology

New Soyuz Flight Forecast in Try to Meet Schedule

Washington-Soviets are expected soon to make another attempt to man-rate their new Soyuz lunar command module to maintain a schedule calling for a circumlunar flight this year. Failure of the first Soyuz is spurring a detailed re-examination by Russian space officials of the earth-orbit rendezvous technique for lunar exploration.

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War in Vietnam

Extra $8-billion Viet Need Seen

Congressional leaders predict large supplemental to be required for war as Administration assures January request to be adequate

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Avionics

Tc-4c to Boost A-6a Crew Proficiency

Bethpage, N.Y.-First Navy/Grumman TC-4C, designed to improve proficiency of Navy/Grumman A-6A crews through realistic inflight training with actual A-6A avionic installations, is nearing completion here. First flight is scheduled for June.

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