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May 8, 1967

War in Vietnam

TAC Profiting from Nellis’ Expanded Role

Air Transport

Continental Cites Regional Identification

War in Vietnam

Viet Ground Effort Keyed to Airlift Base

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War in Vietnam

TAC Profiting from Nellis’ Expanded Role

Nellis AFB, Nev.-Air Force’s Tactical Air Command is drawing increasingly on the wealth of operational pilot experience at the Tactical Fighter Weapons Center here as part of a major effort to turn the lessons of combat in Southeast Asia to their best use.

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Air Transport

Continental Cites Regional Identification

Carrier also banking on Military Airlift Command experience and fare proposals that circumvent complications from IATA

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War in Vietnam

Viet Ground Effort Keyed to Airlift Base

Tan Son Nhut, Vietnam-Airlift provides the baseline of survival and success for the allied ground forces struggling in the morass of the half-light war in South Vietnam. “This war would come to a screeching halt without airlift,” Air Force Brig, Gen. William C. Moore, Jr., commander of the 834th Air Div. here, recently told AVIATION WEEK & SPACE TECHNOLOGY.

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Space Technology

Views on Space Flight Emergencies Marked by Diversity

Responses to a congressional inquiry into means of coping with future space-flight emergencies reflect wide divergence of opinions among aerospace companies, Air Force and National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The subcommittee on NASA oversight of the House Science and Astronautics Committee, headed by Rep. Olin Teague (D.-Tex.), sought, the responses in a questionnaire to 22 aerospace contractors and government agencies.

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Management

Low Supply Forces Inefficient Employment

Added workloads, extended periods away from home, combined with high civilian demand, boosts percentage leaving services

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Air Transport

SST Program Responsibility Shifts

Industry gains leadership role as President gives long-awaited approval for start of prototype construction; asks funding

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Space Technology

NASA to Detail Apollo Fire Impact

Agency to report to Congress this week on cost in time, money; discussions held with new contractors for advice and proposals

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Avionics

Tiros M Design Broadens Capabilities

Princeton, N.J.-New Tiros M weather satellite configuration (AW&ST May 1, p. 21) will be equipped with three fully redundant camera systems mounted so that all six sensors point constantly toward the earth to provide reliable 24hr. coverage.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Lockheed Unveils Rigid-Rotor AH-56A

Van Nuys, Calif.-Lockheed-California Co. AH-56A armed Army helicopter design unveiled here last week is a high-performance rotaryand fixed-wing hybrid fitted with advanced all-weather navigation and armament control systems. The AH-56A, formerly advanced aerial fire support system (AAFSS), is the first Army helicopter designed exclusively as a weapons system.
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Air Transport

Pacific 'Fear of Flying' Drive Criticized; Executive Resigns

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