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May 15, 1967

Space Technology

Nasa Details Sweeping Apollo Revisions

Management

Viet Needs, Civil Lure Pinch Usaf, Army

War in Vietnam

Aircraft Variety Marks Airlift to Vietnam

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Space Technology

Nasa Details Sweeping Apollo Revisions

Contractor alignments, agency organization, flight schedules undergo broad changes; capsule fire cost set at $75 million

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Management

Viet Needs, Civil Lure Pinch Usaf, Army

Both services forced to cut course lengths in order to boost aircrew production rapidly with limited training capability

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War in Vietnam

Aircraft Variety Marks Airlift to Vietnam

Almost every military, civilian transport type able to cross Pacific being utilized; C-141 has emerged as MAC workhorse

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Avionics

Advanced Avionics Used Widely in Ah-56a

Los Angeles-Army/Lockheed AH-56A armed helicopter will rely heavily on solid-state and microminiaturized avionics to provide increased weapons effectiveness, low-altitude, all-weather capability and precise navigation. At the same time, Army has insisted on stringent maintainability and design life requirements in hopes that the advancements in airframe design and avionic equipments in the AH-56A do not reduce operational capabilities.

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Avionics

Navy Tests Routine Automatic Landings

Patuxent River, Md.—Thirteen-year development effort for a fully automatic landing system for carrier forces is culminating in current operational evaluation of Navy’s All-Weather Carrier Landing System (AWCLS) on board USS Forrestal (CVA-59).

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Air Transport

Turbojet, Turbofan Aircraft 1966 Operating Costs

(Cents Per Mile) Total Miles (000) Flying Operations Direct Maintenance Sub-total Depreciation Total Direct Expense Applied Maint. Burden Total Aircraft Expense BOEING 707 Pan American Trans World. American. Northwest. Continental.
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Missile Engineering

Usaf, Industry Studying Abm Concepts

Group considering advanced potential threats from space and ground; orbiting weapon-deployment schemes believed feasible

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Space Technology

Commercial Development of Space Urged

Dallas-Commercial applications of space technology offer broad new profitable markets for the future of the aerospace industry, delegates said here at the American Astronautical Society's 13th annual meeting. industry, faced with a capability far exceeding projected government space programs, is actively seeking new outlets for its managerial, manufacturing and operational abilities.
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Air Transport

U.s. Cargo Growth Rate Lagging

Economic slowdown and effects of airline strike last summer are blamed for four-month setback; some carriers buck trend

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Business Flying

Skip 1 Air Cushion Vehicle Undergoes Tests

Groton, Conn.—Development studies with Skip 1, a two-place ground effect machine built here by Electric Boat Div. of General Dynamics Corp., are providing data from which the division hopes to evolve a family of vehicles. Related, but different, the machines would cover the speed spectrum from 30 to 200 kt.

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