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June 5, 1967

Management

War, Changes Strain Aerospace Industry

Space Technology

Spacecraft Ground Landings Under Study

Avionics

French Firm Pushing Laser Research

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Management

War, Changes Strain Aerospace Industry

New York—Requirements for Vietnam plus a basic change in aircraft construction are putting a severe strain on the U.S. aerospace industry, which already is booming from commercial production. Moreover, the production squeeze is expected to become even more severe during the next five years.

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Space Technology

Spacecraft Ground Landings Under Study

Houston—Glide parachutes and a ground control approach (GCA) system are being pushed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to enable future Apollo spacecraft to land on ground, rather than water, after orbital flights.

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Avionics

French Firm Pushing Laser Research

Paris—Significant advances in laser technology can be expected from Compagnie Generale d’Electricite (CGE), which is carrying on the largest laser research and development program in France, perhaps the largest in all of West Europe.
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Management

Services Search for Long-term Solutions

Major changes in career management under study to heighten attraction to individual, competition with civilian demand

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Business Flying

Business Aircraft Exports Hold

Washington—U.S. general aviation aircraft manufacturers profess to see a glimmer of light breaking through the dark cloud of a European recession, but many expect to do no more than retain the sales gains which they have made in recent years.
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Special Report: Paris Air Show

French Reveal 3 New Launch Vehicles

Designs emphasize European industry drive for technological independence; construction awaiting availability of funding

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Special Report: Paris Air Show

Business Jet Firms Vie for Export Trade

Paris—Larger aircraft with higher performance were offered to potential executive jet aircraft customers during a face-to-face competition at the Paris air show by manufacturers bidding for their share of the international export market.

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Avionics

Fractionalization Marks French Industry

Airborne nav/com manufacturers work within specialized areas, but no French company builds complete equipment spectrum

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Air Transport

U.s. Firms Study European Airbus Market

Los Angeles—U.S. airframe companies are paying increased attention to the sales potential of European airbus market as designs of advanced medium-range transports such as the Lockheed 1011, Boeing 757 and Douglas D-966 continue to develop.

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Business Flying

Firms Urged to Monitor Air Taxi Service

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