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June 19, 1967

Editorial

Phoenix from the Ashes

War in the Mideast

Massive Resupply Narrows Israeli Margin in Air Power

Israeli Aircraft Claims

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Editorial

Phoenix from the Ashes

The French aerospace industry has risen like a Phoenix from the ashes of the Second World War to become the dominant technological force in western Europe and a major competitor in the international export market. When we made our first postwar visit to France in 1949, the aviation industry was still cleaning up the wreckage of its plants and attempting to re-assemble its scattered and decimated legions of engineers, pilots and production workers.

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War in the Mideast

Massive Resupply Narrows Israeli Margin in Air Power

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Israeli Aircraft Claims

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War in the Mideast

Airlines Reinstating Service to Tel Aviv

New York-Airlines are resuming normal schedules from New York to Tel Aviv amid signs the State Dept, is ready to lift the ban on U.S. tourist travel in Israel. A ban on travel to Arab countries is expected to remain in effect for the foreseeable future.
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Space Technology

Enlarged Gemini Proposed as Space Ferry

McDonnell receiving NASA contract to continue study of manned logistics vehicle for the 1970s; modified Apollo also considered

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Space Technology

NASA Moves to Cut LM Fire Danger

Houston—National Aeronautics and Space Administration last week moved to reduce the threat of fire in the Apollo lunar module (LM) by directing the prime contractor, Grumman Aircraft Engineering Corp., to: Eliminate combustible materials within the spacecraft by substitution of non-flammable materials wherever possible, or by redesign.
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Management

French Industry Ties to U.S. Seen Strong

Paris-French aerospace industry has no intention of loosening its ties with its U.S. counterpart despite President Charles de Gaulle’s efforts to force it to look more and more towards the East for collaboration. This is the conclusion of a number of top U.S. exhibitors at the Paris air show, where the major American effort was designed to project that country’s image as the leader in aerospace technology—and one generally willing to sell its know-how as well as its hardware.
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Space Technology

France Shows New Generation Of Launchers

Three new launch vehicles being developed by France are illustrated by models (right) at the Paris air show (AW&ST June 5, p. 24). Hyper Diamant (left) is a four-stage vehicle capable of sending 880 lb. into low earth orbit or 165 lb. into synchronous orbit.
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Space Technology

Soviets, U.S. Launch Probes Toward Venus 2 Days Apart

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Noise Study Focuses On Intakes, Exhaust

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