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July 3, 1967

War in the Mideast

Israelis' Air Punch Major Factor in War

War in the Mideast

Mock Dogfights Sharpened Israeli Pilots

Missile Engineering

Europe Pushing Low-altitude Anti-aircraft Capabilities

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War in the Mideast

Israelis' Air Punch Major Factor in War

Tel Aviv-Primary mission of the Israeli seize air supremacy in the event of war attacks against air bases in surrounding This strategy was implemented almost unleashed their strikes against air bases The attacks were so successful that 2 hr. and 50 min. after they began.

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War in the Mideast

Mock Dogfights Sharpened Israeli Pilots

Tel Aviv—Israeli air force officials are crediting intensive specialized training for the overwhelming success of their air attacks which virtually destroyed the air strength of three Arab nations in the first 60 hr. of the Middle East conflict.
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Missile Engineering

Europe Pushing Low-altitude Anti-aircraft Capabilities

Display of missiles illustrates European ambition to produce surface-to-air weapons to fill requirement now met by Hawk

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Aeronautical Engineering

Hh-53b Readied for Southeast Asia Role as Interim Cara

Washington-Armored and armed Air Force version of the Marine/Sikorsky CH-53 helicopter will be deployed in Thailand in the next two months to provide USAF with a fast-reaction capability in the rescue of downed aircrews in North Vietnam.

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Avionics

‘bullseye’ Gca Radar Uses Phased Array

Washington-First precision approach radar to use a phased-array antenna and a new type of bullseye display to improve performance under low-weather minimums, has been developed for the Marine Corps by ITT Gilfillan. The radar, the first basically new precision approach radar (PAR) design in 20 years, is undergoing approach tests at an ITT Gilfillan facility at Fontana, Calif.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Mini Guppy Begins Certification Testing

Santa Barbara, Calif.—Aero Spacelines, Inc., Mini Guppy has started a flight test program aimed at Federal Aviation Administration certification of the outsized cargo transport this fall. Then, it plans to offer the aircraft for civil and military charters.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Energy Absorber Key to Free-fall Supply

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Air Transport

British Studying New Transport Family

London-Hawker Siddeley Aviation is proceeding with basic design of at least three transport aircraft, but as a low-key effort, despite the uncertainties surrounding the British production scene. A major unknown is the eventual decision on re-equipment of British European Airways with stretched jet transports in advance of the European airbus, due in the mid-1970s.

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Air Transport

Summer Traffic Forecast Clouded

Mixed domestic June returns cast doubt on airline officials that vital summer months will yield anticipated passenger surge

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Air Transport

Wary Airlines Hopeful Boeing Can Solve 747 Weight Problem

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