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July 10, 1967

Avionics

'master Time' Technique Eases Obstacles

Aeronautical Engineering

Forging, Press Highlight Russian Metalworking Advances

War in the Mideast

West Studies Captured Ussr Weapons

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Avionics

'master Time' Technique Eases Obstacles

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Aeronautical Engineering

Forging, Press Highlight Russian Metalworking Advances

Samples of forgings, extrusions and castings shown by Russia at the recent Paris air show indicate that the Soviet Union is the United States’ match in many areas of metalworking and, possibly, superior in large forging capability. The exhibit, however, raised as many questions as it answered for the air show visitors.

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War in the Mideast

West Studies Captured Ussr Weapons

Tel Aviv-Soviet equipment captured from Egyptian forces in the Sinai is giving the West its best opportunity for a comprehensive examination and evaluation of modern Russian weapons. Soviet missiles exhibited at the Israeli army base on the outskirts of Tel Aviv included the SA-2 Guideline surface-to-air missile and the Schmell wire-guided antitank missile, which has the NATO code name Snapper.
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Air Transport

Soviets Add Two New Versions to Growing An-24 Family

Paris-Two new versions of the Soviet An-24 twin-turboprop transport were unveiled at the Paris air show, both members of the second series of the An-24V. These are part of a variety of An-24 product improvement modifications that echo the footsteps of Western commercial transport manufacturers down the well-trodden path of special tailoring for customers.

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Space Technology

Small Hope Seen to Restore Space Funds

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Business Flying

Amphibian Rebuiider Finds Strong Demand

Sandy, Ore.-Success of McKinnon Enterprises in wedding new technology with the venerable airframes of Grumman amphibians has led the small firm to expand its operations and set its sights on converting the Navy’s HU-16E Albatross to a STOL turbine-powered aircraft.

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Management

Aerospace Firms Face U.k. Profits Test

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Editorial

One Trillion Passenger Miles

Today, 86% of all people who travel overseas fly, as compared with 68% a decade ago. The number of international passengers carried by U.S. airlines has grown from 1.7 million in 1956 to 5 million in 1966. The competitive success of air travel is the reason the Queen Mary and other big cruise ships are retiring from the scene.
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War in the Mideast

Egypt Seeks New Soviet Missiles

But Israel sees threat of Luna 1 surface-to-surface weapon reduced by Sinai buffer; aircraft, tanks shipped from Algeria

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Management

New Aerospace Products

Model SVS-4 sliding gate valve is designed to withstand multiple closures in high-vacuum systems. It is guaranteed to be leak tight to a helium massspectrometer leak detector having a minimum sensitivity of 2 x 10-10 standard cu. cm./sec, the manufacturer says.
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