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July 17, 1967

War in the Mideast

Israeli Mirage Pilot Describes Mig Kills

Russian Air Show

Soviet Air Force Unveils Advanced Designs for Expanded Limited War Capability

Avionics

Proposed Design Could Add Atc Function

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War in the Mideast

Israeli Mirage Pilot Describes Mig Kills

Tel Aviv—One of the highest-scoring Israeli Mirage 3CJ pilots in the six-day war was a 22-year-old man who had never before flown in combat and had not been outside Israeli airspace before June 5, the day he downed three Soviet-built MiG-21 Mach 2 jet fighters.

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Russian Air Show

Soviet Air Force Unveils Advanced Designs for Expanded Limited War Capability

Moscow-Soviet Union rolled out 12 new and advanced aircraft last week at its first large air show in six years. The display included two variablesweep designs, a V/STOL attack airplane and three STOL fighters. The show was held at the new Domodedovo civil airport, 30 mi. south of Moscow.

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Avionics

Proposed Design Could Add Atc Function

Washington-The airborne collision avoidance system design hammered out by a joint airline-avionics industry group is intended to be flexible enough to later provide air traffic control and navigation functions, if desired. But the primary emphasis has been on the anti-collision function.

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War in the Mideast

Noratlases Flew Patrol, Supply Missions

Tel Aviv-Aircraft from the Israeli air force’s Transport Command flew maritime patrol missions over the Mediterranean Sea during the six-day Israeli-Arab war in early June. These missions, designed to look for Israeli ships under attack as well as to search out Arab ships—and possibly submarines—were flown from dawn to dusk, according to an Israeli Nord Noratlas pilot.
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Air Transport

Los Angeles Moves to Meet Traffic Gain

Los Angeles-Master plan for progressive growth of Los Angeles International Airport to meet anticipated traffic increases through 1975 is the outcome of prolonged negotiations between the Department of Airports and the city council.

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Management

German Military to Push for Fleet of F-4s

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Missile Engineering

Proposals Due on Seaborne Abm System

Washington-Industry proposals are due this week for a Navy-funded contract to study the feasibility of a Seaborne Anti-Ballistic Missile Intercept System (SABMIS). It is intended to complement a land-based Nike-X system by permitting the intercept of enemy ICBMs during the early portion of their trajectories.
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Editorial

Echoes From Domodedovo

The jet roar of a dozen new Soviet aircraft types over Domodedovo Airport last week will continue to reverberate throughout the international aerospace community for some time to come, inevitably, there will be a wide variety of interpretations of the meaning of this first major Soviet National Aviation Day air show in six years and an equally broad spectrum of technical evaluations of the new flying machines displayed there.

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Air Transport

Airbus Designers and Carriers Warned of Laguardia Problems

New York-Port of New York Authority has cautioned Lockheed and Douglas that their designs for a short-to-medium-haul airbus could result in transports that would be too large, heavy and noisy to operate at LaGuardia Airport. John R. Wiley, the Port Authority’s director of aviation, sent virtually identical letters of warning to the Lockheed Aircraft Corp. and McDonnell Douglas Corp.
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Business Flying

Yak-18t Features Several Modifications

Paris-First prototype of the Soviet Yak-18T utility transport unveiled here was accompanied by a much lower-key export sales approach than other Russian commercial aircraft. One U. S. visitor, intrigued at the idea of owning a four-place family airplane that also might be used for acrobatics, was unable to get any price quotation for the aircraft.

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