July 31, 1967

Avionics

Pan Am Termination Could Retard Inertial Introduction

Air Transport

Israeli Airlines Mobilized for Mideast War

Aeronautical Engineering

Israelis Class Mig-21c as Efficient High-altitude Fighter

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Avionics

Pan Am Termination Could Retard Inertial Introduction

Los Angeles—Full impact of Pan American World Airways’ recent decision to terminate its inertial navigator agreement with Sperry Gyroscope still is being assessed in the industry. The move could retard the anticipated introduction of inertial navigators in commercial aviation, which the two organizations had been pioneering for the past three years.

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Air Transport

Israeli Airlines Mobilized for Mideast War

El Al, Arkia furnish combat crews, provide logistical support in ferrying cargo, water, evacuating wounded in Mideast conflict

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Aeronautical Engineering

Israelis Class Mig-21c as Efficient High-altitude Fighter

Hatzerim Air Base, Israel—Crude metalwork on the Soviet-built MiG-21C does not vitiate its performance as “an efficient, high-altitude interceptor,” according to the Israeli air force test pilot who demonstrated the aircraft during the recent Israeli air force day.

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Air Transport

Irish Firm in Ban on U. S. Rights to Dublin

Shannon, Ireland—Sensitive economy of Southwestern Ireland is being safeguarded by the Republic’s continued opposition to granting operating rights at Dublin to a U.S. carrier. The argument is based on a fear, developed with no small precedent, that airlines would abandon Shannon, in the west, in favor of Dublin, in the east.

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Business Flying

Pan Am Prepares for Next Business Jet

Division evaluates experiences in marketing Fan Jet Falcon, seeks manufacturer proposals for second-generation aircraft

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Aeronautical Engineering

Five New C-5a Versions Proposed

Nuclear-powered, missile launch, bomber models recommended to Air Force by Lockheed; company modifies prototype design

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Management

Army to Request Bids on New Loh Orders

Open competition will be initiated for follow-on buys of light helicopters in move to quiet congressional critics of program

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Avionics

Altitude Programer Developed By Pan Am

Device indicates conformity of climbout, approach to desired flight profile; Bendix prototype set for October flight test

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Air Transport

Braniff Automates for Full-scale Move Into Cargo Market

Dallas—Fully automated air cargo sorting facility, capable of handling 350 tons of freight daily, has been put into operation at Love Field by Braniff International. The new $1.5 million building is the largest and most complex installation of its kind in the U. S. to be designed to date by Dortech, Inc., Stamford, Conn.

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Air Transport

Airline Freight Handling Deficiencies Cited

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