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October 9, 1967

Safety

Pilot Work Load Cited in M2-f2 Crash

Safety

Radio Transcript Details M2-f2 Flight

Business Flying

Corporate Experience Aids Gulfstream 2

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Safety

Pilot Work Load Cited in M2-f2 Crash

On May 10, 1967, the M2-F2, a singleplace, wingless, lifting-body aircraft crashed during an attempted landing on Rogers Dry Lake at the NASA Flight Research Center, Edwards, Calif. The aircraft was piloted by Bruce A. Peterson. NASA research pilot and engineer.
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Safety

Radio Transcript Details M2-f2 Flight

Radio transcript preceding the M2-F2 crash during a landing on Rogers Dry Lake at Edwards AFB, Calif., follows: FLIGHT No. : M-16-24 AIRCRAFT: M2-F2, No. 803 VOICES Peterson : Bruce Peterson, M-2 pilot B-52: Col. Cotton, B-52 pilot Horton: B-52 launch panel operator
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Business Flying

Corporate Experience Aids Gulfstream 2

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Air Transport

P&w Bases Airbus Powerplant on Jt9d

East Hartford, Conn.-New, high-by-pass-ratio turbofan engine being offered by Pratt & Whitney for potential U. S. three-engine airbus applications will be designed to operate on the same basic cycle as the JT9D engine the company is developing for the Boeing 747 transport.

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Safety

Lifting Body Pilot Describes Flight‘ Crash on Landing Try

'I'll try to reconstruct the flight as best I can. First of all let me make a statement that some of the items, particularly towards the end of the flight, are hazy and apparently some spots completely blotted from my memory, apparently due to the crash and I recall very, very little immediately following the crash.
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Business Flying

Stretched, Twin-engine Porter Designed

Stans, Switzerland-Pilatus Aircraft, Ltd., is developing a twin-engine version of its highly successful Porter light STOL transport aircraft. The first prototype of the PC-8 Twin Porter, as it is called, is scheduled to fly before the end of the year.

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Management

Criticism of Atc Operation Broadens

FAA unit seen doing little to get funds increased to match services demanded by users; shortage of controllers cited

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Air Transport

Falling Yield May Spur Push for Fare Rise

New York-Booming airline traffic this summer has not produced equal gains in passenger revenues, and the situation is raising acute questions about the price and cost of the product. While traffic soared, yields sagged. United Air Lines broke the nickel barrier in both July and August.

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Management

Usaf Hits Industry Attitude on Tighter Contract Control

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Avionics

New Avionic Products

Model BLM-143A pulsed magnetron is designed for use in ground radar systems and beacons. It delivers a peak output of at least 1 kw. over the 16 to 16.5-gc. frequency range. The unit weighs 23 oz. including its integral permanent magnet. Either conduction or forced air cooling can be used, according to the manufacturer.
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