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November 27, 1967

Aeronautical Engineering

Atmosphere Effect on Sonic Boom Probed

Aeronautical Engineering

C-5a Logistics Spur Helicopter Proposal

Air Transport

Mixed Earnings Cloud Fare Issue

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Aeronautical Engineering

Atmosphere Effect on Sonic Boom Probed

NASA survey of flight experiments data shows statistical approach necessary for prediction of peak overpressures

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Aeronautical Engineering

C-5a Logistics Spur Helicopter Proposal

Washington X2014; Problem of potential mounting stockpiles on forward and rear-echelon airfields that could surpass the saturation point in short order with the advent of the Air Force/Lockheed C-5A and Boeing 747 heavy jet transports is a matter of increasing Defense Dept, concern.

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Air Transport

Mixed Earnings Cloud Fare Issue

Individual airlines suffering diminished yields may face major confrontation with CAB stand based on industry-wide average

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Air Transport

Sas Expects Bangkok Flights to Triple

Bangkok—Scandinavian Airlines System believes heavy traffic volume will enable the carrier to triple the frequency of its new once-weekly Trans-Asian Express service between Copenhagen and Southeast Asia via a great circle route over Russia.

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Business Flying

Allison Plans Series of Small Turboprops

Indianapolis, Ind.—Allison Div. of General Motors is developing a series of turboprop engines in the 300-400-hp. class for light twinand single-engine aircraft. The turboprops are derivatives of the company’s 317-shp. T63-A-5A turbo-shaft engine now being manufactured for the Army’s OH-6A light observation helicopter (LOH).

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Space Technology

Ussr Initiates National Satellite TV Net

World’s first national television system relying primarily on earth satellite relay went into operation in the Soviet Union this month, as part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Bolshevik revolution. The system, known as “Orbita,” contains a large number of technological innovations aimed at making possible relatively inexpensive ground stations spread over larger areas of territory.

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Space Technology

Fund Cuts Force 2-year Stretch in Mol

Washington—Defense Dept, budget cutbacks are stretching the original timetable for the initial crewed launch of Air Force’s manned orbiting laboratory (MOL) by at least two years and possibly longer. The present hope is that a two-man MOL satellite may be placed into orbit by late 1970 as opposed to the original date of sometime in 1968.
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Space Technology

Nasa Pushes Planetary Program

Agency hopes to convince Administration that present planning for 1970s can be maintained through 1968 budget adjustments

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Space Technology

Nasa Studies Ats-3 Switch to New Position Over Pacific

Cape Kennedy-Applications Technology Satellite (ATS-3) was drifting slowly westward last week as space agency officials considered placing it for 2-3 months over the Pacific at about 95 deg. W. Long., west of the Galapagos Islands. ATS-3, launched No. 5, had been planned for a stationary, synchronous orbit over the Atlantic at 47 deg. W. Long.

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Avionics

Europe Unifying Policy for Intelsat Talks

Group aims to establish four regional communications systems to serve continent; action conflicts with U.S. Comsat stand

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