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January 8, 1968

Safety

Maintenance Cited in Jal Engine Blast

Avionics

Csf Offers Head-up Display for Operational Flight Tests

Equipment

Airborne TV Studied By Emerging Nations

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Safety

Maintenance Cited in Jal Engine Blast

At 1308 PST. Dec. 25, 1965. Japan Air Lines Flight 813. a Douglas DC-8-33, JA8006. departed the San Francisco, California International Airport for Tokyo, Japan. About 1311 at 4.500 ft. in a scattered cloud condition there was an explosion in the No. 1 engine and fire broke out in the engine area.
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Avionics

Csf Offers Head-up Display for Operational Flight Tests

Projection system for instrument flight display slated for evaluation as aid for Category 2 and 3 landing operations

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Equipment

Airborne TV Studied By Emerging Nations

Westinghouse developing low-cost system based on one in use in U. S.; single station in aircraft could cover 125,000 sq. mi.

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Overseas Spending Curbed

Travel Cuts Could Blunt Airline Growth

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Overseas Spending Curbed

Economic Curbs Imperil Industry

Airlines, aerospace companies face a major threat in travel cutbacks; helpful measures seen inadequate to offset losses

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Space Technology

Dispute Clouds Japan Aerospace Efforts

Tokyo—Disagreement over a proposed $416 million project to develop more powerful rocket launchers for orbiting practical application satellites is forcing a re-evaluation of Japan’s space programs. Involved in the disagreement are: The Science and Technology Agency (STA), reporting to the Prime Minister’s office, which is pushing for development of a new booster family.

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New Aerospace Products

Cryogenic Control Model PN-CF pneumatic shutoff control is designed for use in filling portable liquid nitrogen containers. The control does not require electrical circuitry. It depends entirely upon the gas pressure generated by stored liquid nitrogen to operate a pneumatic switch which shuts off the flow of liquid nitrogen when the container is completely full.
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Avionics

Test of Aircraft Satellite Navaid Planned

Washington—First airborne equipment especially designed for the Navy’s navigation satellite system is scheduled to be delivered this month to the Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), Johns Hopkins University. The equipment, developed by Honeywell Aerospace-Florida facility, is expected to weigh approximately 80 lb., including digital navigation computer.

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Air Transport

Holiday Traffic Surge Sets Mark

Relatively good weather eases way to record Christmas-New Year passenger volume; Florida carriers tighten controls on no-shows

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Air Transport

Murphy Urges Continued Airlines, Cab Independence

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