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April 1, 1968

Avionics

Itt to Produce Automatic Loran System

Air Transport

Aeroflot Reports 50% Increase in Profits

Air Transport

Cab’s Future Role Is Questioned

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Avionics

Itt to Produce Automatic Loran System

Set developed to furnish alpha-numeric position data displays, steering information for high-performance tactical aircraft

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Air Transport

Aeroflot Reports 50% Increase in Profits

Climb in Russian airline’s earnings credited to new management methods, rising traffic and long-term decline in ton-mile costs

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Air Transport

Cab’s Future Role Is Questioned

Airlines, government and lawyers generally agreed agency has flexibility, but some believe operating concept is obsolete

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Space Technology

Europe Facing Critical Decision on Unified Space Effort

Paris—European Space Conference’s sweeping blueprint of the future multi-national program Europe should pursue to exploit its growing space capabilities will face its first crucial decision test this July when representatives of the member countries meet in Bonn.

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Management

Danes Pick Draken Fighter-bomber

Initial $34-million order for 23 Saab aircraft adds momentum to Swedish export drive; offset package a factor in Danish choice

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Space Technology

Accelerated Timetable for Apollo Studied

Schedule revisions would advance attempt to land man on moon to early 1969; support grows for insertion of circumlunar mission

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Safety

Uh-1d Fire-suppression System Tested

Ft. Worth—Automated fire-suppression system designed for helicopter rescue of personnel trapped in crashed and burning aircraft has been developed by Bell Helicopter Co. The equipment, fitted to a Bell UH-1D Iroquois helicopter, recently completed a three-week demonstration at Ft. Rucker. Ala.

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Business Flying

New Twin Stol Stresses Controllability

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Editorial

The Unseen Bonus

Behind these obvious spin-off benefits from our nation’s space program are other benefits that are less apparent to the layman and perhaps less dramatic. To the engineer, they spell out some of the most exciting and productive innovations of today’s industrial economy.
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Management

Broader Ex-im Bank Lending Bill Attacked

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