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June 10, 1968

Safety

Turbulence Cited in Bac 111 Crash

Management

Industry Probes Socio-economic Markets

Avionics

New Static Conversion Technique Tested

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Safety

Turbulence Cited in Bac 111 Crash

Board finds accident in Nebraska probably caused by structural failure in avoidable hazardous weather; 42 aboard transport die

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Management

Industry Probes Socio-economic Markets

Aerospace companies are delving into a growing number of socio-economic programs ranging from on-the-job training in basic shop skills to complex system analysis, partly at the urging of the White House and partly to find a potentially vast new market.

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Avionics

New Static Conversion Technique Tested

Lear Jet constant-frequency unit generates square waves, adds them to produce a sine wave output with little harmonic content

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French Strike Report

Strikes Imperiling France’s Export Rote

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Air Transport

Cab Plans Easier Formula on Subsidies

Washington-Planned changes in the subsidy formula for local service airlines reflect the intensive economic pressures facing the industry. But they do not indicate any softening in the Civil Aeronautics Board’s support for its program of strengthening this class of carriers through new route awards.

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Management

$29.2-billion 1968 Aerospace Sales Seen

New York-Sharp rise in deliveries of jet transports is expected to spur the aerospace industry to a new high of $29.2 billion in sales this year, continuing a strong growth pattern that started two years ago. Sales have advanced steadily in the past dozen years, but the rate of growth has been greatest since 1965, according to Aerospace industries Assn. (AIA).

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Aerospace and Social Challenge

Birth of Epa Electronics Typical Story of Starting in Business—with New Twist

East Palo Alto, Calif.-Tom Turner left his job with Philco’s Western Development Laboratories after the Ford merger took place and decided to job shop around, eat beans for a while and try to get his own business started. Like many engineers in the avionics field, Turner had developed products of his own in 20 years in the business, some with patent protection, and an acquaintance among the manufacturer’s representative fraternity.
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Air Transport

Moscow-n.y. Traffic Rights Set

Application of blind sector principle yields new privileges to Aeroflot without sacrificing stiff protectionism element

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Space Technology

Fobs May Widen Sac Dispersal

DOD considers major shift of strategic bombers, accelerates development of avionic warning devices to meet Soviet threat

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Editorial

Aerospace in the Ghetto

Aerospace companies thinking about entering the strange new world of socio-economic problems are thrashing out how to take their initial steps into the ghetto without putting their feet into hot water. One of the elementary mistakes that can be made is to move in with a program to save the ghetto without talking about it to anyone in the ghetto.
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