In Partnership With

August 19, 1968

Air Transport

Tourists, Trade Swell Traffic to Ussr

Equipment

Commonality Trend Seen in Galley Designs for New Jets

Avionics

Funding Struggle Imperils Integrated Cni

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Air Transport

Tourists, Trade Swell Traffic to Ussr

Further development by western European carriers hindered by Russian winters, primitive accommodations and Soviet controls

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Equipment

Commonality Trend Seen in Galley Designs for New Jets

Los Angeles—Strong push by the airlines and manufacturers toward achieving maximum commonality rather than individuality in airbus and giant jet transport configurations has resulted in major revisions in galley designs for these aircraft.

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Avionics

Funding Struggle Imperils Integrated Cni

Bedford, Mass.—Widespread avionics industry interest in the USAF’s proposed new integrated communications/navigation/identification (I-CNI) system was revealed by a turn-out of representatives from 80 companies during a recent oneday briefing here by the Electronic Systems Div.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Export Potential Stressed for Mb-326g

Varese, Italy—Aeronautica Macchi is gearing to produce an initial batch of 50 low-cost, light attack versions of its MB-326 jet trainer. The Italian air force has bought the first two prototypes of the MB-326G and is a potential customer for a sizable portion of the first production run.

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Space Technology

Nasa Gambles on Unilateral Cuts

Agency takes calculated risk hoping Congress, Budget Bureau will not order further reductions in Fiscal 1969 spending

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Air Transport

Congestion Session Sparks Discord

Dissension over competitive rights, interests hobbles efforts by joint airline meeting; second session scheduled for Aug. 27

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Business Flying

Aero Commander Realigns Division

New president says North American Rockwell has no plans to sell; work on development of new corporate aircraft line to continue

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Editorial

A Visit with Alexander Yakovlev

During our recent reporting in the Soviet Union, we had a rare and interesting visit with Alexander Yakovlev in his design bureau on Moscow’s chestnut-lined Leningradsky Prospekt. Like many official Soviet buildings, Mr. Yakovlev’s establishment carries no public identification.

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Air Transport

Stewardess Unions Ready to Seek Greater Benefits

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Air Transport

Hughes Faces Battle in Bid for Air West

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