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October 7, 1968

Management

Technology for Housing Stirs Hope, Skepticism

Business Flying

Travel Consolidation Boosts Aircraft Use

Business Flying

Czechs Retain U. S. Aircraft Market Goal

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Management

Technology for Housing Stirs Hope, Skepticism

Optimists see new techniques and concepts bringing profound improvements in housing, but hurdles include costs, tradition

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Business Flying

Travel Consolidation Boosts Aircraft Use

Northern Natural Gas Co. places control of all transportation into one division to realize $750,000 benefit from operation

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Business Flying

Czechs Retain U. S. Aircraft Market Goal

Brno, Czechoslovakia-National aircraft industry leaders here are showing a determination to continue their bid for expanded Western markets despite mounting pressure by the Soviet Union to turn the country back to full dependence on the Soviet economic bloc.

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Business Flying

Garrett Tests Corporate Turbofan Engine

Los Angeles—Garrett Corp. has been testing since last May a new turbofan engine in the 4,000-5,000-lb. thrust class which could become a basic powerplant for a new round of long-range corporate jet aircraft in the early 1970s. The engine, designated ATF3 (AiResearch Turbofan No. 3) is being developed by Garrett’s AiResearch Div. and tested at the company’s Torrance, Calif., facility.

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Air War in Vietnam

Reconnaissance Wings Face New Strains

Saigon-Communist troop buildup in South Vietnam, coupled with intensive supply efforts from the north to support it, and Mar. 31 U.S. bombing restrictions is imposing new strains on the two Air Force tactical reconnaissance wings in the theater.

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Avionics

Fcc Action Will Open ‘skyphone’ Service

Washington-Public air-ground radiotelephone service, which can bring the conveniences of the telephone into the aircraft cabin and cockpit, is emerging from a six-year hiatus as a result of recent action by the Federal Communications Commission.

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Aerospace Housing Systems Proposed in Defense Dept. Experimental Dwelling Plan

Defense Dept. expects to receive Fiscal 1969 funding for an experimental housing program at George AFB, Calif., based on studies produced under contract by aerospace industry, university and architectural teams. The department will hire a firm to do an architectengineering job, synthesizing the three studies and developing a composite of the most applicable concepts for construction.
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Management

Jpl May Do Non-space R&d

Pasadena, Calif.-Jet Propulsion Laboratory may diversify into non-space areas of scientific research and development, but this outside effort probably never will exceed 10 to 20% of the laboratory’s volume, Dr. William H. Pickering, JPL director said.

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Avionics

Traffic Control System Needs Re-evaluated for New York Area

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Space Technology

Bonn Meeting May Decide Eldo Fate

Failure of some nations to meet financial obligations gives space group bleak outlook; ESRO also facing premature end

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