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October 21, 1968

Avionics

Nasa Role in Civil Atc Urged

Equipment

Airborne Illumination Development Spurred By Viet Needs

Space Technology

Second Oao Spacecraft Readied for Flight to Study Stars

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Avionics

Nasa Role in Civil Atc Urged

Space agency interest in avionic needs of field seen rising if it takes charge of R&D for traffic and navigation systems

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Equipment

Airborne Illumination Development Spurred By Viet Needs

Los Angeles-High-intensity airborne illumination is gaining increased military attention as a means of penetrating the darkness of night used by the enemy in Vietnam to conceal the movement of supplies and men and mask his preparations for attack.

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Space Technology

Second Oao Spacecraft Readied for Flight to Study Stars

Oct. 30 mission is forerunner of fully automated telescopes designed to investigate evolution and structure of universe

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Air Transport

Hungarian Airline Nears First Jet Service

First of four Tu-134 transports to begin operations this fall; carrier hoping to extend system for intercontinental flights

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Business Flying

Air Alpes Will Expand Twin Otter Service

Chambery, France—Air Alpes plans to order its second de Havilland of Canada Twin Otter within the next six months in an ambitious project to exploit the need for transportation to the winter sports attractions in the French and Swiss Alps and the summer tourist resorts in Corsica and the Riviera.

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Air Transport

Discounts Held Congestion Factor

United raises issue in bid to curtail Discover America fare but industry disagreement evident in CAB tariff talk denial

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Business Flying

Cessna Readies Sales Drive for New Jet

Houston—Separate marketing division will be created by Cessna Aircraft Co. to sell its Fanjet 500 business jet to corporate and government operators in the U.S. and Canada. Cessna unveiled a mockup and gave preliminary data on the aircraft at the national Business Aircraft Assn. meeting here recently (AW&ST Oct. 14, p. 22).

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Space Technology

Post-apollo Space Plan Drafted

Key NASA managers approve program to orbit station 1-2 years with 6-9-man crew; flight systems would use new basic hardware

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Space Technology

Nasa Studies Decision on Moon as Apollo 7 Orbits Earth

Houston—First manned Apollo spacecraft was orbiting the earth last week with the majority of the mission’s high-priority tests of critical systems and lunar operational concepts completed. These were accomplished before the mission had passed the one-third point in its 10.8-day flight and marked the first portion of the mission as a major U.S. space achievement.

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Air Transport

Early Iata Pact on Tariffs Seen Unlikely

Day, night sessions, government pressure fail to dislodge quick fare structure agreement at Cannes conference; bulk fares gain

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