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January 13, 1969

Management

Czechs View Soviet Vs. Western Transports

Avionics

Faa Faces Increasing Ils Crisis

Aeronautical Engineering

De Havilland Seeks Civil Role for Buffalo

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Management

Czechs View Soviet Vs. Western Transports

More and more often, articles about the obsolescent aircraft fleet of Czechoslovak Airlines (CSA) appear on the pages of the daily press. People are writing about the purchase of new aircraft. And critical opinions even appear with respect to Soviet planes.
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Avionics

Faa Faces Increasing Ils Crisis

Instrument approach accident rate could multiply with rise in Category 2 landings and introduction of larger aircraft

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Aeronautical Engineering

De Havilland Seeks Civil Role for Buffalo

Company proposes regulation changes for balanced field length, approach speeds and credit for reverse thrust aircraft engines

9697

Safety

Peening Cited in Helicopter Crash

NTSB probe of Los Angeles Airways Sikorsky S-61L crash is told inadequate shot peening may have reduced fatigue life of spindle

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Space Technology

Alternatives Open on Post-apollo

NASA seeks space station studies based on three configurations, but contractors will be given freedom to choose other concepts

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Air Transport

U. S. Import Air Cargo Spurts on Atlantic

Preponderance of westbound cargo is attributed to domestic absorption of U.S. production, strong market for luxuries

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Business Flying

Police Units Expand Helicopter Operations

Effectiveness of rotary-wing aircraft, particularly in civil disorders, spurs formation of patrols; federal aid utilized

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Management

French Ban Forces Israel to Seek New Arms Source

Geneva—French President Charles de Gaulle’s newly imposed embargo on the sale of all military equipment to Israel is not expected to affect the Israeli military forces immediately because large quantities of critical spares and supplies have been stockpiled there since the Middle East war in 1967.

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Avionics

Headup Display Aids Aiiweather Landings

Compact pilot headup display using a rugged cathode ray tube derived from consumer color television is attracting interest as an aid for all-weather landings by commercial transports. The display, developed by Conductron-Missouri, is a candidate for use by transports as an aid in transitioning to lower weather minima or for making adverse weather approaches.

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Air Transport

Cab Slates Transpacific Review

Outcome of case muddled by American Airlines paradox, many dissents by Board members, proliferation of awards to Hawaii

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