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March 10, 1969

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Leading International Aircraft

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U.s. Rocket Motors

Military

Czech Invasion Bares Nato’s Atrophy

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Leading International Aircraft

GENERAL DIMENSIONS WEIGHTS POWERPLANT Manufacturer ARGENTINA D.I.N.F.I.A. Cordoba AUSTRIA Josef Oberlerchner Holzindustrie A-9800 Spitta1/Drau BRAZIL Sociedade Construtora Aeronautica Neiva Ltda. Botucatu, S. P. Centro Tecnico De Aeronautica
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U.s. Rocket Motors

GENERAL PHYSICAL DATA REMARKS Manufacturer Name Designation Type Fuel Oxidizer Cooling Thrust, lb. Maximum envelope length, in. Maximum envelope diameter, in. Weight, lb. Primary Application AerojetGeneral Corp. Atlantic Corp. Hercules, Inc.
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Military

Czech Invasion Bares Nato’s Atrophy

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Status of Major Programs

Status of Major U.s., European Defense, Aerospace Programs

U.S. Tactical Systems Aircraft General Dynamics F-111D—$518 million requested for USAF Fiscal 1970 procurement. Grumman A-6—$248 million asked for Navy Fiscal 1970 procurement of EA-6B electronic countermeasures version. Also, $65 million sought for Navy A-6A procurement and $70 million for initial purchase of the Navy KA-6B tanker version of the aircraft.
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Air Transport

Economic Squeeze Intensifies Scrutiny of Airline Fares

Airline passenger fares are in a period of major flux as the interplay of economic forces, marketing philosophies and greater knowledge of fare mechanics shapes patterns for a new decade. Both the level of fares as well as the fare structure are being intensively studied by airlines and regulatory agencies as the industry undergoes a period of intensive introspection about an often obscure subject.

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U.s. Military Aircraft

DIMENSIONS WEIGHTS PERFORMANCE Primary Mission Manufacturer Popular name Typical for primary mission Attack Bombers Fighters Reconnaissance Observation Patrol Anti-submarine Early-warning Cargo/transport Training Utility McDonnell Douglas
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Leading International Gas Turbines

Manufacturer and Address Designation Type 1 Compressor stages Turbine stages Combustors Max. power @ S. L. Sfc. at max. power Compression ratio at max. rpm. Maximum envelope diameter, in. Maximum envelope length, in. Dry weight, less tailpipe, lb.
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U.s. Gas Turbine Engines

Manufacturer and Address Avco Corp. Avco Lycoming Div. Stratford, Conn. Continental Aviation & Eng’r’g Corp. Detroit, Mich. Curtiss-Wright Corp. Wood-Ridge Facility Wood-Ridge, N.J. Garrett Corp. AiResearch Mfg. Co. Phoenix, Ariz.
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Space Technology

New Space Policy May Stress Earth Uses

Washington—Search by the Nixon Administration for a balanced space program, as enunciated by its chief science adviser, Dr. Lee A. DuBridge, foreshadows a growing relative importance of some areas of unmanned space science and applications in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s effort.

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Air Transport

Non-aviation Elements Cloud Traffic Rise

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