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April 7, 1969

Space Technology

Apollo Command Module Reuse Proposed

Air Transport

Nordair Jet Schedules Cross Arctic Circle

Space Technology

Space Processing Effort Refocused

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Space Technology

Apollo Command Module Reuse Proposed

Downey, Calif.—Reuse of Apollo command modules (CM) for earth orbital escape, rescue, logistic and military missions as well as manufacture and assembly of CM’s and service modules for advanced space projects, is proposed by North American Rockwell’s space division here.

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Air Transport

Nordair Jet Schedules Cross Arctic Circle

Hall Beach, Northwest Territories-Inaugural flight of Nordair Boeing 737 service to Canada’s northland was diverted here after weather closed the airport at Resolute Bay but still became the first scheduled jet transport to land north of the Arctic Circle.

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Space Technology

Space Processing Effort Refocused

Search for possible industrial benefits given precedence; repair and maintenance of vehicles in space will receive emphasis later

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Avionics

Airborne Data System Nears Test

Hamilton Standard unit developed for three European airlines uses computer to limit recording to meaningful parameters

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Management

Defense Slashes Hit $3.1 Billion

Nixon order cuts Fiscal 1970 budget request to $77.6 billion; latest reductions include curtailment of SRAM, MOL programs

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Management

Multi-role Fighter Design Accord Reached

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Air Transport

Turbojet/turbofan Aircraft 1968 Traffic

OPERATIONSALL SERVICES Revenue Miles (000) Revenue Hours Speed (mph.) No. of Aircraft Daily Aircraft Util. Hours Miles Non-Revenue Miles Number (000) % of Revenue Fuel Per Hour (Gals.) BOEING 707 Pan American—Psgr Pan American—Cargo
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Management

Domestic Satcom Proposal Reopens Fcc Evaluation

Washington-Federal Communications Commission has reopened the three-year-old domestic communications satellite case to consider a new proposal by General Electric Co. to establish a nationwide record-video service. Initially, the backbone of the system would be a Telemail service.

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Air Transport

Trust Fund Plan Hits Opposition

Distrust of earmarked funds by Treasury, Budget Bureau delays Administration airport/airways proposal submission to Congress

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Editorial

Export Sales Trends

The transition from grant aid to sales is well advanced. The curve of delivery on a sales basis crossed that of grant aid in 1962. The reduction in grant aid and the corresponding increase in sales will continue as our allies become more self-sufficient and better able financially to support adequate military establishments.
March 311969 April 141969