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April 28, 1969

Avionics

Norway Designs New Landing Aid

Air Transport

Quick Depreciation Grows Among Trunks

Management

Usaf Hard Rock Program Halted

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Avionics

Norway Designs New Landing Aid

Kjeller, Norway-Blind landing system employing gamma rays rather than radio waves has been designed and tested here, by the Norwegian Defense Research Establishment (NDRE). Called Hermes, the system was conceived by Dr. G. E. B. Barstad of the Defense Research Establishment and developed in part with U.S. Air Force funds under the Mutual Weapons Development Program.

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Air Transport

Quick Depreciation Grows Among Trunks

New York-Northwest Orient Airlines is the latest U.S. trunk carrier to make a significant enough change in its accounting treatment to affect the size of its reported profits. Such changes in the airline business have been frequent over past years and generally have involved one of two areas: depreciation life of property, usually flight equipment, or handling of the 7% investment tax credit against Federal income tax.

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Management

Usaf Hard Rock Program Halted

Nixon move related to political fight for Safeguard system; Laird to spend only small portion of $58 million requested

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Space Technology

X-ray Unit Designed for Sun Study

Monrovia, Calif.-Prototype X-ray camera that may help unravel the nature of solar processes is being developed here by Hycon Manufacturing Co., a subsidiary of McDonnell Douglas Corp. Subcontracted by American Science & Engineering, Cambridge, Mass., it will form an integral part of that company’s grazing incidence telescope.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Garrett Developing New Turbofan

Los Angeles-Garrett Corp. TFE731 twin-spool turbofan engine which will power the new Swearingen SA-28T delta wing business jet (Aw&sT Apr. 7, p. 18) is an outgrowth of the auxiliary power unit (APU) designed for the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 airbus.

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Air Transport

Lockheed Plans New Transports

L-1011 growth versions studied as firm weighs joint marketing production with BAC, discusses SST development with Hughes

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Space Technology

Four Eldo Members Agree on Launches

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Avionics

Advanced S-3a Avionics Studied

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Management

Korean Assignment Strains Carrier Force

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Air Transport

Strike Reflected in Weak First Quarter

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