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May 12, 1969

Safety

Midair Crash Laid to Ifr Deviation

Avionics

Electronic Ear Can Identify Spoken Words

Air Transport

1968 Hourly Costs — Three and Four Engine Turbojet/turbofan Transports

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Safety

Midair Crash Laid to Ifr Deviation

On July 19, 1967, at 1201:18 EDT, Piedmont Airlines Flight 22, a Boeing 727, N68650, and a Cessna 310, N3121S, owned by Lanseair, Inc., [Hendersonville, N.C.] were involved in a midair collision at an altitude of 6,132 ft. in the vicinity of Hendersonville, N.C., approximately 8 mi. southeast of the Asheville Municipal Airport.
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Avionics

Electronic Ear Can Identify Spoken Words

Newport Beach, Calif.—An electronic model of a mammal's ear which is capable of distinguishing among words spoken by various people is being developed here at Astropower Laboratory as part of the McDonnell Douglas Laboratory’s continuing exploration in the field of pattern recognition.

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Air Transport

1968 Hourly Costs — Three and Four Engine Turbojet/turbofan Transports

(Dollars Per Off-On Hour) BOEING 707 Pan American Trans World American Northwest Continental Braniff Flying Tiger Airlift Western Seaboard Trans Caribbean 707 Average DOUGLAS DC-8 United Delta Eastern National Pan American Seaboard Trans Caribbean
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Usaf Team Studies C-5 Cost Overruns

Washington—Air Force team of 15 auditors and production experts has been dispatched from Washington to the Lockheed-Georgia Co. to review the reasons behind cost overruns on USAF’s initial total-package contract for procurement of the C-5A heavy logistics transport.

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Management

Nixon Delays Advanced Icbm Development

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Space Technology

Two-year Life Expected for Oao Satellite

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Air Transport

New York-moscow Traffic Gains Expected

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Space Technology

Post-apollo Task Forces Formed

NASA organizes two major units to study future manned flight goals of agency in areas of space stations, shuttle vehicles

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Air Transport

Eastern Girds for N. Y.-miami Push

Carrier hopes to regain lost traffic this summer with strong sales campaign, expanded schedule; aims for 10-15% growth

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Space Technology

New Athena Test Vehicle Designed

Washington—Atlantic Research Corp. is finishing the critical design review for its new Athena H ballistic re-entry research rocket and expects to launch the first vehicle in about a year. Work is being done under a $32-million contract from the Air Force.

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