August 18, 1969

Management

Pollution Control Market Emerging

Aeronautical Engineering

Carbon Composite Program Gains

Special Apollo 11 Report

Astronauts Detail Lunar Flight Experience

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Management

Pollution Control Market Emerging

Aerospace industry’s concern centers on research and analytical approaches; hardware projects may follow HEW funded studies

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Aeronautical Engineering

Carbon Composite Program Gains

Falling cost, rising availability spur growing interest in use of carbon-fiber-reinforced materials by aircraft manufacturers

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Special Apollo 11 Report

Astronauts Detail Lunar Flight Experience

Houston—Astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr., were so “springloaded” for a lunar landing they would have attempted it with no assistance from earth. Armstrong, replying to a question raised at their first press conference since Apollo 11 returned from the moon, said he and Aldrin would have continued the effort as long as their trajectory seemed safe.

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Special Mars Report

Contradictions in Temperature Data Spark Dispute About Possibility of Life on Mars

Readings of other Mariner instruments challenge indication of infrared spectrometer that life could survive near south pole

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Equipment

Kaman Designs Ball Bearing Replacement

Bloomfield, Conn.—Kaman Aerospace Corp. is rapidly expanding its new line of ceramic-faced sliding bearings for critical control system applications in helicopters and fixed wing aircraft. Each bearing has an inner race of highly polished ceramic material plasma-sprayed on a titanium alloy substrate and an outer race comprising a compacted carbon or carbon-graphite liner within a stainless steel retainer.
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Management

Faa to Revise Air Controller Programs

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Special Mars Report

Manned Mission to Mars Opposed

Spectacular Apollo 11 success fails to convince congressional leaders of necessity for immediate commitment to Martian goal

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Avionics

Sperry Developing Electronic Adi

Phoenix, Ariz.—Extensive development of an electronic attitude director indicator (EADI) is under way here at the Sperry Flight Systems Div. in expectation of a television display of this nature to replace conventional electromechanical ADIs in future commercial transports.

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Air Transport

Changing Habits Cloud Forecasts

Varying pattern of U.S. air travel stymies analytical attempts to determine whether recent earnings drop constitutes new trend

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Air Transport

Giant Jets Key to Tampa Airport Growth

Tampa, Fla.—Impact of operations with high-capacity jet transports will determine the schedule for future expansion of a new $71-million passenger terminal complex under construction at Tampa International Airport. The complex will incorporate a centrally located “landside” building to include passenger processing and ground transportation facilities.

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