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September 1, 1969

Avionics

Hostile Radar Location Gear Pushed

Aeronautical Engineering

Thunderbirds Probe F-4e Potential

Space Technology

Modular Launch Vehicle Proposed to Eldo

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Avionics

Hostile Radar Location Gear Pushed

Military services seek improved capability for attacks against radiating targets; USAF plans test of ‘inverse Loran’ technique

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Aeronautical Engineering

Thunderbirds Probe F-4e Potential

Air Force precision-flying team selects McDonnell Douglas F-4E; impressions are favorable with improvement in transition moves

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Space Technology

Modular Launch Vehicle Proposed to Eldo

Immenstaad, West Germany—New family of satellite launch vehicles featuring a modular “kit” design is being proposed by Dornier System here as a highly flexible second-generation European payload carrier. Dormer’s proposal is being made both to the West German scientific ministry and the European Launcher Development Organization (ELDO).

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Space Technology

Eldo Studying Launcher Project

Group aiming to organize management team for production of Europa 2 and selection of future design; timing critical

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Air Transport

Problems Beset 747 as Delivery Nears

Fuel use, noise regulations, loss of orders confront Boeing, but company contends Pan Am will receive aircraft on time

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Air Transport

New Interline Fare Split Formula Urged

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Air Transport

Boeing Moving Toward Decision to Launch 767 Project By Spring

Major effort by Boeing Co. to launch the new 767 transport program is showing slow but positive progress. The company is aiming for a decision on the project by next spring. Important steps taken by Boeing to advance from the present design discussion stage to offerings of firm hardware commitments, hopefully by year end, include:
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Mid-autumn Vote on Tax Credit Bill Seen

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Missile Engineering

Usaf Advances Mirv Technology

Groundwork being laid for genuine independently targetable vehicles to succeed sequential-release system now planned

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Aeronautical Engineering

Holland to Press for New Nato Fighter

Dutch plan to mount their drive for a new North Atlantic Treaty Organization fighter aircraft this week after holding informal discussions with potential consortium partners for the past month. In their unofficial contacts so far, the Dutch have talked primarily with air attaches and industrial acquaintances.
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