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September 8, 1969

Avionics

Radiation-hardened Avionics Gain Interest

Avionics

Advanced Ecm Devices Designed

Air Transport

Tour Surge Lures European Flag Carriers

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Avionics

Radiation-hardened Avionics Gain Interest

Manufacturers introducing microcircuits, transistors designed to resist brief, intense radiation released by nuclear blasts

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Avionics

Advanced Ecm Devices Designed

New microwave solid-state components seen having broad impact in warfare; smaller, more reliable units in prospect

2627

Air Transport

Tour Surge Lures European Flag Carriers

Expanding market for low-cost tours spurs scheduled airlines to bolster charter subsidiaries to compete with independents

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Aeronautical Engineering

Broad Market Expected for Dhc-7

De Havilland counting on STOL transport to serve as pioneer for commuter, trunk airlines in congested metropolitan areas

1617

Space Technology

Sweeping Military Cuts Proposed

DOD’s Office of Systems Analysis urges slashes in development, procurement and operations that could seriously curtail posture

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Air Transport

Ifalpa Mounts Anti-hijack Drive

Threatens strike, calls for stiff penalties after Athens-bound TWA 707 is forced to land at Damascus; aircraft heavily damaged

1819

Management

Rb.199 Picked for Mrca; Ge Leads in A-300b Race

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Air Transport

Non-trunks Bid to Attach Other Goals to Fare Rise

Washington—Ripples from trunklines’ fare increase proposals are spreading across the airline tariff spectrum as other facets of the industry attempt to use a possible boost as leverage to achieve other goals. In position statements outlining views scheduled to be presented in oral arguments before the Civil Aeronautics Board Sept. 4, supplemental, local service and all-cargo airlines sought to attach fare changes important to them onto the general domestic fare increases sought by the trunks.

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Editorial

A Blunt Warning

. . . The hard truth is this: Our past and present methods of acquiring weapons have lost us the confidence of the public and are threatening our country’s future security. Unless we change our practices drastically, our future ability to deter war and to fight can be seriously jeopardized.
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Management

Senate Renews Attack on C-5a Requests

Washington—Senate move materialized last week to block further procurement of the Lockheed C-5A heavy logistics transport regardless of the outcome of current negotiations between the contractor and the Air Force (AW&ST Aug. 4, p. 29).

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