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November 3, 1969

Avionics

Night Infrared Sensors Win Wider Role

Business Flying

Garrett Expanding Turbine Family

Air Transport

Consortium Readies A-300b Sales Drive

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Avionics

Night Infrared Sensors Win Wider Role

Los Angeles-Forward-looking infrared sensors are likely to find a more prominent role in tactical and strike aircraft of the future, despite severe shortcomings in reliability and maintainability which handicapped the first generation of these infrared imaging devices in Vietnam.

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Business Flying

Garrett Expanding Turbine Family

Four new engines aimed at specific size in lower end of power spectrum in attempt to become major manufacturer in market

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Air Transport

Consortium Readies A-300b Sales Drive

Sud, Deutsche Airbus campaign aimed at convincing customers of production commitment; U.S. is viewed as major market

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Air Transport

Short-term Airport Funding Voted

House group backs $5 billion in 1970s for airport/airways development; funding authorization limited to two years

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Space Technology

Fund Shift to Speed Space Shuttle Work

Top development priority aimed at 1975 operational capability; $70 million to be requested in reprogramed FY 70 authorization

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Management

U.k. Aircraft Industry Productivity Lags

London—Joint government-industry committee set up by Ministry of Technology and the Society of British Aerospace Companies (SBAC) last week said that investigations revealed that British Aircraft Industry’s productivity is about one third of the United States industry.

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Air Transport

North Atlantic Air Passengers, Load Factors—first Six Months of 1969

(In Scheduled Service) Pan American Trans World U.S. Flag Total BOAC Lufthansa Air France Alitalia KLM SAS Air Canada SwissAir El Al Israel TOTAL-BOTH DIRECTIONS Total No. of Passengers Percent Participation 1st. Class Passengers Economy Passengers
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Air Transport

Miami Carriers Launching Traffic Promotions Early

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Management

Defense Budget Process Revised

Secretaries, Chiefs of Staff regain pre-McNamara prominence but will be accountable for results of their purchasing decisions

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Air Transport

Cab Weighs Contract Bulk Fare Extension

Washington—Intensive struggle between scheduled airlines and charter operators for the rich North Atlantic passenger traffic is spilling over to a heated battle over extension of a new promotional bulk fare for scheduled carriers through the heavy summer season of 1970.

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