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November 10, 1969

Space Technology

Space Factory Planned for 1970s

Safety

Fatigue Failure Cited on S-61l

Air Transport

U.s. Offers ‘updated’ Approach on Liability

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Space Technology

Space Factory Planned for 1970s

Ultimate goal is orbiting facility to make use of high vacuum and low gravity of space in profit-making production programs

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Safety

Fatigue Failure Cited on S-61l

Board finds main rotor blade separation and loss of control followed fatigue fracture in shank of yellow blade spindle

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Air Transport

U.s. Offers ‘updated’ Approach on Liability

Controversial new approach to airline liability in international air passenger transportation has been offered by the U.S. government to update the much criticized Warsaw Convention. The U.S. proposal is expected to form the major basis for discussion of the Legal Committee of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) which is scheduled to convene next February on the passenger injury and death liability question.

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Avionics

American Plans Self-service Ticketer Test

Los Gatos, Calif.—Willingness of the experienced air traveler to use self-service ticketing machines will be tested by American Airlines at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport for three months starting in January. Results of the test are expected to have a strong influence on plans for the expansion of airport ticket sales facilities in the decades ahead.

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Management

C-5a Long-lead Time Funding Restored

$52 million restored for another Lockheed transport squadron; Air Force also authorized $28 million for fighter development

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Air Transport

Browne Seeks Viable Air Carriers

Confidence of financial groups and airlines themselves needed, new CAB chairman believes; industry termed ‘basically sound’

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Air Transport

Executive Jet Aviation Begins Efforts to Find New Financing

Washington—Executive Jet Aviation has begun efforts to obtain new financing following a Civil Aeronautics Board order that the Penn Central Railroad divest itself of all interest and control in the aviation company. Divestment of the railroad’s interest, estimated to be worth as much as $24 million, must be completed by Mar. 1, 1971.

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Management

Mrca Engine Choice Keyed to U.k. Drive

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Avionics

Binoculars Contain Infrared Voice Link

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Air Transport

Iata Found to Cast Faint Public Image

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