January 26, 1970

Management

Industry Employe Shifts Foreseen

Avionics

Air Force Using Line-scan Camera

Space Technology

Apollo Samples Spur Lunar Debate

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Management

Industry Employe Shifts Foreseen

Award of major contracts to fewer companies foretells changes in geographical concentrations, numerical decline in personnel
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Avionics

Air Force Using Line-scan Camera

High-quality reconnaissance imagery produced at night; laser countermeasures among several other devices being developed

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Space Technology

Apollo Samples Spur Lunar Debate

Houston—Samples of lunar rock and soil brought back to earth last July by the Apollo 11 astronauts have opened a Pandora’s box of questions on the genesis of the moon which may take science years to answer. Among the 1,500 scientists here for reports from the 142 principal investigators studying the Apollo 11 samples, there were divergent points of view as to the meaning of most of the findings.

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Management

Japanese Aircraft Revival Pushed

Government aids development and production at initial planning, financial levels; insists work be spread among many companies

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Management

France Merges 3 Major Aerospace Firms

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Air Transport

U.s. Hands Airlines Anti-smoke Timetable

Washington-Federal departments last week laid down an accelerated timetable for U.S. airlines to follow in installation of new combustors in Pratt & Whitney JT8D engines to reduce visible exhaust pollution. Representatives of the carriers had expected to discuss the issue at a meeting with Health, Education and Welfare Secretary Robert H. Finch and Transportation Secretary John A. Volpe, but were told instead what the program was to be.
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Avionics

Satellite Air Traffic Control Study Planned

Washington—Feasibility of replacing existing primary and secondary radar in the 1970s with a satellite system to perform air surveillance will be studied by a newly formed ad hoc air traffic control panel of the President’s Scientific Advisory Committee (PSAC).
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Editorial

Flight Two to London

Pan American World Airways Flight Two to London brought the world’s first Boeing 747 fare-paying passengers across the Atlantic from New York to London on Thursday, Jan. 22, marking an historic milestone in air transport. Flight Two began in blustery freezing winds, driving snow across the Jamaica Bay marshes, and concluded on a rare sunny, balmy afternoon in the labyrinth that is Heathrow Airport.

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Management

Defense Fund Battle Seen Setting Pattern for 1970s

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Management

Industry Faces Uphill Fight on Cost Accounting Rules

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