March 23, 1970

Avionics

Eadi Leads Surge Into New Phase

Aeronautical Engineering

F-111 Crash Spurs Tightening of Standards

Air Transport

Optimism Marks Delta Forecasts

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Avionics

Eadi Leads Surge Into New Phase

Development of equipment for aircraft of the 1970s enters new stage as industry seeks to define role for advanced techniques

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Aeronautical Engineering

F-111 Crash Spurs Tightening of Standards

Significantly tightened quality assurance standards on billets and forgings for critical structural aircraft components are planned by General Dynamics/Ft. Worth for its suppliers as a result of the Dec. 22, 1969, crash of an Air Force F-111A variablegeometry fighter.
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Air Transport

Optimism Marks Delta Forecasts

Atlanta-Delta Air Lines is facing the 1970s with a confident, bullish optimism growing out of a straight-forward, extremely stable management establishment backed by a strong profit record and a generous supply of new technology. Unlike trunklines which had a bad year in 1969, Delta believes 1970 will be an excellent year for traffic increase and that favorable growth trends will prevail through the decade.

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Management

Arab Pilots to Train at Wheelus

Egypt, Libya to convert U.S. base into joint air academy after USAF leaves in June; recruiting drive is under way

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Air Transport

Single-class Sst Concept Seen Profitable

London-Extensive computer marketing program, based on projected needs of airlines for supersonic transports up to 1990, has convinced British Aircraft Corp. and its French partner, Sud Aviation, that the single-class sales concept can capture up to 25% of the long-range travel market.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Improved Fastener Devices Sought

Giant jets, supersonic transport spur efforts of manufacturers to reduce costs of fasteners used to join airframe components

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Aeronautical Engineering

Pan Am Devises New Maintenance Control

New York-Pan American World Airways is developing a new concept of management maintenance control which it plans to implement in 1972 at an estimated annual cost savings of $5 million. Basically an information system which incorporates maintenance programing and control functions into an integrated operation, the plan was first formulated in 1968.

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Management

Matra Seeks Civilian Diversification

Private aerospace firm sees markets in several industries to reduce dependence on French government defense spending
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Air Transport

Turbojet/turbofan Aircraft 1969 Operating Factors—ah Services

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Air Transport

Turbojet/turbofan Aircraft 1969 Traffic and Load Factors in Scheduled Service

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