May 11, 1970

Air War in Middle East

Soviets Shifting Mideast Balance

Air Transport

Local Growth Benefits Pacific Southwest

Management

Singapore Acts to Cushion British Withdrawal impact

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Air War in Middle East

Soviets Shifting Mideast Balance

Russian pilots taking air defense role in Egypt with MiG-21Js abruptly change strategic picture in the Israeli-Arab conflict

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Air Transport

Local Growth Benefits Pacific Southwest

Los Angeles—Pacific Southwest Airlines stands to benefit most from the continuing traffic growth in the Los Angeles-San Francisco market as the local service airline’s two major trunk competitors place increased emphasis on their longer routes.

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Management

Singapore Acts to Cushion British Withdrawal impact

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Air Transport

Fiscal Woes Brake Capacity Gains

Major trunks revise schedules in effort to improve load factors, dropping competitive approach to strengthen financial results

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Avionics

India Pushing for Own Space Capability

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Letters to the Editor

I am a pilot and flight instructor. My wife is an assistant air traffic controller. So far as I have been able to ascertain, the news media have chosen to ignore or to obfuscate many of the real issues behind the dispute between the controllers and the FAA (Mar. 30, p. 26).
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Avionics

Infrared Fire Control Tests Start

Army begins helicopter flight evaluation of armament control system using chin-mounted infrared sensor to detect targets

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Space Technology

Nuclear Shuttle Concepts Emerge

Sunnyvale, Calif.-Designs for singleand multiple-tank versions of a man-rated reusable nuclear spacecraft for the post-1980s are evolving at Lockheed Missiles & Space Co. Both concepts are based on new hardware designs. A parallel study is being conducted by North American Rockwell Corp. on the use of direct derivatives of the Saturn 5 launch vehicle for this application.

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Air Transport

3and 4-Engine Turbojet/Turbofan Transports—1969 Hourly Costs

(Dollars Per Off-On Hour) DOUGLAS DC-8 United Delta Eastern National1 Seaboard Flying Tiger Braniff1 Trans Caribbean2 Pan American1 Airlift DC-8 Average BOEING 707 Pan American1. Trans World American Northwest1 Braniff1
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Air Transport

Jet Noise, Fumes Triai Could Set Precedent

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