May 25, 1970

Business Flying

Europe Expects Aircraft Sales Dip

Air Transport

Local Service Airline Support Scrutinized

Special Report: Air War in Middle East—Part 3

Vietnam Lessons Helped Israel Build Mideast Air Supremacy

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Business Flying

Europe Expects Aircraft Sales Dip

Forecast of mild slump in business, general aviation is based on trend toward tightening of money, increasing interest rates

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Air Transport

Local Service Airline Support Scrutinized

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Special Report: Air War in Middle East—Part 3

Vietnam Lessons Helped Israel Build Mideast Air Supremacy

Knowledge of U.S. tactics was major factor in air force’s capability of raiding targets deep in Egypt with impunity

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Missile Engineering

Phoenix Fire Control Unit Expanded

Los Angeles-Phoenix missile fire control system is being expanded and adapted to increase its effectiveness in critical missions of the Navy’s new Grumman F-14A/B air superiority fighter. The reconfigured AWG-9 fire control system will enhance performance of the Phoenix missiles beyond what was anticipated from the General Dynamics F-111B fleet defense interceptor, for which the system originally was developed by Hughes Aircraft Co. (AW&ST Sept. 11, 1967, p. 59).

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Missile Engineering

Abm Cost Rise Estimated at $2 Billion

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Avionics

Sst Digital Flight Control Evolves

Phoenix, Ariz.-Integrated digital flight control system being developed here at Sperry Rand’s Flight Systems Div. for Boeing’s supersonic transport will automate many of the flight crew’s functions and provide extensive self-testing and in-flight monitoring.
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Air Transport

Faa, Traffic Controllers Gear for Future Relations

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Editorial

The Calculated Risk

Admittedly, there are political, social and economic reasons for the current criticism that transcend a lack of understanding of how technology is advanced. But much is also made of our alleged inability to manage complex technological programs.
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Equipment

Anti-pollution Aid Keyed to Air Drop

Little Creek, Va.-U.S. Coast Guard hopes to have its Air-Droppable Anti-Pollution Transfer System (Adapts) operational on the East Coast this fall. The system, basically a network of Uniroyal 500-ton capacity sea-floating rubberized nylon tanks and high-speed pumps, is designed to avert or at least minimize massive oil spills by getting oil off stricken tankers before or shortly after the ship’s hold is damaged.

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Air Transport

Airlines, State Dept. Clash on Policy

Domestic trunks fear capitulation by U.S. negotiators in talks on Italian bilateral may curtail their overseas routes chances

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