June 8, 1970

Air Transport

U.s. Trunks React to Cost Rise

Avionics

Radar, Cockpit Views Simulated

Air Transport

May Traffic Disappoints Major Trunks

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Air Transport

U.s. Trunks React to Cost Rise

New York—U.S. trunk airlines are wrestling with an array of competitive decisions against a backdrop of rising expenses as they increasingly seek to balance levels and quality of service against their costs. To hold down costs significantly, the airlines essentially have three choices: reduce employes, flight frequencies or aircraft.

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Avionics

Radar, Cockpit Views Simulated

General Electric uses digital simulation to show simultaneously radar display and full-color view from cockpit window in realtime

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Air Transport

May Traffic Disappoints Major Trunks

Grim May passenger statistics for some major trunk airlines are prompting a dour reassessment of their air travel prospects for the rest of the year. But some of the smaller trunk carriers paradoxically report buoyant business with no dimming of their future outlook.

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French Aerospace Exports Gain Sharply

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Air Transport

Used Aircraft Prices Slide in Europe

Geneva—Prices for used air transports are sliding in the European market, but sellers see some signs the market will bottom out during the summer. Europe has become the major selling ground for the world’s used aircraft because many potential customers are non-scheduled operators competing in the continent’s growing charter traffic to holiday resorts.

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Faa Orders Inspections for Jt9d-3a Engines

Elaborate inspection procedures have been ordered by the Federal Aviation Administration for Boeing 747 Pratt & Whitney JT9D-3A engines following inflight turbine blade failures on board aircraft operated by Northwest Airlines and Pan American World Airways.
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Editorial

The Changing Marketplace

There is a growing area of agreement between the Pentagon, the Congress and the aerospace industry that some fundamental changes are required in defense procurement procedures if an effective military posture is to be maintained for the future within the fiscal resources available.

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Business Flying

New Jersey Court Sets Curfew for Jets

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Air Transport

U.s., Italy Reach New Bilateral Agreement

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Air Transport

Potential U.s. Market for Mercure Spurs Facilities Expansion Pian

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