June 29, 1970

Special Report

Boeing Cutbacks Shake Economy of Seattle Area

Management

Swiss Aircraft Industry Declining

Aeronautical Engineering

Rumania Developing Own Designs

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Special Report

Boeing Cutbacks Shake Economy of Seattle Area

Fiscal shock waves reverberate throughout the state as Washington’s major employer reduces jobs by half

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Management

Swiss Aircraft Industry Declining

Major blow was decision to buy fighter-bombers abroad instead of paying 30% more to make them under license

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Aeronautical Engineering

Rumania Developing Own Designs

Bucharest-Rumanian aircraft industry is moving into the field of original designs aimed at Eastern and Western markets. Technical drive is based on expertise gained by building the Britten-Norman Islander light transport under license.

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Management

Dod Budget Faces Senate Floor Attack

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Air Transport

Crowds Pose Major 747 Problem

Boeing transport’s large capacity and high load factors create boarding difficulties on ground, service problems during flight

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Space Technology

U.s. Weighs Astronaut Quarantine

Primary purpose would be determining biological compatibility of crews selected for long-term interplanetary flight missions
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Management

Expansion Possible for U.k. Aerospace

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Business Flying

Vought Plans Civil Aircraft Move

LTV Aerospace subsidiary, in diversification from military work, sets to sell, service and refurbish business aircraft

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Space Technology

Cosmonauts in Quarantine Following Soyuz Landing

Soviet cosmonauts Andrian G. Nikolayev and Vitali Sevastyanov began a rigid 10-day biomedical quarantine and debriefing following their safe landing June 19 in Kazakhstan. Soviet space officials immediately termed the flight of Soyuz 9 an unqualified success and announced it will “make possible another step toward construction of orbital stations.”
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Avionics

Controversy Grows on Frequency for Use on Aeronautical Satellite

Washington—Controversy is growing between aviation and space organizations over deployment of an aeronautical satellite system and whether it should operate at very high frequency (VHF) or L-band (AW&ST May 18, p. 51). Recent developments include:

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