August 3, 1970

Space Technology

Design Emerging for Space Station

Business Flying

Cl-215 Getting Heavy Use in France

Management

Dod Fund Debate Centers on Foreign Policy Matters

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Space Technology

Design Emerging for Space Station

Basic configuration calls for four modular decks for living, working space, with two toroidal equipment modules

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Business Flying

Cl-215 Getting Heavy Use in France

Series of forest fires on the Riviera coast poses severe operational test for the Canadair water bomber aircraft

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Management

Dod Fund Debate Centers on Foreign Policy Matters

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Aeronautical Engineering

Air Cushion Utility Vehicle Tested

Device is prototype for family of low-cost air cushion ‘trucks' planned by new company; Arctic expected to offer strong market

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Air Transport

Data System to Speed Dc-10 Flight Tests

Long Beach, Calif.—McDonnell Douglas Corp. will use five aircraft and advanced data handling techniques to meet the October, 1971, target date for Federal Aviation Administration certification of the DC-10 transport. The first production aircraft will make its maiden flight late this month, pending the passing of additional critical tests on the second aircraft to roll off the production line here.

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Air Transport

Extended Peak Foreseen on Atlantic

Westbound air traffic in June, most of July exceeds the carriers’ expectations, may push high-volume period into mid-October

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Study Panel Urges Sweeping Shifts in Pentagon

Washington—Sweeping top-to-bottom reorganization of the Defense Dept, management structure with emphasis upon decentralization and revised procurement practices is being proposed by President Nixon’s Blue Ribbon Defense Panel following a compressed one-year study of the subject.

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Avionics

Talks Set on Proposals for Aerosat

FAA, airlines, NASA will discuss Comsat plan for hybrid satellite with VHF and UHF (L-band), options on the number of satellites

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Missile Engineering

Air Force Seeks Missile Rebasing Funds

Washington—Two top priority projects in Air Force’s $943-million Fiscal 1971 Minuteman program are rebasing the 1,000-missile striking force for greater survivability and missile testing from inland operational sites. Missiles are now tested from simulated sites at Cape Kennedy or the Western Test Range.

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Air Transport

Passenger Service Fixes Planned for 747

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