August 24, 1970

Aeronautical Engineering

Ge1 Engine Spawns Numerous Derivatives

Avionics

Early Hybrid Aerosat Effort Sought

Air Transport

Cabin Modifications Proposed for 747

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Aeronautical Engineering

Ge1 Engine Spawns Numerous Derivatives

General Electric’s Aircraft Engine Group has static tested more than 15 versions of its GE1 building block engine and designed well over 36 engines based on a common core engine gas generator. The latest GE1 derivative engine to be selected for a new aircraft program is the F-101-GE-100, an afterburning, medium-bypass ratio turbofan, for the USAF/North American Rockwell B-1 manned strategic bomber.

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Avionics

Early Hybrid Aerosat Effort Sought

International UHF system supported for communications, surveillance; airline, government cooperation needed

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Air Transport

Cabin Modifications Proposed for 747

Compton, Calif.-New cabin modification plans for Boeing 747 transports, ranging from a children’s play room with constant movie cartoons to a duty-free liquor store, designed by Garrett Corp. AiResearch Aviation Co.’s airline products facility here, are under preliminary study by a number of major airlines.

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Air Transport

Changes at Western Include ‘new Look’

Los Angeles-Western Air Lines, hit by losses, increased competition and a lack of wide-bodied jet transports, is adopting a new look for equipment ranging from jet transports and ground power units to cocktail napkins and swizzle sticks.
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Aerosat Change

Awacs Keyed to Milestone Plan

Production commitment for airborne warning and control system hinges on two technical progress demonstrations

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Editorial

Technology’s Impact

We hear a great deal these days about the “generation gap.” People of different age groups do have trouble communicating with and understanding one another. But this is really nothing new. Nor is it unique to our time. This communication or understanding gap—or whatever you want to call it—has always existed between the generations. . . .
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Air Transport

Use of California Satellite Airports Grows

Los Angeles-Continental Air Lines’ new direct service between two Los Angeles area satellite airports and the Pacific Northwest points up the expanding airline use of the satellites to handle the burgeoning Los Angeles and San Francisco air passenger traffic.
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Air Transport

Added Benefits Sought By Pilots

Social Security offset, training pay increase considered; reductions in duty time also asked as delays increase

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Missile Engineering

New Missile Sites Threat to Israeli Air Supremacy

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Management

Melbourne Seeking Gateway Role

New Melbourne Airport at Tullamarine puts Australia’s second largest city back in international aviation picture

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