September 14, 1970

Editorial

Sunshine with Rain

Special Report: Farnborough Air Display

Airbus Battle Flares at Farnborough

BAC 111 Briefings Set for Red Chinese

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Editorial

Sunshine with Rain

The current state of the British aerospace industry is similar to the weather experienced during the early days of its 27th Flying Display at Farnborough last week—sunshine with blasts of gusty turbulence and heavy rain. In many respects, the British industry has never been in better health.

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Special Report: Farnborough Air Display

Airbus Battle Flares at Farnborough

Farnborough-Britain’s biennial air display here last week showed a strong international flavor, with six United States aircraft and five from Europe participating, while a sharp competitive battle built up between the two British airframe companies.

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BAC 111 Briefings Set for Red Chinese

Farnborough—Red Chinese civil aviation mission visiting the Farnborough Air Display here will be given full briefings on the British Aircraft Corp. BAC 111 this week. Wang Tsien-Kung, chief of the commanding department of the Chinese General Civil Aviation Administration (AW&ST Sept. 7, p. 21), said the group also will visit Hawker Siddeley Aviation’s Hatfield plant, where the Trident 3B is being built.
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Special Report: Farnborough Air Display

MRCA Consortium Planning Family of Military Aircraft

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Space Technology

Europeans Given Shuttle Studies

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Special Report: Farnborough Air Display

Jaguar Carrier Version Shown

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Aeronautical Engineering

F-15 Deliveries Tied to ‘Milestone’ Concept

Deliveries of the McDonnell Douglas Mach 2.5 F-15 single-place air-superiority fighter to Air Force’s Tactical Air Command are scheduled to begin in late 1974. This timetable is based on the premise that the aircraft can pass a stringent series of 24 contractual technical and cost “milestone” hurdles throughout its design, development and early production stages.

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Avionics

Warning Satellite Status Clarified

Washington—Third early warning satellite, launched June 19, appears to have successfully achieved synchronous orbit, contrary to information published in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's most recent Satellite Situation Report (AW&ST Sept. 7, p. 19).
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Space Technology

ATS Award Switch Broadens Controversy

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ATC Bid Briefing

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