September 28, 1970

Business Flying

Optimism Returning for Business Flying

Space Technology

Other Nations to Use Space Station

Air Transport

Relations of U.s., Airlines Altered

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Business Flying

Optimism Returning for Business Flying

Resurgence in corporate aircraft sales possible within 12-18 months although economic difficulties remain as major hurdles
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Space Technology

Other Nations to Use Space Station

NASA to open planned orbiting facility to academic, commercial experimenters outside U.S.; advisory bodies to study programs

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Air Transport

Relations of U.s., Airlines Altered

Government involvement in carrier management increases as result of efforts to meet challenges presented by hijackings

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Business Flying

Bell 212 Noise, Vibration Reduced

Twin-engine helicopter for corporate market handles solidly; vibration still has some affect on passenger comfort, however

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Air Transport

Air Cargo Seen Stumbling on the Ground

Frankfurt—Computers, containers and cooperation have become the key factors in the growth of the airfreight industry, which is in danger of foundering because it persists in using archaic ground handling techniques, delegates to the Fifth International Air Cargo Forum were warned.

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Avionics

Concepts for Pilots Range Studied

Navy will evaluate an electronic air combat maneuvering range to train four pilots at once and send data in real time to ground

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Space Technology

Scientific Community Decries Apollo Mission Cancellations

Houston—More than 35 of the nation’s leading scientists have expressed their “deep misgivings” about the decision of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to eliminate two Apollo flights and apply the money saved to upcoming programs.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Tests of Remotely Piloted Fighter Likely

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Aeronautical Engineering

Swiss Team Attracts New Pilots

Dubendorf, Switzerland—Part-time aerobatic team that is virtually unknown outside Switzerland is given substantial credit for keeping interest in military aviation so high in this neutral country that there are 100 applicants for each new combat flying assignment.

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Editorial

The Time for Action

The ordeal of 388 airline passengers in the torrid Jordan desert, the deliberate demolition of four jet transports by Arab guerrillas and the unknown fate of 54 American, British, Swiss and Israeli hostages still held captive in the midst of the Jordanian civil war finally focused attention of western governments on the long-festering problem of air piracy.

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