October 19, 1970

Avionics

Microwave Landing Study Complete

Air Transport

A-300B Airbus Picks Up Momentum

Avionics

Inertial Aids Fill Primary Overwater Role

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Avionics

Microwave Landing Study Complete

Committee arrives at provisional characteristics for ILS replacement; Doppler scanning to be considered in evaluation

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Air Transport

A-300B Airbus Picks Up Momentum

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Avionics

Inertial Aids Fill Primary Overwater Role

New York-Initial segment of a typical New York-London flight, such as Pan American Flight 100, is conducted via regular Victor (VOR) or High Level airways until the transatlantic “gateway” is reached. During this portion of the flight, the three Delco Electronics Carousel 4 inertial navigation systems provide the pilot with a considerable volume of useful data, described in the preceding article (AW&ST Oct. 12, p. 52).

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Management

Strong ECM Market Found Abroad

U.S. manufacturers find rising international demand for electronic countermeasures gear while domestic sales slacken

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Aeronautical Engineering

New Versions of TF41 Designed

Growth models of Allison/Rolls-Royce turbofan offer less weight and more power; one engine has afterburner and thrust reverser

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Business Flying

Piper Faces Fiscal, Internal Hurdles

New president seeks to counter continued sales slump, promote funds for long-range plans, tighten efficiency of management

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Air Transport

SAS Seeks U.S. Small Business Traffic

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Air Transport

Pacific, Asia, Australia Fares Set

Pacific package is first agreement by IATA for that area in seven years; North Atlantic fare talks still at impasse

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Management

French Assembly Votes Defense Budget

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Air Transport

Legal Clarification Awaited In Domestic Fare Tangle

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