January 18, 1971

Conference Exchanges Anti-Hijacking Data

Cab Issues Fare Ruling Deluge; Major New Bids Hang on Case

Conference Exchanges Anti-Hijacking Data

747 Fatigue Tests Help Solve Problems

Conference Exchanges Anti-Hijacking Data

Grim Traffic Marks Fourth Quarter

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Conference Exchanges Anti-Hijacking Data

Cab Issues Fare Ruling Deluge; Major New Bids Hang on Case

Washington—Further passenger fare refinements are expected as domestic airlines assess their relative competitive positions following a deluge of Civil Aeronautics Board rulings on wide-ranging tariff proposals, which permitted some significant selected increases.

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747 Fatigue Tests Help Solve Problems

Everett, Wash.—Full-scale fatigue testing of a Boeing 747 airframe has entered its second year here after uncovering a variety of problem areas that have required corrective action ranging from minor strengthening to parts redesign and replacement.

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Conference Exchanges Anti-Hijacking Data

Grim Traffic Marks Fourth Quarter

Period called one of blackest in airline history; slump expected to be felt in personnel, schedule cuts, revamped route patterns

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Space Technology

Non-metallics Studied for Shuttle

Switch to non-metals for orbiter thermal protection system dictated by cost, weight savings; ablatives studied as backup

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Aeronautical Engineering

Europeans to Revise Certification

Airworthiness authorities, industry representatives rewriting aircraft standards to ease import/export, joint production

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Avionics

Microcircuit Assembly Processes Spurred

New techniques developed by Fairchild Camera, Signetics eliminate costly, time-consuming wire bonding operations

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Editorial

Aerospace and the Common Good

. . . Critics of our current way of life level two broad charges against science and technology. The first implies that some unholy alliance loosely decried as the military-industrial complex exists which diverts the energies of the country to its defense at the expense of the common good.
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Proposed New York Anti-noise Bill Could Ban Several Aircraft

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New Baggage System Planned By Airport

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is installing a new baggage handling system designed to accommodate heavy incoming and outgoing loads simultaneously. The system, called Rex GTX (for ground transport express), was designed by Rex Chainbelt, Inc., Milwaukee, in conjunction with its Mathews Conveyor Div., Chico, Calif.

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Airline Schedule Reductions Spark Delivery Problem for Post Office

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