March 29, 1971

Air Transport

Sst Termination Process Begins

Air Transport

Consumer Pressure Spurs Cab Scrutiny

Aeronautical Engineering

Eased Dc-10 Crew Chores Expected

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Air Transport

Sst Termination Process Begins

Industry girds for program layoffs in wake of Senate defeat; hopes for alternate financing to continue program appear dim
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Air Transport

Consumer Pressure Spurs Cab Scrutiny

Washington-Civil Aeronautics Board is responding to increasing consumer activism with a variety of steps that will subject airlines’ service to increasing scrutiny and public disclosure. Airlines generally are acquiescing gracefully to the brighter spotlight they will be exposed to as they recognize the mounting pressures on regulatory agencies to respond to demands from increasingly sophisticated users of public services.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Eased Dc-10 Crew Chores Expected

Flight tests show cockpit resign of McDonnell Douglas transport could lead to halving airline crew workload

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Management

Thiokol Grapples with Diversification

Aerospace company's search for new products, business leads it into some unusual, non-aerospace endeavors

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Aeronautical Engineering

Germans Choose F-4 for Interim Role

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Avionics

Laser Studied for Satcom Relay Use

USAF will develop spaceborne laser communications subsystem as relay for large-volume military, recon satellite traffic

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Management

Aerospace Technology Infusion Aids Apparel Industry Operations

Genesco developed the requirement. Hughes Aircraft Co. culled the technology and assembled the hardware. The result: a laser cutter for apparel manufacture that is a pedigreed case of organized technological utilization. The project also represents the understanding, not misunderstanding, of the systems approach and the real, not mythical, economics in transferring technology.
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Management

Dod Urged to Find Cost Overrun Causes

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Air Transport

North Atlantic Fare Increases Approved

Washington-New North Atlantic fares expected to produce an additional $38 million in total annual revenues for Pan American World Airways and Trans World Airlines have been approved in a split Civil Aeronautics Board decision. The new rates, which airlines agreed to at last fall’s Honolulu traffic conference of the International Air Transport Assn. (IATA), become effective Apr. 1 for one year.
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Space Technology

Key Space Shuttle Decisions Near

Space agency plans to begin hardware development within a year on a common vehicle for three basic missions; costs emphasized

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