April 12, 1971

Business Flying

Sn-600 Design Stresses Simplicity

Air Transport

Florida, Caribbean Traffic Lags

Aeronautical Engineering

Economics of Noise Rules Studied

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Business Flying

Sn-600 Design Stresses Simplicity

Reduced operating complexity of Aerospatiale's twin-turbofan Corvette aimed at easing turboprop pilot transition training

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Air Transport

Florida, Caribbean Traffic Lags

Lateness of Easter holiday contributes to poor traffic figures recorded by carriers operating in major winter markets

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Aeronautical Engineering

Economics of Noise Rules Studied

Proposed rule to retrofit currently certificated turbofan aircraft could adversely affect carriers, manufacturers

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Aeronautical Engineering

Data Handling System Cuts Dc-10 Testing

Long Beach, Calif.-Automated data handling system is reducing flight test time of the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 wide-bodied commercial transport significantly below earlier projections. Near the beginning of the DC-10 project, the company had estimated about 2,000 hr.

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Air Transport

Airport Noise Rules May Be Top Sst Test

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Air Transport

Court Fight Likely on Sst Risk Money

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Space Technology

Docking of Apollo-soyuz Proposed

Manned Spacecraft Center study sees mission as one of three to fill 1973-77 hiatus utilizing surplus spacecraft, launchers

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Avionics

Automatic Visual Range Reporting Tested

Fully automatic runway visual range (RVR) measuring system designed to obviate the need for human evaluation of instrument runway conditions for Category 2 and 3 operations, as well as enhance the frequency and accuracy of observations, is undergoing evaluation at five major airports in Britain.

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Air Transport

Dismal Outlook Spurs Capacity Cut Drive

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Editorial

The Ecological Problem

Mankind has been polluting his planet for centuries. But only in the past several years has he evinced any real concern over the effects of befouling his nest. We think this intensely increased concern over the environment of the planet earth may well be one of the most significant and beneficial fallouts from the U.S. program of manned space exploration.

April 51971 April 191971