April 26, 1971

Aeronautical Engineering

Aedc Facilities Busy; Despite Cuts

Business Flying

Higher Taxes Or Facility Shortage Face a Viation Interests

Aeronautical Engineering

Costs to Spur F-14 Contract Change

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Aeronautical Engineering

Aedc Facilities Busy; Despite Cuts

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Business Flying

Higher Taxes Or Facility Shortage Face a Viation Interests

Transport and corporate aviation may be forced to cough up additional taxes or do without many improvements and additional airports expected under the Airport and Airways Development Act of 1970 because of the worsening financial conditions of the states and local communities.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Costs to Spur F-14 Contract Change

Restructuring before year's end expected to cover increases beyond those anticipated at time of initial signing in 1969

5253
Avionics

Filter Center

Lockheed Missiles & Space Co. and McDonnell Douglas Astronautics each will conduct competitive seven-month studies of a laser space data relay communications subsystem (AW&ST Mar. 29, p. 36) for Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Organization.
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Business Flying

General Aviation Industry Senses Upturn

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Space Technology

Ambitious Domestic Satcom Urged

Washington-Ambitious domestic satellite communications system being proposed by Fairchild Hiller Corp. is aimed at serving the network of American Telephone & Telegraph Co.’s Bell System that yields over $ 15 billion a year in operating revenues. Fairchild Hiller is one of eight contenders for system construction permits whose applications are now being processed by the Federal Communications Commission (AW&ST Mar. 22. p. 19).

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Missile Engineering

Congress May Force Safeguard Changes

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Air Transport

Obstacles Bar Red China Routes

Service bids called ‘premature’ by some, but bilateral dating to 1946 authorizing mainland flights has never been renounced

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Air Transport

Modification of United Jt8ds on Schedule

San Francisco-No major problems—but a few unknowns—have surfaced during the first year of United Air Lines’ program to incorporate smoke reduction modifications on its Pratt & Whitney JT8D engines. United, the carrier with the greatest number of JT8Ds, is about one-third of the way through its $3-million program to modify the 664 engines that power its fleet of 150 Boeing 727 trijets and 74 Boeing 737 twinjets.

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Avionics

Mrca Spurs U.s., European Bidding

Competition for 50 avionic subsystems, equipments for tri-national multi-role combat aircraft under way

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