June 7, 1971

Space Technology

NASA Weighs Reports on Shuttles

Air Transport

Strike, New Competition Test Northwest

Management

Aerospace's Urban Role Debated

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Space Technology

NASA Weighs Reports on Shuttles

North American Rockwell, McDonnell Douglas 9-month efforts at space agency; few major configuration changes anticipated

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Air Transport

Strike, New Competition Test Northwest

Minneapolis/St. Paul-New challenges of competition and the effects of a crippling five-month strike are putting to the test Northwest Airlines’ heralded profitability. Garnering more profits the last three years than any other U.S. carrier, Northwest for the first quarter of 1971 reported a net loss of $11.8 million, compared with earnings of $8.6 million in the same period of 1970.

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Management

Aerospace's Urban Role Debated

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Management

Humans Vs. Hardware—a Critical Look at Aerospace as An Urban Problem Solver

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Avionics

New Radars, Fire Control Aids Displayed

Broad spectrum of tactical air-defense radars and fire control systems is under development or entering production in West Europe, designed primarily for use against low-flying aircraft and missiles. New mobile air-defense system, called Skyguard, was unveiled at the Paris air show last week by Switzerland’s Contraves.

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Special Report: Paris Air Show

V-12 Has Civil, Military Missions

Paris-Soviet Mil V-12 heavy lift helicopter with 88,000-lb. maximum payload, which made its western debut last month at the Paris air show, will play a key role in Soviet civil development plans as well as military missions. Powered by four Soloviev D-25VF turbine engines rated at 6,500 shp. each, the V-12 is more than three times the size of the proposed U.S. military heavy lift helicopter.

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Special Report: Paris Air Show

Lockheed L-1011 Makes First European Visit

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Special Report: Paris Air Show

Alpha Jet Enters Prototype Development

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Aeronautical Engineering

Noise Factor to Pace Stol Effort

Propulsion concept, engine selection for Boeing-Aeritalia aircraft will be governed greatly by noise considerations

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Management

Hovercraft Military Market Emphasized

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