June 21, 1971

Aeronautical Engineering

Major Tu-144, Concorde Differences Cited

Avionics

Balloons Used in Aerosat Tests

Business Flying

International Pact Drive Widens

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Aeronautical Engineering

Major Tu-144, Concorde Differences Cited

Paris—Western aviation experts, who had their first opportunity to compare directly the Soviet Union’s Tupolev Tu-144 and the Anglo-French Concorde supersonic transports during the recent Paris air show, agree that the aircraft have evolved from separate design approaches which have produced two basically different configurations.

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Avionics

Balloons Used in Aerosat Tests

U.S. test series employs balloon-borne transponder to simulate functioning of aeronautical satellite

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Business Flying

International Pact Drive Widens

Trend in general aviation toward international marketing with partnership arrangements renewed at Paris air show
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Space Technology

$1-billion Shuttle Engine Program Seen

Rocketdyne, Aerojet propose similar preburner and cooling concepts in space shuttle propulsion system competition

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Aeronautical Engineering

Sram May Exceed Performance Goals

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Aeronautical Engineering

Time Continues Critical Factor to Lockheed Loan Guarantees

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Air Transport

Pan Am Submerges Trippe Regime

Halaby shakeup seeks to divorce top administration from that of his predecessor while holding onto operational expertise

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Space Technology

Salyut Flight Stresses Biomedical Studies

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Editorial

The Soviets in Paris

The Soviet aerospace industry comes to the Paris air show early, works hard and learns a lot. By coming early, it gets maximum publicity impact on international television and radio and in printed media for its new hardware on display. Soviet aircraft, helicopters and spacecraft arrive at Le Bourget several days before the show officially opens.

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Air Transport

Convair Evolves Design Concepts for Nasa Transport Research

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