June 28, 1971

Air Transport

Sluggish Traffic Slows Revival of Midway

Air Transport

Charters Impact Strongly in Europe

Avionics

Navy to Unveil Integrated Avionics Plan

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Air Transport

Sluggish Traffic Slows Revival of Midway

Chicago—City hopes of expanding scheduled service here at renovated Midway Airport have received a setback from sluggish airline traffic and wobbly economic conditions of the airlines. The world’s busiest airport as late as 1960, Midway has been eclipsed by Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, and it has been struggling since an $11million terminal and airport renovation was largely completed in late 1968 to build up a self-supporting alternate system of airline operations.

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Air Transport

Charters Impact Strongly in Europe

Burgeoning market forces new character on airline industry; longer-range equipment to increase effect on scheduled carriers

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Avionics

Navy to Unveil Integrated Avionics Plan

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Air Transport

Rivals Hit American/western Merger

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Business Flying

Arava Performs Well in Stol Mode

Melun-Villaroche, France—Modified Arava twin-turboprop transport, designed by Israel Aircraft Industries to put Israel into the light transport league on a long-term export basis, shows a high degree of control in the demanding attitudes of short takeoff and landing performance.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Administration Yields on Trust Fund Use

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Air Transport

Government Edicts Guide Agenda for Iata

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Air Transport

Kennedy Airport Seeks Travel Delay Cuts

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Air Transport

Chances Dim for Loan Guarantees as Senate Lockheed Hearings End

Washington-Chances of the Nixon Administration’s proposal for $250 million in government loan guarantees to salvage the Lockheed Aircraft Corp. L-1011 trijet program grew dimmer last week as hearings concluded before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee.

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Space Technology

Orbiter Selection Due By Mid-1972

NASA extends Phase B space shuttle contracts to study orbiter designs utilizing external hydrogen fuel tanks
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