July 26, 1971

Space Technology

Oso to Study Sun in Quiet Period

Air Transport

Carriers'financial Outlook Clouded

Aeronautical Engineering

B-1 Designed to New Standards

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Space Technology

Oso to Study Sun in Quiet Period

NASA/Hughes solar observatory will investigate transport of energy from photosphere through chromosphere of sun

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Air Transport

Carriers'financial Outlook Clouded

Pan American, Trans World and United tell CAB overcapacity, inflation and the soft economy dampen hopes for 1971 gains

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Aeronautical Engineering

B-1 Designed to New Standards

Use of fracture mechanics criteria, in addition to static and fatigue limits, requires new testing methods and affects titanium

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Air Transport

Ethiopian Plays Major Role in Economy

Addis Ababa-Ethiopian Airlines is launching a drive to become "the African airline” from a base of 25 years of successful operations under patient planning and progress toward reasonable goals, and guidance from Trans World Airlines.

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Air Transport

House Unit Supports Senate Loan Bill

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Space Technology

Use of Nerva Reactor Heat to Make Electricity Studied

Sacramento, Calif.—Usefulness and flexibility of the nuclear engine for rocket vehicle application (Nerva) space propulsion system can be increased enormously by using reactor heat to produce electrical power, engineers at Aerojet Nuclear Systems Co. here believe.

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Avionics

Advanced Moving Map Displays Explored

Redwood City, Calif.-Moving map displays in high-performance aircraft of the 1980s may combine magnetic recording with high fidelity color video techniques to surmount operational limitations of current mechanical or optical projection map display systems.

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Air Transport

Senate Would Halt Trust Fund Loss

Transportation Dept, appropriations bill would hold unexpended airport funds in trust, banning non-airport/airways usage

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Editorial

Midyear Outlook

The shadow of a deepening national economic depression is the major influence on the aerospace outlook at midyear. This is why airline traffic continues to sag during the summer months when vacation travel normally stimulates it. This is why the prospects for Lockheed Aircraft Corp.

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Business Flying

Business Aircraft Sales Slump Continues

Shipments and factory billing revenues for general aviation aircraft continued to decline through the second quarter of calendar 1971, indicating that manufacturers earlier this year were premature in predicting an impending improvement in business (AW&ST Apr. 26, p. 16).

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