August 2, 1971

Air Transport

Iata Members Aim at Charters

Air Transport

Airlines Focus on Special Interest Groups

Air Transport

Sagging Cargo, Economy Cut Use of Qcs

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Air Transport

Iata Members Aim at Charters

Scheduled transatlantic carriers plan several moves to combat supplemental airlines, but few can agree on new fares structure

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Air Transport

Airlines Focus on Special Interest Groups

New York-Airline assumptions that future traffic growth will have to come predominantly from pleasure travel are generating a more formally organized approach to cultivation of a heterogeneous group of markets under the name special interest.

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Air Transport

Sagging Cargo, Economy Cut Use of Qcs

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Avionics

TV in Helicopter Aids New York Police

New York—Helicopter-borne television system, providing live picture transmission from a New York City Police Dept. Bell 206A direct to command-level officers of the department, is proving a useful tool in aiding officials to mobilize men and equipment to handle such emergencies as major fires, parades, demonstrations and traffic congestion.

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Editorial

Breaking with Tradition

(Edward G. Uhl, president of Fairchild Industries, Inc., has made a habit of breaking with long-established industry tradition. He challenged and got a reversal of a major NASA contract award for an Applications Technology Satellite.
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Business Flying

St-27 Stresses Ruggedness, Simplicity

Southend-on-Sea, England-Saunders ST-27 twin turboprop feederliner transport, now entering production at Gimli, Manitoba, Canada, is a rugged and simple design aimed at extending the life of the de Havilland Heron four-engine aircraft from which it is derived.

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Avionics

Satellite Radio Spectrum Expanded

Eight-fold increase made for point-to-point communications by satellite during space telecommunications conference

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Air Transport

Congress Delays on Loan Guarantee Bill

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Aeronautical Engineering

Uprated Versions of Cf6 Developed

Three new turbofans added to engine family for possible applications to growth versions of wide-bodied airliners

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Space Technology

Titan 3l Studied as Expendable Booster

Washington-Martin Marietta Corp. engineers say they can build an expendable booster for the proposed space transportation system shuttle for no more than $30 million per vehicle, less than half the estimated cost to modify and produce the first stage of the Saturn 5 moon rocket for the same role.

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