August 30, 1971

Aeronautical Engineering

Dc-10 Minimizes Crew Workload

Avionics

New Allocations Spur Device Development

Missile Engineering

French Study Advanced Irbms

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Aeronautical Engineering

Dc-10 Minimizes Crew Workload

‘Simple sophistication’ of aircraft, with improvements in training, credited with reducing flight time for type rating

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Avionics

New Allocations Spur Device Development

Development of new microwave components for satellite communications is being spurred by new, higher-frequency bands plus the need for more efficient devices at existing frequencies. These developments received additional impetus from the decisions of the recent World Administrative Radio Conference on Space Telecommunications (WARC) allocating frequencies in the 2.5, 7, 11, 12, 14, 20, and 30-gc.

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Missile Engineering

French Study Advanced Irbms

Preliminary work under way on longer-range versions of MSBS submarine-launched and SSBS silo-launched missile systems

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Management

U.s. Agencies Seek Concepts to Spur R&d

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Space Technology

Recon Satellite Assumes Dual Role

Launch of spacecraft with both search-and-find and close-look functions marks U.S. move to a new generation of technology

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Air Transport

Financial Squeeze Sparks Purdue Cutback

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Air Transport

Cab Non-affinity Proposal Adds Fuel to Charter Feud

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Aeronautical Engineering

Wide Use of Composites Planned for Hlh

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Editorial

Technology's Vital Role

(The vital role of technology in the economic health of the U.S. and particularly the nation’s balance of trade was highlighted recently by Commerce Secretary Maurice H. Stans in testimony before the House subcommittee on science, research and development.
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