September 27, 1971

Aeronautical Engineering

S-3a Facing Program Milestones

Air Transport

Concorde Meets Airline-like Tour Schedule

Aeronautical Engineering

Navy Seeks Modified Ch-53 for Crane

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Aeronautical Engineering

S-3a Facing Program Milestones

Integrated avionics system demonstrates a key milestone in development program of Navy/Lockheed ASW aircraft

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Air Transport

Concorde Meets Airline-like Tour Schedule

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Aeronautical Engineering

Navy Seeks Modified Ch-53 for Crane

Stratford, Conn.-Follow-on product improvement funds are expected for continuing work through year-end on the three-engine Sikorsky CH-53E helicopter to meet a Navy requirement for a smaller, lighter ship-based aircraft than the new 22.5-ton payload heavy-lift helicopter under development by the Army.

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Avionics

Dod Pushes Survivable Satcom

Effort aimed at command and control following surprise attack; Lincoln Laboratory satellites will be used to test new concepts

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Air Transport

California Commuter Market Growth Seen

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Aeronautical Engineering

Canadians, Usaf Evaluating Air Cushion Landing Device

Dayton, Ohio-U.S. Air Force and Canadian government will spend almost $11 million within the next four years to determine if an air cushion landing system (ACLS) will work on large aircraft. The principle of a layer of air replacing a conventional wheeled landing gear already has been tested successfully on a small Lake LA-4 aircraft.

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Management

Dassault May Gain Canadian Entry

Realignment of aerospace industry may bring more U.S., French management, financial participation; may aid sales of Mirage FI
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Business Flying

Better Climate Seen Ahead in Business Flying Operations

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Air Transport

Concorde Sales to China Explored

Anglo-French team in Peking ready to discuss other transports, but Chinese insist on concluding supersonic transport talks first

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Air Transport

Braniff to Refurbish, Expand 727 Fleet

Seattle-Braniff International is planning to modernize and expand its fleet of Boeing 727 transports, and for the next few years will maintain a one-unit, one-route operation with its lone Boeing 747 until it is replaced by a trijet airbus.

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