October 18, 1971

Aeronautical Engineering

Marines Fit Harrier to Own Tactics

Space Technology

Apollo 17 to Probe for Lunar Water

Avionics

Discrete Address Beacon Plan Set

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Aeronautical Engineering

Marines Fit Harrier to Own Tactics

Beaufort, S.C.-Marine Attack Squadron 513 (VMA 513), now in training here as the nation’s first combat unit equipped with jet-powered vertical-takeoff-and-landing (VTOL) aircraft, will seek to show that VTOL capability will enhance the service’s concept of simple, integral, responsive and rapid close air support.

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Space Technology

Apollo 17 to Probe for Lunar Water

Experiment on last Apollo manned lunar mission will employ high-frequency radio waves to test for subsurface ice, water

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Avionics

Discrete Address Beacon Plan Set

System would be key in FAA’s third-generation ATC effort to better air surveillance accuracy, ease saturation problems

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The Growing Threat—3

Soviets Push Advances in Fighters

Current introductions to tactical air force equal or exceed what U.S. has deployed; development of even newer aircraft pressed
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Business Flying

Roof Heliport Keyed to 21st Century

Facility atop new U.S. Steel headquarters stressed to accept V/STOL vehicles with gross weights in 60,000-lb. range
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Management

Merger to Spur Dassault Fiscal Strength

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Air Transport

Faa Noise Paper May Ask Jt8d Retrofit Program

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Editorial

Another Voice Raised

The United States must soon face the fact that it is living on its research and development capital and the account is beginning to run low. If we fail to acknowledge this, our technological affluence will be lost. The assault on America’s leadership in science and technology is both external and internal.
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Air Transport

Traffic Shows No Recovery Signs

Evidence of economic turnaround appears in other businesses, but airline slump continues in September with 2.7% decline

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Air Transport

Tiger Reliability Keyed to Ground Support

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