November 8, 1971

Business Flying

Sabre 75 Retains Handling Qualities

Aeronautical Engineering

New Rapid Transit System Tested

The Growing Threat—5

Ussr Improves Cruise Missile Capabilities

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Business Flying

Sabre 75 Retains Handling Qualities

Enlargement of cabin area to please passengers is accomplished without loss of performance capabilities of earlier Sabreliners

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Aeronautical Engineering

New Rapid Transit System Tested

Transportation Dept. project seeks to prove technical feasibility and economic viability of prototype computer-controlled system

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The Growing Threat—5

Ussr Improves Cruise Missile Capabilities

Reliance on cruise missile technology enhances expanding naval presence, undermines Western numerical superiority
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Space Technology

Mariner Seeks Clues to Martian Life Forms

Pasadena, Calif.—Possibility of finding evidence pointing to the existence of some form of life on Mars will be explored in more depth by the Mariner 9 mission than by all previous spacecraft and telescopic explorations of the planet. The spacecraft, which was launched from National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Kennedy Space Center May 30, is scheduled to begin orbiting Mars at about 4 p.m. PST, Nov. 13.

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Management

Urban Areas Called Lean Aerospace Market

Washington—Urban areas will be a tough marketplace for a depressed aerospace industry seeking to profitably ply its special skills in the relatively new arena of social ills. This is the consensus of a panel of experts who discussed the difficulties in transferring aerospace expertise to the socio-political problems and practices of densely populated areas.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Jaguar Finishes Second Carrier Evaluation

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Air Transport

Merger Opinion May Alter Labor Clauses

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Air Transport

October Gains Ease Traffic Gloom

Increases plus encouraging advance bookings for holidays in fourth quarter produce qualified optimism among carriers

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Editorial

The Aerosat Controversy

There is universal agreement that aeronautical satellites can provide a vital and unique service for transoceanic aircraft operation, a service that will be sorely needed before this decade is over. The space and avionics technology required to build these aerosats is available or close at hand.
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Avionics

Dod to Coordinate Laser-weapon Efforts

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