November 29, 1971

Avionics

Omega Navaid Aviation Use Studied

Aeronautical Engineering

B-1 Design Keyed to Future Growth

Management

Boeing Sows Diversification Seed in Desert

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Avionics

Omega Navaid Aviation Use Studied

Navy’s eight-station hyperbolic radio navigation system is expected to reach full operational status by mid-1974

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Aeronautical Engineering

B-1 Design Keyed to Future Growth

Allowances made in design of new USAF strategic bomber for advances in avionics and other technological areas

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Management

Boeing Sows Diversification Seed in Desert

Seattle—Boeing Co., which played a major role in putting man on the moon, now has a long-range goal of performing another challenging task here on earth by causing the desert to bloom and creating a productive community in an Oregon wasteland currently suited only for rattlesnakes and rocket engine tests.

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Air Transport

Miami-london Carriers Vary Cabin Service

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Air Transport

Iata Meeting Role Shift Emerges

Honolulu assemblage in stretch drive assumes the character of a policy-making body able to decide controversial issues

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Aeronautical Engineering

Usaf, Nasa to Test New Airfoil on F-111a

Ft. Worth—USAF/General Dynamics F-111A variable-geometry interdiction aircraft fitted with supercritical wings will be flown in operational tactical fighter modes to develop data on application of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration-developed airfoil to future high-performance combat aircraft.

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Air Transport

747f Will Test Air Cargo Market Potential

Everett, Wash.—First freighter version of the Boeing 747 is scheduled to make its first flight this week, bringing nearer the time that the industry learns answers to critical questions on development of the air cargo market and the equipment that serves it.
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Editorial

Usaf Prototype Plans

. . . One of the causes for the apparent indifference [by major segments of the U.S. public] to the threat to free-world security may be a feeling that the military—or the combined military/industrial complex—has failed us. That attitude seems to rest mainly on two foundations.
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Space Technology

Mariner 9 Shows Some Clearing on Mars

Pasadena, Calif.—Instruments and television cameras aboard the Mariner 9 spacecraft orbiting Mars are revealing a gradual clearing of the dust storm shrouding the planet. The primary mapping mission of the first satellite to be placed in orbit around another planet is being delayed for an undeterminable period by the dust cover.

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Management

Dod Funding Bill Faces Conferees

Senate passage of $70.8-billion measure includes $25.2 billion for procurement, research, development, test and engineering

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