February 7, 1972

Air Transport

Twa Facing Major Financial Challenge

Aeronautical Engineering

Simulator Aids Aircraft Design

Space Technology

1975 U.s.-ussr Mission Urged

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Air Transport

Twa Facing Major Financial Challenge

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Aeronautical Engineering

Simulator Aids Aircraft Design

Dual Maneuvering Simulator at Langley Research Center permits two aircraft to be flown in air-to-air combat

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Space Technology

1975 U.s.-ussr Mission Urged

Soviets weigh U.S. plans presented them in December detailing cooperative mission for docking Apollo, Salyut/Soyuz in orbit

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Management

French Continuing Export Drive

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Air Transport

U.s. Position on Bilaterals Stiffens

Re-evaluation of major transport pacts sparked by concern over deteriorating position of nation’s international carriers

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Air Transport

Capacity Limitation Plan Faces New Test

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Avionics

Faa, Univac Enhancing Arts-3 System

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Avionics

Area-nav Advisory Group Planned

R-Nav routes expected eventually to replace Vortac airways above 18,000 ft., conference is told by official of FAA

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Aeronautical Engineering

A-300b Chief Hints U.k. Role Still Open

Toulouse—European A-300B Airbus project, now involving France, Germany, Great Britain, Holland, Spain and the U.S., is running ahead of schedule and on budget, Henri Ziegler, chief executive of Airbus Industrie, said here recently. Ziegler, who is president of France’s Aerospatiale, while noting that the U.K. is in the program in a subcontractor role in which Hawker Siddeley Aviation designed the wings as a private venture, hinted that the option for the U.K. government to re-enter the program is being held open.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Helicopter Ifr Certification Sought

Las Vegas, Nev.—Intensified efforts are being exerted by several light helicopter manufacturers to get Federal Aviation Administration instrument flight rules (IFR) certification for their aircraft during the coming year. Increased interest in marginal weather helicopter operations could be seen here during the recent annual meeting of the Helicopter Assn. of America.

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