May 15, 1972

Air Transport

North Atlantic Gains Foreseen

Business Flying

Building Block Design Adds V-nav

Special Report on Vietnam: New Interdiction Campaign

U. S. Presses Viet Air Interdiction

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Air Transport

North Atlantic Gains Foreseen

Sizable rise in number of U. S. passport applications indicates increased peak season travel; some carriers reducing capacity

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Business Flying

Building Block Design Adds V-nav

Vertical guidance capability for business aircraft complements existing R-Nav installations with integrated altitude system

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Special Report on Vietnam: New Interdiction Campaign

U. S. Presses Viet Air Interdiction

Air Force, Navy, Marines mount round-the-clock operations to supplement port-mining effort in stopping supply flow
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Aeronautical Engineering

Jt9d Engine Family Still Growing

Third-generation, 60,OOO-lb.-thrust engine development under way as Pratt & Whitney continues improving others

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Avionics

Fcc Plans Satcom Decision This Month

Washington—Seven-member Federal Communications Commission is aiming at a decision on the establishment of U. S. domestic satellite communications systems by the end of May. Closed sessions started recently on the six-year-old case in which eight applicants are proposing systems involving over $1 billion in space and ground segments and requiring $400 million in annual revenue.

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Avionics

Esro Exploring Regional Satcom

Washington—Broad program has been initiated to develop the technology required for a European regional communications satellite system to meet a tentative launch date of mid-1979. The effort is sponsored by the European Space Research Organization.

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Air Transport

Icao Aerosat Plan Gets Airline Support

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Air Transport

Twa Gets First L-1o11 Delivery; Eastern Assesses Early Operation

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Air Transport

Iata Committee Will Scrutinize Problems of Charter Competition

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Air Transport

New Kennedy Terminal Reflects American’s Emphasis on Freight

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