August 14, 1972

Special Report: Laser Thermal Weapons

Research Nears Application Level

Business Flying

New Version of Hs-125 Offers Improved Handling Qualities

Air Transport

747f Boosts Lufthansa Cargo Results

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Special Report: Laser Thermal Weapons

Research Nears Application Level

Passage of critical milestones in next few months could lead to prototype air defense experiment funding in Fiscal 1974

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Business Flying

New Version of Hs-125 Offers Improved Handling Qualities

Hatfield, England-New version of the Hawker Siddeley HS-125 executive jet transport has overcome early powerplant difficulties and a slump in the business flying market to enter this highly competitive field as a marked improvement over the current Series 400, both in handling and performance.

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Air Transport

747f Boosts Lufthansa Cargo Results

New York—Lufthansa German Airlines’ introduction of the Boeing 747-200F freighter is dovetailing with a rebound in cargo volume across the North Atlantic (AW&ST July 31, p. 42) to help the carrier record a hefty increase in airfreight traffic this year.

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Space Technology

Shuttle Subcontract Seminars Readied

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Avionics

Wake Turbulence Sensors Tested

Acoustic ‘radar’ for detecting and tracking wing-tip vortices is being explored by FAA as an element in four-part program

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Special Report: International Aerospace Market

Credit to Pace U. S. Sales Abroad

Availability of financing, plus State Dept. curbs on military hardware, probably will govern business over next 10 years
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Editorial

Engineering Employment

One of the things we learned from the recent and current aerospace unemployment situation is that we must never again institute drastic changes in national priorities without also considering effects on manpower. It may surprise you that we didn’t do it this time. In some ways it surprises me.
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Letters to the Editor

Having been laid off eighteen months ago, when a program on which I was working folded, I have been endeavoring with little success to find work in my particular field as an aerospace weight engineer. During the last two weeks, I have been very rudely awakened.
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Space Technology

Maritime Satellite Pushed Abroad

Eagerness of other nations to pursue effort may confront U. S. Telecommunications Policy Office with complex problem
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Air Transport

Texas Carrier Plans to Link City-centers to New Airport

Dallas—Metroflight Airlines’ plans for high-frequency commuter services from Dallas and Ft. Worth to the new regional airport being built between the two cities include operations from the downtown business districts of both cities and both fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters for best utilization of available facilities.

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