August 28, 1972

Aerospace Calendar

Aviation Week & Space Technology

Editorial

The Future of Airline Regulation

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Aerospace Calendar

Sept. 4-10—Farnborough Flying Display and Exhibition, Society of British Aerospace Companies, Farnborough, England. Sept. 7-8—Seventh Aerospace Mechanisms Symposium, NASA Manned Spacecraft Center, Houston, Tex. Sept. 8-10—16th Annual Tailhook Reunion, Hilton International, Coronado, Calif.
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Aviation Week & Space Technology

August 28, 1972 Volume 97, Number 9 Editor-in-Chief: Robert B. Hotz Executive Editors: Cecil Brownlow, William H. Gregory Managing Editor: Edward H. Kolcum Senior Editors: Erwin J. Bulban, Herbert J. Coleman, Laurence Doty, Philip J. Klass, Barry Miller, Michael L. Yaffee
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Editorial

The Future of Airline Regulation

(Prof. Paul W. Cherington, of the Harvard Business School and a former Transportation Dept, official, has been an incisive commentator on the airline scene. His outlook for the future of the Civil Aeronautics Board was presented at a recent National Aeronautics and Space Administration/ Massachusetts Institute of Technology Aviation Workshop.
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Departmental

Who’s Where

In the Front Office H. H. Hawes, Jr., president, Vought Helicopter, Inc., Dallas, Tex., a subsidiary of LTV Aerospace Corp., effective Sept. 1, succeeding Joseph R. Silverman, resigned. S. Mack Watson, a vice president, ITT Avionics, Nutley, N. J., a division of International Telephone and Telegraph Corp. and a member of the ITT Defense-Space Group; Mr. Watson is director of business development.
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Departmental

Industry Observer

Navy apparently has decided to use a post-boost propulsion system on its C4 fleet ballistic missile warhead, similar to the system used on the Air Force Minuteman 3. Bell Aerospace Div. of Textron, which is producing the Minuteman 3 post-boost system, has received a $1.8-million contract from Lockheed Missiles & Space Co., program prime contractor, to study a liquid-propellant post-boost propulsion control system for the Trident 1 missile.
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Departmental

Washington Roundup

Defense Spending There can be little doubt that the forthcoming report by Democratic presidential candidate George S. McGovern’s newly appointed Policy Panel on National Security (see p. 12) will endorse the senator’s earlier-stated recommendations for a drastic slash in the defense budget, despite co-chairman Paul C. Warnke’s claim that panel members “are people of sufficient independence.. . .”
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Management

McGovern Forms Defense Panel

Warnke, York to head group; Proxmire, Gavin, Clifford to serve; $50-60-billion arms budget held adequate; B-1, Trident criticized

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Aeronautical Engineering

Swiss Bristle at French Milan Complaint

Geneva—Swiss government has invited France to send a delegation to Switzerland for a high-level briefing on technical reasons for rejection of the French Dassault-Brequet Mirage Milan fighter. The Swiss also invited the French to send a minister to sit down with his Swiss counterpart to discuss the Swiss army decision favoring the U. S. LTV Aerospace A-7G attack fighter over the French entry (AW&ST Aug. 21, p. 14).
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MRCA Contract

London—Main development contract for British, Italian and German multi-role combat aircraft (MRCA) has been signed between the Panavia industrial consortium and NATO MRCA Development and Production Management Agency. Contract signing represents final approval for construction of nine development aircraft.
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Space Technology

Lunar Crater Made by Saturn Poses New Scientific Puzzle

Montreal—Months of searching through Apollo photography resulted in the location a week ago of the first identifiable Saturn S-4B stage impact on the lunar surface—and a new conundrum for lunar scientists. What made the hunt so long is that photo analysts were looking for the wrong thing.

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