November 13, 1972

Avionics

Avionics Failure Rates Better Projections

Aeronautical Engineering

New Facility Tests S-3a Landing Gear

Air Transport

Miami Airport Faces Hurdles in Congress

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Avionics

Avionics Failure Rates Better Projections

Mean-time-between-failure data show significantly better figures than those arrived at by Navy and USAF data collection systems

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Aeronautical Engineering

New Facility Tests S-3a Landing Gear

Aircraft carrier deck obstructions are simulated in testing by Vought Aeronautics of Navy/Lockheed Viking’s landing gear

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Air Transport

Miami Airport Faces Hurdles in Congress

Miami—U. S. government agencies are preparing potentially controversial legislation to fulfill the federal government’s obligations to provide a new site for a major regional airport in this area. The drafting follows approval of the location by a special review team.

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Air Transport

Local Carriers Earn Record Revenue, Net

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Avionics

New Smart Bombs Developed By Usaf

Guided weapons would have increased effective standoff range as well as nighttime and adverse weather capabilities

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Space Technology

Space Shuttle Design Changes Cut Cost

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Air Transport

Trunklines Jockey for Market Position

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Space Technology

Martian Gas, Soil Sampler Tested

Litton Industries builds gas chromatograph mass spectrometer for Viking lander to assay planet’s atmosphere and surface

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Business Flying

Beech Aims at Remote Sensing Market

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Editorial

The Interdiction Role

Effectiveness of an aerial interdiction campaign is always difficult to measure precisely until the issue along the ground battle line has been decided. There are so many variable ingredients in every interdiction campaign, so many difficulties in assaying accurate damage in enemyheld territory and no way of telling just how much pressure it will take to force an enemy commander to switch from offense to defense or retreat.

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