November 27, 1972

Avionics

Radar Beacon Problems Eased

Air Transport

North Atlantic Traffic Surge Seen

Business Flying

Utilization Stressed By Marcor

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Avionics

Radar Beacon Problems Eased

Joint program by FAA, Pentagon isolates areas of problems, finds technology to make system workable for ATC needs

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Air Transport

North Atlantic Traffic Surge Seen

Carriers promoting 8-day group inclusive tours for winter season, following traditionally high peak summer traffic

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Business Flying

Utilization Stressed By Marcor

Emphasis on maximum employe use makes flight department integral part of the company’s day-to-day business activities

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Aeronautical Engineering

Usaf Plans More Hard Shelters

16th Air Force, barred from striking directly from Spanish base, seeking funds for 54 additional facilities in Italy and Turkey

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Aeronautical Engineering

U. S. Presses Sst Climatic Impact Study

U. S. government’s Climatic Impact Assessment Program (CIAP) is seeking data necessary for the Administration and Congress to reach decisions on operating regulations for supersonic transports that must be completed by the end of 1974.

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Editorial

The Navy’s New Challenge

. . . As we move into the polycentric world of tomorrow, we will see an increased reliance on sea control. The Navy will provide for seaborne delivery of Army and Air Force supplies, in support of national objectives, in support of NATO, wherever, whenever we are called, just as ships delivered over 96% of all equipment to Vietnam. . . .
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Space Technology

Shuttle Subcontractor Briefings Begin

Downey, Calif.—North American Rockwell space shuttle development program passed its first major milestone here recently with the completion of a program requirements review by shuttle program officials from National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Manned Spacecraft Center.

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Air Transport

Eastern Agrees to Caribair Route Curbs

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Aeronautical Engineering

Tight Security Marks Mrca Assembly

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Air Transport

Bilaterals May Become Anti-hijack Tool

Washington—Move by Cuba to negotiate an anti-hijacking pact with the U. S. raises the possibility that bilateral agreements rather than international treaties will serve as the most effective way of curbing air piracy. Action by the Castro government was forced by instructions from the Soviet Union, which is concerned that Communist nations are earning reputations as sanctuaries for hijackers.

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