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January 15, 1973

Air Transport

747 Use Aids TWA L-1011 Introduction

Avionics

Balloon Design Advances Spurred

Air Transport

Group Fares Spur Traffic Surge

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Air Transport

747 Use Aids TWA L-1011 Introduction

Kansas City, Mo.—Trans World Airlines’ prior wide-bodied aircraft experience and its strict aircraft acceptance standards have helped smooth introduction of the Lockheed L-1011 into its operations. Initial scheduling was disrupted by the late delivery of its first six wide-bodied TriStars, with the delays ranging from two to three months.

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Avionics

Balloon Design Advances Spurred

Two new, improved balloons developed in ARPA program will be employed as ‘aerostats’ for civil, military users

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Air Transport

Group Fares Spur Traffic Surge

Scheduled North Atlantic carriers report one-week GITs provide 60-90% of gains in revenue over the same period year before

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Aeronautical Engineering

Thrust Vectoring to Aid Combat

Parallel investigations in U. S., Britain indicate advantages for both air-to-air fights, air-to-ground weapons delivery

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Avionics

Radio Telescope to Enhance Resolution

Radio astronomers who map and interpret the extremely faint radio emissions from space will be able to probe farther into the universe and “see” with greater clarity when the very large array (VLA) radio telescope is completed in 1981 (AW&ST Dec 11 1972, p. 65).

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Air Transport

Way Cleared for Pan Am Aircraft Buy

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Air Transport

U. S., U. K. Face Low-Fare Showdown

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Management

Airport, Airway Costs Scrutinized

Transportation Dept.study on expense allocation to users could hike general aviation share, spur fight in Congress

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Space Technology

Budget Cuts Will Slow Pace Of Space Shuttle Program

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Editorial

Thoughts on Triad

There have been some multi-frontal campaigns within the last few years to junk bombers, or land-based ICBMs, or both, and put all our strategic offensive forces to sea. One of the philosophical arguments advanced was that a warat-sea type force would rid us of the worry of having nuclear attacks on United States soil because there would be no land-based strategic weapons to hit.
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