July 2, 1973

Management

Europe Mounts Aggressive Export Drive

Air Transport

Charters Push High Utilization of Dc-10

Air Transport

Boeing Studying Dc-10-30 Competitor

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Management

Europe Mounts Aggressive Export Drive

Paris—European aerospace firms are making renewed efforts to penetrate substantially the U. S. military market and pushing more aggressively for military/commercial sales in the Far East, Middle East, South America and Africa in the face of strong American competition.

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Air Transport

Charters Push High Utilization of Dc-10

San Francisco—First U. S. supplemental airlines to enter the wide-body transport age are generally enthusiastic about their new McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30CF equipment after the initial 30 days service during which they encountered a few problems—some of which may be due to the peculiar nature of a charter carrier’s operations.

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Air Transport

Boeing Studying Dc-10-30 Competitor

Reduced-capacity version of the Boeing 747 transport—designated SP, for special performance—is part of Boeing Co.’s program to develop a family of 747s that can operate efficiently over low-density long-range routes as well as high-capacity primary routes.

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Avionics

Integrated Optics Technology R&d Grows

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Air Transport

Broad Charter Rights Won By Soviets in New Pact

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Aeronautical Engineering

Emission Draft Faces Opposition

EPA proposal to OMB termed impossible by industry officials; FAA, State, Commerce departments to battle engine standards

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Management

Aah Awards Keyed to Production Costs

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Space Technology

Skylab Power Augmentor in Development

Los Angeles—Rockwell International’s North American Aerospace Group is proceeding with development of a Skylab solar array module (SAM) electrical power augmentation system that the SL-4 astronaut crew may carry up to the orbital workshop when they are launched on the last manned mission.
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Air Transport

Soviets Speed Il-86 Development

Moscow—Speedup ordered by the Soviet Civil Aviation Ministry in development of the Ilyushin Il-86 airbus has influenced its builders to adopt design decisions aimed at compressing development time, reducing prototyping costs and minimizing airport terminal expansion in connection with the transport’s planned introduction late in the decade.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Nasa Weighs Refan Program Test Data

Agency says effort to reduce noise of Pratt & Whitney JT8D, JT3D engines could lead to flight test phase by early 1975

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