July 16, 1973

Safety

ICAO Details Libyan Airliner's Last Flight

Aeronautical Engineering

NASA Presses Lift Fan Studies

Safety

Survivors Tell ICAO Probers Of 727’s Downing in the Sinai

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Safety

ICAO Details Libyan Airliner's Last Flight

The occurrence: On 21 Feb. 1973 Boeing 727-224 aircraft registered 5A-DAH, and operated by Libyan Arab Airlines departed from Tripoli, Libyan Arab Republic, as Flight No. LN 114 bound for Benghazi, and Cairo, Egyptian Arab Republic. The flight arrived at Benghazi at 0922 hours without incident.
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Aeronautical Engineering

NASA Presses Lift Fan Studies

Washington—National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s lift fan exploratory studies and component research in experimental aircraft may offer solutions to commercial aircraft environmental problems while meeting military requirements for vertical/short takeoff and landing (V/STOL) in 1985.

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Safety

Survivors Tell ICAO Probers Of 727’s Downing in the Sinai

[Note: Extract from notes of discussion by the ICAO Team on 5 Apr. 1973 with Mr. Ayad Mehdi Younis (copilot) at the Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem.] Mr. Ayad was a “sitting” patient and gave the impression of having recovered from his extensive injuries.
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Air Transport

North Atlantic Summer Traffic Pinched

Economic uncertainties on both sides of Atlantic force air carriers to cut forecasts for traffic growth by half

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Aeronautical Engineering

USAF Plans Advanced Fighter Program

USAF would use small, low-cost aircraft to develop method for infusing new technology into future fighter development

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Air Transport

American’s Gift Sparks Scrutiny

Carrier’s campaign contribution draws special prosecutor's focus to airlines; CAB audit to cover fare-setting impact

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Avionics

Reservations Displays Offer Versatility

Norwood, Mass.—Increasing penetration of the airline reservations system display market by Raytheon Data Systems, using its modular PTS 100 programed terminal equipment, is highlighted by three new equipment agreements with major carriers.
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Air Transport

EPA Adopts Eased Emission Standards

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Air Transport

EPA to Press for Noise Funding Scheme

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Aeronautical Engineering

YF-17 Prototype Design Nearly Complete

Los Angeles—Northrop Corp. has completed a major portion of the design work on its twin-engine YF-17 entry in the USAF lightweight fighter prototype program, and is in the early stages of airframe assembly on the first of two flight prototypes.

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