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August 6, 1973

Safety

NTSB Analyzes L-1011 Crash at Miami

Missile Engineering

USAF Plans Ramjet Wind Tunnel Tests

Avionics

NASA Will Test ‘Switchboard in the Sky'

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Safety

NTSB Analyzes L-1011 Crash at Miami

It was concluded from the investigation and the data obtained from tests that the aircraft powerplants, airframe, electrical and pitot static instruments, flight controls, and hydraulic and electrical systems were not factors contributing to this accident.
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Missile Engineering

USAF Plans Ramjet Wind Tunnel Tests

Washington—Air Force will conduct free jet wind tunnel tests of engine components for its experimental technology integral rocket/ramjet multi-purpose missile in early 1974, at its Arnold Engineering Development Center, Tullahoma, Tenn.
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Avionics

NASA Will Test ‘Switchboard in the Sky'

Versatile communications module on ATS-F satellite termed most complex ever developed for use in space

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Special Report: Soviet ATC Needs

U. S. Firms to Define Soviet ATC System

Moscow-Soviet Union has asked three major U. S. aerospace companies to present a "short-form summary proposal" to supply avionics for the $100-million first phase of a planned program to upgrade and automate its air traffic control system.

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Air Transport

United Sees Profit Hope On Its Hawaii Routes

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Special Report: Soviet ATC Needs

U.S., Soviets Plan 1975 Aerospace Show

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Air Transport

Continental Battles for Lounges

Carrier waging a stiff fight in court, CAB to prevent competitors forcing their removal from coach sections

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Aeronautical Engineering

‘Quiet’ JT8D Nacelle in Final Design

Program at McDonnell Douglas seeks to determine if DC-9 noise levels can be reduced to meet FAA FAR Part 36 rules

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Space Technology

Thruster Leaks Spur Skylab Rescue Plan

Houston—Reaction control system (RCS) thruster problems with the Rockwell International command/service module in orbit have prompted reconfiguration of the remaining Skylab Saturn 1B and Apollo spacecraft for space rescue. Kennedy Space Center scheduling of the next Skylab spacecraft had called for a readiness to launch by Oct. 10, but efforts now will be accelerated to a launch readiness date of Sept. 5.
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Air Transport

Soviet Reversal Cancels Tours from U. S.

Boston—Plans by a U. S. tour organizer to penetrate the Russian charter market on a massive scale have been rejected by the Soviet Union after it gave earlier approval for a series of package tours designed to accommodate up to 16,500 tourists over a period of eight months.

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