August 27, 1973

Editorial

Opportunity over the Pacific

Aeronautical Engineering

U. S. to Offer Iran F-14, F-15

Aeronautical Engineering

F100 Test Engine Destroyed by Fire

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Editorial

Opportunity over the Pacific

(Stuart G. Tipton, board chairman of the Air Transport Assn., has expressed his views of the air cargo sales potential in the Pacific and Far East markets. Portions of his speech, given in Honolulu, are printed below—Ed.) ... U. S. scheduled airlines in 1973 are looking forward to the first $1-billion freight revenue year in their history.
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Aeronautical Engineering

U. S. to Offer Iran F-14, F-15

Submission of formal letter expected in October; Navy/USAF team to survey airports, other facilities there in September

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Aeronautical Engineering

F100 Test Engine Destroyed by Fire

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Aeronautical Engineering

Bell to Seek Certificate For Civilian Model 214

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Management

NATO Payments Balance Drive May Spur Sales in Aerospace

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Rolls Hush Kit

Rolls Royce (1971) is developing what it calls a hush kit to reduce noise levels of its Spey turbofan engines currently in use on BAC-111, Hawker Siddeley Trident, Fokker F-28 and Grumman Gulf-stream 2 civil transport aircraft. Noise suppression kit will include intake duct lining, bypass duct lining, accoustically-lined jetpipe and a fluted jet-mixing exhaust silencer.
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Missile Engineering

MIRV Warheads Tested For Two Soviet Missiles

Washington—Soviet Union in recent weeks has begun testing multiple independently-targetable re-entry vehicle (MIRV) warheads on at least two newly developed intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) vehicles that could pose a serious threat to the land-based U. S. ICBM force by 1975.
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Missile Engineering

Forward Air Defense Cut Worries Allies

Washington—European allies are voicing concern to the U. S. Administration over recent Senate action to delete from the Fiscal 1974 budget $19.5 million for engineering development and continued testing for an all-weather forward-area anti-aircraft defense system (FAADS).
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Aeronautical Engineering

Proposed Cuts Could Cripple B-l Project

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Titanium Disks

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