September 24, 1973

Space Technology

NASA Analyzes Shuttle Economics

Avionics

New Uses Found for Microcircuit Facility

Special Report: Business Flying Faces New Challenges

Cost Allocation Studies Portend Tax Rises for General Aviation

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Space Technology

NASA Analyzes Shuttle Economics

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Avionics

New Uses Found for Microcircuit Facility

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Special Report: Business Flying Faces New Challenges

Cost Allocation Studies Portend Tax Rises for General Aviation

Washington—U. S. corporate flight departments may have to pay a substantially higher share of general aviation’s contribution to the cost of running the nation’s aviation system under findings expected to be issued soon by the Transportation Dept.
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Special Report: Business Flying Faces New Challenges

Business Aircraft Sales Growth Foreseen

Major business aircraft manufacturers are planning 1975 production programs confident that the industry’s upward sales trend will continue at least over the next two years. Key business aircraft executives are aware of some economists’ predictions that the U. S. is in for another recession sometime next year.

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Special Report: Business Flying Faces New Challenges

Learjet Production Expanded Cautiously

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Special Report: Business Flying Faces New Challenges

Emission Standards Worry Aircraft Firms

Manufacturers of small piston and turbine engines for business aircraft are still unhappy over the pollution emission standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency for aircraft engines, despite mollifying changes made to the original requirements.

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Management

New Goals Sought for U. S. Technology

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Special Report: Business Flying Faces New Challenges

Economy, Rules Shifts Threaten Costs, Flexibility

Washington—Corporate aviation is facing new regulatory and economic challenges that over the next two years will have significant impact on costs and flexibility of operations. The situation, largely a product of the rapidly changing socio-economic patterns of the world that are permeating virtually every facet of American business today, could make the period one of the most critical in the short but dynamic history of business aviation.

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Special Report: Business Flying Faces New Challenges

Business Aviation Outlook Good Into '74

New York—Sold-out corporate jet production and tight field inventories of piston-powered aircraft leave little doubt that 1973 and at least early 1974 will be good business aviation years. The question at this point is what the pulse of the general economy is saying about the latter part of 1974 or 1975.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Sao Paulo Air Show Underlines Growing Latin American Market

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