April 4, 1977

Aeronautical Engineering

Uh-60 Termed Low Technical Risk

Business Flying

Faa Relaxation on Challenger Sought

Avionics

Seafarer Fund Drive Spurred By Navy

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Aeronautical Engineering

Uh-60 Termed Low Technical Risk

Stratford, Conn.—Army’s choice of the twin-turbine Sikorsky UH-60 A as its next troop/utility helicopter has given the service what it believes is a low technical-risk air vehicle that was virtually production-ready in its prototype form.

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Business Flying

Faa Relaxation on Challenger Sought

Montreal—Canadair, Ltd., will attempt to convince the U. S. Federal Aviation Administration to relax certain elements of the Federal Aviation Regulation Part 25 airworthiness standard that the company believes affect the CL-600 Challenger business aircraft weight and systems design excessively.

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Avionics

Seafarer Fund Drive Spurred By Navy

Washington—U. S. Navy is continuing efforts to obtain congressional approval for Fiscal 1978 funding of $23.8 million toward development of an extremely low-frequency communications system for strategic command and control of the fleet ballistic missile system submarine force by 1984.
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Management

Fighter, Missile Gains Pressed

Navy, USAF joint test in Nevada spurs advances in tactics, seeker sensitivity, avionics requirements for next decade

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Management

Congress/carter Relations Keyed to Defense, Salt

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Missile Engineering

Tomahawk Development Tests Begin

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Air Transport

Crash Investigation Focuses on Tapes

Washington—Investigation into the collision between Pan American World Airways and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines Boeing 747s last week at the Los Rodeos Airport in Santa Cruz de Tenerife is focusing on the voice and flight recorders from both aircraft and the tapes of the tower transmissions.

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Air Transport

Carriers Urge Cautious Reform Effort

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Air Transport

Tenerife Case May Alter Liability Rules

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Air Transport

New Pacts Reflect Commuter Success

Washington—Allegheny Airlines’ renewal of its contract with the first of its 12 commuter operators establishes a once dubious experiment as an economically sound operating pattern for providing high-frequency scheduled service to small communities.

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