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June 13, 1977

Aviation Week Pilot Report

Dhc-7 Performance, Low Noise Stressed

Paris Air Show

Need Seen for U. S. Role in Europe Consortiums

Space Technology

Spacelab Simulation Results Evaluated

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Aviation Week Pilot Report

Dhc-7 Performance, Low Noise Stressed

Downsview, Ont.—De Havilland Aircraft of Canada will stress hot-day and high-altitude performance, low noise characteristics and short-takeoff-and-landing (STOL) capabilities, in that order, for its four-engine turboprop DHC-7 transport in its European tour this month.

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Paris Air Show

Need Seen for U. S. Role in Europe Consortiums

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Space Technology

Spacelab Simulation Results Evaluated

Moffett Field, Calif.—Recently completed airborne simulation of a Spacelab mission benefited from broad participation of U. S. and European space organizations directly responsible for Spacelab operations, and from science objectives that emphasized maximum return of experimental data.

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Space Technology

Operational Landsat Tied to Added Users' Interest

Washington—Initiation of an operational Landsat earth resources satellite system will not be undertaken until President Jimmy Carter’s Administration determines how much funding Landsat data users are willing to provide for an operational structure.
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Management

Zero-based Budget to Strain Congress

Washington—Zero-base budgeting, mandated by President Jimmy Carter’s Administration for all federal agencies in Fiscal 1979, has certain beneficial effects but will cause a major burden on federal bookkeeping and strain present congressional capabilities, according to the results of a pilot test of the technique conducted by the House Appropriations Committee.

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Paris Air Show

Civil Transport Collaboration Pushed

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Aeronautical Engineering

Compass Cope Seen in Anti-tank Role

Kent, Wash. —Role of the USAF/Boeing Compass Cope remotely piloted vehicle is evolving into that of an all-weather, battlefield support weapon that could blunt the thrust of the Western strategists’ nightmare —a blitzkrieg of Warsaw Pact armor throughout Europe.

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Paris Air Show

Soviets Pressing Il-86 Service Start

Paris—Second of three prototype Soviet Ilyushin Il-86 wide-body aircraft will join the flight test program within 90 days and a third aircraft soon thereafter in a test program designed to get the aircraft into service with Aeroflot during the present five-year plan.
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Space Technology

Delay Urged on Funds for Two Orbiters

Washington—General Accounting Office report on the space shuttle program recommends that the full Congress consider delaying funding for the fourth and fifth orbiters, an option that the House Appropriations Committee has approved already.
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Avionics

Usaf Advancing Navstar Positioning

Los Angeles—Air Force will issue a draft proposal request in July on user equipment for the joint-service NavStar Global Positioning System in an attempt to get a head start on the $100-million development of receiving sets to be used by aircraft, ships and ground forces throughout the world in deriving navigational information from satellites in the 1980s.

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