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June 20, 1977

Aeronautical Engineering

A-10 Survivability in Attack Role Shown During Simulated Combat

Paris Air Show

Air Display Future Clouded By Controls

Aeronautical Engineering

Army Emerges as Lead Rpv Proponent

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Aeronautical Engineering

A-10 Survivability in Attack Role Shown During Simulated Combat

Barstow, Calif.—USAF/Fairchild Republic A-10s demonstrated higher than anticipated survivability rates during attacks against simulated Warsaw Pact armored forces participating in the recent Red Flag 77-76/Irwin II multi-service combat exercise staged at the U. S. Army’s nearby Ft. Irwin range.

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Paris Air Show

Air Display Future Clouded By Controls

Paris—Good weather and efficient flight control organization kept flight demonstrations moving at a brisk pace during this year’s Paris air show, but growing government involvement in the running of the show continues to threaten the future of flight demonstrations by high performance and heavy transport aircraft.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Army Emerges as Lead Rpv Proponent

Washington—U. S. Army has emerged as piloted vehicles, especially small ones, for U. S. Air Force, which pioneered in the fiek military services. This switch was evident from statement USAF, Army and Navy during the recent for Remotely Piloted Vehicles.

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Space Technology

Satellite Crop Inventory Tests Evaluated

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Avionics

Aircraft Detection System Advances

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Air Transport

New Regulatory Bill to Ease Transition

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Avionics

‘realism’ Enhanced in Combat Tests

Nellis AFB, Nev.—Electronic instrumentation range is providing pilots here with realistic air-to-air combat training, including the simulated firing and scoring of weapons, and is helping eliminate much of the uncertainty and disagreement about what actually occurs in mock aerial combat.

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Departmental

Aerospace Calendar

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Air Transport

Skytrain Start Set in September

Presidential approval of CAB action clears way for permit to become effective 60 days after Laker files initial tariff

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Space Technology

Nasa Nominee to Stress Applications

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