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December 5, 1977

Management

Mx Deployment Urged for Parity

Aviation Week Pilot Report

Harrier Ski Jump Takeoff Ramp Tested

Air Transport

Delta Readies for Atlanta-london Route

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Management

Mx Deployment Urged for Parity

Mobile-based complement of 100-300 missiles seen needed to meet challenge presented by current USSR deployments

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Aviation Week Pilot Report

Harrier Ski Jump Takeoff Ramp Tested

Bedford, England—Ski jump takeoff ramp, initially developed to provide a better payload/takeoff distance ratio for the Hawker Siddeley Harrier VTOL strike fighter, is showing promise of greatly reducing pilot workload and increased safety during night or adverse weather launches from ships.

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Air Transport

Delta Readies for Atlanta-london Route

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Management

Aeronautical University Plans Expansion

Daytona Beach, Fla.—Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University plans continued expansion of its educational programs, curriculum and facilities to meet the increased demand of the U. S. and international aviation industry for trained personnel.
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Management

Dod Scrutinizes Evolving Air Defenses of Ussr

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Space Technology

Heao Satellite Makes Major Findings

Washington—Preliminary analysis of data from the high energy astronomy observatory (HEAO-1) launched Aug. 12 indicates possible discovery in intergalactic space of a vast distribution of previously unobserved hot gas. If additional study proves this correct, it will mean the spacecraft has discovered the dominant component of the universe, according to National Aeronautics and Space Administration scientists.

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Avionics

Military Use Seen for Visual Simulators

Frankfurt—Possible military market for computer-generated imagery visual training systems is being explored by Redifon Flight Simulation, Ltd., for derivatives of its recently introduced Daynite visual flight simulation system.

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Space Technology

Cape Preparations for Shuttle Pressed

Cape Canaveral—Kennedy Space Center has begun issuing several hundred million dollars worth of new hardware contracts for the tens of thousands of components required to outfit new major space shuttle facilities, which are now 85% complete here.

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Air Transport

Bermuda Pact Provisions Backed

Chief negotiator says capacity restrictions in agreement could spur efficiency and lead to relatively lower fares

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Air Transport

Arab Carriers Edge Toward Closer Ties

Amman—Lack of standardization in air traffic control systems continues to curtail full operational efficiency of airlines serving the Arab world. But there are now signs that closer cooperation is being developed by Arab flag carriers in other areas that could lead to an improved overall unified air transport performance.

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