In Partnership With

May 8, 1978

Management

U.s. Shapes Goals for Nato Summit

Avionics

Lessons Found in Landing System Fight

Air Transport

U. S. Policies Spawn Resentment

1617

Management

U.s. Shapes Goals for Nato Summit

4445

Avionics

Lessons Found in Landing System Fight

2425

Air Transport

U. S. Policies Spawn Resentment

Tourism conference delegates deride liberal U. S. position; ICAO emerging as predominant intergovernmental agency

2627

Air Transport

Civil Aviation Use of Navstar Studied

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Air Transport

Airline Operating Revenues, Expenses, 1977

1213

Special Report: Hanover Air Show

Hanover Draws Mixed Reviews

Continuation of air show seen justified as German showcase, but international value to non-general aviation in doubt

5051

Space Technology

Germans Develop Multimission Satellite

Washington—Space shuttle pallet satellite that could be an early competitor to the U. S. multimission spacecraft is under development in Germany by Messerschmitt-BoelkowBlohm. The design is centered on a modular structure that would bridge the top of the shuttle cargo bay, allowing room for placement of instrumentation on the top and bottom of the pallet satellite or the stowage of a large amount of shuttle cargo on the shuttle’s floor under the spacecraft.

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Management

Fairchild Space Units Forecast Growth

6061

Business Flying

Court Rule Threatens Aircraft Financing

Washington—Recent court decision in Tennessee has highlighted the inadequacies of protection to aircraft financing institutions through the Federal Aviation Administration’s aircraft registering system, and holds the potential for drying up money from these institutions for aircraft financing, with resultant loss of sales.

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Editorial

Carter's Strategic Confusion

Presidents Nixon and Ford, by the time they took office, knew very well that the Kennedy/Johnson strategic parity proposal to the Soviets had not worked out. During their years, privately, they were quite clear that the Soviet Union, rather than stopping at parity, was proceeding to achieve strategic nuclear superiority.
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