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December 4, 1978

Avionics

Mirage 2000 Typifies French Advances

Business Flying

Grumman Studying Amphibian Market

Air Transport

Deregulation Act's Impact Analyzed By Cab Staff

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Avionics

Mirage 2000 Typifies French Advances

Paris—As a prime focal point of French pride in its aerospace industry, the Dassault-Breguet Mirage 2000 advanced interceptor aircraft has drawn an avionics complement of innovative new-generation systems specifically designed to enhance its present and anticipated future capabilities.

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Business Flying

Grumman Studying Amphibian Market

Bethpage, N. Y.—Grumman Aerospace is in the conceptual design phase of a new project that could result in the first commercial amphibian built by the company in more than 30 years. Grumman is a veteran in the amphibian field and, in an attempt to determine if there will be a market for a new amphibian in the 1980s, for the last year has been conducting interviews with operators of such aircraft.

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Air Transport

Deregulation Act's Impact Analyzed By Cab Staff

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Business Flying

Configuration Set for Lear Fan 2100

Reno, Nev.—LearAvia has completed design of its Lear Fan 2100, which will be powered by two 800 shp. Avco Lycoming engines, and expects to begin flight tests with the advanced composite business aircraft in December, 1979. Development of the 9-10 place aircraft moved into its final stage here recently with the selection of the production configuration and systems.
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Aeronautical Engineering

Usaf Shifts View on Pilotless Vehicles

Washington—USAF is increasing emphasis on remotely piloted or drone vehicles, a significant change with regard to small, low-cost expendable vehicles designed for defense suppression. The change in attitude is attributed to the efforts of Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Stafford, deputy chief of staff for research, development and acquisition.

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Air Transport

British Buy Boosts Chinook Civil Version

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Space Technology

Intelsat Launch Compromise Expected

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Space Technology

U. S., Soviets Cooperate in Exploration of Venus

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Air Transport

Technical Aid Sought for Tu-144

Soviet candor noted in discussions with Concorde experts following two fatal crashes and cancellation of service

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Air Transport

Iata Survival Dependent on Role as Trade Group

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