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May 7, 1979

Avionics

Cockpit Display of Aircraft Tire Pressure Developing

Air Transport

Singapore Emphasizing Cabin Service on U.s. Route

Space Technology

Mated Shuttle Reaches Pad 39a

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Avionics

Cockpit Display of Aircraft Tire Pressure Developing

Systems permitting real-time cockpit display of tire pressure conditions on transport aircraft could be in production before the end of the year if the development programs of two aircraft equipment manufacturers continue on schedule.

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Air Transport

Singapore Emphasizing Cabin Service on U.s. Route

Singapore —General upgrading of cabin services is likely to occur on scheduled commercial airline flights between the U. S. West Coast and the Orient as a result of the entry of Singapore International Airlines into this long-haul market.

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Space Technology

Mated Shuttle Reaches Pad 39a

Enterprise facilities verification vehicle considered Pathfinder to test and verify systems, procedures for Columbia launch

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Management

Foreign Economic Policies Criticized

(Harry J. Gray, chairman, president and chief executive officer of United Technologies, recently discussed the changing international business environment before industrial and economic leaders in Syracuse, N. Y. Syracuse is headquarters for Carrier Corp., Which is merging With United Technologies [AW&ST Apr. 30, p. 33). Excerpts from his remarks appear below—Ed.) The 1970s saw the emergence of the great corporations of Europe and Asia — Mitsubishi and Matsushita of Japan, Siemens and Thyssen of Germany, Unilever of Great Britain, Philips of the Netherlands.
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Aviation Week Pilot Report

Fouga 90 to Offer Performance Gains

St. Nazaire, France —Aerospatiale’s Fouga 90 twin-engine jet is designed to double fuel economy, have better performance and a better capacity as both a basic and a transition trainer than its predecessor, the CM 170 Magister. The prototype Fouga 90, which has 11% less power than production specifications, was flown recently by this AVIATION WEEK & SPACE TECHNOLOGY editor to assess handling and performance characteristics.

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Air Transport

Fuel, Labor Costs Impact Earnings

Trunk carriers report 85.1% drop during first quarter; most airlines expect big gain in second period from United strike

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Air Transport

Cab Action on National Merger Delayed

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Management

Industry Leaders Rap U.s. Export Policy

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Avionics

Air Traffic Control Changes Proposed

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Air Transport

Operating and Cost Date 747, A300b Dc-10, L-1011—fourth Quarter, 1978

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