In Partnership With

May 21, 1979

Air Transport

British Upgrade Mideast Service

Air Transport

Writer Critical of Russian Air Service

Business Flying

Sabreliners Unk Hanna Mining Groups

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Air Transport

British Upgrade Mideast Service

Introduction of long-range L-101 l-500s expected to help British Airways add passenger appeal on Arabian Gulf routes

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Air Transport

Writer Critical of Russian Air Service

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Business Flying

Sabreliners Unk Hanna Mining Groups

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Strategic Balance

Acceptable Basing Mode for MX Sought

Washington —Carter Administration —faced with a June 15 SALT 2 signing date —is trying to produce a survivable basing mode acceptable to Congress for the MX advanced intercontinental ballistic missile. The high-priority program is concentrating on a plan for 200 trenches, each 15 mi.

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Business Flying

Industry Seeks Lighter Aircraft Weight

Future design of small general aviation aircraft will be based on fuel efficiency, safety, performance and reduced maintenance and will be influenced by advances in turbomachinery, composite materials, aerodynamics and avionics. The new technology that will be incorporated in general aviation aircraft in the coming decades is being studied by industry, but in more detail by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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Air Transport

Official Urges Action To Improve Aeroflot

Chief marshal of aviation Comrade B. P. Bugaev has set a goal of transforming Aeroflot into a model of transportation at a conference of command-leader staff and advanced employes that took place on Feb. 8. Efforts and creative initiative of the whole of the staff of the branch are directed at successful fulfillment of this important and honorable task.
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Space Technology

Thermal Tile Application Accelerated

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Avionics

Solid-State 3-D Radar for NATO Tested

Syracuse, N. Y. — First all-solid-state three-dimensional air-surveillance radar for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization air defense ground environment (NADGE) is under test here by General Electric and is scheduled for delivery to the Belgian air force this summer.

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Business Flying

Gulfstream to Expand, Sell Piston Line

Gulfstream American Corp. intends to concentrate on a large turbine-powered aircraft line, with two potential programs pending, and sell its piston-powered aircraft line to make room for production of the larger aircraft. The Savannah, Ga., company also is expanding its facilities to enable it to do more in-house detail work, including a new paint shop and interior design and installation facilities.

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Avionics

Cockpit Alert Standardization Urged

Renton, Wash. —Federally sponsored team of U. S. commercial airframe manufacturers is looking for ways to improve the flight deck working environment through development of design guidelines for standardized aircraft alerting systems.

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