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May 28, 1979

Aviation Week Pilot Report

F-16 Displays Combat Capabilities

Aeronautical Engineering

Manufacturers Developing Fuel-efficient Engines

Avionics

Trajectory Control System Advances

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Aviation Week Pilot Report

F-16 Displays Combat Capabilities

Simulated engagements at various altitudes demonstrate increased g-tolerance, versatile HUD during evaluation flight

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Aeronautical Engineering

Manufacturers Developing Fuel-efficient Engines

Cleveland—Need for increased fuel efficiency in future commercial transport engines has led two aircraft engine manufacturers to investigate use of advanced technologies, including active clearance control in compressors and turbines, in two turbofan engines being developed under contract to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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Avionics

Trajectory Control System Advances

Grand Rapids, Mich.—Integrated flight trajectory control system, conceived as a means of providing real-time, interactive guidance in four dimensions—including time—for military pilots penetrating hostile airspace, being developed by the Instrument Div. of Lear Siegler here.

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Space Technology

Nasa to Reduce Role in Civil Shuttle Missions

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Missile Engineering

Missile Technology Transfer Questioned

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Air Transport

Joint 'spot' Market Buying in Discussion

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Space Technology

Space Center Stresses In-house Designs

Kennedy Space Center, Fla. — Kennedy Space Center’s use of in-house designs for both space shuttle facilities and servicing hardware has been the pivotal factor in enabling the center to be on time and generally on cost with $600 million in changes required to support new reusable space vehicle operations.

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Air Transport

Flexi-van Plans Seaboard Buy

Move underscores attractiveness of airlines as acquisition targets; expected to be first in a series of such purchases

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Space Technology

China Beginning Manned Space Effort

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Space Technology

Sperry Developing Flight Design of Gimbal Platform for Shuttle

Phoenix—Sperry Flight Systems has received a $2.4-million contract from National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Marshall Space Flight Center to develop a flight design for a pointing system that could support space shuttle payloads ranging up to 7,200 kg. (15,840 lb.).
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