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July 30, 1979

Editorial

A Final Word

Missile Engineering

MX Basing Approval Expected

Aeronautical Engineering

Defense Dept. Proposes Arms Sales

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Editorial

A Final Word

This is the last editorial I will write as editor in chief of AVIATION WEEK & SPACE TECHNOLOGY. AS readers already know (AW&ST July 16, p. 21), on Aug. 1, I am changing my status with McGraw-Hill from editor and publisher of this magazine to a combination of retirement and consultant.

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Missile Engineering

MX Basing Approval Expected

Action by presidential review council likely this week; intense scrutiny, numerous questions by Congress foreseen

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Aeronautical Engineering

Defense Dept. Proposes Arms Sales

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Aeronautical Engineering

XV-15 Converts in Flight From Helicopter Mode

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Missile Engineering

Cruise Missile Competition Flyoff Begins

Los Angeles—Competition for the prime contractor spot in USAF s air launched cruise missile (ALCM) program has moved into full swing with the start of a flyoff between the Boeing Aerospace Co. and the General Dynamics Corp. ALCM candidates.

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Aeronautical Engineering

Four Army Chinook Helicopters To Begin Test Flight to Europe

Four Army/Boeing Vertol CH-47C Chinook medium-lift helicopters are to depart next week for West Germany from Ft. Carson, Col., in an eight-day exercise to test the feasibility of deployment of such aircraft based in the continental U. S. to Europe in the event of war.
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Management

Technology Export Control Advances

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Management

Cabinet Shifts

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Aeronautical Engineering

U. S. Evaluates Trainer Candidates

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Aeronautical Engineering

Helicopter Noise Rules Worry Makers

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