August 20, 1979

Safety

Coordination Lack Cited in Midair Crash

Aviation Week Pilot Report

Winglets Boost Performance of Learjet

Avionics

Advanced Systems Aid Profile Descents

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Safety

Coordination Lack Cited in Midair Crash

Flight Safety International Training Syllabus. The students in the Falcon were being trained under contract for Saudi Arabian Airlines. The purpose of the program was to provide initial pilot training and an FAA pilot certificate with commercial, single and multiengine instrument ratings.
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Aviation Week Pilot Report

Winglets Boost Performance of Learjet

Washington—Gates Learjet’s winglet technology developed for the Longhorn 50 series and first flown on the Lear 28/29 has yielded an increase of performance for the 28/29 over the similar size Lear 25D, but at the same time has decreased the marketplace acceptability of the smaller winglet-equipped business jet aircraft.

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Avionics

Advanced Systems Aid Profile Descents

Denver—Special flight test program here effectively demonstrated the capabilities of advanced airborne guidance and control/display systems in aiding flight crews to execute energy-efficient profile descent and arrival metering procedures in busy terminal areas.

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Intrastate Carriers in Transition

Pacific Southwest Looks to Mexico for New Growth

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Aeronautical Engineering

AV-8B Passes Flight Test Milestone

Patuxent Naval Air Test Center, Md.—Marine Corps flight development testing here of the McDonnell Douglas YAV-8B prototype Advanced Harrier has passed the milestone of the second preliminary evaluation. The Marines hope to contract for assembly of the first four full-scale development AV-8Bs this fall.

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Management

Soviet Carrier Policies Shifting

U. S. experts believe large-deck, nuclear-powered vessel in 50,000-ton class under construction near Murmansk

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Management

Fuel Conservation Pressed by Military

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Space Technology

Pioneer 11 to Picture Saturn This Week

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Air Transport

Earnings Drop as Traffic Rises

Domestic trunk results down 22.4% in second quarter, 34.3% in first half, despite tax, accounting boosts

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Management

Neglect of Bomber, Missile Defense Hit

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