November 26, 1979

Safety

Crew Performance Called Disorganized

Missile Engineering

Nevada, Utah Study Impact of MX Positioning

Air Transport

New Carrier Gains Acceptance

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Safety

Crew Performance Called Disorganized

Fuel Burn Time History. At the request of the safety board, Douglas Aircraft Co. and United Airlines studied fuel burn performance for the accident flight. In both studies, the fuel on board at the gate in Denver was 46,700 lb. The fuel remaining at cruise at 35,000 ft. was almost identical in both studies.
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Missile Engineering

Nevada, Utah Study Impact of MX Positioning

States mobilize forces to evaluate economic, environmental impact of Defense Dept.’s racetrack basing mode for missile

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Air Transport

New Carrier Gains Acceptance

Midway Airlines’ off-peak economy flights drawing bigger loads than full-fare service, and 11th day shows profit

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Management

Procurement Policy Causing Struggles

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Management

Air Unit, Training Shifts To Caribbean Scheduled

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Management

Canadian Fighter Spurs Offset Battle

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Space Technology

Shuttle Plans Cover Emergency Landing

Kennedy Space Center, Fla.—Planning for recovery of the space shuttle orbiter in the U. S. and possibly at widely dispersed airfields around the world in the event of an in-flight emergency is proceeding here simultaneously with launch preparations.

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Avionics

Collins Paces Weather Radar Efforts

Cedar Rapids—Rockwell-Collins pioneering efforts to develop an all solid-state color weather radar for the airline market, a market that the company unsuccessfully tried to crack nearly two decades ago, is challenging Bendix Avionics, which long has dominated the market.

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Management

Decision on F100 Apportionment Nears

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Air Transport

United, TWA Schedule Deeper Cutbacks

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