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February 22, 1982

Safety

Air Florida 737 Voice Recorder Transcribed

Air Transport

Texas Air Corp. Losses Spur Operating Cutbacks

Avionics

Digital Control Aids Engine Management

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Safety

Air Florida 737 Voice Recorder Transcribed

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Air Transport

Texas Air Corp. Losses Spur Operating Cutbacks

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Avionics

Digital Control Aids Engine Management

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Fiscal 1983 Aerospace Budget

Fiscal 1983 Major Weapons Systems Spending Detailed by Service

Washington—Defense Dept. Fiscal 1983 funding requests for major aircraft and missile programs, both in production and research and development, are detailed below, with comparable Fiscal 1982 figures in parenthesis. Air Force Aircraft: ■ Rockwell International B-1B multirole bomber—$4.787 billion ($2.093 billion): $3.868 billion for seven aircraft, $165.4 million for spares and $753.5 million for research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E).
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Space Technology

Small Spacecraft Studied For Early Warning Role

Boulder, Colo.—A new space-based, survivable missile early warning system involving launch of numerous small sensor spacecraft along with multiple decoys to thwart attack by Soviet antisatellite weapons is under study by Ball Aerospace Systems Div.
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Air Transport

CAA Moves to Suspend Laker's Licenses

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Space Technology

Martin Marietta Stresses Technology in Two Areas

Denver—Martin Marietta is focusing on technology development for future spacebased high-energy weapons and systems that will permit deployment of large new facilities in space from the shuttle. Company officials believe these two technology areas stand a promising chance of providing major system integration contracts in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
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Air Transport

Airbus Rolls Out 210-Seat A310

Aircraft features forward-facing cockpit, two-pilot crew; shortto medium-range transport will compete with 767

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Fiscal 1983 Aerospace Budget

Defense Research Request Rises 14%

Washington—Research, development, test and evaluation funding of $24.2 billion requested in the Defense Dept. Fiscal 1983 budget is a 14% increase over the current fiscal year and is dominated by strategic weapons development and technology base increases.

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Management

Jones Seeks Reorganizing Joint Chiefs

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