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May 24, 1982

Avionics

Airship Studied for Maritime Patrol Use

Eastern Takes Over South American Routes

Airlines Vie for Braniff’s Routes

Management

Hanover Show Opening Marred

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Avionics

Airship Studied for Maritime Patrol Use

Pompano Beach, Fla. —The U. S. Coast Guard is evaluating data from three series of test flights of the Goodyear Enterprise in demonstrations of the airship in the role of a maritime patrol platform. The final demonstration in February included operation of the Litton Systems Canada, Ltd., APS-504 (V)2 airborne search radar and an SRD Labs Model CLX-85 Loran-C long-range navigation system.

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Eastern Takes Over South American Routes

Airlines Vie for Braniff’s Routes

Competitors see carrier’s collapse as opportunity to gain share of new markets while increasing service in others

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Management

Hanover Show Opening Marred

Anti-military demonstrations, combined with poor weather, lack of new equipment, cut interest in German exposition

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Aeronautical Engineering

No-tail-rotor Helicopter Tests Continue

Los Angeles—Hughes Helicopters and U. S. Army officials are discussing a follow-on flight test program for the company’s modified OH-6A no-tail-rotor research aircraft following the successful completion of initial flight tests with the helicopter.

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British Staging Military Forces At Wideawake

F-16 Procurement Buy Offers Incentives to Industry

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Eastern Takes Over South American Routes

Scheduled Ii-86 Service Links Paris-moscow Route

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Eastern Takes Over South American Routes

Growth in Caribbean Travel Considered Promising

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British Staging Military Forces At Wideawake

C-2a Production Planning Based on Multiyear Funds

Bethpage, N. Y.—Grumman Aerospace Corp. is completing manufacturing and procurement schedules for the Navy/ Grumman C-2A carrier-on-board delivery aircraft despite the House Armed Services Committee’s recommendation to remove multiyear funding support for the program.

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Editorial

Braniff Bites the Dust

Sir Freddie Laker and Laker Airways were swallowed up in receivership earlier this year and now Braniff International is riding down that same rocky trail. Unlike Laker, where creditors pulled out the rug, Braniff was shut down by its own management, which then routed a judge out of bed at midnight to file Chapter 11 voluntary bankruptcy.

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Space Technology

Contamination Threatens Usaf Payload

Washington—Ability of the first U. S. Air Force space shuttle payload to perform as planned on Mission 4 is in doubt because of the contamination surrounding the orbiter observed by elements of the OSS 1 payload flown on the third space shuttle mission.

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