In Partnership With

March 28, 1983

Avionics

Systems Command Probes C3 Potential

Aeronautical Engineering

Pw4000 Uses Jt9d, New Technology

Air Transport

Piedmont Expanding Hubs to Baltimore/washington

6263

Avionics

Systems Command Probes C3 Potential

4243

Aeronautical Engineering

Pw4000 Uses Jt9d, New Technology

East Hartford, Conn.—Development of the Pratt & Whitney PW4000 family of turbofan engines is based on experience gained from the JT9D series of engines, technologies developed from the PW2037 program and new design improvements to provide a series of new technology engines in the 48,000-60,000-lb.-thrust class.

3435

Air Transport

Piedmont Expanding Hubs to Baltimore/washington

Winston-Salem, N. C.—Piedmont Airlines is bringing its regional hub-and-spoke philosophy, which emphasizes service to markets deregulation left out, to Baltimore/Washington International Airport, setting the stage for an expanded route system that will link its three hubs.

2829

Air Transport

Airline Antibrust Actions Increase at Justice Dept.

1415

Space Technology

Nasa Sets Medical Privacy Rule

New policy would prevent disclosure of symptoms shown by astronauts unless they alter conduct of the mission

5051

Aeronautical Engineering

Casa/nurtanio Cn-235 Aircraft Nears Completion

Seville, Spain—First of two CASA/Nurtanio CN-235 commuter transport flight prototype aircraft is in final assembly here as the Spanish/Indonesian cooperative program moves toward initial flight this October. The aircraft manufactured at CASA’s Seville-Tablada plant will be joined by a Nurtanio-built prototype in Indonesia for a 12-13-month flight test and certification program.

1617

Space Technology

Shuttle Payloads to Be Protected on Pad

5657

Space Technology

Center Set for Soviet Space Monitoring

4647

Aeronautical Engineering

Helicopter Plan’s Success Keyed to Control of Cost

Washington—Cost control may be key to any Army success in completing its Helicopter Improvement Program (AHIP) to develop the Bell OH-58D Scout. Program costs have gone in less than three years from an initial estimate of $1.3 billion to $2.7 billion with a drop in planned aircraft procurement from 720 to 578.

1819

Space Technology

Farsighted Planning Urged for Study of Solar System

Houston—Current satellite technology could accommodate a large segment of scientific exploration requirements at relatively low cost, easing budget pressures on National Aeronautics and Space Administration, according to David Morrison, chairman of the Solar System Exploration Committee.

March 211983 April 41983