December 19, 1983

Space Technology

Spacelab Displays Scientific Flexibility

Aviation Week Pilot Report

Pc-7 Broadens Training Applications

Air Transport

Argentine Airline to Increase Services

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Space Technology

Spacelab Displays Scientific Flexibility

Johnson Space Center—Success of the joint U. S./European shuttle Mission 9/ Spacelab 1 flight is being measured by its fundamental scientific discoveries and by its demonstration of the fact that intense interaction between groundand spacebased investigators can maximize scientific return.

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Aviation Week Pilot Report

Pc-7 Broadens Training Applications

Los Angeles—Two-place, tandem-cockpit PC-7 Turbo-Trainer developed and built by Switzerland’s Pilatus Aircraft, Ltd., for primary flight training and basic tactical training combines docile and straightforward flying qualities with good performance and maneuvering capabilities to achieve effectiveness in a broad spectrum of training applications.

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Air Transport

Argentine Airline to Increase Services

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Space Technology

Usaf Will Begin Antisatellite Testing

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Air Transport

Icao Report Dismisses Soviet Charges

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Management

Export Policy Triggers Dispute

Fight to gain primary authority over the Defense Dept.’s technology transfer controls embroils top-level officials

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Air Transport

Eastern, Employees Refine Details of Ownership Pact

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Space Technology

Comet Mission Nears Critica Maneuver

Washington—The first space mission targeted for a comet will reach a critical juncture this week when the International Sun-Earth Explorer ISEE-3 spacecraft descends to within 62 mi. of the Moon’s surface to obtain a gravity assist toward a September, 1985, intercept of the comet Giacobini-Zinner.

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Air Transport

America West Expands Routes Served

Phoenix, Ariz.—America West Airlines has expanded service for the third time in its four months of operations, nearly doubling the number of destinations served to the east of the airline’s Phoenix hub and adding San Diego to the western side of its route structure.

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Avionics

Domestic Firms to Upgrade Spain’s a Tc

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