January 2, 1984

Space Technology

Soviets Test New Cruise Missiles

Management

Martin Baltimore Reverses Downtrend

Air Transport

Groundings Fuel Debate on Safety

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Space Technology

Soviets Test New Cruise Missiles

Forthcoming deployment forces a U. S. study of advances to improve antiquated North American air defense system

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Management

Martin Baltimore Reverses Downtrend

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Air Transport

Groundings Fuel Debate on Safety

Certificate suspensions by FAA bring new focus on issue of the impact deregulation has had on airline operations

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Space Technology

Esa Uses Soviet Data in Comet Mission

San Francisco—Comet Halley ephemeris data obtained from the USSR Venus-Halley (Vega) probes will help the European Space Agency fine-tune the Giotto spacecraft’s close encounter with Halley on Mar. 13, 1986. ESA wants Giotto to intercept Halley’s orbit at 500-1,000 km. (310-621 mi.) from the comet’s nucleus on the comet’s sunward side (AW&ST Feb. 16, 1981, p. 101).

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Business Flying

Patrol Seeks Added Sources of Aircraft

Washington—Civil Air Patrol is urging that the Air Force’s Fiscal 1985 budget request allow the patrol to acquire surplus aircraft from government agencies other than the military and establish a capital fund for the purchase of used commercial aircraft.

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Air Transport

Stockholders Approve Spinoff of Twa

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Space Technology

Milstar to Employ Centaur Upper Stage

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Avionics

Training Key to Wind Shear Effects

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Management

Defense Dept. Drafts Controls on Data

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Editorial

Laurels for 1983

Here are those nominated by the editors of AVIATION WEEK & SPACE TECHNOLOGY as significant contributors to aerospace in 1983: ■ Walter J. Boyne, director of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, and Don Lopez, deputy director, for building on the well-laid groundwork that made the facility the No. 1 visitor attraction in Washington and enlarging its scope to include a proposed new annex at Dulles International Airport.

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