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May 14, 1984

Aeronautical Engineering

Saudis Seek Technical Self-Sufficiency

Avionics

SAC Integrates B-52 Weapons Training

Air Transport

Future Growth in Cargo Forecast

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Aeronautical Engineering

Saudis Seek Technical Self-Sufficiency

Saudi Arabia—Saudi Arabia is intensifying its aerospace-related technical training programs as the country tries to raise the level of technical competence and reduce its reliance on foreign support. Training programs are either under way or being established in a range of civil and military disciplines.
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Avionics

SAC Integrates B-52 Weapons Training

Griffiss AFB, N. Y.—Strategic Air Command's first operational Boeing B-52 weapon system trainer installation at SAC's 416th Bomb Wing here has demonstrated enhanced training capabilities that effectively complement actual flight experience.

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Air Transport

Future Growth in Cargo Forecast

First-quarter rise in shipments, revenues gives cargo carriers reason to expect extended period of prosperity worldwide

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Air Transport

Majors Post Combined Operating Profit

Washington—Higher ticket prices and continuing progress in holding increases in operating expenses to levels below revenue gains permitted the 11 major U. S. airlines to report a combined operating profit of about $112 million for the first quarter of 1984.

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Business Flying

Pratt & Whitney Expands Small Engines

Longueuil, Canada—Pratt & Whitney of Canada is initiating new manufacturing, finance and support programs as it widens the range of turboshaft and turbofan engines it is offering for commuter and corporate aircraft. The turnaround in increased employment and engine deliveries at the engine manufacturer's main facility here is a result of new aircraft programs, rather than an indication of an upturn in sales of existing aircraft with Pratt & Whitney of Canada turbofan and turboprop engines.

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Air Transport

USAir's Business Strategy Succeeds in Deregulation

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Missile Engineering

DARPA Will Review Future Cruise Missile Technology

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Satellite Communications

SBS Planning Expansion of Its Markets

Washington—Satellite Business Systems is planning a seven-fold increase in the number of metropolitan telecommunications markets served by its public Earth station network to capture a 5% share of U. S. long-distance traffic. The partners, IBM Corp., Aetna Life & Casualty and Communications Satellite Corp., have agreed to contribute $200 million a year of new capital into the 1990s, according to Stephen B. Schwartz, SBS chief executive.
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Missile Engineering

USAF Reshapes Small ICBM Effort

Service extends weapon system concept definition, limits next phase to one contractor to maintain test schedule

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Air Transport

Canada Enacts First Phase Of New Deregulation Policy

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