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September 3, 1984

Aerospace’s Two-Way Street

States Luring Foreign Technology Firms

Aerospace’s Two-Way Street

Telesat Seeks New Rates, Market Plan

Aerospace’s Two-Way Street

Small Firms Cooperate for U. S. Market

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States Luring Foreign Technology Firms

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Aerospace’s Two-Way Street

Telesat Seeks New Rates, Market Plan

Ottawa—Telesat Canada is contending with the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission over rates for satellite communications links and is marketing innovative products and services including Earth station hardware worldwide to recoup losses on operations the company attributes to government policy established in 1982.
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Aerospace’s Two-Way Street

Small Firms Cooperate for U. S. Market

Antwerp—Small Belgian and Dutch component manufacturers have formed cooperative groups to help promote sales to the U. S., but remain disappointed by the unwillingness of U. S. firms to form joint ventures. The Flemish Aerospace Group (Flag), represents firms in the northern, Flemish-speaking region of Belgium.
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Avionics

Company Flight Units Turn to Computers

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U. S. Takes Arms Cooperation Initiative

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U. S. Simulated War Game Center Begins Operations

Ramstein AB, West Germany—New Warrior Preparation Center is giving U. S. and allied commanders their first opportunity to manage new-technology intelligence and electronic warfare assets such as the Lockheed TR-1 and the Grumman EF-111 in a realistic combat situation.
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Aerospace’s Two-Way Street

Income Uncertainty Slows Airline Fleet Replacement

Washington—While 1984 earnings for U. S. airlines as a group are improving, the market outlook for the large-scale fleet replacement program expected to pick up at mid-decade remains slow. Causes of this lack of strong carrier commitment to purchasing new technology, highly cost-efficient aircraft are many, and begin with the uncertain environment created by free market competition.
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Dornier Optimistic Despite 25% Decline in Revenues

Brussels—Slowdown in the Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet program, cuts in government spending, problems with other programs and heavy research and development expenditures contributed to approximately a 25% decline in both revenues and profits for Dornier in 1983.
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Aeronautical Engineering

C-17 Wind Tunnel Tests Near Completion

Long Beach, Calif.—McDonnell Douglas Corp. is nearing completion of wind tunnel testing for the U. S. Air Force’s new C-17 transport, and has completed construction of full-scale mockups of most of the aircraft’s primary elements—including flight deck, cargo compartment, rear loading ramp and empennage at Douglas Aircraft Co.’s development facilities here.

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U. S. Airlines Purchasing French Radio Altimeters

Paris—France’s Telecommunications Radioelectriques et Telephoniques (TRT) is marketing its radio altimeter product line for use on a range of U. S.-built transports, and the company is forecasting further growth in sales of both U. S. and internationally produced aircraft.
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