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September 10, 1984

Air Transport

Makers Weigh Future Airline Needs

Mission Bolsters Commercia! Viability

Mission Bolsters Commercia! Viability

Satellite Communications

Noaa Seeks Man-tended Free Flyer

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Air Transport

Makers Weigh Future Airline Needs

Boeing, Douglas envision traffic congestion leading to larger aircraft; Europeans see trend toward smaller transports

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Mission Bolsters Commercia! Viability

Mission Bolsters Commercia! Viability

Johnson Space Center—Space shuttle Mission 41-D’s triple satellite launch, transfer of those payloads to higher orbit and the smooth operation of the orbiter Discovery, has reinforced the shuttle program’s commercial market potential, National Aeronautics and Space Administration managers here said.

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Satellite Communications

Noaa Seeks Man-tended Free Flyer

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Aeronautical Engineering

Soviets Look West for Helicopter Sales

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Space Technology

Discovery Fulfills All Mission Objectives

Johnson Space Center—Reentry and landing of the orbiter Discovery Sept. 5 has positioned the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for its most ambitious shuttle flight turnaround schedule yet with two missions set for launch in the next eight weeks.

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Narrow-body Aircraft Direct Expenses—first Quarter, 1984

Dollars Per Block Hour BOEING 727-200 Delta Air Lines American Airlines United Air Lines Eastern Airlines Western Airlines Northwest Airlines Trans World Airlines Continental Pan Am World Airways Piedmont Republic Alaska USAir Pacific Southwest Southwest
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Aeronautical Engineering

Dutch to Participate in Efa Project

European Fighter Aircraft program gains momentum from proposal to join five-nation plan, acquire up to 250 aircraft

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Air Transport

Atr42 Tests Confirming Design Goals

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Editorial

A Healthy Farnborough

Much of the intense interest at the large international air shows has come to center on the state of air shows themselves, and Britain’s Farnborough air show last week fit neatly into that trend. It was the biggest Farnborough ever in terms of exhibit space sold, and the flight line population showed some growth over the last Farnborough in 1982.

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Satellite Communications

Spar Targets Third World as Key Market

Toronto—Satellite communications has become the major source of revenue for Spar Aerospace, Ltd., the licensed builder of the Hughes HS 376 spacecraft and designated source of space hardware for Canada’s satellite operator, Telesat Canada.
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