May 6, 1985

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Naval Center Seeks New Uses for Centrifuge-based Simulator

DEFENSE PROCUREMENT CONTROVERSY

Pentagon Will Require Contractors to Verify Semiconductor Performance

DEFENSE PROCUREMENT CONTROVERSY

Direct Vendor Spares Purchasing Causes Complications for Usaf

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Naval Center Seeks New Uses for Centrifuge-based Simulator

Warminster, Pa.—Naval Air Development Center (NADC) is seeking new applications for its centrifuge-based dynamic flight simulator that would take advantage of the high g forces and unusual attitudes the simulator can generate that normally cannot be duplicated outside an aircraft in flight.

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DEFENSE PROCUREMENT CONTROVERSY

Pentagon Will Require Contractors to Verify Semiconductor Performance

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DEFENSE PROCUREMENT CONTROVERSY

Direct Vendor Spares Purchasing Causes Complications for Usaf

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Space Technology

Spacelab 3 Mission Demonstrates Crystal Growth, Animal Care Challenges

Johnson Space Center—The shuttle/ Spacelab 3 mission last week demonstrated that large pure commercially important crystals can be produced in space and that designing zero-g space laboratory facilities for animals that can be easily tended by astronauts in orbit is going to be a greater challenge than previously thought.

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757 IN CHARTER SERVICE

757 Passenger Appeal Eases Charter Carrier's Sale of Services

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Management

Three Agencies Will Cooperate to Cut Export License Delays

Washington—State and Energy departments have agreed to cooperate with the Commerce Dept. to reduce processing delays resulting from increasing numbers of export license applications. The two agencies no longer require Commerce to send them paperwork on the majority of cases requiring their review.

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Air Transport

Traffic Growth, Fiscal Stability Boost Commuter Aircraft Interest

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757 IN CHARTER SERVICE

New German Charter Uses 757 to Build Reputation for Service

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SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Nasa Proposes Use of 747sp as Platform for Infrared Telescope

Moffett Field, Calif.—Large aperture infrared telescope that National Aeronautics and Space Administration hopes to fly in a wide-body transport aircraft by 1989 is intended to offer significant advances over existing airborne observatories and provide a valuable complement to planned spaceborne facilities.

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Management

Interagency Conflicts Stall Bill on Cooperative Nato Arms Efforts

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