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April 27, 1987

AVIATION WEEK PILOT REPORT

Spanish/indonesian Cn-235 Transport Nears Initial Commercial Operations

AEROSPACE FORUM

Needed: A Consistent, Long-term Policy Governing Technology

1987 PARIS AIR SHOW

37th Paris Air Show to Emphasize Space, Subcontracting, Propulsion

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AVIATION WEEK PILOT REPORT

Spanish/indonesian Cn-235 Transport Nears Initial Commercial Operations

Getafe, Spain—Scheduled commercial air operations are expected to be under way by the middle of this year with the CASA/IPTN CN-235 twin-turboprop transport following the introduction of the aircraft into military service earlier this year with the Saudi Arabian air force.

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AEROSPACE FORUM

Needed: A Consistent, Long-term Policy Governing Technology

Robert J. Kuntz is executive director and chief executive officer of the California Engineering Foundation (CEF). He is also president of Professional Engineering and Research Consultants (PERC), a consulting firm that provides management services for CEF.
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1987 PARIS AIR SHOW

37th Paris Air Show to Emphasize Space, Subcontracting, Propulsion

Le Bourget—France’s 37th Paris air show is to be the largest in the salon’s history, with the emphasis this year being placed on industry activities in the fields of space, equipment/avionics subcontracting, and propulsion. A record 79,000 sq. meters (850,000 sq. ft.) of covered exhibit space will be occupied by aerospace companies from about 30 countries, compared with 66,500 sq. meters in 1985.

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SDI

Sdi Finds Staged Deployment Would Inhibit Soviet Attack

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SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Europeans Disagree on Future Station Negotiation Plans

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AIR TRANSPORT

Economics, Code Sharing Threaten Survival of Commuter Airlines

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1987 PARIS AIR SHOW

Record U. S. Turnout to Offset Lack of Key Firms

Washington—A lack of enough new products to justify the high cost of exhibition will prevent a number of U. S. aerospace firms from attending the 1987 Paris air show, while others will mount substantial exhibits to broaden their impact in the international commercial and military market.

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NATIONAL AERO-SPACE PLANE

X-30 Research Narrowing Hypersonic Design Options

Washington—The X-30 National AeroSpace Plane project to develop a research aircraft with hypersonic cruise and single-stage-to-orbit capability has begun achieving technical milestones and is approaching a key decision, selection of airframe and engine contractors for more advanced design.

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MANAGEMENT

Senate Leadership Warns President Against ‘rushing’ Into Euromissile Pact

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AVIONICS

Singer Targets Trilag Ring Laser Gyros for Tactical, Reentry Vehicle Uses

Little Falls, N. J.—A family of three-axis ring laser gyros called Trilag, which combine three square optical cavities within a single monolithic block so that they share mirrors and other components, is being developed for Navy and Air Force applications by Singer Co.’s Kearfott Guidance & Navigation Div. here.

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