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November 21, 1988

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Rutan’s Scaled Composites to Develop Close Support Aircraft, Business Jet

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British Aerospace Unveils Mockup of Jetstream 41 at Raa Conference

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Nasp Prime Contractors to Form Single Team for Vehicle Development

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Rutan’s Scaled Composites to Develop Close Support Aircraft, Business Jet

MOJAVE, CALIF. Scaled Composites, Inc., will independently develop a light, low-cost close air support/special mission aircraft, as well as a twin-engine business jet prototype that was first flown while under Beech Aircraft ownership.

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British Aerospace Unveils Mockup of Jetstream 41 at Raa Conference

DENVER British Aerospace Corp. expects to decide before the end of the year whether to proceed with development of the Jetstream 41, a stretched, 29-passenger version of its Jetstream 31. The company displayed a full-scale mockup of the fuselage of the Jetstream 41 at last week’s fall meeting of the Regional Airline Assn. (RAA) in Denver to assess interest in the aircraft by potential customers.

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Nasp Prime Contractors to Form Single Team for Vehicle Development

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Gec, Siemens Offer $3 Billion in Bid to Take Over Plessey

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Darpa Changes Pegasus Payload to Reduce First Flight Risks

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Usaf Laser Research Yields Data for Aero-space Plane

WASHINGTON Air Force researchers are firing Light Detection and Ranging (lidar) lasers into the sky at several U. S. locations to obtain atmospheric density data for the National Aero-Space Plane program. The Air Force Geophysics Laboratory at Hanscom AFB, Mass., operates two lidar lasers—a portable one in a trailer and a more powerful, rooftop version.

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Mission 27 Launch Set for Dec. 1

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Esa Faults U. S. Handling of Chinese Commercial Launch Talks

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Thomson-csf, Lucas Agree to Dissolve Aeronautical Equipment Joint Venture

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Airbus Industrie Board Postpones Restructuring

LONDON Hans Friderichs, former West German minister of economics and retired chairman of the board of the Dresdner Bank, was elected chairman of the supervisory board of Airbus Industrie, which met here last week. But ministers of Britain, France, West Germany and Spain, in a concurrent meeting, failed to agree on a new structure for Airbus Industrie management and will meet again in Toulouse in December in an effort to reach a settlement.
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