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June 12, 1989

EDITORIAL

Meeting the 1992 Challenge

PARIS AIR SHOW 1989

MiG-29 Crash, Turmoil In China Mar Start of Show

PARIS AIR SHOW 1989

Soviet MiG-29 Fighter Crashes During Flight Demonstration

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EDITORIAL

Meeting the 1992 Challenge

Paris Europe has entered a significant period in its postWorld War 2 development, as it approaches the 1992 deadline for eliminating economic, trade and social barriers that currently restrict commerce among the 12 European Community nations.

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PARIS AIR SHOW 1989

MiG-29 Crash, Turmoil In China Mar Start of Show

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Soviet MiG-29 Fighter Crashes During Flight Demonstration

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Coverage

The stories and photographs on the Paris air show were prepared by an AVIATION WEEK & SPACE TECHNOLOGY editorial team led by Editor-in-Chief Donald E. Fink. Included in the team at Le Bourget were European Editor Jeffrey M. Lenorovitz, London Bureau Chief David A. Brown, Washington Bureau Chief Paul Mann, Dallas Bureau Chief Carole A. Shifrin, Senior Space Technology Editor Craig Covault and Senior Military Editor John D. Morrocco.
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Bombardier of Canada Wins Competition to Buy Short Brothers

LE BOURGET Bombardier, Ltd., of Canada has been selected by the British government to purchase Short Brothers of Northern Ireland in a privatization deal that eventually will cost the British nearly $1.2 billion. The sale still must be approved both by Britain’s Office of Fair Trading, an antimonopoly agency, and by the European Economic Community Commission.
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PARIS AIR SHOW 1989

Pegasus, Ball to Launch Communication Satellites Into Geosynchronous Orbit

LE BOURGET The U. S. Pegasus winged space booster program is completing an agreement with Ball Aerospace to launch miniature communications satellites into geosynchronous orbit. Two potential customers for the first geosynchronous launch are Indonesia and Thailand, according to Pegasus project officials attending the Paris air show here.
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International Space Managers Meet To Plan Manned Flight Safety Initiatives

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AAI to Organize U. S. Exhibit at Dubai Show

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European Companies Restructure FIMA Transport Team

LE BOURGET European aerospace companies working on the Future International Military/ Civil Airlifter (FIMA) transport have restructured their project and removed Lockheed as a direct member of the team. The modified project has been “given a more European focus” and will continue with the participation of France’s Aerospatiale, British Aerospace, Messerschmitt-Boelkow-Blohm of West Germany, Italy’s Aeritalia and CASA of Spain.
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Soviets Consider Developing C/Ku-Band Commercial Satellite

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