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June 21, 1999

Paris Air Show ’99

Khrunichev, Pratt & Whitney Move To Advance Launchers

WORLD NEWS ROUNDUP

The C-27J, A Modernized Version

Paris Air Show '99

Airbus, Boeing Log Single-Aisle Twinjet Orders

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Khrunichev, Pratt & Whitney Move To Advance Launchers

PARIS With cutting launch costs a critical target of the space sector, U.S. and Russian companies presented separate plans here for new and improved means to reach orbit—a family of modular launch vehicles for the Russians and a high-performance upper-stage engine for the Americans.

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The C-27J, A Modernized Version

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Paris Air Show '99

Airbus, Boeing Log Single-Aisle Twinjet Orders

LE BOURGET Airbus Industrie’s and Boeing’s longterm global market forecasts share some common ground, but differ sharply on the airline industry’s need for 500-seat-plus transports. In addition, the Europeans do not expect a noticeable downturn in the short-term.

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The International Space Station Was Unable To Carry Out

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Aviation Week & Space Technology

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OBITUARY

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Bell/Agusta Aerospace Co. envisions A Market

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Paris Air Show '99

DASA in Cross-Border Merger With CASA

The deal will kickstart the long-overdue industrial consolidation in Europe, opening doors for further moves

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Paris Air Show '99

French Investigators Open Inquiry Into Su-30MK Crash

LE BOURGET A French investigation team, supported by Russian experts, will attempt to determine the exact cause of a spectacular accident that marred the opening of the Paris air show. The crash, involving a Sukhoi Su-30MK training/attack aircraft as it was performing a flying display at 3:28 p.m. local time on June 12, completely destroyed the airplane but spared the two pilots, who managed to eject safely.

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Paris Air Show '99

Raytheon Scores Win In Astor Competition

LE BOURGET Raytheon Systems’ win in the U.K.’s Airborne 800-million-pound ($1.3-billion) Stand-Off Radar program has catapulted the company’s system into the running to meet NATO’s requirement for an airborne ground surveillance system for the alliance.

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INDUSTRY outlook

AlliedSignal Aerospace is studying the construction of a network of 250 remote broadcast stations and towers across the U.S. in cooperation with one or more partners. As envisioned, the stations would upload a variety of data “at Internet speed” to general aviation and business aircraft equipped with VHF data radios and color multifunction displays (AW&ST]June 14, p. 150).

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