“Airspace — using it more efficiently.” (B.J. “Bob” Bergesen, manager air transportation, Ford Motor Co. and president of the NBAA, when asked what business aviation’s biggest problem will be over the next five years)
Cameramen scramble to record the U.S. arrival of GE’s Caravelle. Posing with the airplane: Donald Douglas Jr., Sud’s Georges Hereil and GE’s Neil Burgess. The airplane will be fitted with GE’s CJ-805 engines. Sea Bee conversion has performance boost equivalent to a 40-hp increase, according to L.B Smith. Conversion does 112 mph KIAS at 2,500 ft., has spray rails and sells for $18,500. Atomic aircraft, being studied by Convair for the U.S. Air Force, would have GE direct-air-cycle ...
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