Pacific Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Aug 20 1967, Page 27

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Pacific Stars and Stripes (Newspaper) - August 20, 1967, Tokyo, Japan Anatomy of the Boeing set movable for body hinges downward to give pilots added visibility at subsonic flight entry firs class passenger nose stowage Galley six abreast tourist class passenger seats extend aft to cargo retaining Lowe deck cargo body leading Edge floor pressure web fuel main Landing gear Wing outboard Wing Section pivoted Forward to Wing sweep main Landing gear cargo retaining cargo main deck cargo pressure ventral Tail emergency one million Miles in 10 Days with a Fleet of 400 sets continued minutes san 2 hours Honolulu Tokyo Hong new Yorkman san Juan Rio de Rio de to build the the Boeing is faced with what is among the greatest challenges in world Industrial history and is committed to one of the heaviest financial risks Ever undertaken a single for construction of two set prototypes under a billion government subsidized Boeing will spend up to million of its own already the design phase of the set using of the company top scientists and has Cost Boeing the risks become increasingly greater Over the years with the increasing complexity of the product and the higher capital required to build and deliver the set award to Boeing at the end of 1966 after intense Competition with the Lockheed aircraft with the general electric winning the engine one of the biggest business Strug Gles in Boeing won principally for its pivoting Wing that has a conventional position for takeoffs and and tucks Back to an Angle of 72 degrees for supersonic Lockheed design featured a fixed double Delta the set represents a Gross sales potential of about based on Boeing estimates of an Market by 1990 at a Cost of million already Domestic and foreign airlines have ordered the government will have its investment in the set development program Back when 300 planes have been and 6 per cent interest on the investment at the 500plane the government and contractors share prototype construction costs on a 9010 basis to the Point of Basic Boeing 7525 for anything Over in airlines Are paying million for each set already or million in and deposits of will be required for All future orders All to help pay for the could directly employ As Many As persons throughout the with additional thousands of jobs created at other Levels of subcontracting and related spreading to businesses outside the aerospace Boeing tentatively plans to produce the set at its nearby Renton with a work Force there of Post Sibly to Boeing estimates airlines alone will generate approximately billion in set revenues through the As is the Case of subsonic Jet production will become an important catalyst to the econ the company As set dollars Are spent and billions will be circulated and proportional tax revenues will accrue to the the company also sees the set As having a great Impact on this nations balance of payments the out flow of dollars compared to what is sold the Federal aviation Agency calculates the Sale of sets by More than beings and the necessary spare parts would improve the balance of payments position by billion through purchases by foreign but without the the reverse flow of dollars airline purchases of the concorde would be the combined would be nearly some analysts contend the increase generated by the set in air travel by american tourists will have a counter balancing effect through their spending of dollars but Boeing executive vice says this overlooks the fact that foreign travel to the United states also will be encouraged and that Ameri can spending overseas is inevitable with or without the not everyone is satisfied with the and Dis Senters William in the fore front Are becoming More some describe the set As an budget wrecking discs Boeing officials say commercial set production confronted with a soaring budget deficit because of the Vietnam is in an Economy demands Are being made for cuts in Domestic spend no approval has been Given to president John sons request for million in is prototype the clamor by dissenters and supporters May create a sonic Boom of its and sonic the explosive crack heard and Felt on the ground when a plane Breaks the sound is at the Core of the opposition to the in recent Days a group calling itself the citizens league against the sonic Boom announced a nation wide Campaign urging people to write their congressmen and the president demanding a halt to set and sonic Boom vice president in charge of the set says Boeing Market forecasts always have been based on the Assumption sonic Boom restrictions would limit supersonic flights to Over water or sparsely populated Withington said that despite intensive research there has been no really significant Progress in solving the sonic Boom weve been Able to reduce the Boom about 5 per cent by refinements in the body shape of the set since submitting our design proposal last he but right from the technology sonic Boom is pretty the passengers in an set would be of of any they would scarcely hear the Tai mounted engines and have if awareness of Speed through their Inch porthole Type temperatures would be kept in the 70s by special insulation despite the 450degree heat generated by friction of the air on the outside titanium but despite the there seems Little doubt the set will be the question is not but National prestige is at As is supremacy in aerospace and there could be Strong military one study indicates that 1 Mil lion combat troops could be transported Miles in 10 Days with a Fleet of 400 a4 Pacific stars and August 1967

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