FAA weighs terminating Hazeltine's MLS contract

July 1989
Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/3/1989, Vol. 131 Issue 1, p28
Trade Publication
Discusses the FAA's upcoming decision on terminating its $79 million contract with Hazeltine Corp. to produce and install 178 Category 1 microwave landing systems (MLS). Systems produced by Hazeltine; Contract dispute; Congressional reactions.


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