TITLE

Star-crossed Tristar

AUTHOR(S)
Sanford, David
PUB. DATE
September 1974
SOURCE
New Republic;9/21/74, Vol. 171 Issue 12, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on business strategies of Lockheed Aircraft Corp. to save it from bankruptcy. Comments on the sale of 180 Tristar jumbo jets by Lockheed to Testron Inc.; Proposal to release loan to the ailing Lockheed Corp.; Information on features of Tristar jumbo jets; report that acrophobes won't fly in any new aircraft until it has been in service without mishap for a few years; Information on one L-1011 crash in the Florida Everglades.
ACCESSION #
9937456

 

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