Science: Flight Log

Mighty Missiles. To the teeming pantheon of guided missiles—which already has Falcons, Navajos, Snarks, Matadors and Side Winders—Air Force Secretary Donald A. Quarles last week added some powerful names: for the Air Force's two versions of the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile: Atlas and Titan; for the new Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile: Thor.

Icing to Order. To measure accurately the icing hazards to new model planes, Wright Air Development Center at Dayton has outfitted a KC-97F tanker with a special spray nozzle. Filled with water instead of fuel, the tanker climbs up until it reaches the proper temperature to produce water droplets, supercooled and...

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