National Geographic : 1964 Sep
LOOK WHAT DOUGLAS IS DOING NOW! DC-8 MAKES 140,000 FLIGHTS UNDER WATER Aircraft Division subjected the jetliner to strains equiv in Douglas program to check its fuselage structure, alent to 100 years of airline service, proving the aircraft's Hydrostatic tests conducted in a huge tank at the Douglas durability matches its fine performance and economy. TO ASSIST IN BUILDING S-IVB, 58 feet long, hydro gen powered upper stage of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Saturn, prime contractor Douglas is enlisting the services of more than five thousand other companies. These include both small and large businesses located in forty-eight different states. SYNTHETIC PICTURE SIMULATES WORLD outside cockpit when visibility is zero-allows pilot to fly on instruments with same assurance as under clear visi bility conditions. The electronic system that accomplishes this was integrated by Douglas for the U.S. Army promises to have important applications wherever man needs a visual assist in controlling a vehicle...on land, under or on the sea, in the air, or in outer space. IN THE AIR OR OUTER SPACE... DO U G LAS GETS THINGS DONE!