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INPUT 1981

Setting the scene for 1981:

  • Iran releases 52 American hostages bare minutes after Ronald Reagan is inaugurated as U.S. president.
  • Antonio Tejero attempts a coup d'état by capturing the Spanish Congress of Deputies.
  • Three workers are killed and five injured during a test of the Space Shuttle Columbia.
  • President Ronald Reagan is shot in the chest outside a Washington, D.C. hotel by John Hinckley, Jr., family friend of the Vice President.
  • The Space Shuttle Columbia passes its first test flight.
  • Xerox PARC introduces the computer mouse.
  • François Mitterrand takes office as the first Socialist President of France.
  • Death of Reggae legend Bob Marley.
  • Mehmet Ali Açca attempts to assassinate Pope John Paul II in St. Peter's Square in Rome.
  • The Israeli Air Force destroys Iraq's Osiraq nuclear reactor.
  • Lady Diana Spencer marries Charles, Prince of Wales.
  • In the United States, Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization walks off the job. All 13,000 members will eventually be fired by President Ronald Reagan.
  • Symptoms of an immune disorder, which will be called AIDS, are first identified in the USA.
  • Anwar al-Sadat, president of Egypt is assassinated.
  • A Yugoslavian Inex Adria Aviopromet DC-9 crashes in Corsica killing 178.
  • The Chaos Computer Club was founded in Berlin.
 

 1981 - Issue 1

  • President's Message
  • A.G.M.
  • France control and the UA 24
  • Guild activities
  • Convex '80
  • Promotion
  • And you thought YOU had a problem
  • MADAP
  • Old Faces
  • Internal
  • Map
  • Maastricht-Amsterdam coordination
  • New AWY structure in France (map)
 

 1981 - Issue 2

  • H/OFF/P - H/OFF/A
  • OUTPUT
  • A .G. M.
  • President's Message
  • BRAZIL
  • Meeting of Staff Representatives with the President of the Permanent Commission
  • QSY EUROCONTROL?
  • Qu'est ce que c'est ça?
  • The HOOP'S column
  • Simulation Stripless Environment
  • Travel Section
  • Superservice from Supercentres
  • Golden Oldie
  • RE ACT
  • Norm's Sports Page
  • INPUT SPECIAL :IFATCA CAIRO 1981
  • In Conclusion a little culture

 

 

 1981 - Issue 3

  • Letters to the Editor
  • OUTPUT
  • Strike, I hope not
  • Press Release
  • ILO
  • A little culture
  • Chug-a-lug DANAIR
  • CANARSIE Rendez-Vous, a case study
  • One day in a flight-simulator
  • Norm's sports page EEC'81 Padua
  • Horizontal split or banana split
  • About people and things that pass by
  • The 1981 Salon de Bourget
  • Decline and Vogel
  • EGATS TC Column: what is our neighbour doing?
  • PATCO Strike Report

 

 1981 - Issue 4

  • Letters to the editor
  • OUTPUT
  • President's message
  • Dear Santa
  • Salon de Bourget - about fuel saving
  • Your schedule is our timetable
  • Will wants
  • Maastricht extention feasibility study
  • Mission with DCFCF
  • Pilot's trip report
  • A little culture
  • Bye Bye GYC, lots of luck
  • About passes, identity cards and security systems
  • EGATS TC
  • LoA talks
  • Stalled Jet Battle
  • Norm's sports page
  • Tot Ziens PHTVA
  • PATCO Update
  • What sort of man reads INPUT