Gen. Larry D. Welch, Air Force chief of staff, when asked on Jan. 16 about the maximum altitude of the new B1B bomber said: "At the heaviest weights, I think 20,000 is a good altitude," not 15,000 feet as reported.

The obituary in yesterday's editions of Daniel Saul Douglas, 87, who died of cancer Jan. 18, should have stated that he was a member of the of the Shaare Tefila Congregation in Silver Spring, where he had been vice president and president of the Men's Club and a member and treasurer of the board.

The word "not" was accidentally dropped from a story on catastrophic-illness care, changing the meaning of a statement by Rep. Fortney H. (Pete) Stark (D-Calif.). Stark actually said it would not be possible to fund any major long-term care program for the aged this year.

A "snow summit" of area officials is scheduled for Thursday morning at the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments. The date of the meeting was incorrect in yesterday's editions.

An article in yesterday's editions incorrectly described a proposal by Sen. Lowell P. Weicker Jr. (R-Conn.). The bill, which would have forbidden members of Congress to accept honorariums now allowed under House and Senate rules, would have raised legislators' annual pay to $120,000. CLARIFICATION

A bill proposed by D.C. Del. Walter E. Fauntroy (D) would not grant new parking privileges to members of Congress. The proposal calls on the District government to issue a new type of auto tag to identify more clearly the vehicles of members of Congress parked in accord with privileges already allowed. Some critics of the proposal contend that its enactment would encourage more members to take advantage of those privileges. The proposal also would extend the present privileges to some senior congressional employes.