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Feb 20, 2015
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Podcast: Saving Bombardier

Aviation Week editors talk about what’s ailing Bombardier in commercial and business aviation and its move to bring in aerospace veteran Alain Bellemare to fix things....More
Aviation Week & Space Technology

On the cover is a Lufthansa Airbus A330-300 in front of the big fuel tanks near the carrier’s maintenance base in a Fraport AG photo. A special report explores the implications of low fuel prices—which have dropped by 50% since mid-2014 and would seem to be all good news for the air transport industry but may have some less welcome effects. Elsewhere in this issue are reports on changes at the top of Bombardier, a U.S. Air Force summit on close air support and the FAA’s policy proposal on small UAS.

 

 

 

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Feb 26, 2015
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France's Defense Procurement Agency Saved By Rafale Sale

French exports were up in 2014, but the year ahead brings uncertainty....More
Feb 25, 2015
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Inside The Roc's Lair 11

A rare glimpse of the world's largest aircraft under assembly in Mojave, California...More
Feb 25, 2015
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Pilot Report: Aviation Week Flies The Lockheed Martin U-2 (1999)

In 1999 Aviation Week's former Editor-in-Chief reached the highest altitude he had ever flown, in a U-2. Read his pilot report....More
Feb 24, 2015
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Should the FAA Bar ODA Expansion? 2

Do you agree with the transportation unions that the FAA should prohibit expansion of the ODA program until oversight guarantees are proven?...More
Feb 23, 2015
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AAR To Sell Cargo Group to TransDigm for $725 Million

MRO and airlift/mobility become focal points at AAR as it plans to tell its cargo division....More
Feb 21, 2015
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Saturday Spacewalk Kicks Off Addition of Commercial Crew Docking Ports to ISS 4

"I worked up a lather on that one," quipped NASA spacewalker Barry "Butch" Wilmore. "You guys have done just a superb job," noted Mission Control....More
Feb 20, 2015
Article

1973: Automating Airline Systems, Ring!

What could airlines do in 1973 to cut maintenance costs? Embrace technology like computers and automated test equipment!...More
Feb 19, 2015
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33 Years Ago – Boeing 757 Makes First Flight (1982) 6

The Boeing 757 made its first flight on Feb. 19, 1982, and it was not without its challenges....More

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