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SpeedNews Defense & Space 
SAAB has SEK 500m ($56m) order from Swedish Defense Material Administration for next generation anti-ship missiles. Deliveries to begin in the mid-2020s.
Silicon Valley’s Derwin Calls Out Musk 
Doug Derwin wants SpaceX founder Elon Musk to sever his ties with President Trump and help battle the administration’s climate-change stance.
Calendar of Events 
May 4—SpeedNews AeroAuto Conference (AAC), Dearborn, Michigan. For more information go to http://events.aviationweek.com/current/public/enter.aspx
Analyst: No Major Changes To BizJet Demand In Q1 
The first quarter of 2017 brought no major changes to demand in the business aircraft market.
Airworthiness Directives 
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for Grob Aircraft AG models G109 and G109B gliders.
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​​For information about placing Classified Advertising in BA’s Marketplace Section, please contact Miguel Ornelas at 1 (661) 480-7000.
Appointments 
​Andrew Morris has joined FlightSafety International as director of commercial air transport simulator sales.
Upcoming Events 
May 2-3—SpeedNews 5th Annual Aerospace Manufacturing Conference (AMC), Dearborn, Michigan, http://events.aviationweek.com/current/public/enter.aspx
This Week In Aviation Daily History 

25 Years Ago
Aug. 1, 1991—Eastern Air Lines stopped flying in January, but its lawyers and financial consultants keep on billing. To prevent insolvency, a New York bankruptcy judge refuses payment on $19 million of the nearly $86 million in professional fees run up since Eastern declared bankruptcy in March 1989.

Upcoming Events 

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Apr. 25-27—MRO Americas, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida. For more information go to www.aviationweek.com/events

SpeedNews Defense & Space 
U.S. NAVY conducted four flight tests of the surface-to-air Standard Missile-6 Block I interceptor off the Hawaiian coast between April 6 and 13.
U.S. Lawmakers Consider Stopgap Spending Measure 
U.S. NAVY conducted four flight tests of the surface-to-air Standard Missile-6 Block I interceptor off the Hawaiian coast between April 6 and 13.
SpeedNews Defense & Space 
SPACE DATA ASSOCIATION elected Mark Dickinson new chairman, succeeding outgoing chairman Mark Rawlins.
UK Committee Concerned Over Defense Equipment Plan 
The UK House of Commons’ Public Accounts Committee has concerns about the UK defense ministry’s £178 billion ($229 billion) defense equipment and support plan.
SpeedNews Defense & Space 
BOEING and SAAB completed 1-hr. first flight of second production-ready T-X trainer.
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