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HondaJet Receives Brazilian Certification 
Honda Aircraft has received type certification for the HondaJet from the Brazilian National Civil Aviation Agency.
Airworthiness Directives 
The FAA is adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain models of Lycoming Engines reciprocating engines.
Appointments 
Stephen Friedrich has been appointed chief commercial officer for Embraer’s executive aviation business unit, effective immediately.
Upcoming Events 
Aug. 24-26—Flight, Location & Data Recovery China Conference 2017, Beijin Marriott Hotel Northeast, Beijing, en.fldrconference.com
SpeedNews Defense & Space 
LOCKHEED MARTIN will share in $499m U.S. Air Force contract with five other companies working on Aerospace Systems Air Platform Technology Research program.
Should The Pentagon Sell ICBM Motors? 
The sale of ICBM motors for commercial space launches could offset some of the $17 million that the Pentagon spends each year to store and maintain them, but could disrupt the commercial launch market, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) says.
Upcoming Events 
To list an event, send information in calendar format to Donna Thomas at donna.thomas@aviationweek.com. For a complete list of Aviation Week Network’s upcoming events, and to register, visit www.aviationweek.com/events (Bold type indicates new calendar listing.)
Upcoming Events 
To list an event, send information in calendar format to Donna Thomas at donna.thomas@aviationweek.com. For a complete list of Aviation Week Network’s upcoming events, and to register, visit www.aviationweek.com/events (Bold type indicates new calendar listing.)
SpeedNews Defense & Space 
LOCKHEED MARTIN announced completion of $1.4b in offset commitments associated with Canada’s purchase of 17 CC-130J airlifters in 2007.
General Atomics: Export Restrictions Giving China UAV Foothold 
Rather than restricting the proliferation of UAVs, export restrictions are helping China in its bid to gain a foothold in the market with copycat aircraft.
SpeedNews Defense & Space 
BOEING has A$145m ($114m) maintenance contract from Australia for F/A-18A/B fleet, covering ongoing engineering, logistics and maintenance sustainment support.
Analysts: Good Vibes In Global A&D Industry 
Industry sentiment in the global aerospace and defense (A&D) supply chain “clearly remains bullish,” according to a midyear A&D review by Mesirow Financial.
General Aviation Deliveries Rise, Billings Fall in H1 2017 
General aviation delivery results were mixed in the first half of 2017, with an increase in deliveries and a decline in billings.
SpeedNews Defense & Space 
RAYTHEON appointed former deputy defense secretary Robert Work to its board of directors, effective immediately.
The Week Ahead In Aerospace & Defense 
While things remain quiet in Washington during the August congressional recess, a flurry of space launches are taking place around the world.
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