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in Ares Dec 03, 2014

The muddy waters of Australia's submarine project

It seems as though every day brings a different “definitive” story about the Australian submarine requirement to replace its troubled Collins-class submarines....More
in Things With Wings Oct 02, 2014

Clock Watching

An interesting advertising skirmish has broken out in the New Zealand domestic market, as low-cost carrier Jetstar uses its superior on-time performance to take shots at dominant player Air New Zealand....More
in On Space Mar 21, 2015

SpaceX's Gwynne Shotwell Talks Raptor, Falcon 9, CRS-2, Satellite Internet and More

During a March 17 luncheon Shotwell touched on developments underway at the Hawthorne, California-based company....More
in From The Archives Apr 14, 2015

Apollo 13 Story Is Still Gripping After 45 Years (1970)

The flight of Apollo 13 in April 1970 was one of the most dramatic events in the history of human spaceflight –- and ultimately one of NASA’s finest hours. For three days, the lives of three astronauts who had been bound for the third lunar landing mission hung in the balance....More
in Things With Wings Apr 23, 2015

Airbus, Boeing Delivering Aircraft At The Last Minute?

An analysis of Airbus' and Boeing's delivery data from Aviation Week Intelligence Network's Fleet database reveals that both Airbus and Boeing tend to deliver a majority of their aircraft during the second half of each month....More
in On Space Apr 01, 2014

Baker's Dozen

SpaceX continues to shake up the industry with significantly lower costs to orbit than other launch providers....More
in Things With Wings Apr 23, 2014

Aftermarket rebound, or 'easy comps'?

With earnings season ramping up, early returns point to a continued rebound in the aftermarket....More

Caroline Bruneau

Based in Paris, Caroline Bruneau is a freelance writer for Aviation Week & Space Technology covering defense and commercial aviation in Europe. A journalist since 2005, Caroline spent six years in Berlin as a television correspondent for BFM TV, as a producer for France 2,...

in Ares Mar 20, 2015

Germany To Boost Defense Spending

Germany's finance minister says the pacifist nation must shoulder more military commitments in the coming years....More
in Things With Wings, Ares May 02, 2014

A400M: The Horror, The Horror

Airbus CEO promises no more A400M, Meads experiences....More
in From The Archives Feb 02, 2015

The Long Sordid Path To KC-46 (2011)

What should have been a straightforward integration to modify a commercial jet with refueling and cargo systems evolved into the procurement scandal that has scarred –- and some fear defined -– a generation of Air Force procurement experts....More
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May 22, 2015
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NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Descends Toward Asteroid Ceres for Closer Look at Bright Spots

Images gathered May 16 with cameras from an altitude of 4,500 miles have again prompted speculation the spacecraft has spotted ice deposits on the 600 mile wide minor planet....More
May 18, 2015
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Fire In the Cabin 2

While installing a fireplace in a cabin clearly would be a bad idea, Lufthansa Technik develops a technology that uses illuminated water mist with an image of burning wood to create a fireplace for VIP aircraft....More
May 15, 2015
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Cardington: Britain’s Airship Heritage 2

Construction of Cardington’s Number 1 shed, currently housing the HAV project, began in 1916 when Construction of Cardington’s No. 1 shed, currently housing the HAV project, began in 1916 when Short Brothers was awarded an Admiralty contract for the development of dirigible airships....More
May 11, 2015
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NavWeek: China Coastal Catch 8

China last year accelerated its plans to “reclaim” areas like the Spratly Islands, and the Asian giant is banking on its coast guard to protect its disputed maritime stakes in the region, according to the Pentagon....More
May 10, 2015
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Ethiopian Airlines Takes Delivery Of Newest 737-800

Ethiopian Airlines' fleet renewal and growth continued this week with the delivery of a new Boeing 737-800 from Seattle. Routing through Washington-Dulles and then Dublin, Ireland, the latest 737NG is Ethiopian's 16th. Since 2010, the East African carrier has taken delivery of 25 Boeing 737/777/787s as well as 13 Bombardier DHC8-Q400 regional turbo aircraft. One of the fastest-growing and most modern of African airlines, Ethiopian also has a burgeoning MRO business....More

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