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in Ares Jul 01, 2014

Two of Europe's major land defense companies finally decide to merge

Nexter Systems of France and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann are the happy fiancés....More
in Things With Wings May 30, 2014

Ranking The World’s Airlines

Aviation Week released its annual Top Performing Airlines study this week, and as always, the rankings reveal some surprising results and interesting trends....More
in On Space Jul 25, 2014

SpaceX on Rumored Layoffs

California company sees 5% workforce reduction....More
in Ares Jul 24, 2014

How An Su-25 Can Shoot Down A Faster, Higher-Flying Aircraft

Russian explanations for the shootdown of MH17 are longer on nostalgia than credibility....More
in Things With Wings Jul 24, 2014

Airframe details for Air Algerie AH5017

The Air Algerie aircraft that crashed in Mali today is tail no. EC-LTV, an MD-83 (DC-9-83) with serial number 53190....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
in Things With Wings, Ares May 02, 2014

A400M: The Horror, The Horror

Airbus CEO promises no more A400M, Meads experiences....More

CQ+PQ>IQ and I'm Not Dave

During this week's Energy Innovation Summit at National Harbor, just outside of Washington DC, keynote speaker Thomas Friedman (The World is Flat and The World is Flat 2.0) had several challenges for members of the audience. Among them was the notion that CQ + PQ is always greater than IQ -- an individual's curiosity quotient (CQ) and....More
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Jul 28, 2014
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No Run Of the Mill Mil

Spotters at this year’s AirVenture show at Whitman Field can expect to see a Mil Mi-2 Hoplite (N211PZ) in full camo livery touching down on the grass on Thursday. Be careful not to judge the 1978 Polish-built Soviet-era relic by its cover hover. This Mil is different....More
Jul 28, 2014
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China Prepares to Realize Its Own Potential

China wants to flood its own general aviation market first....More
Jul 27, 2014
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Oshkosh -- A Personal Journey

Destination Oshkosh: From grass roots to greatest show on earth...More
Jul 27, 2014
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L-29 FAST Flight with the Mach Man

The smell of jet fuel at sunrise is a worthy substitute for high test coffee on most days...More
Jul 25, 2014
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SpaceX on Rumored Layoffs 1

California company sees 5% workforce reduction...More
Jul 25, 2014
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Understanding How Casualties Are Counted

In researching our cover package on aeromedical evacuation, one of the hardest things to grapple with was how to count casualties. It turns out that even those experienced in the field can become confused on what metric is the most appropriate to use in any given circumstance....More

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