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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 Aug 22, 2014

Older Aircraft Subject To Metal Fatigue -- Shock News

Structural problems in new aircraft are, surprisingly, more surprising than failures in old ones....More
in Things With Wings Aug 20, 2014

US Airways says goodbye to the 737 Classic

US Airways ceased 737-400 revenue service yesterday, ending 30 years of 737 Classic operations. The final flights, flown between their Charlotte, Dallas/Ft. Worth and Philadelphia hubs, were appropriately designated AWE737....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
in Ares Aug 15, 2014

Failed Intercept Attempt in Huntsville: Conference Bungles Press at SMD 2014

A lot of hay has been made on Twitter (I tweet @ABAviationweek) of the ham-handed treatment of the media during this week’s 17th Annual Space and Missile Defense Symposium in Huntsville this week....More
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Aug 22, 2014
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Astronaut Steve Nagel's Unforgettable Landing

Astronaut Steve Nagel has died after a battle with cancer. We'll never forget his 1991 space shuttle landing. It was bad but could have been worse....More
Aug 22, 2014
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8/22 Frago

Defense news from around the Web...More
Aug 22, 2014
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Podcast: Is There Room for Entrepreneurs in Aerospace and Defense?

A new venture is developing a low-cost launch vehicle to orbit small satellites. But two smaller companies bid for – and ultimately lost – contracts to build technology demonstrators for the U.S. Army’s next-generation rotorcraft....More
Aug 22, 2014
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Older Aircraft Subject To Metal Fatigue -- Shock News 1

Structural problems in new aircraft are, surprisingly, more surprising than failures in old ones....More

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