Airshow China 2016, which took place this past November in Zhuhai, served as an exhibition for China’s most advanced defense technology, including the strides it is making in counterstealth technology.
The competition for the U.S. Air Force’s T-X requirement has drawn clean-sheet designs from Boeing, Northrop Grumman and Sierra Nevada Corp., but the winner will enter a global trainer market that is already crowded.
The International Air Transport Association is predicting much reduced profits for 2017 in most markets as airlines are no longer benefiting from lower oil prices and overcapacity increasingly becomes a problem in many segments.
Aircraft propulsion advanced across a range of fronts in 2016, from entry into service of Pratt & Whitney’s geared turbofan to progress on distributed and hybrid-electric electric powerplants and supersonic-combustion ramjets.
Unmanned aviation saw an active 2016, encompassing approval of the FAA’s first rules for routine commercial drone operations, stratospheric UAVs with months-long endurance and upgrades to the next generation of military medium-altitude machines.
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