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  • Apr 23, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Brewing Crisis in the Baltic

    As NATO and Russia are stepping up air patrols in and around Eastern Europe – including an increasing amount of flights with transponders turned off – aviation safety officials are scrambling to keep the skies safe for commercial airlines....More
  • Apr 16, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: India’s Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft Surprise

    India hit the reset button on stalled contract talks with Dassault, opting for a government-to-government sale of 36 Rafale fighters. Our editors discuss what the deal means for India, Dassault and future combat aircraft competitions....More
  • Apr 10, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Space Symposium Outlook

    Ahead of next week's Space Symposium in Colorado Springs, our editors discuss the latest on an American-built engine to send U.S. national security assets to space, competition between ULA and Space X, the state of U.S.-Russian relations and more....More
  • Apr 3, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Inside Pratt & Whitney’s Geared Turbofan Development

    This week's Check 6 podcast comes to you from Pratt & Whitney in East Hartford, Conn. Editors Joe Anselmo and Guy Norris sat down with Greg Gernhardt, the president of Pratt & Whitney Commercial Engines, to talk about the company’s geared turbofan engine and its battle for market share with the CFM LEAP-X....More
  • Mar 27, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: How Do We Keep Pilots From Crashing Planes? 3

    Aviation has become technically safer and safer. Is it now time to address the pilot as a safety concern?...More
  • Mar 20, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Space Industry At An Inflection Point 1

    Aviation Week editors discuss how private sector money and technological advances are revolutionizing space telecom....More
  • Mar 13, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Talking 777 Upgrades And Bubble Trouble

    Aviation Week editors discuss Airbus and Boeing production: Is there an order bubble that may burst one day? They also talk about the 777 upgrade, the possibility of an A380neo and Bombardier’s CSeries....More
  • Mar 6, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Exciting And Strange Developments From Heli-Expo

    Aviation Week editors discuss the news from HeliExpo this week including Bristow's tiltrotor bet, Airbus Helicopters's H160 unveiling and more....More
  • Feb 27, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Flight Tracking One Year After MH370

    Aviation Week editors discuss the ongoing search for MH370 and the outlook for changes to flight tracking....More
  • Feb 20, 2015
    Commentary
    Aviation Week & Space Technology

    Podcast: Saving Bombardier

    Aviation Week editors talk about what’s ailing Bombardier in commercial and business aviation and its move to bring in aerospace veteran Alain Bellemare to fix things....More
 
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Apr 25, 2015
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Saturday's Progress 57 Space Station Departure Paves the Way for new Russian Re-supply Mission

Progress 59 is scheduled to lift off from Baikonur on Tuesday at 3:09 a.m., EDT, initiating a four orbit, six hour sprint to the International Space Station with three tons of supplies...More
Apr 24, 2015
blog

Airbus A380 Makes First Flight (2005) 1

The Airbus A380 made its first flight on April 27, 2005. The story since has been full of ups and downs. See our original coverage from 2005....More
Apr 23, 2015
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Airbus, Boeing Delivering Aircraft At The Last Minute? 1

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
Apr 21, 2015
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Astronaut Scott Kelly Paces Start to ISS Marathon Mission, Chance to Sip Espresso

"We definitely look forward to the espresso machine," astronaut Scott Kelly, NASA's ISS marathoner, told Russia Today. "I know a lot of people are interested in it."...More
Apr 15, 2015
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Briny Water May Challenge Future Mars Spacecraft Design

"These finding have implications for planetary protection policies for future landed spacecraft," according to the Nature Geoscience report. "Cl-bearing brines are very corrosive and this may have implications on spacecraft design and surface operations."...More

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