Aviation Week - Aerospace Defense, Business & Commercial News http://aviationweek.com/rss.xml en 24th Annual Photo Contest | GTF Recovery Plan http://aviationweek.com/24th-annual-photo-contest-gtf-recovery-plan <div class="field-content-source"> <span>Content Source:&nbsp;</span> <a href="/aviation-week-space-technology">Aviation Week &amp; Space Technology</a> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"> </fieldset> <div class="node-body curated_topic-body"></div> <div class="field-image-roundup"> <span>Roundup Cover Image:&nbsp;</span> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_roundup" width="595" height="658" alt="" src="http://aviationweek.com/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2016/12/AW_12_05_2015_MRO_RoundupCover.jpg?1480642016" /> </div> AWST Roundups Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:13:00 +0000 1549121 at http://aviationweek.com Aviation Week & Space Technology - Inside MRO December, 2016 http://aviationweek.com/inside-mro/2016-12-05 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>The December Inside MRO features Aviation Week survey results on airlines&rsquo; plans for <a href="http://aviationweek.com/mro/airlines-prioritize-data-analytics-while-oems-mros-ramp-offerings">MRO IT investment</a>.&nbsp;Cover photo by&nbsp;Isabel Habur/istock.&nbsp;Also in this issue: <a href="http://aviationweek.com/mro/ranking-commercial-aviations-cybersecurity-priorities">civil aviation&rsquo;s views on cybersecurity vulnerabilities</a>&nbsp;| <a href="http://aviationweek.com/mro/landing-gear-moving-condition-mro">new materials and technologies that extend landing gear life</a> &nbsp;| <a href="http://aviationweek.com/mro/a380-engine-reliability-high-spare-parts-risk-arises">GP7200 engine forecasts</a>&nbsp;</p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> <div class="field-cover-date"> <span>Cover Date:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 2016-12-05</span> </div> <div class="field-volume"> <span>Volume:&nbsp;</span> 178 </div> <div class="field-number"> <span>Number:&nbsp;</span> 49 </div> <div class="field-edition"> <span>Edition:&nbsp;</span> MRO </div> </fieldset> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:00:00 +0000 1545041 at http://aviationweek.com Aviation Week & Space Technology, December 5, 2016 http://aviationweek.com/aviation-week-space-technology/2016-12-05 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Tyson Rininger&rsquo;s enthralling air-to-air shot of a Curtis-Wright Travel Air 4000 (foreground) and a Curtis Robin won &ldquo;best of the best&rdquo; in&nbsp;<a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/2016-photo-contest-winners"><u>our 24th annual photo contest</u></a>. Also: Pratt&rsquo;s&nbsp;<a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/pratt-sees-busy-year-end-it-targets-gtf-catch"><u>geared turbofan recovery plan</u></a>&nbsp;| Airbus&nbsp;<a href="http://aviationweek.com/new-civil-aircraft/a350-1000-starts-flight-tests-airbus-considers-further-stretch"><u>A350-1000 first flight</u></a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href="http://aviationweek.com/new-space/us-posturing-protect-space-presence"><u>Defending space assets</u></a>&nbsp;| What to expect at the&nbsp;<a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/ministerial-council-decide-esa-s-11-billion-proposal"><u>European space ministerial</u></a>&nbsp;meeting |&nbsp;<a href="http://aviationweek.com/combat-aircraft/us-air-force-tackles-repair-f-22-stealth-coating"><u>F-22&rsquo;s maintenance issues</u></a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-mag-teasers"> </fieldset> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-publication-info"><legend>Publication Info</legend> <div class="field-cover-date"> <span>Cover Date:&nbsp;</span> <span class="date-display-single">Mon, 2016-12-05</span> </div> <div class="field-volume"> <span>Volume:&nbsp;</span> 178 </div> <div class="field-number"> <span>Number:&nbsp;</span> 49 </div> </fieldset> Mon, 05 Dec 2016 05:00:00 +0000 1486841 at http://aviationweek.com Forecast Friday: Western-Designed Piloted Military Aircraft MRO Demand http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/forecast-friday-western-designed-piloted-military-aircraft-mro-demand <div class="node-body article-body">View the Forecast Friday: Western-Designed Piloted Military Aircraft MRO Demand chart in PDF format.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/forecast-friday-western-designed-piloted-military-aircraft-mro-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/forecast-friday-western-designed-piloted-military-aircraft-mro-demand#comments AWIN ONLY Forecast Friday AWIN North America Sat, 03 Dec 2016 02:34:00 +0000 1549391 at http://aviationweek.com McCain Blasts LCS At Hearing http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/mccain-blasts-lcs-hearing <div class="node-body article-body">Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) demanded accountability for the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) at the outset of a Dec. 1 hearing.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/mccain-blasts-lcs-hearing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/mccain-blasts-lcs-hearing#comments AWIN ONLY In Brief AWIN North America Sat, 03 Dec 2016 02:34:00 +0000 1549381 at http://aviationweek.com SpeedNews Defense & Space http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-538 <div class="node-body article-body">PRATT & WHITNEY MILITARY ENGINES has $310m U.S. Navy contract for propulsion system services.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-538" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-538#comments AWIN ONLY SpeedNews Defense & Space AWIN Global Sat, 03 Dec 2016 02:34:00 +0000 1549371 at http://aviationweek.com Rethinking IT for MRO | Cybersecurity http://aviationweek.com/rethinking-it-mro-cybersecurity <div class="field-content-source"> <span>Content Source:&nbsp;</span> <a href="/inside-mro">Inside MRO</a> </div> <fieldset class="fieldgroup group-images"> </fieldset> <div class="node-body curated_topic-body"></div> <div class="field-image-roundup"> <span>Roundup Cover Image:&nbsp;</span> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_roundup" width="595" height="658" alt="" src="http://aviationweek.com/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2016/12/AW_12_05_2015_MRO_RoundupCover_0.jpg?1480636833" /> </div> AWST Roundups Fri, 02 Dec 2016 23:01:00 +0000 1549311 at http://aviationweek.com USAF Reaching For Stealthy Surveillance Drones http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/usaf-reaching-stealthy-surveillance-drones <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Air Force wants a long-range, stealthy unmanned surveillance aircraft to go places the Lockheed Martin U-2S and Northrop Grumman RQ-4 Global Hawk can't.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/usaf-reaching-stealthy-surveillance-drones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/usaf-reaching-stealthy-surveillance-drones#comments AWIN_Defense Asia Pacific AWIN North America Top Story - Home Defense Top Stories Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:01:00 +0000 1549781 at http://aviationweek.com <p>An artist&#39;s impression of the Northrop Grumman RQ-180.</p> Aviation Week New York Airport Privatization: Third Time’s A Charm? http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/new-york-airport-privatization-third-time-s-charm <div class="node-body article-body">New York state’s Westchester County has applied to the FAA to privatize its commercial service reliever airport for the New York City metropolitan area, marking the third time since 2000 that the state or one of its counties has attempted such a spinoff under the FAA’s troubled Airport Privatization Pilot Program. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/new-york-airport-privatization-third-time-s-charm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/new-york-airport-privatization-third-time-s-charm#comments AWIN_Commercial AWIN North America photograph Commercial Aviation Top Stories Fri, 02 Dec 2016 20:01:00 +0000 1549771 at http://aviationweek.com YouTube American Airlines To Downsize Cuba Flights, Trim Frequency http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/american-airlines-downsize-cuba-flights-trim-frequency <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines plans to cut back flights from Miami to three outlying Cuban cities beginning Feb. 16. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/american-airlines-downsize-cuba-flights-trim-frequency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/american-airlines-downsize-cuba-flights-trim-frequency#comments AWIN_Commercial AWIN Latin America/Caribbean Commercial Aviation Top Stories Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:11:00 +0000 1549741 at http://aviationweek.com Ministerial Council Endorses Most Of ESA’s Budget http://aviationweek.com/awinspace/ministerial-council-endorses-most-esa-s-budget <div class="node-body article-body">The European Space Agency’s member state have agreed to fund €10.3 billion ($11 billion) of €11 billion requested for programs extending from 2017 out to 2025.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinspace/ministerial-council-endorses-most-esa-s-budget" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinspace/ministerial-council-endorses-most-esa-s-budget#comments AWIN_Space AWIN Europe North America Top Story - Home Space Top Stories Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:09:00 +0000 1549731 at http://aviationweek.com Theirry Dubois/Aviation Week Communications Officer Returning To Delta http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/communications-officer-returning-delta <div class="node-body article-body">Delta Air Lines’ former chief communications officer, John “Ned” Walker, plans to return on Jan. 1. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/communications-officer-returning-delta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/communications-officer-returning-delta#comments AWIN_Commercial AWIN North America Commercial Aviation Top Stories Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:54:00 +0000 1549721 at http://aviationweek.com Atlas Air To Fly Transpacific Route For Nippon Cargo http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/atlas-air-fly-transpacific-route-nippon-cargo <div class="node-body article-body">Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has contracted with Japan’s Nippon Cargo Airlines to operate a Boeing 747-400 freighter for the Tokyo Narita International Airport-based carrier.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/atlas-air-fly-transpacific-route-nippon-cargo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/atlas-air-fly-transpacific-route-nippon-cargo#comments AWIN_Commercial AWIN Global photograph Commercial Aviation Top Stories Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:43:00 +0000 1549711 at http://aviationweek.com Air France Changing Senior Managers, Corporate Structure http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/air-france-changing-senior-managers-corporate-structure <div class="node-body article-body">Air France’s new CEO, Franck Terner, is planning sweeping changes to the management structure, in an effort to speed up a turnaround for the struggling airline. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/air-france-changing-senior-managers-corporate-structure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/air-france-changing-senior-managers-corporate-structure#comments AWIN_Commercial AWIN Europe photograph Commercial Aviation Top Stories Fri, 02 Dec 2016 18:10:00 +0000 1549691 at http://aviationweek.com Aviation Interests Campaign For UK Airspace Modernization http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/aviation-interests-campaign-uk-airspace-modernization <div class="node-body article-body">Britain’s National Air Traffic Services, airlines and aviation organizations have begun a campaign to call for the modernization of UK airspace. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/aviation-interests-campaign-uk-airspace-modernization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/aviation-interests-campaign-uk-airspace-modernization#comments AWIN_Commercial AWIN Europe photograph Commercial Aviation Top Stories Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:18:00 +0000 1549551 at http://aviationweek.com Superjet 100 Deliveries For CityJet Receives Funding http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/superjet-100-deliveries-cityjet-receives-funding <div class="node-body article-body">The letter-of-intent covers financing by Vnesheconombank for deliveries of five twin-engine regional jets to be manufactured by JSC Sukhoi Civil Aircraft and customized by SuperJet International. The letter of intent expands earlier funding related to three SSJ100 aircraft produced for CityJet this year. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/superjet-100-deliveries-cityjet-receives-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/superjet-100-deliveries-cityjet-receives-funding#comments AWIN_Commercial AWIN Europe Commercial Aviation Top Stories Fri, 02 Dec 2016 17:03:00 +0000 1549561 at http://aviationweek.com HNA, Chengdu Seek To Form Low-Cost ‘Divine Bird’ Airline http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/hna-chengdu-seek-form-low-cost-divine-bird-airline <div class="node-body article-body">HNA Group and the government of Chengdu have agreed to establish what is expected to be a low-cost carrier in that southwestern Chinese city, fulfilling an old ambition by the conglomerate to expand there. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/hna-chengdu-seek-form-low-cost-divine-bird-airline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/hna-chengdu-seek-form-low-cost-divine-bird-airline#comments AWIN_Commercial Asia Pacific AWIN photograph Commercial Aviation Top Stories Fri, 02 Dec 2016 16:11:00 +0000 1549501 at http://aviationweek.com Lucky Air New Zealand Industry Pushes Tax Hikes For Tourism Fund http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/new-zealand-industry-pushes-tax-hikes-tourism-fund <div class="node-body article-body">New Zealand aviation industry leaders are recommending a rise in passenger taxes, to fund investment in tourism infrastructure. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/new-zealand-industry-pushes-tax-hikes-tourism-fund" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/new-zealand-industry-pushes-tax-hikes-tourism-fund#comments AWIN_Commercial Asia Pacific AWIN Commercial Aviation Top Stories Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:30:00 +0000 1549481 at http://aviationweek.com New Facility For AFI KLM E&M Emphasises Asia’s Growing MRO-Support Needs http://aviationweek.com/mro/new-facility-afi-klm-em-emphasises-asia-s-growing-mro-support-needs <div class="node-body article-body">The opening on 1 December by Air France Industries KLM Engineering & Maintenance (AFI KLM E&M) of its new Kuala Lumpur Materials and Logistics Service Center near Malaysia’s capital emphasizes the increasing focus of the commercial-aviation MRO industry on Asia as air traffic continues to develop rapidly throughout that continent.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/mro/new-facility-afi-klm-em-emphasises-asia-s-growing-mro-support-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/mro/new-facility-afi-klm-em-emphasises-asia-s-growing-mro-support-needs#comments MRO Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:15:00 +0000 1549491 at http://aviationweek.com Patrick Delapierre, AFI KLM E&M MEBAA Spotlights HondaJet Middle East Debut http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/mebaa-spotlights-hondajet-middle-east-debut <div class="node-body article-body">In the spotlight at the upcoming MEBAA Show 2016 is Honda Aircraft Company’s new $4.85 million HondaJet, making its Middle East market debut. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/mebaa-spotlights-hondajet-middle-east-debut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/mebaa-spotlights-hondajet-middle-east-debut#comments AWIN_BizAv Africa AWIN Middle East Business Aviation Top Stories Fri, 02 Dec 2016 14:57:00 +0000 1549461 at http://aviationweek.com HondaJet: Honda Aircraft Mattis Trump’s Pick For Defense Secretary http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/mattis-trump-s-pick-defense-secretary <div class="node-body article-body">Retired U.S. Marine Corps’ Gen. James Mattis is President-Elect Donald Trump’s pick to be Secretary of Defense, Trump announced late Dec. 1. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/mattis-trump-s-pick-defense-secretary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/mattis-trump-s-pick-defense-secretary#comments AWIN_Defense AWIN North America Top Story - Home Defense Top Stories Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:52:00 +0000 1549431 at http://aviationweek.com Gen. James Mattis: USMC Japan’s UH-X Upgrade Will Raise Bell 412 Weight http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/japan-s-uh-x-upgrade-will-raise-bell-412-weight <div class="node-body article-body">Upgrading the Bell 412 for Japan’s UH-X military program will produce a significantly improved helicopter for the civil market, including a higher gross weight. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/japan-s-uh-x-upgrade-will-raise-bell-412-weight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/japan-s-uh-x-upgrade-will-raise-bell-412-weight#comments AWIN_BizAv Asia Pacific AWIN Business Aviation Top Stories Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:30:00 +0000 1549531 at http://aviationweek.com Upgrade For Japan’s UH-X Will Raise Bell 412 Weight http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/upgrade-japan-s-uh-x-will-raise-bell-412-weight <div class="node-body article-body">Upgrading the Bell 412 for Japan’s UH-X military program will produce a significantly improved helicopter for the civil market, including a higher gross weight. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/upgrade-japan-s-uh-x-will-raise-bell-412-weight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/upgrade-japan-s-uh-x-will-raise-bell-412-weight#comments AWIN_Defense Asia Pacific AWIN Defense Top Stories Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:30:00 +0000 1549511 at http://aviationweek.com First Take (December 5, 2016) http://aviationweek.com/firsttake/first-take-december-5-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/firsttake/first-take-december-5-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/firsttake/first-take-december-5-2016#comments FirstTake First Take AWST Global Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1549341 at http://aviationweek.com J.V. Reymondon/Airbus Will Aerospace Companies Think Twice About Moving to Mexico? http://aviationweek.com/defense/will-aerospace-companies-think-twice-about-moving-mexico <div class="field-deck"> Can Donald Trump reverse the outsourcing trend? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In this week’s Washington Outlook, outsourcing business seems suddenly unpopular, lawmakers ask for a flyoff between the F-35 and the A-10 and the head of Trump’s NASA transition team is named.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/defense/will-aerospace-companies-think-twice-about-moving-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/defense/will-aerospace-companies-think-twice-about-moving-mexico#comments Washington Outlook Defense Space Washington Outlook AWST North America Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1549331 at http://aviationweek.com Drew Angerer/Getty Images Aviation Week's 2016 Photo Contest Judges http://aviationweek.com/photo-contest/aviation-weeks-2016-photo-contest-judges <div class="node-body article-body">Our judges have strong backgrounds in photography, journalism and art and design. They bring an appreciation for aesthetics and love of aviation.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/photo-contest/aviation-weeks-2016-photo-contest-judges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/photo-contest/aviation-weeks-2016-photo-contest-judges#comments Photo Contest 2016 Photo Contest AWST Global Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1549271 at http://aviationweek.com Opinion: Investing In Aeronautics, NASA’s First ‘A’ http://aviationweek.com/editorial/opinion-investing-aeronautics-nasa-s-first <div class="node-body article-body">Maintaining U.S. aeronautical leadership—and the high-wage jobs that come with it—will depend on investments made today by Congress and the Trump administration. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/editorial/opinion-investing-aeronautics-nasa-s-first" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/editorial/opinion-investing-aeronautics-nasa-s-first#comments Editorial Editorial AWST North America Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1549261 at http://aviationweek.com NASA Meet the Winners of Aviation Weeks 2016 Photo Contest http://aviationweek.com/photo-contest/meet-winners-aviation-weeks-2016-photo-contest <div class="node-body article-body">You don't have to work in aerospace to be a winner of Aviation Week's Photo Contest, but it helps.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/photo-contest/meet-winners-aviation-weeks-2016-photo-contest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/photo-contest/meet-winners-aviation-weeks-2016-photo-contest#comments Photo Contest 2016 Photo Contest AWST Global Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1549221 at http://aviationweek.com DARPA’s Ship-Based Tern Harks Back To Tailsitting VTOL Concept http://aviationweek.com/technology/darpa-s-ship-based-tern-harks-back-tailsitting-vtol-concept <div class="field-deck"> Not for the first time, unmanned technology unlocks new potential in an old idea </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tailsitting vertical takeoff/landing unmanned aircraft takes shape at Northrop Grumman under DARPA’s Tern warship-based medium-altitude, long-endurance program.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/technology/darpa-s-ship-based-tern-harks-back-tailsitting-vtol-concept" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/technology/darpa-s-ship-based-tern-harks-back-tailsitting-vtol-concept#comments Vertical Flight Leading Edge Defense Technology Leading Edge AWST North America Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1549211 at http://aviationweek.com Northrop Grumman Lufthansa’s Pilots Are Their Own Worst Enemies http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/lufthansa-s-pilots-are-their-own-worst-enemies <div class="field-deck"> The inability to cut costs could lead to previously unheard-of alliances </div> <div class="node-body article-body"> If the German legacy carrier’s pilots don’t compromise on wages or other issues, they may be putting the Lufthansa Group in danger.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/lufthansa-s-pilots-are-their-own-worst-enemies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/commercial-aviation/lufthansa-s-pilots-are-their-own-worst-enemies#comments Airline Intel Commercial Aviation Airline Intel AWST Europe Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:00:00 +0000 1549141 at http://aviationweek.com Joepriesaviation.net