Thierry Dubois

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Thierry Dubois covers French aerospace for Aviation Week & Space Technology.

Thierry graduated in fluid dynamics in Toulouse in the mid-1990s. Looking for a job in aerospace, he found his first one in 1997 with French weekly Air & Cosmos. In 2000, he moved to Lyon, where he became a freelancer for several English- and French-language publications. These included AIN, Rotor & Wing, Aviation Maintenance, Science & Vie and Aerobuzz. Thierry's main focus has long been technology.


Business Aviation On Cusp Of Upswing 
After years of repeated washouts, the business aviation outlook seems rosier.
Thales Alenia Advances Spacebus Neo 
Thales Alenia Space’s Spacebus Neo satellite platform has passed its critical design review.
Airbus Introduces HUD Symbology On Primary Flight Display 
The use of flightpath and energy cues has long be standard in military and business aviation. It is coming to commercial aircraft, at last.
French Controller Union Calls For Hiring Increase  1
French air traffic controller union SNCTA is calling for an increase in hiring, asserting that past political decisions have led to a discrepancy between traffic growth and a stagnating controller headcount.
Business Aviation On Cusp Of Upswing As Economy Rebounds  2
Business aviation may be about to awaken from a long economic nightmare, with the pre-owned market being first to show strong signs of improvement.
France’s Air Austral Signs Up For Fuel-Saving App 
Air Austral, a carrier specializing in flights from France to destinations in the Indian ocean, has inked a contract with Panasonic and startup Safety Line to use OptiClimb, a software program aimed at reducing fuel consumption during the climb phase.
Airbus Introduces ‘Day & Night’ First-Class Concept 
Airbus Interiors Services is introducing a new concept in first class in which the passenger is given both a seat and a private sleeping area.
GE Places Bet On Real-Time Health Data Transmission 
GE Aviation acquired a stake in aircraft data collection and transmission specialist Avionica, betting on the growing acceptance for real-time health monitoring.
France Has Mixed Feelings About European Cooperation  1
France has the lead role in the Franco-German future combat air system, but some, including the country’s financial watchdog, question equality of roles.
Jury Is Still Out On Airbus Lower-Deck Module 
As Airbus and Zodiac Aerospace refine the design of the lower-deck cabin module they plan to offer on the A330, potential airline customers still have to find a way to use the extra space and, eventually, a business case needs to be made.
Eutelsat Sues French Agency Over Inmarsat’s Connectivity Offer 
Satellite operator Eutelsat is suing Arcep, France’s communications authority, over its decision to authorize Inmarsat to offer the European Aviation Network inflight connectivity scheme over French territory.
Eurockot Launches European Earth Watch Satellite 
The Sentinel-3B satellite, part of the European Union’s Copernicus Earth observation program, was successfully launched April 25 by a Rockot vehicle from Plesetsk, Russia.
European Firms Team On Surveillance UAS Electronics 
Four European manufacturers of defense electronics are offering a "future-proof" Istar system for Europe's MALE UAV.
Satellite Withdrawal Delays Ariane 5 Launch 
Launch service operator Arianespace has postponed the next launch of the Ariane 5, after satellite owner Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) decided to ship its spacecraft back to Bangalore.
Zodiac Reports Slow Recovery In Seat Manufacturing 
Cabin equipment manufacturer Zodiac Aerospace is slowly pulling out of the production problems that have marred its relationships with airframers, according to the company’s first-half results for its 2017-2018 fiscal year.
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