Aviation Week - Aerospace Defense, Business & Commercial News http://aviationweek.com/rss.xml en FAA’s NextGen Interoperability Efforts http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/faa-s-nextgen-interoperability-efforts <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2015/09/asd_09_02_2015_cht2.pdf">/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2015/09/asd_09_02_2015_cht2.pdf</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/faa-s-nextgen-interoperability-efforts#comments AWIN_Defense AWIN Industry Data chart North America Thu, 03 Sep 2015 03:08:00 +0000 1350881 at http://aviationweek.com Idaho Firm Offers Anti-drone Shotgun Loads http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/idaho-firm-offers-anti-drone-shotgun-loads <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The proliferation of private drones has drawn a predictable response from the self-defense community &mdash; shotgun-shell loads specifically designed to shoot them down.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/idaho-firm-offers-anti-drone-shotgun-loads" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/idaho-firm-offers-anti-drone-shotgun-loads#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN In Brief North America Thu, 03 Sep 2015 03:08:00 +0000 1350871 at http://aviationweek.com SpeedNews Defense & Space http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-228 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>LOCKHEED MARTIN has $430.9m U.S. Navy contract for spare parts, support equipment, Autonomic Logistics Information System upgrades, supply chain management, simulators and non-recurring engineering services in support of LRIP Lot 9 F-35 Lightning IIs for U.S. military and foreign military sales (FMS) customers.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-228" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-228#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN SpeedNews Defense & Space Global Thu, 03 Sep 2015 03:08:00 +0000 1350861 at http://aviationweek.com F-22 Spec Snapshot http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/f-22-spec-snapshot <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2015/09/asd_09_02_2015_cht1.pdf">/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2015/09/asd_09_02_2015_cht1.pdf</a></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/f-22-spec-snapshot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/f-22-spec-snapshot#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Snapshot Europe Thu, 03 Sep 2015 01:23:00 +0000 1350801 at http://aviationweek.com Russia’s Proton Orbits Inmarsat Ka-band Satellite http://aviationweek.com/space/russia-s-proton-orbits-inmarsat-ka-band-satellite <div class="node-body article-body">The launch, managed by Proton commercial service provider ILS, is the Russian heavy-lifter’s first flight since a mishap last May resulted in the loss of a communications satellite.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/russia-s-proton-orbits-inmarsat-ka-band-satellite" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/russia-s-proton-orbits-inmarsat-ka-band-satellite#comments Space AWST AWST-Space35 Space Europe Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:33:00 +0000 1350681 at http://aviationweek.com Inmarsat NASA Takes Cautious Path With Next New Horizons Goal http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-takes-cautious-path-next-new-horizons-goal <div class="node-body article-body">New Horizons probably will aim for a tiny object 1 billion mi. past Pluto in an extended mission.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-takes-cautious-path-next-new-horizons-goal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/nasa-takes-cautious-path-next-new-horizons-goal#comments Space AWST AWST-Space35 Space North America Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1350691 at http://aviationweek.com NASA/JHUAPL/SwRI/Alex Parker Space Station Continues To Impart Valuable Lessons http://aviationweek.com/space/space-station-continues-impart-valuable-lessons <div class="node-body article-body"> Sustaining the ISS is an ongoing challenge that creates new problems and spurs creative solutions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/space/space-station-continues-impart-valuable-lessons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/space/space-station-continues-impart-valuable-lessons#comments In Orbit Space AWST AWST-Space35 In Orbit Global Wed, 02 Sep 2015 08:00:00 +0000 1350651 at http://aviationweek.com Credit: NASA/JSC Aerospace Daily & Defense Report, September 2, 2015 http://aviationweek.com/aerospace-daily-defense-report/2015-09-02 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Volume 253, Issue 45</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">Wed, 2015-09-02</span> </div> <div class="field-volume"> <span>Volume:&nbsp;</span> 253 </div> <div class="field-number"> <span>Number:&nbsp;</span> 45 </div> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Wed, 02 Sep 2015 04:00:00 +0000 1343561 at http://aviationweek.com Aviation Daily, September 2, 2015 http://aviationweek.com/aviation-daily/2015-09-02 <div class="node-body magazine_issue-body"></div> <div class="field-desc"> <p>Volume 402, Issue 45</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">Wed, 2015-09-02</span> </div> <div class="field-volume"> <span>Volume:&nbsp;</span> 402 </div> <div class="field-number"> <span>Number:&nbsp;</span> 45 </div> </fieldset> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Wed, 02 Sep 2015 04:00:00 +0000 1343221 at http://aviationweek.com Leisure and Business Fares: Week of August 24 http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/leisure-and-business-fares-week-august-24 <div class="node-body article-body"><p><a href="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2015/09/avd_09_02_2015_cht1.pdf">/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2015/09/avd_09_02_2015_cht1.pdf</a></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/leisure-and-business-fares-week-august-24#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Industry Data North America Wed, 02 Sep 2015 02:24:00 +0000 1350851 at http://aviationweek.com Regional Airline Seeks To Drop Routes, Citing Pilot Shortage http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/regional-airline-seeks-drop-routes-citing-pilot-shortage-0 <div class="node-body article-body"><p>LOS ANGELES&mdash;A small regional airline is blaming a pilot shortage as it seeks to cancel two Essential Air Service (EAS) routes mid-contract.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/regional-airline-seeks-drop-routes-citing-pilot-shortage-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/regional-airline-seeks-drop-routes-citing-pilot-shortage-0#comments AWIN_Commercial Airlines AWIN North America Wed, 02 Sep 2015 02:24:00 +0000 1350841 at http://aviationweek.com Delta, JetBlue Face Off Over Open Skies http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/delta-jetblue-face-over-open-skies <div class="node-body article-body"><p>LAS VEGAS&mdash;The coalition led by the three U.S. legacy carriers and organized labor is asking the U.S. government to request that the three Persian Gulf Airlines freeze capacity to the U.S.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/delta-jetblue-face-over-open-skies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/delta-jetblue-face-over-open-skies#comments AWIN ONLY Airlines AWIN North America Wed, 02 Sep 2015 02:24:00 +0000 1350821 at http://aviationweek.com Air China, Air New Zealand Partnership Approved http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/air-china-air-new-zealand-partnership-approved <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Air China and Air New Zealand have gained approval from New Zealand regulators for a partnership on routes between their countries.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/air-china-air-new-zealand-partnership-approved" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/air-china-air-new-zealand-partnership-approved#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Intelligence Asia Pacific Wed, 02 Sep 2015 02:24:00 +0000 1350811 at http://aviationweek.com Selected U.S. Military Contracts for the Week of July 6-10, 2015 http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/selected-us-military-contracts-week-july-6-10-2015-1 <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><b>Selected U.S. military contracts for&nbsp;Aug. 24, 2015</b></p> <p class="p3"><span class="s1"><b>U.S. ARMY</b></span></p> <p class="p1"><span class="s2"><b>Allied Mechanical Wisconsin</b></span><span class="s3">, Grenville, Wisconsin, was awarded a $9,946,272 firm-fixed-price contract with options for 500-lb. iron practice bombs (BDU-50) for Air Force training requirements. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, is the contracting activity (W52P1J-12-C-0051).</span></p> <p class="p3"><span class="s1"><b>U.S. NAVY</b></span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/selected-us-military-contracts-week-july-6-10-2015-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/selected-us-military-contracts-week-july-6-10-2015-1#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN Contracts North America Tue, 01 Sep 2015 23:52:00 +0000 1350511 at http://aviationweek.com Reed Travels To Ukraine; SASC Leaders Concerned About LRS-B http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/reed-travels-ukraine-sasc-leaders-concerned-about-lrs-b <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><b>As Congress prepares</b> to return to Washington, Senate Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Jack Reed (D-R.I.) is taking a detour to Kiev this week to &ldquo;get a direct look at the situation in Ukraine.&rdquo; Meanwhile, Reed and SASC Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) are castigating the Pentagon over the&nbsp; U.S. Air Force&rsquo;s Long Range Strike - Bomber program, which saw its 10-year cost estimate jump from $33.1 billion in the Pentagon&rsquo;s fiscal 2015 budget plan to $58.4 billion in its 2016 request. &ldquo;Such dramatic discrepancies ...</span></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/reed-travels-ukraine-sasc-leaders-concerned-about-lrs-b" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/reed-travels-ukraine-sasc-leaders-concerned-about-lrs-b#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN In Brief North America Tue, 01 Sep 2015 23:52:00 +0000 1350501 at http://aviationweek.com SpeedNews Defense & Space http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-227 <div class="node-body article-body"><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><b>U.K. DEFENSE MINISTRY</b></span> will spend more than <span class="s2">&pound;</span>500m ($770m) modernizing Royal Navy&rsquo;s flagship submarine base, HM Naval Base Clyde at Faslane. Work will take 10 years to complete, starting in 2017, with upgrades to ship lifts, sea walls, jetties.</p> <p class="p2">&nbsp;</p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1"><b>U.S. AIR FORCE </b></span>delayed launch of fourth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-4) military comms satellite from Cape Canaveral, FL, to no earlier than Sept. 2, due to storm concerns.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-227" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awin-only/speednews-defense-space-227#comments AWIN ONLY AWIN SpeedNews Defense & Space Global Tue, 01 Sep 2015 23:52:00 +0000 1350491 at http://aviationweek.com NASA Advisory Panel Wants More Info On Progress Failure http://aviationweek.com/awinspace/nasa-advisory-panel-wants-more-info-progress-failure <div class="node-body article-body">A panel of outside experts who advise NASA on International Space Station (ISS) operations says the risk of using a new version of Russia’s Soyuz launch vehicle to orbit Progress cargo carriers may be “unacceptable."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinspace/nasa-advisory-panel-wants-more-info-progress-failure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinspace/nasa-advisory-panel-wants-more-info-progress-failure#comments AWIN_Space AWIN Programs Europe North America Top Story - Home Space Top Stories Tue, 01 Sep 2015 21:32:00 +0000 1350741 at http://aviationweek.com Progress: NASA U.S. Airlines Will Hike Airfare in 2016, Virgin America CEO Says http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/us-airlines-will-hike-airfare-2016-virgin-america-ceo-says <div class="node-body article-body">Virgin America CEO David Cush has predicted U.S. airlines will significantly increase fares soon, and urged the U.S. government to protect the “competitive structure” of the industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/us-airlines-will-hike-airfare-2016-virgin-america-ceo-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/us-airlines-will-hike-airfare-2016-virgin-america-ceo-says#comments AWIN_Commercial Airlines AWIN North America photograph Commercial Aviation Top Stories Tue, 01 Sep 2015 21:30:00 +0000 1350661 at http://aviationweek.com Virgin America Thales, WB Electronics Partner For Polish UAV Requirement http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/thales-wb-electronics-partner-polish-uav-requirement <div class="node-body article-body">Thales has partnered with Polish defense electronics firm WB Electronics to offer an armed version of the Watchkeeper unmanned system for Poland’s Gryf (Gryphon) tactical UAV requirement. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/thales-wb-electronics-partner-polish-uav-requirement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/thales-wb-electronics-partner-polish-uav-requirement#comments AWIN_Defense AWIN Programs Europe Defense Top Stories Tue, 01 Sep 2015 21:02:00 +0000 1350701 at http://aviationweek.com Watchkeeper: Thales VivaLatinamerican To Launch New Airline Every Year http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/vivalatinamerican-launch-new-airline-every-year <div class="node-body article-body">VivaLatinamerica, the holding company that operates Mexico’s VivaAerobus and Colombia’s VivaColombia, is on track to launch a third airline in 2016, with plans to launch a new Viva-branded airline every year after that. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/vivalatinamerican-launch-new-airline-every-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/vivalatinamerican-launch-new-airline-every-year#comments AWIN_Commercial Airlines AWIN North America Commercial Aviation Top Stories Tue, 01 Sep 2015 19:30:00 +0000 1350771 at http://aviationweek.com EU Clears GKN’s Acquisition of Fokker Technologies http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/eu-clears-gkn-s-acquisition-fokker-technologies <div class="node-body article-body">The European Commission (EC) has cleared the acquisition of Netherlands-based Fokker Technologies Group by U.K. aerospace engineering company GKN.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/eu-clears-gkn-s-acquisition-fokker-technologies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/eu-clears-gkn-s-acquisition-fokker-technologies#comments AWIN_Commercial Airframers/Suppliers AWIN Europe Commercial Aviation Top Stories Tue, 01 Sep 2015 19:10:00 +0000 1350781 at http://aviationweek.com Raptors Arrive In Europe, Deploy To Poland http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/raptors-arrive-europe-deploy-poland <div class="node-body article-body">After first arriving in Germany, two F-22s were flown to Lask AB in Central Poland.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/raptors-arrive-europe-deploy-poland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/raptors-arrive-europe-deploy-poland#comments AWIN_Defense AWIN Operations Europe North America Top Story - Home Defense Top Stories Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:40:00 +0000 1350621 at http://aviationweek.com USAF India Moves Closer To Transport Helicopter Buy http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/india-moves-closer-transport-helicopter-buy <div class="node-body article-body">India’s Defense Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved the purchase of 48 more Mi-17 V5 transport helicopters from Russia, but deferred a decision on acquiring 100 naval utility helicopters (NUH).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/india-moves-closer-transport-helicopter-buy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/india-moves-closer-transport-helicopter-buy#comments AWIN_Defense AWIN Programs Asia Pacific photograph Defense Top Stories Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:30:00 +0000 1350711 at http://aviationweek.com Russia Reveals New Jamming Tech http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/russia-reveals-new-jamming-tech <div class="node-body article-body">Russian defense electronics conglomerate Kret (Concern Radio-Electronic Technology) introduced a range of new electronic warfare (EW) systems at the 2015 MAKS air show here last week, including a new helicopter-borne jamming system and a high-power ground-based system designed to blind the widely used Boeing E-3 Airborne Warning & Control System (Awacs) and other systems using the S-band (2-3 GHz).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/russia-reveals-new-jamming-tech" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/russia-reveals-new-jamming-tech#comments AWIN_Defense AWIN Programs Europe Defense Top Stories Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:17:00 +0000 1350721 at http://aviationweek.com Embraer Mulls Production Increase In Light Of Surging E-Jet Sales http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/embraer-mulls-production-increase-light-surging-e-jet-sales <div class="node-body article-body">Though it declined to provide a specific number, the Brazilian manufacturer hints that E-Jet sales could top 150 aircraft this year, on the heels of 149 units sold in 2014. It has already sold 131 E-Jets in 2015, including both current-generation E-Jets and -E2 variants. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/embraer-mulls-production-increase-light-surging-e-jet-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/embraer-mulls-production-increase-light-surging-e-jet-sales#comments AWIN_Commercial Airframers/Suppliers AWIN Global Commercial Aviation Top Stories Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:15:00 +0000 1350791 at http://aviationweek.com Italy Tests UAV Flights In Nonsegregated Airspace http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/italy-tests-uav-flights-nonsegregated-airspace <div class="node-body article-body">Authorities in Italy have performed fact-finding flights with an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in nonsegregated airspace using civil procedures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/italy-tests-uav-flights-nonsegregated-airspace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/italy-tests-uav-flights-nonsegregated-airspace#comments AWIN_Defense AWIN Programs Europe Defense Top Stories Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:02:00 +0000 1350631 at http://aviationweek.com CUES On Global Path, Greenert Says http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/cues-global-path-greenert-says <div class="node-body article-body">As the U.S. and Chinese navies continue to successfully conduct joint drills using the Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea (CUES), Adm. Jonathan Greenert, U.S. chief of naval operations (CNO), says he sees CUES expanding even more, possibly involving international coast guards as well.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/cues-global-path-greenert-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awindefense/cues-global-path-greenert-says#comments AWIN_Defense AWIN Funding & Policy Asia Pacific Defense Top Stories Tue, 01 Sep 2015 18:00:00 +0000 1350751 at http://aviationweek.com Three Questions With Southwest’s Network Planning Chief http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/three-questions-southwest-s-network-planning-chief <div class="node-body article-body">Aviation Daily talked to Andrew Watterson, Southwest Airlines senior vice president-network and revenue management, about the carrier’s international expansion and what the airline has learned about non-U.S. markets one year later.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/three-questions-southwest-s-network-planning-chief" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/three-questions-southwest-s-network-planning-chief#comments AWIN_Commercial Airlines AWIN North America photograph Commercial Aviation Top Stories Tue, 01 Sep 2015 17:42:00 +0000 1350761 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing Thai AirAsia Opens New Base With China Flights http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/thai-airasia-opens-new-base-china-flights <div class="node-body article-body">AirAsia’s Thai affiliate has confirmed plans to launch its first flights from Thailand’s U-Tapao International Airport, which is set to become the growing airline’s fifth base.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/thai-airasia-opens-new-base-china-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/thai-airasia-opens-new-base-china-flights#comments AWIN_Commercial AWIN Asia Pacific Commercial Aviation Top Stories Tue, 01 Sep 2015 17:05:00 +0000 1350641 at http://aviationweek.com FAA Needs Risk Assessment For NextGen Interoperability, GAO Says http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/faa-needs-risk-assessment-nextgen-interoperability-gao-says <div class="node-body article-body">The Government Accountability Office (GAO) says the FAA has a structural flaw in its efforts to ensure that the FAA’s modernized air traffic management systems and procedures, also known as NextGen, will be compatible with similar programs at least nine other countries are deploying. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/faa-needs-risk-assessment-nextgen-interoperability-gao-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/awinbizav/faa-needs-risk-assessment-nextgen-interoperability-gao-says#comments AWIN_BizAv AWIN Funding & Policy Global North America Tue, 01 Sep 2015 16:16:00 +0000 1350601 at http://aviationweek.com