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Aerospace Daily & Defense Report, April 16, 2019

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Funding & Policy

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Airline Pilots Union Among Commenters On Drone Regulation

Apr 15, 2019
The FAA’s regs governing commercial drone operators does not require enough aeronautical experience, the Air Line Pilots Association says in comments on a rule change that would allow drone flights over people.

SpeedNews Defense & Space

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SpeedNews Defense & Space

Apr 17, 2019
BOEING has $14.3b U.S. Air Force contract for modification, modernization, engineering, sustainment and test of B-1/B-52 weapons systems.

In Brief

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The Week Ahead in Aerospace & Defense

Apr 17, 2019
This week the U.S. Army’s Quad-A aviation summit is underway in Nashville, Tennessee, with a keynote Tuesday from U.S. Army Vice Chief of Staff James C. McConville.

Programs

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Lockheed Sensor System Makes First Flight In V-280

Apr 15, 2019
Lockheed Martin’s Pilotage Distributed Aperture Sensor system flew its first flight on a Bell V-280 Valor.
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Stratolaunch Carrier Aircraft Completes First Flight

Apr 16, 2019
Space launch company Stratolaunch has successfully completed the long-anticipated first flight of its 385-ft.-span, six-engined mothership at Mojave Air & Spaceport.
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Spain Planning New Training Fleet

Apr 15, 2019
The Spanish government has approved an uptick in its budget for the Spanish air force’s planned purchase of a new training aircraft.
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U.S. Army Selects Collins As FVL Mission Systems Integrator

Apr 15, 2019
The U.S. Army has selected Collins Aerospace as one of three companies to serve as a mission systems integrator for the Joint Multi-Role mission systems architecture demonstration program.
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AVX, L3 Reveal New Design For FARA

Apr 15, 2019
The AVX Aircraft Company and L3 Technologies have revealed a compound coaxial helo design to compete in the U.S. Army Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft-Competitive Prototype competition.
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Honeywell Offers T55 For Future Vertical Lift

Apr 15, 2019
Honeywell’s T55 turboshaft engine is entering a new era as it powered the Sikorsky-Boeing SB-1 Defiant on it first flight.
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CAE Offers U.S. Army, USAF Aviators New Courses

Apr 15, 2019
CAE is offering two new courses for U.S. Army and Air Force aviators at the company’s facility in Dothan, Alabama, for C-12/King Air B200 recurrent/refresher and upset prevention and recovery training (UPRT).
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NASA’s TESS Scores First Earth-sized Planet Find

Apr 15, 2019
Scientists have confirmed the discovery of the first Earth-sized planet as well as a sub-Neptune world by NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, which is days from marking the first anniversary of its launch.
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SpaceX Launches, Recovers Three-Core Falcon Heavy

Apr 12, 2019
The Falcon Heavy rocket’s side boosters returned to dual landing pads at the southern tip of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, touching down in synchrony about 8 min. after liftoff.

Contracts

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Selected U.S. Military Contracts For The Week Of April 8-12, 2019

Apr 17, 2019
Pergravis LLC, Tampa, Florida, has been awarded an estimated $73,220,000 firm-fixed-price contract for power converting and continuation interfacing equipment emergency maintenance/preventative maintenance.

 

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