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Aerospace Daily & Defense Report, June 24, 2019

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Funding & Policy

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Appeals Judges Find British Arms Transfers To Riyadh Unlawful

Jun 21, 2019
An appeal by the Campaign Against the Arms Trade concluded that ministers had made no assessments on whether the Saudi-led coalition operating in Yemen had committed violations of international humanitarian law, Court of Appeals judges said June 20.

Operations

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FAA Prohibits U.S. Carriers From Flying In Iranian Airspace

Jun 21, 2019
The situation presents a risk to civil aviation and the potential for “miscalculation or misidentification,” as evidenced by the surface-to-air missile strike of the Navy aircraft while it was operating over the Gulf of Oman, the agency said.

SpeedNews Defense & Space

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SpeedNews Defense & Space

Jun 22, 2019
KOREA AEROSPACE INDUSTRIES and SAFRAN signed memorandum of understanding for space, commercial and military collaboration.

In Brief

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Boom's Supersonic Demonstrator Slips To 2020

Jun 22, 2019
Supersonic airliner developer Boom has slipped first flight of its XB-1 demonstrator to 2020, but says the follow-on full-size airliner is still on track to debut in the 2025-2027 timeframe.

Business

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Harris, L3 Technologies Set To Close Merger

Jun 21, 2019
U.S. antitrust officials blessed the merger of L3 Technologies and Harris on June 20.
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Hammerhead, Avanti Orders Coming For Piaggio

Jun 21, 2019
The company looks to resume operations, having entered extraordinary receivership at the end of last year.
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Paris Airport Operator Plans Experimental eVTOL Vertiport

Jun 21, 2019
This experimental vertiport is to test the components of an urban air mobility service that could be launched for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, to be hosted in Paris.
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Spirit Promises Step-Change In Cost, Weight Reduction

Jun 21, 2019
Spirit exhibited the Advanced Structures Technology and Revolutionary Architectures panel, a full-scale demonstration fuselage panel using their new proprietary architecture, at the Paris Air Show.

Programs

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Elbit Grows Strike Weapon Portfolio

Jun 21, 2019
Customers now "demand smaller, smarter and cost-effective weapons that can hit ad-hoc moving targets," an Elbit official says.
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Bangladesh Grows C-130J Fleet

Jun 21, 2019
Bangladesh has already purchased two former Royal Air Force (RAF) C-130Js, both of which are currently undergoing refurbishment with Marshall Aerospace and Defense in Cambridge, UK.
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NASA’s X-57 Electric Aircraft Demo Begins Ground Runs

Jun 20, 2019
The first ground runs of the modified Tecnam P2006T light aircraft took place with electric motors and propellers installed.
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Philippines Secures Simulator For FA-50 Training

Jun 17, 2019
The Philippines Air Force (PAF) has commissioned a simulator to train its pilots to fly Korean Aerospace Industries (KAI) FA-50 light fighters.
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Collins Gets More Work On NASA’s Supersonic X-59

Jun 22, 2019
Collins Aerospace has extended its involvement in the X-59, a technology demonstrator being developed by Lockheed Martin for NASA.

Technology

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Airbus Plans 2020 Emergency Backup System Test Flights

Jun 21, 2019
Airbus Helicopters is to fly a conventional helicopter using an electric backup system in 2020 as part of flight trials with the French Ministry for Transport.
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MagniX, AeroTEC Team To Electrify Caravan

Jun 22, 2019
Electric motor developer MagniX has teamed up with certification specialist AeroTEC to convert the Cessna 208B Caravan to electric propulsion.

Industry Data

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Jun 22, 2019
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