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Aerospace Daily & Defense Report, October 14, 2019

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Programs

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Avic Points To Adaptability Of New Z-20 Helicopter

Oct 11, 2019
Avic is emphasizing the adaptability of the Z-20 utility military helicopter, as the Chinese army presents the type for close inspection for the first time.
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Sikorsky Prepares Fly-By-Wire Black Hawk For Autonomous Flights

Oct 11, 2019
Sikorsky is advancing tests of a UH-60A modified with fly-by-wire flight controls, paving the way for introducing increasing levels of autonomy to its Black Hawk optionally piloted vehicle.
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NASA’s ICON Rides Pegasus XL To Orbit

Oct 11, 2019
NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer mission satellite was successfully launched late Oct. 10.
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USAF, Sikorsky Turn Around Troubled HH-60W Program

Oct 10, 2019
The U.S. Air Force and aircraft manufacturer Sikorsky turned around the troubled HH-60W search-and-rescue helicopter program in 12 months and shepherded the new aircraft into production on time.

SpeedNews Defense & Space

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SpeedNews Defense & Space

Oct 12, 2019
BOEING has $70.8m U.S. Navy contract for F/A-18 E/F and EA-18G inspections, modifications, repairs.

In Brief

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Embraer Demos Autonomous Taxiing

Oct 12, 2019
Embraer has demonstrated autonomous taxiing using a Legacy 500 business jet at its base in Gaviao Peixoto in Brazil.

Business

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Revived Stratolaunch Resumes Operations

Oct 11, 2019
Although the identity of the new owner has not yet being revealed, Stratolaunch has announced that it has “transitioned ownership and is continuing regular operations.”
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Shareholders Approve UTC/Raytheon Merger

Oct 11, 2019
Raytheon and United Technologies shareowners “overwhelmingly” approved all shareholder proposals necessary to complete the merger of UTC’s aerospace businesses, comprising Collins Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney, with Raytheon.

Funding & Policy

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Norway Planning Armed Forces Expansion

Oct 11, 2019
Norway has begun reviewing long-term defense plans proposed by its chief of defense as the country beefs up its defenses in the face of new threats.
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UK Aerospace Seeks Clarity On Post-Brexit EASA Alignment

Oct 11, 2019
British aerospace trade association ADS has written to senior government ministers in a bid to urgently clarify post-Brexit trading agreements.
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DOD: U.S. Will Deploy Air, Missile Defense Assets To Saudi Arabia

Oct 11, 2019
The Pentagon will deploy additional U.S. forces and equipment to Saudi Arabia to defend the nation against Iran.
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SDA Submits $11 Billion, Five-Year Budget Proposal

Oct 10, 2019
In a draft budget proposal, the Space Development Agency (SDA) is asking Congress for more than $11 billion over five years to plan, design and deploy large constellations of satellites.

Technology

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Velocys To Produce Negative-Emissions Fuels

Oct 10, 2019
Sustainable energy company Velocys says it will be able to produce “negative-emissions” fuels, after striking a deal to capture and store the carbon dioxide that will be generated by the biomass-to-fuel plant it is planning to build in Mississippi.

Operations

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Spacewalkers Continue ISS Battery Upgrade; Soviet Space Legend Dies

Oct 11, 2019
NASA astronauts Drew Morgan and Christina Koch advanced a month-long, five-spacewalk effort to replace aging power storage batteries along the International Space Station’s (ISS) vaulting solar power truss on Oct. 11 with a nearly 7-hr. excursion.

 

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