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Aviation Week & Space Technology, August 28, 2017

Leading Edge

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Custer’s Channel Wing Eyed For Electric VTOL

Aug 24, 2017
Willard Custer’s mid-20th century channel wing is back on the drawing board as a possible way to combine vertical flight with efficient cruise.

Space

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NGA Mulls Swap Of Satellite Imagery For Big Data Algorithms

Aug 23, 2017
Faced with a flood of Earth imagery, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is considering commercial partnerships that go well beyond traditional defense procurements.

Defense

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GA-ASI Lifts Lid On Gremlin Recovery Study Concepts

Aug 22, 2017
The technology for retrieving powered vehicles in forward flight has remained largely unexplored for decades, since experiments in the 1940s and ’50s.
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Predator C Avenger Prospects Brighten With Potential Sale To India

Aug 25, 2017
GA-ASI’s jet-powered UAV has been a slow-seller, but that may be about to change.
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U.S. Air Force Next-Generation Fighter Taking Shape

Aug 23, 2017
The service has identified the key technologies it needs for the F-22 follow-on, including a more powerful engine and increased stealth.
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Could Light-Attack Fleet Help Stem U.S. Air Force Pilot Losses?

Aug 24, 2017
Top service officials believe a light-attack fleet would provide an additional track to season new fighter pilots.
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UK Preps F-35 Flight Trials On New British Carrier

Aug 23, 2017
Carrier trials preceded by synthetic testing led by UK F-35 pilot community.
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Technology Acquisition To Precede Taiwanese Fighter Program

Aug 21, 2017
Full-scale development of a new Taiwanese fighter could probably begin in early to mid-2020s. Taiwan has 343 front-line fighters that will need replacing.
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Taiwan’s New Trainer More Than An F-CK-1 Version

Aug 22, 2017
Completing development in four years might be easy enough if AIDC were just chasing the cockpit and avionics of the F-CK-1. But 80% of the structure is also changing and so are the aerodynamics.
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The Week In Defense, Aug. 24-30, 2017

Aug 24, 2017
Israeli F-35s practice aerial refueling; Russian Helicopters starts work on Mi-38T transporters and produces first Mi-28UB dual-control helo; Cobham to supply KF-X weapons ejectors; Romania’s whopping artillery order.

Commercial Aviation

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Airline CEO Calls For Airport Access Reforms

Aug 23, 2017
Hawaiian’s Dunkerley proposes fresh approach to promote new entrant competition at increasingly congested airports around the world.
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Charter Airlines See Fast Long-haul Growth

Aug 24, 2017
Charter operators such as Monarch Airlines and Thomas Cook Airlines are ripping up the rule book, embracing scheduled flights and expanding in long-haul.
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Taiwan’s AIDC Looks For Fuselage Work, Revives Metal Focus

Aug 25, 2017
Aerospace Industrial Development Corp. has a considerable engineering force, one that has repeatedly created complete aircraft.

Technology

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Upstarts To Rule The Future Urban Air Transport Sector

Aug 21, 2017
Who will dominate the coming urban air mobility market? At least one industry investor thinks he has a clue and has a list of startups to watch.
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NASA Moves Electric-Propulsion Components Closer To Reality

Aug 25, 2017
Developing and demonstrating megawatt-class electric machines and power converters that are light enough and powerful enough for use in aircraft is a key step in enabling electric propulsion for commercial airliners.
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The Week In Technology, Aug. 21-25, 2017

Aug 21, 2017
Scottish cargo UAS; JAXA lift-fan VTOL; long-endurance drones; simpler solar UAS; Frigate FreeJet airliner; designer’s take on airliners

Up Front

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Opinion: Don’t Dismiss UTC’s Potential Acquisition Of Rockwell

Aug 24, 2017
Major acquisitions can take an enormous amount of time to achieve. A UTC/Rockwell deal would be in the very early stages of discussion.

Inside Business Aviation

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Opinion: Surf Air Bets Membership Airlines Will Succeed Abroad

Aug 23, 2017
Surf Air, the California membership carrier, is expanding to Texas and Europe and is looking beyond those destinations.

Washington Outlook

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Cyber Warfare Comes Of Age With Industry Impact

Aug 25, 2017
Cyber Command unifies, increases industry outreach; San Francisco Airport incident prompts a new safety reminders; and preparing for a government shutdown.

Business

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Taiwan’s SystemCom Aims At Sigint Gear Exports

Aug 25, 2017
Taiwanese electromagnetic-intelligence equipment supply provider SystemCom expects to sign a memorandum of understanding with the defense ministry’s technology agency that will set the company up for future domestic and perhaps export orders.

 

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