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Aviation Week & Space Technology, November 25, 2019

Propulsion

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Long-term Reengining Could Rebuild Bridge Between GE And Airbus

Nov 22, 2019
New engines on existing aircraft is a tried-and-tested formula and could buy time for radical concepts to come as propulsion providers look for applications.
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GE Details Fixes For Boeing 777X GE9X Retrofit

Nov 21, 2019
A durability fix package clears GE9X production restart and paves the way for resumption of Boeing 777-9 flight tests.

First Take

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First Take (Nov. 25, 2019)

Nov 22, 2019
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.

Dubai Airshow

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Big Gulf Order Changes Show Differing Airline Fortunes

Nov 22, 2019
Emirates and Air Arabia have ordered more Airbus and Boeing airliners; Etihad is reducing its Boeing 787 buy.
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Boeing Sells MAXs As Model’s Return Edges Closer

Nov 22, 2019
Certification could come in 2019, but service return will not be until well into next year.
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United Arab Emirates Acquires Light Attacker, Gains OEM Status

Nov 22, 2019
Surprise last-minute contract vaults UAE into manned military aircraft manufacturing club.
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UAE Bulks Up Air Force Muscle

Nov 22, 2019
The United Arab Emirates plans to add more airborne early warning and aerial refueling capacity.

Nuclear Modernization

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Pentagon Considers Shift To Nuclear Power For Air Force, Army Bases

Nov 20, 2019
Six decades after the rise of the “Nuclear Navy,” fission attracts new military interest.
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B-21 Program Hits Schedule Pressure Even On ‘Conventional Trajectory’

Nov 18, 2019
America’s secretive new bomber has entered final assembly four years after contract award.
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Errors Raise Questions About U.S. Nuclear Modernization Capacity

Nov 19, 2019
Warhead reliability, missile acquisition misfires increase scrutiny on U.S. nuclear establishment.

Military Simulation & Training

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Red 6 Debuts Augmented Reality Military Tactical Training System

Nov 19, 2019
Aerospace software startup aims to fill close-in air combat and tactical training gap.

Defense

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Lockheed And Pentagon Joust Over Lucrative F-35 Data Rights

Nov 22, 2019
A legal dispute over who owns intellectual property is the source of a 2.5-year delay to the fifth-generation fighter’s full-rate production decision.
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France Planning 70-Year Career For Rafale

Nov 20, 2019
Connectivity, AI and new weaponry are part of the Rafale’s development roadmap.
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Sizing Up The U.S. Air Force’s Adversary Aircraft Fleet

Nov 20, 2019
The U.S. Air Force has awarded contracts to seven companies that will provide "Red Team" advanced adversary and close air support threat services.
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The Week in Defense, Nov. 21-28, 2019

Nov 21, 2019
Russia provides MiG-29s to Mongolia; U.S. greenlights Morocco Apache buy; GAO rules on U.S. Air Force launch contest; and the outlook for the Iranian Air Force.

Business

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Lower Tiers Of A&D Supply Chain Show More Stress In Latest Earnings

Nov 19, 2019
Many small suppliers announced executive changes and overhauls in their latest quarterly reports. “It’s turned out to be a year of restructuring,” says one.
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Drone Pioneer Draganfly Reemerges

Nov 21, 2019
Acknowledged as a drone industry pioneer, the Canadian company has gone public after taking a back seat to Chinese competitors.

Space

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Startup Firefly Aerospace Eyes Aerojet’s AR1 Engine

Nov 18, 2019
Despite losing out to Blue Origin to provide engines for ULA’s Vulcan rocket, Aerojet sees a future for the AR1.
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Europe’s Space Industry Considers Change Of Course

Nov 20, 2019
As market conditions change, Europe’s launcher and satellite industries may have to reorient themselves.

Commercial Aviation

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Juneyao, Profitable With 787s, Considers More

Nov 18, 2019
The airline is using the long-haul aircraft on mostly short routes but has hopes for more intercontinental services.

Electric Propulsion

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The Race To Boost Electric Aircraft Speed

Nov 20, 2019
A new air racing series and record-breaking attempts aim to advance the performance and efficiency of electric aircraft propulsion.

Technology

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The Week In Technology, Nov. 18-22, 2019

Nov 18, 2019
Nanotube heat shield; HAPS in flight—UAVOS’ ApusDuo and AV’s Hawk30; Latecoere tests IFE by light; Army eyes hydrogen power.

Viewpoint

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Opinion: How The 2020 Election Is Likely To Affect Defense

Nov 20, 2019
There likely will be a bigger debate over nuclear modernization and the role and cost of technology in defense.
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Opinion: Prioritizing Safety In The Drone Revolution

Nov 21, 2019
U.S. Transportation chief Elaine Chao pledges support for the drone community and says safety is a shared responsibility.

Feedback

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Letters From Our Readers (Nov. 25, 2019)

Nov 22, 2019
Readers write about Project Sunrise, towed decoys, railroad-aviation pioneers, faces of the pilot challenge, and aviation industry and regulatory culture changes.

Who's Where

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New Positions, Promotions, Honors And Elections (Nov. 25, 2019)

Nov 22, 2019
Recent appointments, promotions and honors in the aviation and aerospace industry.

Aerospace Calendar

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Aerospace Calendar And Aviation Week Events (Nov. 25, 2019)

Nov 22, 2019
Upcoming aviation and aerospace industry events and Aviation Week Network events.

 

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