Magazine Issue

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
Despite growing pressure to improve widebody performance and reduce emissions, civil aircraft manufacturers are not yet ready to face the risks and de...
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GE Details Fixes For Boeing 777X GE9X Retrofit

Nov 21, 2019
General Electric says the production ramp-up of GE9X engines for Boeing’s 777-9 is resuming, following the faster-than-expected test and validat...

First Take

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First Take (Nov. 25, 2019)

Nov 22, 2019
COMMERCIAL AVIATIONThe UK government is to provide half the cost of a 30-month, £18 million ($23.2 million) project to convert the nine-passenge...

Dubai Airshow

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Big Gulf Order Changes Show Differing Airline Fortunes

Nov 22, 2019
The uncertainty about the future fleet of the world’s largest international airline has dragged on for four years and included dramatic events s...
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Boeing Sells MAXs As Model’s Return Edges Closer

Nov 22, 2019
Boeing’s perceived public relations push to support the 737 MAX’s return to service was under fire heading into the Dubai Airshow, and the...
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United Arab Emirates Acquires Light Attacker, Gains OEM Status

Nov 22, 2019
A last-minute announcement by the United Arab Emirates’ defense ministry at the Dubai Airshow has launched the UAE into the ranks of the wo...
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UAE Bulks Up Air Force Muscle

Nov 22, 2019
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is growing its military support fleets as it aims to deliver military capabilities well beyond its borders. The UA...

Nuclear Modernization

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

Nov 20, 2019
At the beginning of next year, the U.S. Defense Department will embark on a four-year experiment. Nuclear reactors have reliably driven aircraft carri...
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B-21 Program Hits Schedule Pressure Even On ‘Conventional Trajectory’

Nov 18, 2019
As the first B-21 enters final assembly in Palmdale, California, the Northrop Grumman-led program is on track to hit a first-flight target in two year...
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Errors Raise Questions About U.S. Nuclear Modernization Capacity

Nov 19, 2019
Two costly errors revealed in the last two months are raising questions about the competence and capacity of the U.S. nuclear weapons enterprise just ...

Military Simulation & Training

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Red 6 Debuts Augmented Reality Military Tactical Training System

Nov 19, 2019
The air refueling probe moves alarmingly close to our heads as we inch carefully into position beneath the tail of a Boeing KC-46A flying over Califor...

Defense

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Lockheed And Pentagon Joust Over Lucrative F-35 Data Rights

Nov 22, 2019
An ongoing legal dispute between the U.S. government and Lockheed Martin over intellectual property (IP) rights in the F-35 program has emerged as the...
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France Planning 70-Year Career For Rafale

Nov 20, 2019
The French Air Force has developed a road map for its Dassault Rafale that could see the fighter serving on the front line until 2070.As well as recei...
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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 advanced adversary and close air support threat services. The contracts—...
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The Week in Defense, Nov. 21-28, 2019

Nov 21, 2019
Mongolia Receives MiG-29UB Trainers from RussiaMongolia has taken a step toward restoring a combat aircraft capability that has atrophied since the 19...

Business

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

Nov 19, 2019
U.S. trade wars with China and Europe continue to weigh on the aerospace and defense industry, as does the prolonged grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX a...
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Drone Pioneer Draganfly Reemerges

Nov 21, 2019
Canadian drone manufacturer Draganfly is making a debut of sorts, even though it is already 21 years old.  Recognized as a pioneer of the small u...

Space

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Startup Firefly Aerospace Eyes Aerojet’s AR1 Engine

Nov 18, 2019
After Aerojet Rocketdyne lost a heated competition against Blue Origin to supply engines for United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) new Vulcan rocket, t...
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Europe’s Space Industry Considers Change Of Course

Nov 20, 2019
The budgets European Space Agency (ESA) member states will agree on during the ministers’ council in Seville, Spain, on Nov. 27-28 are expected ...

Commercial Aviation

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Juneyao, Profitable With 787s, Considers More

Nov 18, 2019
Privately owned airlines in China have more than the usual challenges in making money out of widebody aircraft: the big state carriers use their polit...

Electric Propulsion

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The Race To Boost Electric Aircraft Speed

Nov 20, 2019
Over the years of the Schneider Trophy air race, from 1913 to 1931, aircraft speed increased from about 60 mph to more than 340 mph, setting the stage...

Technology

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

Nov 18, 2019
Carbon Nanotubes Could Protect Hypersonic Vehicles Heat shields to protect composite structures from the elevated temperatures of hypersonic flight...

Viewpoint

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Opinion: How The 2020 Election Is Likely To Affect Defense

Nov 20, 2019
Unlike in the U.S. health care or energy sectors, it is so far hard to discern much of a stock market reaction for the defense sector in the run-up to...
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Opinion: Prioritizing Safety In The Drone Revolution

Nov 21, 2019
Drones are the fastest-evolving transportation segment in history, moving at the pace of imagination. It is an exciting time for aviation, and the U.S...

Feedback

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Letters From Our Readers (Nov. 25, 2019)

Nov 22, 2019
PROJECT SUNRISEI loved the onboard photo of Qantas’ Boeing 787-9 arriving in my hometown of Sydney on a bright October morning at the end of its...

Who's Where

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

Nov 22, 2019
Herve Bouaziz has been named president of Europrop International, assuming responsibility for the TP400, which powers the Airbus A400M military transp...

Aerospace Calendar

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

Nov 22, 2019
Aerospace CalendarDec. 5—Foresight Aerospace. Farmers and Fletchers in the City. London. See 10times.com/foresight-aerospace-londonDec. 5-6...

 

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