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Aviation Week & Space Technology, February 10, 2020

SUSTAINABILITY

Aircraft designs
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Wind Tunnel Tests Advance Alternative For Fuel-Efficient Narrowbody

Feb 07, 2020
Results of high-and low-speed testing in NASA wind tunnels continue to show promise for Boeing’s Transonic Truss-Braced Wing concept.

FIRST TAKE

jet
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First Take (Feb. 10, 2020)

Feb 07, 2020
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.

BUSINESS

aircraft sales announcement
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Huge Fine Clears The Way for Airbus

Feb 06, 2020
Under agreements with French, UK and U.S. authorities, Airbus will pay $4 billion to settle a large-scale bribery scandal.

COMMERCIAL AVIATION

parked fuselages
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Boeing Is Years Away From Normal, And its Supply Chain May Be Altered

Feb 07, 2020
A new marker for getting back to normal is 2023, but it remains to be seen whether Boeing can fix itself and also mend the supply chain.
airport
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Coronavirus Outbreak Devastates Chinese Commercial Aviation

Feb 07, 2020
The country’s airlines have halted most of their operations. Three small airlines have stopped flying completely.
aircraft
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Back To The Drawing Board For Boeing’s NMA

Feb 04, 2020
Boeing’s new CEO orders a refresh of the next new airplane study, but what will emerge?
Envelope expansion
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Boeing 777X Flight-Test Campaign Takes Off

Feb 04, 2020
The flight-test debut of the world’s largest twinjet provides a rare bright spot for embattled Boeing.
air traffic disruption chart
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Commercial Space And Airlines Debate Over Spaceport Needs

Feb 04, 2020
Operators say more spaceports will be needed to support launch demand.

ROTORCRAFT

helicopter prototype testing
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Leonardo Short-Circuits Light Helo Development With Kopter Buy

Feb 05, 2020
Leonardo has purchased fledgling Swiss rotorcraft manufacturer Kopter group, securing a new single-engine helicopter in the process.
helicopter
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Improved Air Crane Could Fight Fires Autonomously

Feb 03, 2020
New engines, rotor blades and Sikorsky’s Matrix technology will provide new lease of life to Erickson’s Air Crane.
cabin windows
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Sikorsky Finalizes Upgrade Plans for the S-92

Feb 06, 2020
Standardization, an improved gearbox and cockpit automation have been confirmed for S-92 upgrade kits and a new production version.

SINGAPORE AIRSHOW

A350-900
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Growing Challenges Spur Change For Singapore Airlines

Feb 03, 2020
Singapore Airlines reshuffles group to strengthen its business model, seeking new partnerships and introducing advanced aircraft types.
engine assembly
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Singapore Ramps Up Aerospace Parts Production

Feb 05, 2020
The industry has taken off since Rolls-Royce announced plans for a manufacturing and testing facility in 2007.
aircraft
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C919 Test Fleet Complete, Mach 0.82 Reached

Feb 04, 2020
Testing has reached the design ceiling, a source says. Engines and nacelles designs have been adjusted.

SPACE

synthetic aperture radar satellite
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Sophisticated Clientele Drive Changes In Space-based Sensing

Feb 07, 2020
The market for radar images and radio frequency mapping from space still relies on military and government customers.
rocket
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Europe Outlines Plans For Reusable Launcher Demonstrators

Feb 05, 2020
With gradual funding secured, Europe moves ahead with reusable launcher demonstrators.

DEFENSE

transport aircraft
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Belgian Air Power Transformation Will Touch Nearly Every Fleet

Feb 05, 2020
Belgium will receive new fighters, airlifters and intelligence-gathering capabilities during the 2020s.
aircraft
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The Week in Defense, Feb. 6-13, 2020

Feb 06, 2020
UK gains P-8 maritime patroller; L3Harris spacecraft clears design hurdle; IAI makes deals in India; Germany scraps UAV purchase plan.

TECHNOLOGY

jet
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The Week In Technology, Feb. 3-7, 2020

Feb 03, 2020
EASA drafts electric rules; unmanned cargo gliders; orbit debris removal; Uber engages on UAM; Honeywell eyes fluidic propulsion.

COLUMNS AND OPINION

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Opinion: Airbus Can Coast On Its Product Line; Boeing Cannot

Feb 05, 2020
Product development inaction is a recipe for Airbus market dominance, possibly for decades to come.
production increase
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Boeing 737 MAX Production Increases Could Be A Whisper, Not A Roar

Feb 05, 2020
The slow uptick of Boeing 737 MAX production rates, taking years to recover, is both good news and bad news for the supply chain.
aircraft overview
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Sounds, Sights And Moving Shadows As Thanks To Exiting Heroes

Feb 06, 2020
Don’t let the snow, ice and freezing temperatures fool you; it’s that time of year—the curtain is about to rise on Air Show Season 2020.
European aviation market
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National Interests Are A Growing Threat In Europe’s Aviation Market

Feb 06, 2020
As the LOT Polish Airlines case shows, governments are interfering more with European airlines, not less.

DEPARTMENTS

protest
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Letters From Our Readers (Feb. 10, 2020)

Feb 07, 2020
Readers discuss airlines and climate change, Boeing and aviation industry integrity, and manual flight control.
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New Positions, Promotions, Honors And Elections (Feb. 10, 2020)

Feb 07, 2020
Recent appointments, promotions and honors in the aviation and aerospace industry.
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Aerospace Calendar And Aviation Week Events (Feb. 10, 2020)

Feb 07, 2020
Aerospace Calendar Feb. 25-26—Paris Space Week. Air and Space Museum. Paris. See paris-space-week.com Feb. 26-April 2—RTCA Plenary Sessions. Various…

 

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