Portability And High Assurance For Airborne Software: The FACE™ Approach

Sponsored by AdaCore Jul 29, 2020
The Future Airborne Capability Environment (FACE™) approach is gaining traction in the mil/aero community. Ben Brosgol from AdaCore explains FACE basics and shows how to develop FACE conformant software to be reliable, safe and secure.
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Webinar: Top Defense Aircraft Competitions

Jul 29, 2020
This webinar took place July 29, 2020 and was sponsored by Raytheon Technologies. From the U.S. quest to replace its Apache helicopters to India’s…
Defense and Space

Opinion: Ligado Is LightSquared Fiasco 2.0

Thad Allen, Brad Parkinson and Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger Jul 27, 2020
The FCC has endangered a national treasure by allowing high-power terrestrial transmitters in the band of frequencies that includes GPS.
Aerospace

Podcast: Behind the Curtain With Aerospace CEOs

Jul 23, 2020
Aviation Week editors provide their behind-the-scenes impressions from interviews with the CEOs of Airbus, Boeing, Lufthansa Technik and Raytheon Technologies.
Video Interviews

Webinar: What if China Shuts Off Access to Airbus or Boeing?

Jul 23, 2020
This webinar took place July 23, 2020 and was sponsored by Makino. In 2001 China accounted for 2% of commercial aircraft orders. By 2018 that had…
Aerospace

Tech Talk: Val Miftakov, ZeroAvia Founder & CEO

By Graham Warwick Jul 23, 2020
Val Miftakov is the founder and CEO of ZeroAvia, which is developing a zero emission electric powertrain for regional aircraft that uses hydrogen fuel cells. Aviation Week's Executive Editor, Technology Graham Warwick speaks to him about the startup’s plans in this Tech Talk.
Aerospace

Trilateral Tempest Expands Industrial Base

By Tony Osborne Jul 23, 2020
Britain’s plan for its Tempest has triggered UK investments by Saab and a new wave of industrial agreements with industry.
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Webinar: Is Urban Air Mobility Ready for Prime-Time?

Jul 22, 2020
This webinar took place July 22, 2020 and was sponsored by Raytheon Technologies. Prototypes are flying, operational trials are beginning, financing…
Aerospace

Airframers Struggle To Define Sustainable Production Levels

By Jens Flottau Jul 22, 2020
Airframers strive for a balance between the maximum the market will accept and the minimum the supply chain and employees will endure.
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Portfolio of Cargo Solutions Helps Maintain Critical Supply Lines

Sponsored By Embraer Jul 22, 2020
With fewer commercial flights, which carry both passengers and freight, there’s a critical need for more cargo space. Read how Embraer’s engineers rose to the challenge.
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Podcast: Sustainability and Supersonics with Aerion CEO Tom Vice

By Guy Norris Jul 22, 2020
With the groundbreaking of Aerion’s new Florida headquarters approaching, company CEO Tom Vice talks to Senior Propulsion Editor Guy Norris about the design, development, and sustainability of its newly reconfigured AS2 supersonic business jet.
Sustainability

Retooled Boeing Defense And Space Bets On Business Change

By Steve Trimble Jul 21, 2020
A 2017 call to embrace a new, digital-based tack to design and production is guiding Boeing’s path to future defense and space contracts.
Defense and Space

Rising Pressures Cloud Optimistic F-35 Sales Outlook

By Steve Trimble Jul 21, 2020
Lockheed still boasts commitments from 13 countries to buy nearly 3,220 jets, with deliveries projected out to 2046.
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F-35 Propulsion Upgrade Moves Forward Despite Uncertainty

By Steve Trimble Jul 21, 2020
Stabilizing the production system and securing a funded, long-term upgrade plan are now the main objectives for the F-35’s propulsion system.
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Boeing’s Long Road To Recovery

By Guy Norris Jul 21, 2020
A year may seem like a long time in politics, but for Boeing, two years in aerospace must seem an eternity.
Aerospace

E-Jets E2. The Key To Helping Airlines Rebuild Profitability

Sponsored by Embraer Jul 20, 2020
Read from Arjan Meijer, President & CEO of Embraer Commercial Aviation, about why the E-Jets family of aircraft will be key to helping airlines match capacity with demand and rebuild profitability.
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Test Progress Keeps UltraFan Demo On Track To Run In 2021

By Guy Norris Jul 20, 2020
Rolls-Royce weathers COVID-19 supplier impacts to bring components together for first next-gen engine.
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Rolls-Royce Completes Testbed 80

By Guy Norris Jul 20, 2020
Company’s largest indoor engine test facility is a key part of the UltraFan development.
Aerospace

CEO Interview: David Calhoun’s Mission To Fix Boeing

Jul 20, 2020
He prioritizes new airplanes over aftermarket business and looks ahead to the company’s next airplane.
Aerospace

Lengthy F-35 Upgrade List To Transform Strike Fighter’s Future Role

By Steve Trimble Jul 20, 2020
Leaps in computing power, sensors and weapons will benefit the F-35 in the next eight years—if Lockheed can keep modernization on track.
Defense and Space

Podcast: Why Rolls-Royce Is Charging Ahead With the UltraFan

Jul 20, 2020
As an UltraFan demonstrator is prepared for 2021 tests, chief engineer Andy Geer tells Aviation Week editors about Rolls-Royce’s faith in a market recovery—and why UltraFan will be an engine for all seasons.
Aerospace

Boeing Teams With Etihad For 2020 EcoDemonstrator

By Guy Norris Jul 20, 2020
Despite challenging times, Boeing stays course with new 787-10 ecoDemonstrator program and plans next phases for 2021-22.
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EDITORIAL: Governments must control COVID to save lives and economies

By Karen Walker Jul 17, 2020
Reeling in March from the suddenness and depth of the COVID-19 crisis, the air transport industry at least cautiously believed that the second half…
Air Transport

Webinar: NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine on a New Era of Spaceflight

Jul 17, 2020
This webinar took place July 17, 2020 and was sponsored by VELO3D. NASA and SpaceX showed that the U.S. could build a human-rated rocket and get…
Defense and Space

Raytheon Technologies Is Defining The Future Of Aerospace And Defense

Sponsored by Raytheon Jul 17, 2020
See how Raytheon Technologies anticipates complex challenges and creates safe, connected flight, smart defense systems, and intelligent space solutions. Our people imagine, explore, and produce transformative technologies—enabling new horizons.
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