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Aviation Week & Space Technology
New Positions, Promotions, Honors And Elections, Sept. 26, 2022
Recent appointments, promotions and honors in the aviation and aerospace industry.
alex.harrell@a… Fri, 09/23/2022 - 08:00
Letters From Our Readers, Sept. 26, 2022
Readers write about classified defense projects, solo cruising, SLS sealant and China's aviation industry.
alex.harrell@a… Fri, 09/23/2022 - 08:00
Aircraft Lessors Recognize Headwinds But Remain Bullish
Despite many concerns about a continued air travel recovery, lessors and aircraft financiers back making major deals.
ARTURO.MORA@IN… Fri, 09/23/2022 - 08:00
Content summary

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First Take, Sept. 26, 2022

Sep 23, 2022
Our roundup of the main aerospace and defense stories making the news this week.
Aircraft & Propulsion
Aerospace Calendar And Aviation Week Events, Sept. 26, 2022
A roundup of upcoming conferences, exhibitions and summits.
ARTURO.MORA@IN… Fri, 09/23/2022 - 08:00

Europe’s Path To A More Independent Space Program

By Thierry Dubois Sep 22, 2022
After the loss of Soyuz, Amazon helps buttress Arianespace’s manifest.
Fleet And Takeover Moves Shake Up Australian Regional Market
Qantas and Rex eye fleet changes and seek to complete regional carrier acquisitions.
jack.freifelde… Thu, 09/22/2022 - 08:00
Primary Category

Aerospace And Defense Industry Confronts Wave Of New Owners

By Michael Bruno Sep 21, 2022
Growing mergers and acquisitions bring new owners to old assets, and often a very different ownership and operating style.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Swedish Startup Heart Scales Up Electric Regional Airliner To 30 Seats

By Graham Warwick Sep 20, 2022
ES-30 will fly short routes on batteries, with hybrid system for reserve requirements and extended range.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Ministers Eye Less Stringent German Defense Export Rules

By Tony Osborne Sep 20, 2022
A new security strategy prompted by the conflict in Ukraine could redefine the role of the military in Germany and how it views defense exports.
Budget, Policy & Operations

Former Foes United Airlines And Emirates Start New Partnership

By Lori Ranson Sep 20, 2022
United, like American and Delta, once fought a lobbying fight against Gulf carriers. Now it is joining forces with Emirates.
Airlines & Lessors

MQ-4C Moves Closer To Permanent Indo-Pacific Presence

By Steve Trimble Sep 20, 2022
Unveiling the first MQ-4C Triton highlights a decade-old vision of continuous maritime patrol from high altitude over the Indo-Pacific.
Budget, Policy & Operations

Commentary: Lufthansa’s Turbulent Route Back To Competitiveness

By Jens Flottau Sep 19, 2022
German state fund WSF has sold its last stakes in Lufthansa. Now the real work to reposition the airline can begin.
Airlines & Lessors

The Week in Technology, Sept. 19-23, 2022

By Graham Warwick Sep 19, 2022
Detroit show debut for eVTOL; Compact rotary hybrid engine; Fuselage-integrated hydrogen tank; and Air Force targets autonomy innovation.
Emerging Technologies

Startups Envision Lucrative Space Reentry Industry

By Garrett Reim Sep 16, 2022
Companies say satellites could be refurbished and reused, addressing both costs and environmental concerns.
Commercial Space

At Aero Montreal, Concerns About Industry Hobbling Its Own Recovery

By Michael Bruno Sep 16, 2022
Labor market, general inflation and rising production rates are making the recovery a lot harder than most envisioned.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Publicity About Business Jet Emissions Prompts Tax, Regulatory Reaction

By William Garvey Sep 16, 2022
Taylor Swift is topping the wrong chart.
Aircraft & Propulsion

The Culture War Eating The Aerospace Workforce

By Michael Bruno Sep 15, 2022
The industry is leaning on technology to handle pandemic recovery, but is that just further hollowing out the workforce?
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Flight Caps And Media Storms Show Growing Decarbonization Pressure

By Helen Massy-Beresford Sep 15, 2022
Governments are considering measures such as flight caps and extra taxes to speed up aviation emissions reduction efforts.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Finnair Rejuggles Network To Cut Fleet

By Jens Flottau Sep 14, 2022
Finnair, looking to profitably redeploy its widebody fleet after Russian airspace closure, is not the only Nordic airline in crisis mode.
Airlines & Lessors

Apache Plans Highlight Poland’s Future Defense Ambitions

By Tony Osborne Sep 14, 2022
After years of dither and delay, Poland has selected the Apache attack helicopter, but strategies for other acquisitions remain clouded.
Budget, Policy & Operations

K-Defense: Making A Global Mark

By Chen Chuanren Sep 14, 2022
Industry officials tout companies’ ability to customize products and provide reliable platform performance and supply chain assurance.
Aircraft & Propulsion

United Threatens To Leave JFK Unless FAA Provides More Slots

By Ben Goldstein Sep 13, 2022
Is Scott Kirby’s threat a sincere ultimatum or a fait accompli?
Airlines & Lessors

The Week In Technology, Sept. 12-16, 2022

By Graham Warwick Sep 13, 2022
Hybrid-electric testing; Australian eVTOL; Delivery drone certified; AAM micro-weather; Faster LEO cleanup.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Europe’s MTG Satellites Usher Weather Forecasting Into Nowcasting Era

By Thierry Dubois Sep 13, 2022
New satellite technologies are expected to enable more accurate forecasting of severe weather phenomena.