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The name, Red Hawk, honors the legacy of Tuskegee Airmen, and pays homage to their signature red-tailed aircraft from World War II. On Sept. 16, acting Secretary of the Air Force Matthew Donovan announced the [...]... Read more
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From: The Aviationist
By David Cenciotti
A surge in the price of jet fuel after weekend attacks at several Saudi Arabian oil facilities appears likely to pressure airlines’ margins in the 2019 fourth-quarter (Q4) and beyond, analysts say. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command is interested in alternatives to Fairchild Dornier 328 turboprops to support future troop transport missions, Lt. Gen. Jim Slife says. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Budget carrier China United Airlines will be the sole commercial aircraft operator at Beijing Daxing International Airport for the first few weeks after the opening of the facility, which is scheduled to happen by the end of September. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
The Air Force Association has awarded General Atomics a Citation of Honor because of the company’s advocacy of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and aerospace education. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
The German government is nearing a decision on key measures tackling climate change that include a massive increase in the country’s aviation tax for short-haul flights. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
The Japanese defense ministry wants to spend ¥200 billion ($190 million) on development of the country’s next combat aircraft in the coming fiscal year, the Gendai business magazine reported, citing a ministry official. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems will demonstrate the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory’s Agile Condor technology using a MQ-9 remotely piloted aircraft (RPA). read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Seeking to raise the bar for achievements in space, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine wants the U.S. to lead the team that someday discovers extraterrestrial life. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
The German government is nearing a decision on key measures tackling climate change that include a massive increase in the country’s aviation tax for short-range domestic flights. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems says its Multi-Mission Control and Metis systems will reduce MQ-9 aircrew manning by 50%. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) has taken delivery of its first F-35 to be assembled in Italy. read more... Read more
Published 8 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
Sponsored by PwC The A&D sector is thriving as demand for air travel increases along with growing worldwide defense needs. But to fulfill customer expectations, the sector has to continue to innovate—and innovation requires digital acumen. read more... Read more
Published 9 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
Peregrine offers AIM-120 Range and AIM-9X maneuverability in a smaller package. read more... Read more
Published 10 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
Aviation Week scored one of the biggest aerospace scoops of the 20th century when on December 22, 1947, it revealed that the fabled sound barrier had been broken by U.S. Air Force Capt. Charles ‘Chuck’ Yeager in the Bell XS-1. read more... Read more
Published 15 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
English Text by Alex Derber 维护需求主要由劳动力驱动,因此MRO行业对真正的颠覆性技术的开放程度不如其他行业那么高。 The touch-labor-driven needs of maintenance mean that it is less open to true technological disruption than other industries. read more... Read more
Published 17 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
Alex Derber Dutch part-out specialist Touchdown Aviation (TDA) has acquired what it describes as two of the “youngest A319s [to undergo] teardown.” The ex-Germania aircraft were built in 2008, which means they barely qualify as mid-life aircraft, let alone the mature units that usually are candidates for teardown. read more... Read more
Published 18 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
James Pozzi Engineering and maintenance software specialist Commsoft has been sold to Montreal-based software investor Valsoft for an undisclosed amount. Commsoft says operations will remain the same with the continued development of its OASES platform, along with its other products and services based out of Tiptree in Essex, England. read... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Prime contractor looking to expand commercial launch footprint. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Hawk30 flies; BAE buys HAPS developer; Austrian tests inspection drones; Helipad monitoring; Carmaker backs Volocopter. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
ADS-B is giving more freedom to transatlantic flights to fly optimum trajectories for fuel and time savings. read more... Read more
Published 21 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
Strike Has Strategic Implications, Amplifies Asymmetric Drone War Relevance. Yemen’s Houthi “Ansar Allah” forces have claimed responsibility for two coordinated unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities near the cities of [...]... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: The Aviationist
By Tom Demerly
QINETIQ announced Banshee NG target for simulating high-speed aerial threats. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
This is how one of the most famous jet engines works. Videos like the one below are interesting for several different reasons. They show the raw power of a jet engine working at different throttle/thrust [...]... Read more
Published 2 days ago
From: The Aviationist
By David Cenciotti
Japan is home to a mature aviation market with major airlines Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways, but its MRO industry is less developed—but that’s changing.read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
View the Domestic Passenger Enplanements On U.S. Airlines, Unadjusted 2016 - 2019 chart in PDF format. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Sept. 18-19—European Drone Summit, Stuttgart Exhibition Center, Stuttgart, Germany, europeandronesummit.eu read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
View the Kellstrom Aerospace ad in PDF format. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
L Squared Capital Partners announced it has committed $60 million of equity to Raptor Scientific, LLC. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Volume 269, Issue 54 Publication Info Cover Date:  Mon, 2019-09-16 Volume:  269 Number:  54... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Volume 104, Issue 37 Publication Info Cover Date:  Mon, 2019-09-16 Volume:  104 Number:  37... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Volume 417, Issue 54 Publication Info Cover Date:  Mon, 2019-09-16 Volume:  417 Number:  54... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Metro Aviation, based in Shreveport, Louisiana, has taken delivery of the first Airbus EC145e helicopter produced at the Airbus assembly plant in Columbus, Mississippi. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Gulfstream Aerospace has opened a new $55 million maintenance, repair and overhaul facility at its headquarters in Savannah, Georgia read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Aircraft flying at Jackson Hole Aviation in Wyoming Sept. 3-4 flew on Avfuel’s sustainable aviation fuel. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Western Aircraft is now a provider of MRO and parts for air ambulances equipped with LifePort Air Medical Equipment. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
AAR and Wichita State University have formed a new aviation maintenance education and training partnership. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Vertis Aviation, based in Zug, Switzerland, has added a Dassault Falcon 900EX to its aircraft charter management program. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
AviationManuals has expanded its portfolio with a new Fixed Base Operations Manual designed to help managers and staff improve the professionalism, standards and safety of their operations. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
FlightSafety International Unmanned Systems Training has added a specialized sUAS Civil/Government Services Remote Pilot Course to assist federal, state and local government agencies to establish a UAS program or increase the effectiveness of existing ones. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
SIMCOM Aviation Training has upgraded its TBM 700 simulator with a new Garmin G600 TXi primary flight display and GTN-750 GPS/NAV/COMM/MFD’s. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
I did it! I flew an airplane totally by myself over the Labor Day weekend. It was, in absolutely equal parts, terrifying and exhilarating. Doing this was the culmination of a lifelong dream. Unlike a lot of airplane nerds, I don't have any close family who had ties to aviation.... Read more
Published 2 days ago
From: Arline Reporter
By Francis Zera
The co-pilot of an Airbus A319 on approach to land left the flightdeck after experiencing an anxiety attack, the UK’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has revealed. read more... Read more
Published 2 days ago
From: Aviation Week
The decision clears Northrop to submit an independent bid for the Ground-Based Strategic Deterrent contract on Dec. 13, as Boeing decided in July to withdraw plans to make a competing offer. read more... Read more
Published 3 days ago
From: Aviation Week
ADS-B surveillance for transatlantic flights is not only freeing up capacity in the increasingly busy oceanic skies but is also paving the way for greener crossings. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
U.S. Navy planners have started to assemble a team to study a sea-based version of a family of Future Vertical Lift aircraft to replace Sikorsky MH-60s and unmanned Northrop Grumman MQ-8s. read more... Read more
Published 3 days ago
From: Aviation Week
The Senate Appropriations Committee is unhappy with the U.S. Army not giving advanced notice to congressional defense committees when realigning program budgets identified during the Pentagon's “Night Court” review. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
The Senate Appropriations Committee is unsupportive of the U.S. Air Force continuing its light attack aircraft experiment and is encouraging the service to revert to its initial plan. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Infrastructure investment banker Nexa Capital Partners has formed Urban Air Mobility (UAM) Geomatics, a business intelligence entity focused on helping industry to use geospatial data to accelerate investment in the nascent market. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Suppliers are prepared to support Boeing’s planned rapid production-line ramp-up once the 737 MAX is cleared to fly, but many are expecting a further rate cut before the program’s headwinds begin to calm, a Canaccord Genuity survey found. read more... Read more
Published 3 days ago
From: Aviation Week
French hybrid-electric aircraft startup VoltAero is developing a power module for use in multiple applications including helicopters. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Swiss company Meteomatics and TruWeather Solutions of the U.S. have formed a partnership to provide “hyperlocal” weather forecasting using data-gathering drones to support commercial drone operations. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Navair Contract to AAR AAR won a $118.6 million contract from the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command to deliver two Boeing 737-700 aircraft and associated support equipment to the U.S. Marine Corps. The aircraft, which will be certified in three configurations (all passenger, all cargo, and a combined passenger-cargo configuration)... Read more
Published 3 days ago
From: Aviation Week
The U.S. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has overturned a previous decision allowing a unit of 178 mechanics and inspectors at Boeing’s South Carolina plant to unionize with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM). read more... Read more
Published 3 days ago
From: Aviation Week
Under a $13.7 million contract with Advanced Space of Boulder, Colorado, the 6U small Capstone satellite could be ready to launch as soon as December 2020. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
German startup Fraundorfer Aeronautics plans to fly a next-generation autogyro demonstrator in 2020, and aims to introduce an initial two-seat production version by 2022 and a six-seat air taxi by 2025. read more... Read more
Published 3 days ago
From: Aviation Week
French aerospace research agency Onera has dropped a launch vehicle model from its Eole small airborne launch system demonstrator at the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Industry is requesting more time to weigh in on the FAA’s proposed set of sweeping changes to aircraft interiors flammability standards, citing the time needed to review both the rule and draft guidance. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Serbia is to take delivery of Chinese-made medium-altitude, long-endurance unmanned air vehicles (UAV), becoming the first customer for the platforms in Europe. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
The AMX Ghibli in Italian service turns 30 and the Italians have celebrated the anniversary in style. On Sept. 13, 2019, the Italian Air Force celebrated the 30th anniversary of its AMX “Ghibli” fleet and [...]... Read more
Published 3 days ago
From: The Aviationist
By David Cenciotti
Airbus has lashed out at Madrid’s decision to select defense electronics firm Indra as the industrial lead for Spain’s share in the European Future Combat Air System. read more... Read more
Published 3 days ago
From: Aviation Week
HAPSMobile, the joint venture between AeroVironment and Japan’s SoftBank, has flown the prototype Hawk30 high-altitude pseudo-satellite in restricted airspace at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center on Edwards AFB in California. read more... Read more
Published 3 days ago
From: Aviation Week
Indonesia is using two China Aerospace Science and Technology Corp. CH-4B Rainbow strike-capable, medium-altitude/long-endurance drones for testing and evaluation. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Virgin Australia and Virgin Atlantic have been granted draft approval for their proposed partnership in the Australia-UK market. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week

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