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Skin buckling is more a structural design feature than a sign of aging. Last week we published an interesting image captured by aviation photographer Zdenek Cerny on Sept. 18, 2017, as the B-52H Stratofortress bomber [...]... Read more
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From: The Aviationist
By David Cenciotti
With so much going on within the MRO market, we want to hear your views on the key topics and stories. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Henry Canaday The 2019 Annual Conference of the Modification and Replacement Parts Association (MARPA) highlighted some important trends in airline use of PMA parts, according to president Jason Dickstein. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Alex Derber One goal of new materials and systems is intended to make airframes and engines more resilient and extend their time between overhauls. However, many believe that although the new technology might require fewer maintenance events, each shop visit will require more complex work and end up being more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
A greater emphasis on Space from the EU, GX5 launch, Russian fighters, KHI develops small turbojets, KC-390 rebranded and more. A roundup of space, aerospace and defense news. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
View the Leisure and Discounted Business Fares: Week of November 11 chart in PDF format. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Volume 418, Issue 37 Publication Info Cover Date:  Wed, 2019-11-20 Volume:  418 Number:  37... Read more
Published 10 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
There will be a bigger debate over nuclear modernization and the role of technology in defense. There likely will be a bigger debate over nuclear modernization and the role and cost of technology in defense. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Volume 270, Issue 37 Publication Info Cover Date:  Wed, 2019-11-20 Volume:  270 Number:  37... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
A coalition of general aviation groups is opposing three pieces of proposed federal legislation it says would restrict general aviation’s access to airspace and undermine the Airline Deregulation Act. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Six decades after the rise of the “Nuclear Navy,” fission attracts new military interest. read more... Read more
Published 16 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
As market conditions change, Europe’s launcher and satellite industries may have to reorient themselves. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
A new air racing series and record-breaking attempts aim to advance the performance and efficiency of electric aircraft propulsion. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Connectivity, AI and new weaponry are part of the Rafale’s development roadmap. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Private Jet Services Group has acquired The Flight Exchange (TFX), a technology platform to improve flight scheduling, the company said. read more... Read more
Published 16 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
Jet Aviation has added 36 aircraft to its management fleet, deicing services to its Zurich facility, and opened a new FBO and hangar at Van Nuys Airport in California. read more... Read more
Published 16 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
The European Union is poised to increase its space budget and create a dedicated Directorate-General for Defense Industry and Space for the European Commission. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Supplier TransDigm Group continues to evaluate and seek merger and acquisition (M&A) targets, the company’s leader said Nov. 19. read more... Read more
Published 17 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
The U.S. NTSB is recommending that Boeing redesign engine fan cowls on 737 NG-series airliners after finding that a fragmented fan blade compromised the structure on Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 in 2018, leading to the first fatality on a U.S. passenger airline in nearly a decade. read more... Read more
Published 18 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
De Havilland Aircraft of Canada, continuing its strong showing at the Dubai Airshow, unveiled commitments for 14 more Dash 8-400s on Nov. 19, pushing its show total to 37 and filling more gaps in its near-term production skyline. read more... Read more
Published 18 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
The British government looks set to give a green light to the sale of defense company Cobham to U.S. private equity firm Advent. read more... Read more
Published 18 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
Sponsored by GE Improved spark life under harsh conditions will extend time-on-wing for CFM56-7 engines. read more... Read more
Published 18 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
UK LCC easyJet, which on Nov. 19 became the first major airline to offset 100% of its network-wide flight emissions, is forming a new electric-aircraft partnership with Airbus, paving the way towards an all-electric or hybrid fleet in the longer-term. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Sponsored by GE The Abu Dhabi facility will be responsible for maintaining 237 LEAP engines and 315 GEnx engines from 2020 under the new GE Aviation agreement. read more... Read more
Published 19 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
Inmarsat is gearing up for the Nov. 22 launch of its GX5 satellite, planned to bring a major capacity increase to serve commercial and business aircraft flying in Europe and the Middle East. read more... Read more
Published 19 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
A cohort of airline pilot unions lauded the Nov. 19 introduction of a bipartisan U.S. House bill that would bring rest and duty-time regulations for cargo pilots into line with their passenger-flying counterparts. read more... Read more
Published 19 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
When the UN arms embargo on Iran expires in October 2020, the nation will look to purchase fighter aircraft and battle tanks from China and Russia, a U.S. senior defense intelligence official says. read more... Read more
Published 20 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
Air Senegal placed a preliminary order for eight Airbus A220-300s as it looks to expand its African and European networks. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
GERMAN BUNDESTAG’s budget committee approved 2020 defense budget, 4.2% (€ 1.8b, or $2b) larger than 2019, for a total of €45.1b. read more... Read more
Published 20 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
Two costly errors revealed in the last two months are raising questions about the competence and capacity of the U.S. nuclear weapons enterprise. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Rolls-Royce Corp., Indianapolis, has been awarded a $1,207,968,973 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. read more... Read more
Published 20 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
Belgium-based imec and its spinoff miDiagnostics are collaborating to develop a device that can acquire and transmit to ground-based medical experts blood counts and blood cell imagery gathered from astronauts on the International Space Station or future deep space missions. read more... Read more
Published 20 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) has signed a firm order for 12 new generation Airbus A330neos and 20 long-range single-aisle A321XLRs, Airbus said Nov. 19 at the Dubai Airshow. read more... Read more
Published 21 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
Chen Chuanren South Korea’s primary air hub Seoul Incheon International Airport has begun a multi-stage expansion project aimed at enabling the facility to handle 106 million passengers by 2024. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Japan Marine United (JMU) has prepared a preliminary design for an air-capable assault ship that Japan could order in the 2020s. read more... Read more
Published 21 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
OHB is proceeding with its plan to design and operate a launcher for placing satellites up to 440 lb. in low Earth orbit. read more... Read more
Published 21 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
Boeing is in the final stages of testing the Multi-Mission Pod (MMP) for P-8A export customers that want to add other intelligence-gathering sensors, including a ground surveillance radar, to the surface vessel- and submarine-hunting aircraft, an executive said Nov. 19. read more... Read more
Published 21 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
Kawasaki Heavy Industries has developed two turbojets in anticipation of defense ministry requirements for single-use reconnaissance, jamming or target drones. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Japan’s major airlines will use their new slots at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport with a mix of new destinations, additional frequencies, and flights switched from Tokyo Narita Airport. read more... Read more
Published 22 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
Lockheed Martin has offered the C-130J to NATO as a maritime patrol aircraft (MPA), a company official said Nov. 18. read more... Read more
Published 23 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
As the KC-390 gets a new name and a new owner, a marketing battle with Lockheed Martin’s C-130 is intensifying over the future market of commercial derivatives of military airlifters. read more... Read more
Published 23 hours ago
From: Aviation Week
While the first new orders for the 737 MAX are now coming in, Boeing also lost a competition for the KC-46 against the Airbus A330-based MRTT. Listen in as our editors discuss the key highs and lows from day three of the 2019 Dubai Air Show. read more... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Aviation Week
Aviation Week Network announces the winners of its 63rd Annual Laureate Awards, honoring extraordinary achievements in the global aerospace arena.  The winners of the 2020 Laureate Awards will be honored on March 12, 2020 at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC, where a Grand Laureate in each of the four categories... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Aviation Week
Night HAAR (Helicopter Air-to-Air Refueling) is one of the key capabilities of the elite U.S. Army 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. The 160th SOAR is a highly-specialized combat aviation unit headquartered at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky [...]... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: The Aviationist
By David Cenciotti
Emirates Airline may end up buying more than the 150 Boeing 777Xs it has on firm order, and the airline is considering whether it could add the Airbus A350-1000 to its fleet as it is looking at future options to replace its A380 fleet. read more... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Aviation Week
In a surprise announcement on the third day of the Dubai Airshow, UAE defense officials confirmed they were in final negotiations with Saab for an additional two GlobalEyes. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Boeing’s MAX sales resurgence continued on the third day of the Dubai Airshow as the company announced a commitment from Air Astana for 30 MAXs and finalized a firm order behind the scenes for 20 more, Aviation Week confirmed. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Warhead reliability, missile acquisition misfires increase scrutiny on U.S. nuclear establishment. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Many small suppliers announced executive changes and overhauls in their latest quarterly reports. “It’s turned out to be a year of restructuring,” says one. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Aerospace software startup aims to fill close-in air combat and tactical training gap. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
The Japanese government is promoting technological cooperation between local industry and Boeing in aircraft electrification and high-rate composites manufacturing, aiming at expanding the country’s traditionally limited roles in aircraft manufacturing. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Henry Canaday Major carriers are steadily pushing forward with a number of MRO innovations, but often with different priorities. read more... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Aviation Week
Japan Aegis acceleration, lunar payload delivery, Russia's Orion MALE crash, hybrid power for future growth and more. A roundup of aerospace, space, and defense news. read more... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Lee Ann Shay Transitioning from the role of CIO of Boeing to CEO of Boeing Global Services might not look natural on paper, but in Ted Colbert’s case, there’s a lot of logic in the move. Colbert assumed the leadership of Boeing Global Services, announced Oct. 22, when Stan Deal... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Rising demand for the Pratt & Whitney PW1100G-JM is the key reason for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) setting up an advanced factory at Nagasaki to exclusively build the combustor for the engine, which is used on the Airbus A320neo family. read more... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Aviation Week
Volume 270, Issue 36 Publication Info Cover Date:  Tue, 2019-11-19 Volume:  270 Number:  36... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: Aviation Week
Volume 418, Issue 36 Publication Info Cover Date:  Tue, 2019-11-19 Volume:  418 Number:  36... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
Publication Info Cover Date:  Mon, 2019-11-18 Volume:  1 Number:  1... Read more
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From: Aviation Week
The rare formation is also known as “The Double Deuce.” The majority of the strategic ISR (Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance) platforms operate as single-ships: the “recce” aircraft is launched from its homebase (or from a forward [...]... Read more
Published 1 day ago
From: The Aviationist
By David Cenciotti
Olson and F-35 Demo Team Helped Change Minds About Joint Strike Fighter. A previous version of this article mistakenly referred to Andrew Olson as a Capt. but he was promoted to Maj. rank. USAF Maj. [...]... Read more
Published 2 days ago
From: The Aviationist
By Tom Demerly
“Wraith”, The Crowd-Sourced Color Scheme Aggressor F-16 Thrills Crowds at Nellis. Aviation enthusiasts from around the world got their first chance to see the new “Wraith” color scheme aggressor F-16 of the 64th Aggressor Squadron [...]... Read more
Published 3 days ago
From: The Aviationist
By Tom Demerly
The MPU-6(V)/P is needed to protect Apache pilots and aircrews from chemical and biological agents. An interesting image showing a U.S. Army AH-64 Apache aircrew wearing a Joint Service Aircrew Mask has recently started making [...]... Read more
Published 3 days ago
From: The Aviationist
By David Cenciotti
Volume 270, Issue 35 Publication Info Cover Date:  Mon, 2019-11-18 Volume:  270 Number:  35... Read more
Published 4 days ago
From: Aviation Week
Volume 418, Issue 35 Publication Info Cover Date:  Mon, 2019-11-18 Volume:  418 Number:  35... Read more
Published 4 days ago
From: Aviation Week

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