In Partnership With

May 4, 2009

AEROSPACE BUSINESS

Worest to First

PROPULSION TECHNOLOGY

Silver Lining

Push or Pull

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AEROSPACE BUSINESS

Worest to First

Demand for Black Hawks, revamped production model transform Sikorsky into UTC's leading unit

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PROPULSION TECHNOLOGY

Silver Lining

Boeing's schedule shifts drive GE toward double GEnx certification push

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Push or Pull

Airbus and Boeing visions split on open-rotor application

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ROTORCRAFT

Angling for Ankara

AgustaWestland revises AW149 in bid for Turkish launch order

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UNMANNED AIRCRAFT

Stress Test

Testing and safety issues emerge as unmanned aircraft become integral to U.S. Air Force planning

2425

UNMANNED AIRCRAFT

Grim Reaper Rate

High number of MQ-9 mishaps prompts worries at the Pentagon

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SPACE

Piggyback Paytime

Intelsat deal to carry Australian UHF package could boost interest in hosted payloads

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AIR TRANSPOART

Smart Testing

787 flight team sometimes has to outwit advanced, well-integrated systems

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COMMENTARY

MARKET FOCUS

As chairman/CEO of the old Martin Marietta Corp., Norman Augustine played an instrumental role in the great consolidation that reshaped the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry after the Cold War. So it’s worth soliciting his views on what’s likely to happen to the industry if President Barack Obama’s administration succeeds in its push to reshape U.S. military priorities.

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AIR TRANSPOART

Refined Design

Taking a cue from the 787, Boeing revisits the 737 cabin and aims to reduce fuel burn

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