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June 29, 2009

BELL 429 PILOT REPORT

Light Twin, Big Cabin

AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURING

STARTS AND FITS

DEFENDING SOUTH KOREA

So 21st Century

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BELL 429 PILOT REPORT

Light Twin, Big Cabin

Bell aims for market dominance with 429 in EMS, corporate and utility missions

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AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURING

STARTS AND FITS

Managing the technical details of the 787 continues to challenge Boeing's best effort

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DEFENDING SOUTH KOREA

So 21st Century

AW&ST: With the reduction in force in South Korea of U.S. joint tactical air controllers and forward air controllers as background, can you detail the development of the KT-1 trainer as a forward air control aircraft? Lee: The KT-1 [Ungbi] trainer is designed for the technological development of our entire air force.
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COMBAT AIRCRAFT

Compromise Time

Battle for F-22 rages on Capitol Hill with House, Senate action

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DEFENDING SOUTH KOREA

Slam Eagle Is a Hit

AW&ST: I understand you were very involved in the integration and fielding of the F-15K. Park: Introducing a new aircraft is always difficult and complex. We dealt with a design about which we had very shallow knowledge. Another problem was that a lot of people were interested in this issue, while we wanted to stay focused on the operational concerns.
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SPACE TECHNOLOGY

Looking South

Lcross helped by launch timing as astronomers line up to observe

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MILITARY SPACE

Nearing Burnout

Shifting government plans spark worries about solid-rocket-fuel industrial base

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SPACE

Booster Blues

Specter of capacity shortfall looms as Sea Launch files for Chapter 11. France makes new pitch for Ariane 6.

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AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURING

Building Up

Airbus signals no letup in its growing involvement in China

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MISSILE DEFENSE

Interceptor Expansion

Opportunities for the SM-3 grow even as production is in a temporary slump

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