May 9, 2011

THE INSIDE TRACK

Submerged Results

AFTER BIN LADEN

TELL-TALE TAIL

AFTER BIN LADEN

New Dawn

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THE INSIDE TRACK

Submerged Results

Novel technique speeds GE’s blisk output

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AFTER BIN LADEN

TELL-TALE TAIL

The raid on bin Laden was so important as to risk exposing stealth-like rotorcraft technology

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AFTER BIN LADEN

New Dawn

After the raid, support for ISR remains strong

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AFTER BIN LADEN

Business As Usual

Security will always be with us, but tactics will change

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LAUNCH VEHICLES

Boosting Competition

Government-funded test launch aims to spur on new launch market entrants

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AEROSPACE BUSINESS

New Phase at Finmeccanica

GENOA Italian aerospace and defense giant Finmeccanica is entering a new phase, aiming to generate stronger financial returns. Just how that will happen Is something newly appointed CEO Guiseppe Orsi will try to determine in the coming three months.

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AIR TRANSPORT

The Double Dilemma

A confluence of fuel hikes, natural disasters and excess capacity has depressed European airlines’ profits, despite a general economic upswing

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AIR TRANSPORT

Positive Thinking

U.S. airline CEOs are confident revenue gains will support the industry

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AIR TRANSPORT

Program Confidence

Boeing set to push production rates to record levels

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AIR TRANSPORT

Recorders Recovered

LONDON he prospects for unraveling the cause of the crash of Air France Flight 447 have sharply increased now that accident investigators have recovered both the flight data and cockpit voice recorders for the lost Airbus A330-200. After painstaking and often frustrating searches following the June 1, 2009, crash of the airliner on its flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris, the French air accident investigation office (BEA) on May 1 was able to recover the crash-survivable memory unit belonging to the flight data recorder and then, a day later, the cockpit voice recorder.

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