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June 20, 2011

PARIS 2011 SPACE

Two Tracks

PARIS 2011 FUTURE AIRCRAFT

Real Rotors

PARIS 2011 FUTURE AIRCRAFT

Clear Skies

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PARIS 2011 SPACE

Two Tracks

NASA will use its station assets to push exploration and promote outside research

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PARIS 2011 FUTURE AIRCRAFT

Real Rotors

European researchers move toward open-rotor flight demonstrations

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PARIS 2011 FUTURE AIRCRAFT

Clear Skies

European aeronautics research looks to low-drag wings, fuel-saving engines and other advances to deliver environmentally friendly efficiencies

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PARIS AIR SHOW FACE TO FACE

Narrowbody Poker

Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Jim McNerney has no illusions about capturing the spotlight at this year's Paris air show. That will likely shine on rival Airbus, which is expected to announce more orders for its re-engined A320 narrowbody, dubbed the NEO (new engine option).
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PARIS 2011 BUSINESS AVIATION

Pilot Report: Falcon 2000S

Entry-level Dassault Falcon Jet is a super-size entity in the super mid-size competition

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FACE TO FACE VICE ADM. DAVID VENLET

Balancing Act

As the U.S. government’s program executive officer for the $380 billion Joint Strike Fighter program, Vice Adm. David Venlet, is at the center of a delicate balancing act. He is one part program advocate—having to fight for funding in the Pentagon and on Capitol Hill—and one part critic—responsible for pressuring prime contractor Lockheed Martin to dramatically improve performance in flight testing and deliver the stealthy fighter jets on a newly revamped cost and schedule.
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PARIS 2011 DEFENSE

Results Oriented

Design tweaks, not major changes, emerge from A400M trials

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PARIS 2011 DEFENSE

Fueling and Dueling

New competitive landscape emerges for aerial tankers

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PARIS 2011 DEFENSE

Cost of Ownership

The latest pricing issue for the F-35: how much to operate and maintain it?

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PARIS 2011 SPACE

Japanese Gem

Kibo has space for experiments inside and out, with an airlock

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