July 9, 2012

FLYING THE X3

Speed Streak

Farnborough 2012

End of the Beginning

Final Countdown

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FLYING THE X3

Speed Streak

Eurocopter’s X3 high-speed hybrid helicopter combines fixedand rotary-wing flying characteristics

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End of the Beginning

NEO and MAX near detailed designs as challengers struggle to enter the field

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Final Countdown

Buildup to long-awaited rocket tests begins as business base expands

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Toward Force 2020

The Royal Air Force is undergoing a sweeping overhaul of its fleet, with a raft of aircraft being phased out and new ones, such as the Air Seeker signals intelligence aircraft, F-35 fighter and Airbus Military A400M transport, coming into service through 2020.
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‘Quiet Stability’

Despite the ripple effects of a production strike, F-35 testing continues

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AIR TRANSPORT

The Right Time

EADS finds another use for Mobile— assembling Airbus A320s

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Market Lift

Despite tight defense budgets, many nations still pursue new airlifter capabilities

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Ultra Fans

Higher bypass, smaller cores for lighter 777X could be bellwether for future turbofan direction

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G650, Ready to Serve

Gulfstream's new flagship may have gained much from tragedy

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A $400 Billion Business

Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Jim McNerney oversees a company with more than 170,000 employees and $68.7 billion in annual revenues. He sat down with AW&ST Editor-in-Chief Anthony L. Velocci, Jr., and Senior Business Editor Joseph C. Anselmo to discuss major issues in the aerospace and defense industry heading into this year’s Farnborough air show.
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