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November 6, 2012

TRAINING

Competence vs. Knowledge

FLEET MODERNIZATION

The Quest for Consistency

FLEET MODERNIZATION

Holding Pattern

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TRAINING

Competence vs. Knowledge

New technology and methods forge a template for future training, but challenges and cost concerns remain

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FLEET MODERNIZATION

The Quest for Consistency

Passenger experience and flight operations must balance benefits and costs

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FLEET MODERNIZATION

Holding Pattern

Airlines are not yet retiring aircraft earlier, but that trend could be just around the corner

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FLEET MODERNIZATION

An App for That

Tablets and apps in cockpits and hangars proliferate

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FLEET MODERNIZATION

Sensational Seats

Can seatback entertainment stay relevant?

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BUSINESS & OPERATIONS

Updating Avionics

Airlines attempting to increase avionics functionality through upgrades

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BUSINESS & OPERATIONS

Service Sells

Airframe OEMs making bigger play for aftermarket support

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Safety & Regulatory News

Freighter Security

FAA will not change the cargo flight deck security requirements that give operators a choice between a reinforced barrier or a clearly defined security procedure to keep intruders and explosives off of their aircraft. FAA reached its conclusion as part of a study mandated by Congress via the FAA Modernization and Reform Act, or current agency reauthorization bill.

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REENGINEERING AEROSPACE

Dynamic Design

Adaptive systems designed using dynamic models will make aircraft more efficient

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REENGINEERING AEROSPACE

Make or Break

Arguing complexity is killing aerospace, Darpa seeks simpler and faster design process

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