December 3, 2012

FACE TO FACE

Blurring the Lines

SPEED, FLEXIBILITY HALLMARKS OF 2012 PROGRAM EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNERS

SIMULATION

Amping the Envelope

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FACE TO FACE

Blurring the Lines

AW&ST: How do you envision NextGen evolving over the next 10-20 years from an avionics perspective? Smith: A couple of things are going to come relatively quickly. We’re going to, first of all, let [Isaac] Newton do a lot of the driving.
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SPEED, FLEXIBILITY HALLMARKS OF 2012 PROGRAM EXCELLENCE AWARD WINNERS

Speed, agility and flexible design strategies were the hallmarks of the 2012 Aviation Week Program Excellence Awards. With 26 final nominations and 24 qualifying programs, the Program Excellence initiative once again identified lessons learned and best practices, with a particular focus on accurate assessment, the ability to alter direction, and execution with speed to drive out cost.
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SIMULATION

Amping the Envelope

Minor training adjustments could yield major airline safety improvements

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SIMULATION

Virtually There

The U.S. military targets live, virtual, constructive simulation for fighters

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ENGINEERING

Electric Charge

R&D efforts step up to power onboard systems with electricity

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SIMULATION

Value Proposition

Industry seeks more bang for its simulator buck

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AIR TRANSPORT

Fast Forward

Africa’s first low-fare airline is depending on political change to succeed

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DEFENSE

Challenging Risk

USAF tanker contract terms prompt caution by Boeing

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ENGINEERING

Clean Sheet

Clean Sky follow-on will focus on systems maturity and emissions reductions

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SPACE

Tying the Knot

Citing shared space mandate, EU pressures ESA to merge

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