December 10, 2012

FLYING THE BOEING 787

Taking to the Skies ...

AIRLINES

London Calling

FLYING THE BOEING 787

Back On Track

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FLYING THE BOEING 787

Taking to the Skies ...

... in, arguably, the world's most advanced jetliner

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AIRLINES

London Calling

Singapore Airlines plans to sell its stake in Virgin Atlantic—will Delta seize the opportunity?

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FLYING THE BOEING 787

Back On Track

Focus is shifting to 787-9 development as 787-8 production ramps up

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DEFENSE

Quiet Warfare

Israel’s special-missions aircraft add complexity and advanced options

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SPACE

Monopoly?

SpaceX bests Orbital, eyes duel with ULA for Air Force contracts

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SPACE

Curiosity Next

NASA’s new rover probably will cache samples for Earth return

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COMMERCIAL PROGRAMS

‘A Self-Inflicted Wound’?

Airbus struggles with A350-800 sales

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AIR TRANSPORT

Subsidy Scramble

For Chinese airlines, the trend is to shop for government support

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COMMERCIAL PROGRAMS

BACK TO BASICS

The Airbus A330 has proven to be an extremely popular aircraft, even after the launch of the Boeing 787. It delivers a lot of what most airlines need. Now Airbus is adding further to its capabilities. The European manufacturer has revealed plans to increase the maximum takeoff weight of its two A330 versions.
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COMMERCIAL PROGRAMS

Planning Ahead

Conner opts for separate leadership in Boeing’s new product development

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