July 15, 2013

MISSILE DEFENSE

Arrested Development

AIR SAFETY

Automation Paralysis

AIR SAFETY

Hard Lessons

2021

MISSILE DEFENSE

Arrested Development

Another test failure casts doubt on effectiveness of U.S. multibillion dollar missile shield

2223

AIR SAFETY

Automation Paralysis

Airspeed eroded, despite six eyes on the Asiana 777 flight deck

2223

AIR SAFETY

Hard Lessons

While 777 structure proves resilient to crash, other safety systems did not work as planned

2425

DEFENSE

Traps and Snags

Historical UCAS landing trials point to future challenges

2626A

DEFENSE

Staying Power

RAF hopes coalition operations will aid in the decision to retain the Sentinel radar aircraft

26D27

PROPULSION

Carbon Redux

Composites are making inroads into engine design at more manufacturers

2829

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Human Power

Creative engineering credited as AeroVelo achieves “impossible” human-powered helo flight

3031

SPACE

Solid as a Rocket

ESA selects Ariane 6 design, but costs remain uncertain

3031

SPACE

Signs of Life

Definition team sets Mars 2020 goals

3233

AIR TRANSPORT

To Aid or Not To Aid

EU revises rules for state aid to regional airports and airlines

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