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October 15, 2013

COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT UPDATE

Efficiency Is King

BUSINESS AVIATION

Phoenix Flagship

BUSINESS AVIATION

Power Transfer

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COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT UPDATE

Efficiency Is King

In what is an unusual set of circumstances, the commercial aircraft industry is flight testing three large passenger aircraft at the same time. The Airbus A350 has been flying since mid-June and according to all official accounts, all is going well in the program as the aircraft has exceeded the 250-hr. mark.

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BUSINESS AVIATION

Phoenix Flagship

King Air 350i exemplifies a smaller Beechcraft, back from bankruptcy with more modest ambitions

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BUSINESS AVIATION

Power Transfer

Core technology from the latest commercial aircraft engines is set to power the next generation of business jets

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VEHICLE DESIGN

Armored Economy

Modular protection is the new wave in armor

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BUSINESS AVIATION

Local Supply

China is buying into business-aircraft production, but buyers are favoring imports

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AIR TRANSPORT

Bucking the Trend

Indicators for the European regional airlines remain negative, but growth is a hot topic for many

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FUTURE SOLDIERS

From Mall to Frontline

Commercial technology is key to infantry systems

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COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT

Wide Opening

JAL order for Airbus A350s breaks Boeing’s hold on Japan and raises stakes for the 777X

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Tech Scan

Copying Capillaries

3-D printing opens door to man-made blood vessels

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DEFENSE

Ship-Killers

Raytheon angling to reignite U.S. Navy interest in Tactical Tomahawk upgrade

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