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January 28, 2014

New Engine Tested for Virgin Galactic

New Engine Tested for Virgin Galactic

Morpheus Flies Higher

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High-Speed Hit

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New Engine Tested for Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic plans long-duration hot-fire ground tests of its 47.500lb.-thrust NewtonTwo kerosene-fueled rocket engine “in the coming months,” following a full-mission duty cycle test of this 3.500lb.-thrust NewtonOne engine.
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New Engine Tested for Virgin Galactic

Morpheus Flies Higher

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High-Speed Hit

China demonstrates a hypersonic glider

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DEFENSSE

War on Words

British officials move to boost public perception of remotely piloted aircraft as fleets grow

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Numbers Game

Army’s choice of Apache, Lakota is not merely about dollars and cents

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SPACE

Breaking New Ground

Competition forces tough decisions on Europe's launch sector this year

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Tailing a Comet

Europe’s Rosetta mission awakens after 31 months of deep-space slumber

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SPACE

Commercial Quest

NASA crew competition tightens with safety-certification bids

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MRO Edition

VIP Completions

The Competition Grows

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Pent-Up Demand

Last year was a good year for the commercial aftermarket, which saw an uptick “as the period of spares destocking and maintenance deferral by the airlines draws to a close,” according to RBC Capital Market analysts. But this year could be even better as global airlines add routes and capacity, because “additional capacity can only really come from the existing fleet with Airbus and Boeing sold out,” write RBC analysts Robert Stallard and Steven Cahill in their 2014 aerospace outlook report.

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