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July 6, 2015

PLUTO ENCOUNTER

First Reconnaissance

INNOVATION

Reshaping Aviation

INNOVATION

Fuel Thought

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PLUTO ENCOUNTER

First Reconnaissance

New Horizons probe was built for maximum data acquisition on a flyby

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INNOVATION

Reshaping Aviation

Continued push for lower fuel consumption likely will require new aircraft configurations

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INNOVATION

Fuel Thought

Researchers seek to break the air transport mold with studies of advanced operating concepts

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AIR TRANSPORT IN AFRICA

Route to Recovery

Africa’s safety performance is increasing, but profitability levels remain low

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SPACE

Spacex Stalls

Launch failure clouds SpaceX’s future with its best customer

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AIR TRANSPORT IN AFRICA

Catching Up

Africa offers huge opportunities for airport development, but they are not without risk

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PLUTO ENCOUNTER

For the Textbooks

New Horizons ready to open a new page

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FACE TO FACE

‘we Can Be That Bridge’

Rockwell Collins CEO on the company’s reach into the high-tech sector

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INNOVATION

E-power X-plane

Dramatic efficiency claims for distributed electric propulsion to be put to the test in flight

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First Take

A Lockheed Martin F-35B dropped the U.K.’s Raytheon Paveway IV precision-guided bomb for the first time on June 12, two inert 500-lb. munitions being released from the aircraft’s weapons bay. On June 23, the first F-35B ski-jump launch was conducted at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland.
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