August 31, 2015

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Airlift Upset

COCKPITS OF THE FUTURE

Seeing Green

CONNECTIVITY

Going Short-Haul

4243
AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

Airlift Upset

Unconventional design with advanced aerodynamics, but compatible with today’s transport infrastructure, shows promise in wind-tunnel tests

5657
COCKPITS OF THE FUTURE

Seeing Green

FAA rule stokes vision system resurgence

3435
CONNECTIVITY

Going Short-Haul

IFE availability and price vary among airlines, but the one constant is customer demand

6061
COCKPITS OF THE FUTURE

Valued Connection

Alaska Airlines, Virgin America pilots to exploit connected aircraft

3839
TECHNOLOGY

Role Models

Test pace picks up at NASA’s small UAS research lab

2223
COMMERCIAL AVIATION

Minting Change

JetBlue’s Mint shows competitive edge in premium transcontinental market

5253
DEFENSE

Beyond U-2

Stealthy successor to Dragon Lady would fill perceived gap in future Air Force ISR capability

6465
JAPANESE DEFENSE

Under Pressure

As China spends more on its military, Japan cannot. Working more closely with the U.S. and finding efficiencies could help.

6263
COCKPITS OF THE FUTURE

Live Wire

Unique testbed reveals benefits of sensor fusion for helicopters

3839
TECHNOLOGY

Packed Wing

Tests for a distributed electric propulsion X-plane a challenge

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