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February 2, 2016

MRO EDITION

Big Aspirations

Airline Intel

Perfect Timing

First Take

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MRO EDITION

Big Aspirations

Developing deeper MRO capabilities in the Middle East

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Airline Intel

Perfect Timing

Airbus, Boeing will reap benefits from A320neo, 737 MAX pricing set when fuel costs were high

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First Take

The first fuel transfer from a Boeing KC-46A tanker to a receiver aircraft was completed on Jan. 24, a key step toward approval of low-rate initial production. EMD-2, the first fully configured test aircraft, boom-refueled an F-16C and in coming weeks will transfer fuel to a C-17, A-10, F/A-18 and AV-8B (page 32).
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40 YEARS AGO IN AVIATION WEEK

Nearly seven years after its first flight, the Concorde inaugurated international supersonic transport passenger service in early 1976. Air France and British Airways Concordes took off simultaneously from Paris Charles de Gaulle and London Heathrow at 12:40 p.m. GMT.
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COMMERCIAL AVIATION

Gold Rush

Iran offers big opportunities, but fragmentation and financing complicate the market

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COMMERCIAL AVIATION

Moving Targets

With some key markets in distress, ATR is looking for new sales opportunities

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ROTORCRAFT

Hard Sell

Is the Airbus-Uber plan to offer helicopter ridesharing hype or opportunity?

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DEFENSE

Tanking Up

Final tanker test duo set to join KC-46A program as air-refueling tempo accelerates

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DEFENSE

Any Takers?

Germany wants a European successor to Tornado, but other nations may not follow

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DEFENSE

Behind Closed Doors

British-French UCAV could fly as wingman to manned fighters

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