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February 29, 2016

COMMERCIAL AVIATION

Decision Time

ERIC ‘WINKLE’ BROWN, TEST PILOT, 1919-2016

29 YEARS AGO IN AVIATION WEEK

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Decision Time

Boeing needs to address its midsize market quandary—soon

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ERIC ‘WINKLE’ BROWN, TEST PILOT, 1919-2016

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29 YEARS AGO IN AVIATION WEEK

The Airbus A320-100 began its flight-test program on Feb. 22, 1987, with a 3-hr., 23-min. first flight from Toulouse/Blagnac Airport. An advertisement in Aviation Week noted that the Boeing 707 was “Generation 1” and the Boeing 747 “Generation 2.”
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TRAINERS

New vs. Known

Availability and affordability are the battlegrounds for U.S. Air Force’s next trainer

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TRAINERS

Evolving Species

BAE eyes new combat capability for Hawk

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BUSINESS

Manufacturing a Merger

Deal or no deal, Honeywell and United Technologies tie-up talks spark interest

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BUSINESS

Into the Unknown

Airbus leads call for Britain to remain in the EU

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Rolling On

Rolls set to begin flight tests of Trent 1000 TEN as XWB production steps up for A350

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‘Turning Point’

Will an order from a major North American network carrier boost C Series to success?

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Battery Ban

ICAO bans bulk shipments of lithium-ion batteries on passenger jets, but what’s next?

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