September 3, 2018

COMMERCIAL AVIATION

BREAKING POINT

InsideMRO Engines

A Matter of Maturity

SPACE

THE BIG SHRINK

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COMMERCIAL AVIATION

BREAKING POINT

> 49% OF JUNE EUROPEAN FLIGHTS WERE DELAYED ON ARRIVAI > ATC STRIKES DISRUPT FRENCH AIRSPACE AND OVERFLIGHT > WITH SES 2+ STILL STALLED, AIRLINES WANT SHORT-TERM ACTION

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InsideMRO Engines

A Matter of Maturity

Mature engines dominate the aftermarket, amid a supply and capacity crunch

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SPACE

THE BIG SHRINK

Logan, Utah IN 2012-17, MORE THAN 1,000 SMALL SATELLITES WERE LAUNCHED INTO ORBIT, including about 725 cubesats, which are standardized platforms consisting of 4 X 4 X 4-in. (10 X10 X 10-cm) units (U) that can be scaled up to create 3U, 6U, 12U and larger cubesats.

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COMMERCIAL AVIATION

Airports Try Direct Approach to Problem-Solving

> GOALS ARE TO CUT RED TAPE AND TAP ENTREPRENEURS > ONE RISK IS A LACK OF COORDINATION, LEADING TO OVERLAP

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COMMERCIAL AVIATION

Managing Growth in the Middle East

> LEADING AIR TRAFFIC GROWTH SLOWED LAST YEAR > DUBAI BUSIEST FOR INTERNATIONAL PASSENGERS > SAUDI ARABIA BEGINS MAJOR IMPROVEMENTS

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InsideMRO Technology

Smarter Diagnostics

From predicting failures to improving first-time fix rates and parts searches, AI will help MRO

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InsideMRO Engineered

Air Superiority?

Examining the future of pneumatic systems as electric power becomes more important

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InsideMRO Parts

Alternative Parts

Airlines see owner-produced parts as OEM, PMA alternatives

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DEFENSE

Typhoons Being Readied for Tornado's Middle Eastern Mission

> ROYAL AIR FORCE HAS DEPLOYED SIX TYPHOONS TO CYPRUS AS PART OF OPERATION SHADER > PROJECT CENTURION WILL ADD MBDA METEOR, STORM SHADOW AND BRIMSTONE CAPABILITY TO TYPHOON BY YEAR-END

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TECHNOLOGY

Quiet Quest

> EXPERIMENTAL LOW-DRAG ACOUSTIC LINER FLIGHTTESTED ON 737 MAX > ENHANCED HONEYCOMB CORE AND NEW LINER PERFORATION SHAPES TESTED

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