November 26, 2018

PILOT SUPPLY

Paving Pilot Career Paths

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

STRATOSPHERIC AMBITION

SPACE

Boeing Begins Buildup of Phantom Express Spaceplane

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PILOT SUPPLY

Paving Pilot Career Paths

> BIG U.S. AIRLINES FACE 23,000 RETIREMENTS > INSTRUCTOR CAPACITY AND FINANCING ARE ISSUES > NEW ACADEMIES AND CAREER PROGRAMS UNVEILED

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

STRATOSPHERIC AMBITION

> WITH A 243-FT. SPAN, ODYSSEUS WILL STAY ALOFT FOR UP TO THREE MONTHS > AIRCRAFT WILL BE OPERATED FROM PUERTO RICO ON SCIENCE MISSIONS

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SPACE

Boeing Begins Buildup of Phantom Express Spaceplane

> COMPOSITE OXYGEN TANK MATED TO SKIRTS, PAVING WAY FOR HYDROGEN TANK > PROPELLENT TANKS ARE TWO-THIRDS OF 100-FT.-LONG SPACEPLANE

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COMMERCIAL AVIATION

Regional Tilt

> BOMBARDIER REEVALUATES CRJ AFTER SALE OF Q400 > UNCERTAIN CRJ OUTLOOK COULD BENEFIT EMBRAER

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DEFENSE

Requirements Begin Shaping Franco-German Fighter Plans

> NEXT-GENERATION FIGHTER WILL BE A TWIN-ENGINE, MANNED STEALTH PLATFORM > PROGRAM CALLS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF 30,000-LB.-THRUST-CLASS ENGINE

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SAFETY

737 SCRUTINY What Did Pilots Understand?

> 737 MAX’S NEW STABILIZER AUTO-TRIM SYSTEM WAS NOT DETAILED TO OPERATORS > FAILURE MODE MAY CREATE CONFUSION FOR PILOTS

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SAFETY

Asian Countries Seek Aviation Safety-Rating Upgrades

> THAILAND AND VIETNAM PUSH FOR FAA CATEGORY 1 STATUS > INDONESIA’S IMPROVEMENTS JUSTIFIED ITS UPGRADE

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SPACE

Two Commercial Platforms Heading to the ISS

> AIRBUS IS LOOKING TO SELL SPACE SERVICES, NOT JUST HARDWARE > NANORACKS IS MOVING BEYOND LAUNCHING CUBESATS

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SAFETY

Investigation Ongoing Into Boeing 737 Engine Failure

> COMPARISON MADE WITH 2016 EVENT > FAN BLADE LIFE LIMITS A CONSIDERATION

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SAFETY

Industry Readies for EASA Upset Recovery Training Mandate

> LOSS OF CONTROL IN FLIGHT IS STILL HIGH IN ACCIDENT DATA > EASA RULE MAY LEAD TO NEW MARKET FOR DEDICATED FLYING SCHOOLS TO BOOST MANUAL SKILLS

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