December 24, 2018

COMMERCIAL AVIATION

EXECUTION RISK

DEFENSE COMPETITIONS

KEY DEFENSE COMPETITIONS 2019

DEFENSE SYSTEMS

PIVOT YEAR

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COMMERCIAL AVIATION

EXECUTION RISK

> AIRBUS AND BOEING TO REACH PRODUCTION RECORDS > 777X NEAR FIRST FLIGHT, BOEING PONDERS NMA START > DUOPOLY EXPANDS TO INCLUDE REGIONAL JET MARKET

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DEFENSE COMPETITIONS

KEY DEFENSE COMPETITIONS 2019

The Aviation Week Intelligence Network has compiled information about nearly 100 competitions for aircraft that are underway. They include a list of opportunities for the sale of more than 580 fighters, races for 234 helicopters in India and the ongoing fight for tanker dominance between Boeing and Airbus. Here are the Competitions To Watch in 2019 and beyond.
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DEFENSE SYSTEMS

PIVOT YEAR

> GRIPEN E SET FOR FIRST DELIVERIES TO SWEDEN, BRAZIL > OTHER AIR FORCES WEIGH NEW OPTIONS AS NEXT-GEN COMBAT AIRCRAFT ARE DEFINED

7273
AEROSPACE SYSTEMS

Power Pressure

> LEAP 1 AND PW1100G CONTINUE HISTORIC RAMP-UP > INITIAL DEVELOPMENT OF GE’S AFFINITY MARKS FIRST STEPS TOWARD REVIVAL OF CIVIL SUPERSONICS

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DEFENSE SYSTEMS

Tanker Tribulations

> AIRBUS AND LOCKHEED TEAM UP FOR TANKER WORK > KC-390 FACES DELAYS FOLLOWING LANDING ACCIDENT

6263

Thinking at Mach 26

> MDA TO BEGIN ADAPTING MISSILE DEFENSES TO DEFEAT HYPERSONICS > DARPA ALSO TO TEST A MORE AMBITIOUS HYPERSONIC MISSILE INTERCEPTOR BY THE END OF 2020

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DEFENSE PROFILES

Finance and Fury

> TRUMP SENDS MIXED SIGNALS ON DEFENSE-SPENDING GROWTH > U.S. ARMY SET TO PROCEED WITH HIGH-SPEED, ADVANCED ROTORCRAFT IN 2019

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AIR TRANSPORT PROFILES

Fleet Moves Feature in Asia-Pacific Airline Outlook

> MANY ASIAN CARRIERS REMAIN IN TURNAROUND MODE > NEW MODELS ENTER FLEET AS ORDERS ACCUMULATE

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COMMERCIAL AVIATION

Regulators Focus on Advanced Pilot-Training Rules

> U.S. AIRLINES FACE 2020 DEADLINE TO START UPSET-RECOVERY TRAINING > EUROPE IS FINALIZING ITS UPSET-RECOVERY STANDARDS AND SHOULD RELEASE THEM IN 2019

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AEROSPACE SYSTEMS

On the Ascent

> CHINA SURPASSES U.S. LAUNCH RATE > ROCKET LAB’S DEDICATED SMALLSAT LAUNCHER DEBUTS

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