February 11, 2019

BOEING 747 AT 50

GOLDEN GIRL

AVIATION WEEK'S 62ND ANNUAL LAUREATE AWARDS

AEROSPACE IN INDIA

MADE IN INDIA

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BOEING 747 AT 50

GOLDEN GIRL

> THE 747 WAS THE FIRST WIDEBODY TO EXCEED 1,000 DELIVERIES > ITS BROAD MAIN CARGO DECK WAS THE BLUEPRINT FOR THE FIRST TWIN-AISLE

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AVIATION WEEK'S 62ND ANNUAL LAUREATE AWARDS

Since 1957, Aviation Week has annually bestowed its Laureate Awards upon people, programs and products that have had an outsized impact on the aviation, aerospace and defense industries. This year’s winners, showcased here, will be recognized March 14 at a black-tie gala at the National Building Museum in Washington.
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AEROSPACE IN INDIA

MADE IN INDIA

> INDIAN COMPANIES WON 121 DEFENSE MINISTRY CONTRACTS IN THREE YEARS > FOREIGN FIRMS SECURED BUSINESS IN INDIA WORTH AT LEAST $174 BILLION SINCE 2014

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DEFENSE

Single-Spool Rules

> GE CLAIMS U.S. ARMY T700 REPLACEMENT CONTRACT > NEW COMPETITION BREWING FOR FLRAA ENGINE PROVIDER

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DEFENSE

Sea Strike Rebirth

> USAF BOMBER AND NAVY FIGHTERS DEPLOY NEW ANTI-SHIP MISSILE > THE NAVY IS RUSHING MULTIPLE NEW ANTI-SHIP MISSILES TO ITS SURFACE FLEET

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BOEING 747 AT 50

Sustained Survivor

> NO CHANGES PLANNED FOR SIX-PER-YEAR 747-8 PRODUCTION RATE > SHARED ENGINEERING RESOURCES SUPPORT 767 RATE RISE TO THREE PER MONTH

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AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

NASA Conducts Advanced Composite-Wing Tests

> 9-FT. WING TESTED TO 85% LIMIT LOAD > TAILORED COMPOSITES TARGET IMPROVEDEFFICIENCY WING DESIGNS

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AEROSPACE IN INDIA

Who Will Make India's Next Combat Aircraft?

The opportunity to make 110 fighters for the Indian Air Force has drawn several bids

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DEFENSE

How Iran Keeps Its Aging F-5 Fleet Alive

> IRAN PLANS TO UPGRADE 57 F-5E/Fs OVER THE NEXT 10 YEARS > IRAN’S KOWSAR-I USES AN IEI-MADE RADAR BASED ON A CHINESE COPY OF THE ITALIAN GRIFO 7

JANUARY 28-FEBRUARY 102019 FEBRUARY 25-MARCH 102019