February 25, 2019

COMMERCIAL AVIATION

'TOO MUCH TESTOSTERONE'

EMMISSIONS

EMISSIONS PERMISSION

SPACE

LITTLE LAUNCHERS LINING UP

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COMMERCIAL AVIATION

'TOO MUCH TESTOSTERONE'

> AIRBUS TERMINATES A380 PROGRAM ONLY 12 YEARS AFTER SERVICE ENTRY > LAST AIRCRAFT WILL BE DELIVERED IN 2021 > EMIRATES CUTS BACK KEY ORDER BY 39 AIRCRAFT

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EMMISSIONS

EMISSIONS PERMISSION

> AIRLINES MUST SUBMIT EMISSIONS-MONITORING PLANS BY FEB. 28 > ICAO TO DETAIL EMISSIONS UNIT CRITERIA BY MID-YEAR > CARRIERS FROM VOLUNTEER COUNTRIES WILL START TO OFFSET EMISSIONS IN 2021

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SPACE

LITTLE LAUNCHERS LINING UP

> VIRGIN ORBIT POISED TO ROLL OUT COMMERCIAL SERVICE THIS YEAR > VECTOR’S MINI-SATELLITE LAUNCHER IS SOLD OUT FOR 2019 > LEGACY SMALLSAT LAUNCHER PEGASUS STILL FLYING > ROCKET LAB’S ELECTRON SMALLSAT BOOSTER NOW IN COMMERCIAL SERVICE

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SAFETY

Toronto Incursion Risk Needs Radical Fix

> TORONTO PEARSON HAS A UNIQUE AIRFIELD LAYOUT > ITS TAXI WAY/MARKINGS COMBINATION IS UNLIKE ANY LARGE AIRPORT

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SUPERSONICS

Return of High-Speed Air Travel Faces Environmental Headwinds

> U.S., EUROPE DISAGREE ON SUPERSONIC NOISE STANDARD > AERION, SPIKE AIM TO MEET STAGE 5 SUBSONIC STANDARD

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SUPERSONICS

MACH MACHINES

> CONCORDE PROVED TECHNICAL VIABILITY OF HIGH-SPEED CIVIL FLIGHT WITH 3.5-HR. MACH 2 NEWYORK-LONDON OPERATIONS

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DEFENSE

Pro-F-35 Backlash Seen as USAF F-15X Proposal Details Emerge

 AIR FORCE EYES TWO VARIANTS OF CONTROVERSIAL F15X > RADAR JAMMING EMERGES AS POSSIBLE F-15X MISSION

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COMMERCIAL AVIATION

United and Bombardier Plan Reconfigured Large RJ

> 70-SEAT CABIN GETS 50-SEAT LAYOUT > PLAN ADDS PREMIUM RJ SEATS WITHOUT VIOLATING PILOT CONTRACT

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SPACE

Orbex's Prime Launcher Combines Innovations

> STARTUP PROVIDES A PEEK AT THE PRIME ROCKET'S SECOND STAGE > THE LAUNCH VEHICLE WILL LOFT PAYLOADS OF UP TO 200 KG

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DEFENSE

New Ear Cup for U.S. Air Force Pilot Helmet To Help Counter Hypoxia

AIR FORCE QUALIFIES A SENSOR THAT MEASURES BLOOD OXYGEN LEVELS NAVY AND AIR FORCE SHARE VISION FOR MOVING TO AUTONOMOUS LIFE-SUPPORT SYSTEM

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