March 11, 2019

20 TWENTIES

TOMORROW'S TECHNOLOGY LEADERS 20 TWENTIES

CONNECTED AEROSPACE

TRACKING PROGRESS AFTER MH370

Inside MRO

The Future of UAM

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20 TWENTIES

TOMORROW'S TECHNOLOGY LEADERS 20 TWENTIES

Chicago As the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry faces a multifaceted people shortage, cultivating the next generation never has been more important. Since 2013, the Aviation Week Network and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) have been recognizing young, rising stars within A&D through the annual 20 Twenties program.

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CONNECTED AEROSPACE

TRACKING PROGRESS AFTER MH370

> NEW TRACKING CAPABILITIES EMERGE > ICAO 15-MIN. TRACKING IS APPLICABLE NOW > DISTRESS TRACKING APPLIES IN 2021

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Inside MRO

The Future of UAM

What will the future of air taxis look like, and what is still standing in the way?

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DEFENSE

TEAM PLAYER

> “FIGHTER-LIKE” AIRPOWER TEAMING SYSTEM HAS 2,000-NM RANGE > INITIAL VARIANT DESIGNED FOR INTELLIGENCE AND ELECTRONIC WARFARE

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ROTORCRAFT

FLYING THE MATRIX

> AUTONOMY, INTELLIGENCE AND INFRASTRUCTURE ARE CENTRAL TO SIKORSKY’S VISION FOR UAM > DEVELOPMENT IS FOCUSED ON THE INTERFACE BETWEEN HUMAN AND AUTONOMY

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Inside MRO

MRO-bots

Robots are making their debut on production and maintenance lines, but it may be some time before they transform either workspace

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Inside MRO

Poker Face

A lot of players are at the poker game of MRO when it comes to mergers and acquisitions

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Inside MRO

Starting From Scratch

Engine MROs see opportunity in developing component repair processes

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COMMERCIAL AVIATION

MOVING TARGET

> RECENT ‘MAGNETIC JERK’ SURPRISES SCIENTISTS > MAGNETIC NORTH POLE DRIFTS TOWARD SIBERIA > CANADA FLOATS TRUE-NORTH REFERENCE SYSTEM

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HUMAN SPACEFLIGHT

SpaceX and NASA Demo-1 Paves Way for Crew Flights to ISS

> CREW DRAGON CAPSULE FIRST TO DOCK AT ISS HARMONY NODE IN EIGHT YEARS > SHAKEDOWN FLIGHT WITH NASA ASTRONAUTS TARGETED FOR SUMMER

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