March 25, 2019

COMMERCIAL AVIATION

MAX CHAOS

COMMERCIAL AVIATION

Australasian Orders Still on Track Despite International Headaches

AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

ADAPTABLE AIRFRAMES

1415
COMMERCIAL AVIATION

MAX CHAOS

> TWO 737-8 ACCIDENTS IN FIVE MONTHS RAISE FEARS > REGULATORY COORDINATION VAPORIZES > ACCIDENT SIMILARITIES GROW

2223
COMMERCIAL AVIATION

Australasian Orders Still on Track Despite International Headaches

> AIRLINE INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS FACE FINANCIAL CHALLENGES > QANTAS AND AIR NEW ZEALAND REMAIN FOCUSED ON LONG-HAUL ORDERS

2627
AERONAUTICAL ENGINEERING

ADAPTABLE AIRFRAMES

> CELLULAR STRUCTURE PROVIDES STRENGTH AND STIFFNESS AT DRAMATICALLY LOWER DENSITY > PROGRAMMABLE ASSEMBLY CAN TUNE STRUCTURE’S AEROELASTIC RESPONSE IN FLIGHT

3233
DEFENSE

Brazil First

> BRAZILIAN DEFENSE NEEDS ARE SHIFTING TO NAVY AND BORDER SURVEILLANCE > U.S. MARKET STILL BECKONS, DESPITE DECADE-LONG FRUSTRATIONS

4445
AIRCRAFT INTERIORS

Out of The HOT SEAT

> INTERIORS MARKET TO EXCEED $136 BILLION IN 10 YEARS > TOP OF INDUSTRY REMADE AS CHALLENGES CONTINUE

6869
U.S. FISCAL 2020 BUDGET

Six Defense Budget Issues To Watch

>; LAWMAKERS ARE RESISTANT TO OVERSEAS CONTINGENCY OPERATIONS REQUEST > PENTAGON ASKS FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF SIXTH MILITARY SERVICE FOCUSING ON SPACE

6465
U.S. FISCAL 2020 BUDGET

Great Power Envy

> F-35 AND F/A-18E/F FACE BUDGET CUTS > MISSILES BOOSTED IN NEW BUDGET PROPOSAL

1819
COMMERCIAL AVIATION

Airlines Struggle To Minimize Impact of Boeing 737 MAX Grounding

> CARRIERS SEARCH FOR SPARE AIRCRAFT, REPLACEMENT CAPACITY > NORTH AMERICA AND CHINA MOST AFFECTED

6667
U.S. FISCAL 2020 BUDGET

U.S. Accelerates Hypersonic Weapons Push in New Spending Plan

> NAVY DOMINATES HYPERSONIC WEAPONS SPENDING > MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY EARMARKS $680 MILLION FOR NEW INTERCEPTOR SYSTEM

2021
COMMERCIAL AVIATION

Boeing Continues MAX Production at Unchanged Pace

> BOEING CAN FLY FINISHED AIRCRAFT FROM RENTON TO STORAGE > PRODUCTION TEST FLIGHTS EXEMPT FROM GROUNDING

MARCH 11-242019 APRIL 8-212019