May 6, 2019

FLYING THE A330neo

AN OPTIMIZED TWIN

BIOFUELS

PRESSURE TO PROGRESS

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Top 10 MROs

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FLYING THE A330neo

AN OPTIMIZED TWIN

> HIGHER-BYPASS TRENT 7000s ARE BIGGEST CONTRIBUTOR TO 12% FUEL SAVINGS > REDESIGNED WING BUILT FOR HIGHER ENGINE WEIGHT AND REDUCED DRAG

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BIOFUELS

PRESSURE TO PROGRESS

> THE BIOFUELS MARKET IS NEAR A TIPPING POINT, INDUSTRY INSIDERS SAY > AIRLINE, OEM AND FUEL-PRODUCER PARTNERSHIPS ARE KEY TO BOOSTING SUSTAINABLE AVIATION FUEL VOLUMES

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Top 10 MROs

Results of Aviation Week’s biennial Top 10 airframe MRO survey

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SPACE

SHOWDOWN AT LEO

> FCC APPROVES LOWER ORBIT FOR SPACEX SATELLITES > ONEWEB CALLS SPACEX TACTIC 'COERCIVE'

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COMMECIAL AVIATION

UNCERTAINTY REIGNS

> BOEING: THERE WAS NO ‘SLIP’ IN MAX DESIGN, CERTIFICATION > TRAINING REQUIREMENTS REMAIN AN ISSUE > BOEING DEDICATING RESOURCES TO MAX

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Avionics Aspirations

Older-generation aircraft drive new-gen avionics retrofits

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COMMERCIAL AVIATION

EU Players Begin Devising Clean Sky 3 Research Program

> CLEAN SKY 3 TARGETS 80% CO2 CUT BY 2050 > PROJECT ARCHITECTURE MAY BE MORE OPEN

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Aeropolis Opportunities

New business beckons for South Korean aerospace development

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NAVAL AVIATION

Trump Blindsides Lawmakers With USS Truman Reversal

> RETIRING THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER EARLY COULD INCREASE U.S. NAVY AVIATION READINESS > BUDGET PROPOSAL TO RETIRE IT SOUGHT BILLIONS IN SAVINGS

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Bigger Is Not Better

Good things come in small packages, as is the case for converting regional aircraft for cargo

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