July 1, 2019

AIR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

Bringing Commercial Space Into the Mainstream

SUPERSONICS

SHAPED SUPERSONICS

SUPERSONICS

Lockheed Martin Begins Assembly of X-59 Low-Boom Demonstrator

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AIR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

Bringing Commercial Space Into the Mainstream

> THE FAA ADVANCES ITS SPACE DATA INTEGRATOR SYSTEM > SPACEX’S CRS-8 DRAGON IS THE FIRST VEHICLE TRACKED

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SUPERSONICS

SHAPED SUPERSONICS

> LOCKHEED MARTIN’S TWIN-ENGINE QUIET SUPERSONIC TRANSPORT CONCEPT IS 225 FT. LONG > 40-PASSENGER DESIGN IS AIMED AT TRANSPACIFIC RANGES AT MACH 1.8

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SUPERSONICS

Lockheed Martin Begins Assembly of X-59 Low-Boom Demonstrator

> CRITICAL DESIGN REVIEW IS ON TRACK FOR SEPTEMBER > WING ASSEMBLY IS SET FOR COMPLETION IN 2020

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COMMERCIAL AVIATION

FRENCH REVOLUTION

> ELECTRIC PROJECTS ABOUND AT LE BOURGET > AEROSPACE LEADERS RALLY FOR EU SUPPORT OF LOWER-EMISSIONS RESEARCH

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COMMERCIAL AVIATION

Boeing May Reset the NMA Sequence as Airbus Launches the A321XLR

> AIRBUS HAS 229 ORDERS/COMMITMENTS FOR LATEST A321NEO > BOEING MAY BUILD LARGER NMA-7X FIRST

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DEFENSE

POLE POSITION

> LOCKHEED AND RAYTHEON SCRAMJETS MOVE AHEAD OF BOOSTED AND WINGED GLIDERS > B-52 STARTS CAPTIVECARRY TESTS OF LOCKHEED AGM-183A > RAYTHEON AND NORTHROP ANNOUNCE CODEVELOPMENT OF SCRAMJET ENGINE

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SATELLITE SERVICING

How Northrop Grumman's MEV Will Extend GEO Satellites' Lives

> MEV IS PLANNED TO STAY DOCKED FOR FIVE YEARS TO EXTEND OPERATING LIFE > EACH SPACECRAFT WILL BE CAPABLE OF MULTIPLE LIFE-EXTENDING MISSIONS

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DEFENSE

Airbus and Dassault Reveal Vision for New-Gen Fighter

> CONCERNS REMAIN ABOUT GERMANY’S APPROACH TO DEFENSE EXPORTS > FIRST CONTRACTS FOR SPANISH INDUSTRY EXPECTED BY YEAR-END

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AIRBUS A220 IN-SERVICE REPORT

PROOF OF CONCEPT

> AIRBUS GETS LARGE LESSOR COMMITMENTS FOR A220 > FIRST FUSELAGE SECTIONS SHIPPED TO MOBILE PLANT > PROGRAM COST REDUCTIONS “ON TARGET”

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SATELLITE SERVICING

A NEW MARKET?

> NORTHROP AND INTELSAT LAUNCH FIRST COMMERCIAL ON-ORBIT SERVICING MISSION > EARLY PROGRAMS COULD DETERMINE PACE OF ADOPTION

JUNE 17-302019 JULY 15-28, 20192019