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Regulations and Government

Ex-Im Bank Charter Expires as U.S. Congress Takes Holiday

With another attempt to renew its charter expected, the export credit agency will continue operating and managing its existing loan portfolio.
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ATC

European Alliance Delivers ATM Modernization Blueprint

The deployment program charts the transition from research and development to implementation of the Single European Sky effort.
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Airlines

Airline Pilots: Low Pay Drives Disputed Pilot Shortage

Aspiring airline pilots are discouraged by low entry level pay, limited career path, speakers at ALPA conference relate.
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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Australia Flies First Large Drone in Unrestricted Airspace

The Royal Australian Air Force started flying the IAI Heron at Rockhampton Airport in advance of a joint training exercise with U.S. military.
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ATC

Australia Declares Flight Tracking Capability

Controllers can now track aircraft in oceanic airspace east and west of Australia using automatic dependent surveillance-contract.
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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Aurora Flies Unmanned Centaur at New York Test Site

The flights were the first involving a large fixed-wing aircraft at one of the FAA's six national UAS test sites, Aurora says.
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Aircraft

Two New Teams Formed To Compete for JStars Recap

Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman announce partners, joining Boeing as bidders for new radar surveillance jets.
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Aircraft

U.S. Air Force’s T-X Requirements Test the Field

The field of potential contenders has been adjusted as industry awaits a formal request for proposals.
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Avionics

UTC offers flight-tracking solution with aircraft interface device

UTC added its name to the list of suppliers offering solutions for ICAO's 15-minute tracking recommendation.
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Aircraft

Textron AirLand’s Scorpion Makes Le Bourget Debut

The joint venture said it will show the light attack jet to multiple European air forces on its current visit.
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U.S. Made ‘Judgment Call’ To Withhold F-35 at Paris Air Show

U.S. Air Force Secretary revealed the thinking behind missing yet another major air show with the F-35 as it nears initial operating capability.
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Engines

Rolls-Royce, Liebherr Join To Develop Power Gearbox

UltraFan engine is a geared design based on technology that could be ready for service in 2025.
Rotorcraft

Airbus Helicopters Selects FLIR Imaging Turrets

Star Safire 380-HD selected as preferred electro-optical system for the H145 T2 and H135 P3/T3.
Aircraft

Lockheed Martin Touts ‘Block Buy’ Option for F-35

Lockheed Martin seeks more certainty over production rates for the F-35 fighter.
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Avionics

Honeywell Shows Off Boeing 757 Flying Technology Lab

The avionics manufacturer demonstrated its SmartRunway and SmartLanding systems on a flight from Paris Le Bourget Airport.
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Aircraft

Viking Announces New Sales Representatives for Twin Otter Series 400

Liftec will serve as the company’s sales representative for eastern Europe, CIS and the Baltic states.
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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

CAE To Provide Predator Trainer for Italy’s Air Force

CAE and General Atomics developing the high-fidelity mission trainer specifically for Italian Air Force Predator A and MQ-9 Predator B.
Avionics

Elbit, Nicarnica Volcanic Ash System Wins European Funding

Eurostars program provides funding for innovative research projects that have partners from two or more participating countries.
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

UAS Conference in U.S. Ushers in New Drone Order

Upstart and legacy manufacturers of unmanned aircraft systems exhibit side by side at AUVSI conference.
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ATC

Existing Products, Services Meet ICAO’s Aircraft Tracking Requirement

Range of suppliers say that 15-minute standard is doable as future GADSS system is developed.
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Aircraft

Boeing Keeps World AWACS Fleet ‘Ready, Relevant’

Boeing is upgrading the French fleet of AWACs aircraft, which are seeing the venerable 707 airframe still going strong.
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Aircraft

Lockheed Martin Follows ‘Blueprint’ To Drive Down F-35 Costs

JSF manufacturer is chipping away at the unit cost of the aircraft.
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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Europe Advances Research of RPAS Airspace Integration

French studies are investigating how remotely piloted aircraft can be integrated into the air traffic management system.
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Engines

Criticism Spurs Pratt to Drive Down F135 Costs

U.S. government investigations highlight cost and reliability issues with the F-35 powerplant.
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F-35 Maintenance Reporting Evolves as Aircraft Matures

Lockheed Martin advances the F-35 Autonomic Logistics Information System, updates software, defers downlink.
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Airlines

Other U.S. Airlines Oppose Big 3 in Gulf Subsidies Dispute

FedEx and JetBlue are among airlines urging the U.S. government to leave intact open skies agreements with UAE and Qatar.
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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Northrop Grumman Rolls Out First NATO AGS Global Hawk

The treaty organization expects to begin operating the NATO-1 Global Hawk from Sigonella Air Base, Italy, in 2017.
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Aircraft

Boeing Flies KC-46 Prototype with Aerial Refueling System

The 767-2C 'provisioned freighter' flew for the first time with an aerial refueling boom and wing refueling pods installed.
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Aircraft

Northrop Grumman's 'OpenPod' Aimed at F-15 Requirement

Months after Lockheed Martin unveiled its 'Legion Pod,' Northrop Grumman introduces a new sensor pod with infrared search and track system.
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Aircraft

Gulfstream G650 Sprints In To Pick Up Collier Trophy

National Aeronautic Association awarded Gulfstream Aerospace the prestigious Robert J. Collier Trophy on June 3 for its development of the G650.
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