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NASA Aero Funding Raises Questions About Future X-planes

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

NASA’s fiscal 2020 budget request supports the ongoing X-57 Maxwell electric-propulsion and X-59 QueSST low-boom supersonic flight demonstrators, but some within the agency are concerned about future X-planes.

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Leonardo Sets Up Capabilities As Tiltrotor Certification Approaches

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Japanese operator Nakanihon Air Service is the latest operator to begin evaluating the potential of the commercial tiltrotor.

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Fast Five: Leslie Weinstein, True-Lock Aviation Fasteners

Monday, March 11, 2019

William Garvey speaks with Leslie Weinstein, manager and founder of True-Lock Aviation Fasteners.

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Dassault’s MRO Expansion Heralds Focus On After-sales Revenue

Monday, March 11, 2019

Dassault invests in business-jet maintenance network amid persistently slow sales for new aircraft.

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Schweizer Light Helicopter Production Expected To Restart In 2020

Monday, March 11, 2019

Heli-Expo orders for new-build Schweizers confirm the market for the 1950s-era training helicopter.

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The Week In Technology, March 11-15, 2019

Monday, March 11, 2019

NASA images interacting shockwaves; Goodyear unveils a tire for flying cars; hypersonic X-60 advances; XQ-58 flies; European research project demos recycled thermoplastic parts.

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Kopter Makes Grand Plans For U.S. Market

Thursday, March 7, 2019

As SH09 certification approaches, Kopter lays out industrialization plan.

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Matrix Technology Headlines S-92 Upgrade Plans

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Matrix technology will enable more automation in the cockpit for offshore and SAR missions.

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Sikorsky Demos Autonomy As Key To Its Urban Air Vision

Monday, March 4, 2019

Aviation Week flies Sikorsky’s autonomous S-76 testbed as the company reveals its interest in the urban air mobility market.

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Airbus Leans On New Rotor Blade Tech For Light Helicopter Upgrade

Monday, March 4, 2019

New five-blade rotor comes from Airbus’ Bluecopter technology demonstrator.

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