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Aviation Week

 •  September 19

BEIJING—The Comac C919 will probably make its second test flight in October, five months after it first flew. The program has had many issues since the May 5 first flight, says Comac Chief Designer Wu Guanghui. None of these has been the result of some fault on Comac’s part, Wu says, declining to give details. Meanwhile, ground tests are underway...

Aviation Week

 •  September 18

ANDREWS AFB – Aviation Week’s Pentagon Editor Lara Seligman flew in the backseat of U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds F-16 Sept. 13 for an up-close-and-personal look at the Thunderbirds’ show routine. "We got a little dizzy doing a quadruple aileron roll, flew upside-down during the inverted-to-inverted pass, pushed through the intense, high-G 'max-turn...

Aviation Week

 •  September 18

NEW YORK—Not long ago, those in the business aircraft industry were waiting for the market to turn around. Today, the thinking is ... REGISTER FOR FREE ACCESS (Valid Email Required) Register now for free access to "How To Boost Bizav? Think Differently, Researcher Says" and other premium content selected daily by our editors. Your free registration...

Aviation Week

 •  September 18

How should the U.S. and its allies deal with the nuclear-armed missile threats from North Korea? To answer that effectively, shouldn’t we first determine why there is a threat? Tom Reed, former President Ronald Reagan’s deputy national security advisor, had an answer. In his 2009 book, The Nuclear Express, he explained that in 1980 China decided to...

Aviation Week

 •  September 18

NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland—The U.S. Air Force is making changes to F-35 flight equipment to make breathing easier for pilots, as the Pentagon continues searching for a root cause of five hypoxia-like cockpit incidents in the new fighter at an Arizona Air Force base this ... REGISTER FOR FREE ACCESS (Valid Email Required) Register now for free access...

Aviation Week

 •  September 17

LONDON—Qatar has signed a long-awaited letter of intent (LOI) to purchase up 24 Eurofighter Typhoons, further bolstering the planned fighter fleet of the tiny Gulf state. In a surprise move, British Defense Minister Michael Fallon and his Qatari counterpart, Khalid bin Mohammad Al Attiyah, signed the deal in Doha on Sept 17. Qatari officials say...

Aviation Week

 •  September 15

For six decades, Aviation Week editors have recognized outstanding achievements in aviation, aerospace and defense through our annual Laureate awards. Over those years, we’ve honored hundreds of individuals—including those pictured—and teams responsible for dynamic advances in technology and exploration. Unfortunately, the relatively small number...

Aviation Week

 •  September 15

Aviation Week editors delve into the C Series price dumping battle and opine on whether there is a better way for the industry to settle its differences. Read more UK Joins Canada In Calling For End To Boeing-Bombardier Dispute Don't miss a single episode. Subscribe to Aviation Week's Check 6 podcast in iTunes.

Aviation Week

 •  September 15

The national air traffic system will continue to become more constrained and operate more and more slowly unless the FAA undergoes a structural change that enables the satellite-based NextGen air traffic control (ATC) system to be fully installed, says American Airlines Chairman and CEO Doug Parker. He says the ATC system is “night and day”...

Aviation Week

 •  September 15

The next time Kelly Ortberg, chairman, president and CEO of Rockwell Collins, is late for an early morning meeting at his company’s Cedar Rapids, Iowa, headquarters, he can probably blame some random millennial-generation employee who stole his once-reserved parking space. And it couldn’t make him happier. Apparently, in the quest to recruit and...