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Steep Angle of Climb for Aerospace 3-D Printing

Thursday, February 11, 2016

By Matthew Beres, Airborne Retrofit & Modernization Analyst, Forecast International. These days you couldn’t swing a dead cat in a community college or magnet school without hitting a 3-D printer. Certainly this isn’t a new technology, but its use in … Continue reading

Iran Considering Domestic Manufacture of T-90S Tank

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

By Derek Bisaccio, Military Markets Analyst, Forecast International. With sanctions on Iran coming to a close thanks to the agreement between Tehran and the “P5+1” countries, international businesses are lining up to enter the Iranian market. President Hassan Rouhani’s recent visit to … Continue reading

Poland’s PiS-Led Government Scraps $3 Billion Utility Helicopter Deal

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

by Dan Darling, International Military Markets Analyst, Forecast International. In an about-face, Poland will scrap its planned $3 billion procurement of 50 helicopters from Airbus, according to a report published in local daily Rzeczpospolita on February 4. The decision came … Continue reading

U.S. Army Commission Recommends Apache Compromise

Monday, February 8, 2016

by Shaun McDougall, Military Markets Analyst, Forecast International. The U.S. Army wants to transfer the National Guard’s fleet of 192 AH-64 Apaches to the active component, but a new report from the National Commission on the Future Structure of the … Continue reading

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January Order/Delivery Results for Boeing

Date: February 11, 2016

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RENTON, Wash. - Boeing Commercial Airplanes recorded orders for 67 aircraft in the month of January. United Airlines ordered 40 737-700s. The U.S. Navy ordered 16 737-800As. Air China ordered six 777-300ERs. The Australian P-8 program ordered fou ... Read more

DFH Successful in Military and Commercial Markets

Date: February 11, 2016

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NEWTOWN, Conn. - China has successfully marketed the DFH-4 to developing countries by offering satellite design and manufacturing, launch services, and launch insurance as a single package. The DFH-4 bus also has domestic customers in China, such as ... Read more

Powervision Robot Unveils Its First Consumer Drone

Date: February 10, 2016

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SAN FRANCISCO - Powervision Robot Inc has unveiled the "PowerEgg," the company's first consumer drone. The PowerEgg features an innovative egg shape which, in addition to being aesthetically different than the many X-shape four-axis drones currently ... Read more

Successful Storm Shadow and Meteor Missile Trials Continue for Eurofighter Typhoon

Date: February 11, 2016

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LONDON - Further trials of the Storm Shadow deep strike missile and Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air missile have been successfully completed as part of a program of improvements which will further enhance the powerful swing-role capability of t ... Read more

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Overcoming Adversity - Thai Airways is fighting back against government turmoil, terrorist bombings and a decade of mismanagement to get back into the black.

By: Douglas W. Nelms
Date: 12/28/2015

For an airline whose primary market is tourism, a military junta and terrorist bombings definitely impact the bottom line. While those events have affected Thai Airways’ financial situation, they are not the main problem. .... Read more

The Good Life

By: Robert W. Moorman
Date: 11/20/2015

As airlines go, so goes commercial aircraft leasing. It is going quite well for both at this time. A healthy and steady demand for new and slightly used airliners, plus strong revenues due to a spike in domestic and international passenger traffic, has helped transform lessors into a formidable juggernaut in commercial aviation. .... Read more

ANALYSIS: MRJ puts dreams into action

By: Mavis Toh
Date: 11/11/2015

When the MRJ regional jet prototype lifted off from Nagoya airfield just after 09:35 on 11 November, it achieved a long-awaited milestone, and set the stage for an intensive 18-month flight test campaign. .... Read more

Musk & Branson's roadblocks on the way to Marsay to Mars

By: Althea Chang | @altheadchang
Date: 11/05/2015

It's not just science fiction. Humans really could colonize Mars. But before that happens, Elon Musk's SpaceX, Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic and other firms will have to take baby steps through the atmosphere. .... Read more


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