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December 2014

Thursday, December 4, 2014
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Bloomberg Businessweek

The Jet Engine: No Invention of the Past 85 Years Had a Greater Impact on the World

Something about the human spirit compels us to go faster and farther. See more

November 2014

Saturday, November 29, 2014
Special Topics, Engineering

IndustryWeek

18 Companies Leading the 3-D Printing Conversion

Pratt & Whitney has been quietly reinventing its jet engines for years. See more

September 2014

Saturday, September 20, 2014
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Higher Aluminum Prices Help Alcoa

One of Alcoa's biggest initiatives in recent years has been shuttering outdated, inefficient smelters and focusing on more lucrative downstream markets like aerospace and automotive. See more

July 2014

Thursday, July 24, 2014
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Aviation Maintenance Magazine

The MRO Inflection Point

Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) is a $60 billion business and growing and right now the industry is at an inflection point. See more

June 2014

Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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Iowa Farmer Today

Aviation biofuel takes flight

After years of research, biofuels in the aviation industry are almost ready for take off. See more

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
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The Engineer

Nine things we learned at The Engineer conference 2014

From curious technical challenges to the mega-trends shaping industry's future, delegates to The Engineer Conference 2014 left with plenty to think about. Here are nine things that jumped out at us. See more

April 2014

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
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Aviation Business

Aviation safety performance for 2013 better than average

IATA has released the safety performance numbers for last year, showing that there were 210 fatalities from commercial aviation accidents in 2013, reduced from 414 in 2012. See more

January 2014

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
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Climate Progress

Boeing Wants To Power Its Aircraft With Equal Parts Petroleum Jet Fuel And Renewable Diesel

Boeing Company, one of the largest aircraft manufacturers in the world, announced Tuesday that it's seeking approval from U.S. regulators to use a blend of renewable diesel as fuel for its airliners. See more

Friday, January 3, 2014
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CIOL

Technology innovations to dominate aerospace, defense industry in 2014

The continued decline of defense spending into 2014 will likely force new revenue streams for the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry that may include innovations in intelligence, precision strike technologies, and cyber security. See more