Commercial Aviation

  • American CEO says politics a factor in return of Boeing’s 737 Max – Source: CNBC

  • Lufthansa will look at new Airbus A321XLR, but it’s no game-changer – Source: Reuters

  • Pilot who fell asleep at controls was allowed to continue his shift – Source: Australian

  • Boeing Facing Class-Action Lawsuit Following 737 Max Crashes – Source: WarriorTrading

  • 737 Max pilot sues Boeing for career damage, ‘severe emotional and mental stress’ – Source: CNN

Business Aviation

  • Italian government throws Piaggio Aerospace €700m lifeline – Source: FlightGlobal

  • Google’s immense power threatens the open Internet – Source: WaPo

  • Eurowings to drop long-haul flights, adjust operations – Source: IFN

  • Network Rail bosses told to fly to meetings because trains too expensive – Source: iNews

  • Asian Airline Will Start Testing Drones Capable of Hauling Tons of Cargo – Source: Bloomberg

  • Brazilian hacker discovers the security gap in the LATAM wireless entertainment system – Source: Shifla

Airports

  • Drones disrupt flights at Singapore airport for second time in a week – Source: Reuters

Defense

  • Despite massive shows of air power, nearly 40 percent of Marine Ospreys are not mission capable – Source: MarineCorpsTimes

  • Lockheed Martin provides AGM-183A hypersonic flight test details  – Source: DefenseBlog

Social Media of the Day

  • Freebird hit by the gate at Brussels Airport – Source: Twitter

  • U.S. Navy Buys Blue Angels A Surplus Royal Air Force C-130J To Replace Fat Albert – Source: TheDrive

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