Commercial Aviation

  • GE’s Catalyst engine wins award for 3-D design – Source: GE
  • Sukhoi plans to establish technical support center for its civil aircraft (Super Jet SSJ100) in Saudi Arabia – Source: Saudi Projects
  • ’s Washington, D.C., influence network tested in MAX Source: SeattleTimes
  • How a 50-year-old design came back to haunt Boeing with its troubled 737 Max jet – Source: LATimes
  • Safety at center of Boeing lawsuit; worker, company disagree over who’s at fault – Source: Post&Courier

Business Aviation

  • Swiss officials silent on jet flight to Venezuela – Source: SwissInfo

Airlines

  • U.S. airlines visit Boeing as FAA awaits 737 MAX upgrades – Source: Reuters
  • Ethiopian Airlines Had a Max 8 Simulator, but Pilot on Doomed Flight Didn’t Receive Training On It – Source: NYT
  • Southwest’s Hawaii “Sharks” — Healthy Competition Or Bad Sportsmanship? – Source: OneMileAtATime
  • Ethiopian Airlines defends its Boeing planes after deadly crash – Source: Reuters

Defense

  • to purchase MC-55A ‘Peregrine’ electronic warfare aircraft – Source: UKDefence

Social Media of the Day

  • Helicopter video from the evacuation of 1,300 passengers from the Viking Sky cruise ship off the coast of Norway – Source: Twitter
  •  Parody: Boeing 737 Max 8 safety demonstration – TheDailyShow
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