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JANUARY 2020 I DESIGN007 MAGAZINE 69 MilAero007 Highlights Lockheed Martin Paints Helicopter for Capt. Kimberly Hampton Memorial E Lockheed Martin completed painting the OH- 58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter that will be a part of the memorial honoring Capt. Kimberly Hampton in Easley, South Carolina. Sikorsky and United Rotorcraft Deliver Three Firehawk Helicopters to CA Firefighters E Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, and United Rotorcraft, a division of Air Methods Corporation, announced deliveries of three new S-70i Firehawk helicopters to Califor- nia fire agencies: one each to the Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD), and the City of San Diego Fire- Rescue Department. Czech Republic Acquires Mixed Fleet of AH-1Z and UH-1Y Helicopters E The Czech Republic becomes the first interna- tional customer to purchase a mixed fleet of H-1 aircraft. The H-1 mixed fleet shares 85% commonality between parts, reducing the logistics, maintenance, and training costs of the AH-1Z and UY-1Y helicopters while offering a lethal combination of integrated weapons systems. Vahana Comes to an End: New Chapter at Airbus Begins E Nearly four years after the Vahana concept was sketched on a napkin, the flagship pro- gram that launched the urban air mobility initiative at Airbus has come to a close. Vahana's key learnings are now providing Air- bus Urban Mobility with invaluable insight on the design of its future urban air vehicle. Defense Speak Interpreted: The Continuing Resolution E The topic of the continuing resolution (CR) has been sneaking past other hot Washington top- ics, such as impeachment, candidate debates, and why the Redskins are so bad. Dennis Fritz provides an update concerning a CR and the 2020 fiscal year. Lockheed Martin Partners With The Common Mission Project to Support Hacking for Defense (H4D) E Lockheed Martin announced a corporate do- nation to The Common Mission Project to support the adoption of innovative solutions that solve critical national security challeng- es through the National Security Innovation Network (NSIN) program Hacking for Defense (H4D), a nationwide academic course. Designing for Complex PCBs E The I-Connect007 editorial team sat down with Freedom CAD's Scott Miller to talk about the industry's demand for more increasingly com- plex PCBs, and the challenges this presents. They also discuss Freedom CAD's in-house training programs, the company's recent book authored by Scott, and why communication is such an important tool in a PCB designer's toolbox. NASA's X-59 Quiet Supersonic Research Aircraft Cleared for Final Assembly E NASA's first large-scale piloted X-plane in more than three decades is cleared for final assembly and integration of its systems following a major project review by senior managers held Thursday at NASA headquar- ters in Washington.

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