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  • Boeing product development is showing its first signs of a thaw, but an all-new aircraft program to take on Airbus’s A321XLR has little clear definition.
  • Comac has finally begun the last long leg to certifying the C919. The jet is headed to Canada later this year for evaluations. The follow-on CR929 long-range twin-aisle creeping along, but remains under the dark shadow of geopolitical tensions with the U.S.
  • If you really want to understand the evolution of aircraft and airline marketing, The Airchive — aviation’s virtual museum — is a valuable historical resource.
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Jon Ostrower is Editor-in-chief of The Air Current. Prior to launching TAC in June 2018, Ostrower served as Aviation Editor for CNN Worldwide, guiding the network's global coverage of the business and operations of flying. Ostrower joined CNN in 2016 following four and half years at the Wall Street Journal. Based first in Chicago and then in Washington, D.C. he covered Boeing, aviation safety and the business of global aerospace. Before that, Ostrower was editor of the award-winning FlightBlogger for Flightglobal and Flight International Magazine covering the development of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and other new aircraft programs from 2007 to 2012. Ostrower, a Boston native, graduated from The George Washington University's School of Media and Public Affairs with a bachelor's degree in Political Communication. He is based in Seattle.

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