Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “Boeing to Lease 2nd Oklahoma City Facility” plus 24 more

Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “Boeing to Lease 2nd Oklahoma City Facility” plus 24 more

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Boeing to Lease 2nd Oklahoma City Facility

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 08:56 AM PDT

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 18, 2011 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] today announced the beginning of construction of a second facility the company will lease in Oklahoma City. The new structure is…

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NASA Administrator Participates In Ceremony Honoring Astronaut Ron McNair

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 09:14 AM PDT

WASHINGTON — NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will travel to his home state of South Carolina Monday, March 21, to participate in the dedication of the Dr. Ronald E. McNair Life History Center in…

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Boeing Names Marc Allen to Lead Business in China

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 08:54 AM PDT

CHICAGO, March 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) yesterday named Marc Allen president of Boeing China. He will be based in Beijing and report to Shep Hill, president, Boeing…

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NASA Leaders To Mentor New York Students On March 22

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 08:51 AM PDT

WASHINGTON — NASA is hosting a March 22 forum in New York City to share the excitement of space exploration and encourage students – especially girls – to pursue careers in science, technology,…

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Bombardier Continues Customer-Driven Approach to Development of CSeries Aircraft

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 08:48 AM PDT

Bombardier Aerospace is continuing to involve CSeries aircraft customers and potential customers in the development of the all-new mainline jet. To facilitate this, Bombardier hosted its most…

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NASA’S MESSENGER Spacecraft Begins Historic Orbit Around Mercury

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 08:45 AM PDT

WASHINGTON — NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft successfully achieved orbit around Mercury at approximately 9 p.m. EDT Thursday. This marks the first time a spacecraft has accomplished this engineering and…

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U.N. Allows No-Fly Zone Over Libya

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 08:40 AM PDT

By Leithen Francis leithen_francis@aviationweek.com . SINGAPORE . The United Nations Security Council has passed a resolution authorizing the use of “all…

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Earthquake Exposes Risks To Supply Chain

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 08:38 AM PDT

By Madhu Unnikrishnan, Leithen Francis . The key aerospace risk that the magnitude 9.0 earthquake on March 11 off the northeastern coast of Japan has…

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F-16 A Surrogate At JSF Training Wing

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 08:36 AM PDT

By Amy Butler . Eglin AFB, Fla., and Washington . Fortune has graced us with time,” says Col. David Hlatky, commander of the 33rd Fighter Wing at Eglin AFB,…

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Airbus Indicted In AF447 Accident

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 08:36 AM PDT

By Robert Wall wall@aviationweek.com . LONDON . Even as the French government gets ready to launch another attempt to find the wreckage of Air France flight…

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New Fokker To Be Powered By BR725 Engines

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 08:32 AM PDT

By Leithen Francis . NG Aircraft, the company behind the new Fokker 70/100NG, is planning to have the aircraft powered by Rolls-Royce BR725s, the same engine…

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Budget Uncertainty Slows FAA Certifications

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 08:30 AM PDT

By Kerry Lynch . The ongoing series of short-term authorization extensions and an uncertain budget have prompted FAA to halt most new certification activity,…

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Tsunami Damages Squadron Of Mitsubishi F-2s

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 08:28 AM PDT

By Leithen Francis leithen_francis@aviationweek.com . SINGAPORE . Japan’s ministry of defense is investigating whether it can repair the 18 Japan Air…

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Iridium Plans To Monitor ADS-B From Space

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 08:26 AM PDT

By Graham Warwick . Washington . Tracking aircraft from space using payloads hosted on Iridium’s planned constellation of 66 next-generation communication …

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Soyuz Crew Lands Safely In Kazakhstan

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 08:23 AM PDT

By Mark Carreau . HOUSTON — Three U.S. and Russian astronauts ended a 159-day mission to the International Space Station early March 16 as their Soyuz…

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Korean Air Delays 787 Deliveries To 2016

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 08:18 AM PDT

Korean Air Lines said it had revised a purchase agreement with Boeing to take delivery of 10 787 Dreamliner aircraft starting from 2016, five years later than previously scheduled …

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HK Approves Fuel Surcharge Increases

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 08:16 AM PDT

Hong Kong has given approval for passenger fuel surcharges levied by Cathay Pacific and two other airlines to be increased by up to 18 percent to partially recover higher operating costs from fuel…

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NZ Settles Cartel Case With BA, Qantas, Cargolux

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 08:14 AM PDT

New Zealand’s competition regulator has settled an air freight cartel case with Australia’s Qantas, British Airways, and Luxembourg-based Cargolux, it said on Friday …

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Chile Regulator To Probe LAN-TAM Merger

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 08:12 AM PDT

A Chilean regulator said on Thursday it would probe the proposed merger of regional airline LAN with Brazil’s TAM, in a setback for a push to create Latin America’s biggest carrier …

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Air France Under Investigation Over Crash

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 08:10 AM PDT

Air France-KLM was placed under investigation on Friday by a French court for involuntary manslaughter over a 2009 crash on a flight between Rio and Paris which killed 228 people, the airline’s…

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Airlines Face “Major Slowdown” – IATA

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 08:07 AM PDT

The nuclear and earthquake crises in Japan will cause the airline industry a “major slowdown” it will not start to recover from until at least the second half of 2011, industry body IATA said on…

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Airbus Under Investigation Over Air France Crash

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 08:05 AM PDT

European plane maker Airbus was placed under investigation on Thursday for the 2009 crash of a flight between Rio de Janeiro and Paris that killed 228 people, Airbus chief executive Thomas Enders…

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Gol Tops Brazil Air Travel Market

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 08:02 AM PDT

Gol topped larger rival TAM as Brazil’s biggest domestic air carrier in February for the first time since at least the start of 2006, as competition in the red-hot market intensifies, government…

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Airline Co-Pilot Charged With Flying Drunk

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 08:00 AM PDT

A commercial airline pilot has been charged with flying drunk while serving as first officer in the cockpit of a United Express flight from Austin, Texas, to Denver in December of 2009…

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Japan Quake Adds To Tough Year For Malaysian

Posted: 18 Mar 2011 07:58 AM PDT

Japan’s earthquake adds to the aviation industry’s challenges for 2011 even though its impact won’t be as severe as last year’s Icelandic volcano eruption, the managing director of Malaysia…

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