Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “Embraer inker memorandum of understanding with China’s ABC Financial Leasing Co., Ltd.” plus 22 more

Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “Embraer inker memorandum of understanding with China’s ABC Financial Leasing Co., Ltd.” plus 22 more

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Embraer inker memorandum of understanding with China’s ABC Financial Leasing Co., Ltd.

Posted: 24 Mar 2011 08:22 AM PDT

This MoU demonstrates high confidence in Embraer from China’s financial community . São José dos Campos, March 24, 2011 – Embraer and ABC Financial Leasing Co., Ltd., a wholly…

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Boeing and EL AL Complete Contract for Four 737-900ERs

Posted: 24 Mar 2011 08:17 AM PDT

SEATTLE, March 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and EL AL have announced that the Israeli national carrier has completed a contract to order four Next-Generation 737-900ERs (extended range)…

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NASA Administrator Presents Award To Marshall Center For Agency’s Most Effective Small Business Program

Posted: 24 Mar 2011 08:13 AM PDT

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — NASA Administrator Charles Bolden participated in an event Thursday to highlight the contributions of small businesses to the agency’s mission and the national economy at the…

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COMAC and Bombardier Sign Strategic Agreement on Commercial Aircraft

Posted: 24 Mar 2011 08:10 AM PDT

The Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China Ltd (COMAC) and Bombardier Inc. signed today a framework agreement to establish a long-term strategic cooperation on commercial aircraft. This …

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Airbus Military’s first tanker for the UK Royal Air Force displays its refuelling system

Posted: 24 Mar 2011 08:06 AM PDT

The “three-point” refuelling system for the UK Royal Air Force’s Future Strategic Tanker Aircraft (FSTA) has been demonstrated during handling qualities flight testing . Built by Airbus Military,…

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NASA’S Successful “Can Crush” Will Aid Heavy-Lift Rocket Design

Posted: 24 Mar 2011 08:02 AM PDT

WASHINGTON — NASA put the squeeze on a large rocket test section today. Results from this structural strength test at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala., will help future…

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Boeing Launches GoldCare For 737NG

Posted: 24 Mar 2011 07:58 AM PDT

Lee Ann Tegtmeier leeann_tegtmeier@aviationweek.com . Boeing just announced GoldCare services for 737NG operators. GoldCare, the moniker for an aftermarket…

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Avic Engine Unit Seeks Western Workers

Posted: 24 Mar 2011 07:56 AM PDT

By Bradley Perrett . BEIJING — China is dramatically stepping up its efforts to procure Western know-how, with Avic’s commercial engine …

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LaHood Orders Controller Study After DCA Incident

Posted: 24 Mar 2011 07:53 AM PDT

By Adrian Schofield adrian_schofield@aviationweek.com . U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is calling for a study on control tower staffing levels,…

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U.K. Eyes Helo Brownout Alleviation Device

Posted: 24 Mar 2011 07:51 AM PDT

By Robert Wall . LONDON — British industry and the Defense Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) are wrapping up work on a device to aid helicopter pilots…

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RCWS Protects Vehicle Crews

Posted: 24 Mar 2011 07:49 AM PDT

By Andy Nativi . Genoa . Armored vehicles have traditionally been built with large manned turrets or simple ring- or pintle-mounted machine guns, each of …

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GA Safety Outreach Program Launched By FAA

Posted: 24 Mar 2011 07:46 AM PDT

By Staff . Determined to continue driving down the number of general aviation accidents, the Federal Aviation Administration – working with industry…

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Satellite Operators Boost Launch Competition

Posted: 24 Mar 2011 07:40 AM PDT

By Frank Morring, Jr. . Washington . The decision by SES to launch a medium-size geostationary communications satellite on a Space Exploration Technologies…

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Lockheed Martin Opens Orion Simulation Center

Posted: 24 Mar 2011 07:37 AM PDT

By Mark Carreau . HOUSTON — Lockheed Martin unveiled its suburban Denver Space Operations Simulation Center (SOSC) on March 21, a large development,…

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EADS Hopes To Win Work Linked To US Tankers

Posted: 24 Mar 2011 07:32 AM PDT

European aerospace company EADS hopes it can win some work linked to replacing the US Air Force’s tanker planes, a contract its US rival Boeing won last month, the Financial Times reported on…

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US Probes Why Washington ATC Went Silent

Posted: 24 Mar 2011 07:30 AM PDT

US officials said they are looking into why two passenger planes were unable to communicate with the air traffic control tower at Reagan Washington National Airport before landing early on…

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BAA Pledges Heathrow Cash After Damning Report

Posted: 24 Mar 2011 07:27 AM PDT

UK airports operator BAA said it would invest GBP£50 million (USD$81 million) in better preparedness for bad winter weather after a report criticised its response to the snow-induced chaos at…

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UK Freezes Air Tax But Adds Private Jet Use

Posted: 24 Mar 2011 07:25 AM PDT

The UK Chancellor said Air Passenger Duty (APD), paid by passengers for flights abroad, will be frozen for a year but private jet users will have to pay a tax in the same way as those on commercial…

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Boeing Mulls Another 737 Production Increase

Posted: 24 Mar 2011 07:23 AM PDT

Boeing is considering a boost in production of its 737 to 42 planes per month in 2013, beyond its latest target of 38, the company’s chief financial officer said on Wednesday …

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Israel’s El Al Swings To Q4 Profit

Posted: 24 Mar 2011 07:20 AM PDT

Flag carrier El Al Israel Airlines said on Wednesday it moved to a net profit in the fourth quarter, boosted by higher passenger and cargo revenue …

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Air Berlin Strikes USD$1 Bln Sale-And-Lease-Back Deal

Posted: 24 Mar 2011 07:17 AM PDT

Air Berlin agreed to sell new aircraft with total list prices of about USD$1 billion in the latest in a string of deals to cut its debts …

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Qantas To Raise Fares On High Fuel Prices

Posted: 24 Mar 2011 07:15 AM PDT

Australia’s Qantas has raised airfares to offset rising fuel costs that is threatening airline recovery …

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Legacy 650 Jet continues long-range flight demonstrations

Posted: 23 Mar 2011 01:59 PM PDT

Large executive jet completed nonstop flights between São Paulo and Miami . São José dos Campos, March 23, 2011 – Embraer’s Legacy 650 large executive jet recently completed a round trip…

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