Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “NASA To Announce Awards For Commercial Crew Development” plus 19 more

Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “NASA To Announce Awards For Commercial Crew Development” plus 19 more

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NASA To Announce Awards For Commercial Crew Development

Posted: 18 Apr 2011 10:00 AM PDT

WASHINGTON — NASA will host a media teleconference at 4:30 p.m. EDT on Monday, April 18, to announce awards for the second round of the Commercial Crew Development (CCDev2) effort. These awards are…

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Boeing Celebrates Opening of New Factory in China

Posted: 18 Apr 2011 09:58 AM PDT

TIANJIN, April 18, 2011 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Aviation Industries Corporation of China (AVIC) today celebrated the opening of a new factory that doubles the footprint of their joint venture,…

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NASA Device Inducted Into Space Technology Hall Of Fame

Posted: 18 Apr 2011 09:56 AM PDT

HOUSTON — A rotating device developed by NASA inventors to grow better living tissue specimens was inducted into the Space Technology Hall of Fame Thursday, April 14. The Space Foundation honored…

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Boeing to Promote Innovative Solutions at Army Aviation Exposition

Posted: 18 Apr 2011 09:54 AM PDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 2011 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] will showcase a wide array of aviation, training, support and technology solutions at the 2011 Army Aviation Association of America …

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NASA Releases Status On Open Government Initiatives

Posted: 18 Apr 2011 09:51 AM PDT

WASHINGTON — On the one year anniversary of NASA’s Open Government Initiative, the agency is releasing a detailed assessment on the status of its projects to increase transparency and accountability…

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Shuttle Workers Get Layoff Notice

Posted: 18 Apr 2011 09:48 AM PDT

By Irene Klotz . KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — NASA’s prime space shuttle contractor, United Space Alliance, told employees April 15 that half of them will…

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Aegis Completes Successful Intercept Test

Posted: 18 Apr 2011 09:46 AM PDT

By Michael Fabey . Lockheed Martin’s Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system successfully tracked and engaged an intermediate-range ballistic missile…

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FAA Tightens Controller Scheduling Rules

Posted: 18 Apr 2011 09:44 AM PDT

By Adrian Schofield adrian_schofield@aviationweek.com . The FAA is introducing new scheduling rules for air traffic controllers as the latest step in its…

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Government Reviews Cirrus Acquisition

Posted: 18 Apr 2011 09:42 AM PDT

By William Garvey william_garvey@aviationweek.com . The management at Cirrus Aircraft is awaiting word from the U.S. government regarding clearance to…

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China Great Wall Confounded By SpaceX Prices

Posted: 18 Apr 2011 09:40 AM PDT

By Frank Morring, Jr. . COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — China’s space industry remains hopeful it can do business with the U.S., despite a renewed chill in …

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Boeing Offering Rapid-Scan Inventory Tool

Posted: 18 Apr 2011 09:38 AM PDT

By Michael Mecham . Boeing is teaming with Fujitsu to create a maintenance inventory and verification tool designed to enable airline ground crews to check…

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Air Lease IPO Could Pave Way For ILFC

Posted: 18 Apr 2011 09:35 AM PDT

American International Group says no one is willing to pay what its aircraft leasing business, ILFC, is worth, but a successful IPO by a new competitor created by ILFC co-founder Steven Udvar-Hazy…

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Sukhoi To Deliver Long-Delayed Superjet

Posted: 18 Apr 2011 09:34 AM PDT

Russia’s state-owned plane maker Sukhoi will deliver its first Superjet regional airliner to Armenian airline Armavia on Tuesday, bringing to an end a more than two-year wait … Photo: Marina…

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FAA Issues New Rules To Keep Controllers Awake

Posted: 18 Apr 2011 09:31 AM PDT

The US Federal Aviation Administration on Sunday issued new work rules aimed at preventing air traffic controllers from falling asleep on the job during overnight hours …

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Aeroflot CEO ‘Studying’ Airbus A320neo

Posted: 18 Apr 2011 09:30 AM PDT

Aeroflot is studying the possibility of ordering Airbus’s revamped and more efficient airliner, the A320neo, the Russian flagship airline’s chief executive said in an interview …

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Avianca-TACA Issues $277.6 Mln In Shares

Posted: 18 Apr 2011 09:28 AM PDT

Latin American airline Avianca-TACA said it had placed USD$277.6 million in preferential shares that will be used to fund its expansion plan and the renovation of its fleet …

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Another Air Controller Sleeps, Scheduling To Change

Posted: 18 Apr 2011 09:26 AM PDT

US aviation regulators, investigating unsettling disclosures of sleeping air traffic controllers, will ban scheduling practices most likely to result in drowsiness at work …

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Many Americans To Use Tax Refund For Travel

Posted: 18 Apr 2011 09:24 AM PDT

With the deadline for filing individual US tax returns nearing next week, Americans are planning how they will spend their refunds and more than half plan to use at least some of the money on…

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Singapore Air Load Factor Falls In March

Posted: 18 Apr 2011 09:23 AM PDT

Singapore Airlines filled 67.3 percent of the space available on its planes for passengers and cargo in March, up from February but down from the same period a year ago … Photo: Terence…

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Air Canada Pilots Cancel Vote On Tentative Deal

Posted: 18 Apr 2011 09:21 AM PDT

Air Canada’s main pilots’ union has cancelled a vote set to begin on Friday on a tentative agreement with the country’s largest airline, after parts of the proposed deal proved “controversial” to…

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