Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “The A350 XWB’s first main landing gear set is delivered to Airbus” plus 22 more

Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “The A350 XWB’s first main landing gear set is delivered to Airbus” plus 22 more

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The A350 XWB’s first main landing gear set is delivered to Airbus

Posted: 02 May 2011 09:14 AM PDT

Airbus has received the initial main landing gear set for its A350 XWB, which is to be installed on the next-generation jetliner’s system test rig – along with the first nose landing gear received…

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Shuttle Endeavour launch no earlier than May 8

Posted: 02 May 2011 09:11 AM PDT

CAPE CANAVERAL — NASA managers have determined space shuttle Endeavour will not launch before Sunday, May 8, but will not officially set a new launch date until early this week. After Friday’s…

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NASA Awards Specialized Engineering And Test Services Contracts

Posted: 02 May 2011 09:08 AM PDT

GREENBELT, Md. — NASA has awarded five indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity sole source contracts to Aerospace Corp. of El Segundo, Calif., for specialized engineering, evaluation and…

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Hartzell Propeller Introduces New Scimitar Top Prop™ 3-Bladed Conversion for Beech Baron 55 Twins

Posted: 02 May 2011 09:05 AM PDT

Piqua, Ohio – May 2, 2011. Hartzell Propeller Inc. has received FAA approval of a Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) that covers a new 3-bladed propeller conversion kit for the Beechcraft Baron 55…

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Innotech Appoints Andrew P. Pearce Aircraft Sales Director, UK, Europe and Middle East

Posted: 02 May 2011 09:04 AM PDT

Montreal, QC. – Innotech-Execaire Aviation Group , a division of I.M.P. Group International, has appointed Andrew P. Pearce regional director, aircraft sales for the UK, Europe and the Middle…

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Manned Light Aircraft May Edge Out Some UAVs

Posted: 02 May 2011 09:00 AM PDT

By David A. Fulghum . Unmanned aircraft are useful for countries that can afford them, but many of the world’s air forces, governments and agencies cannot…

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Air France 447 FDR Memory Unit Recovered

Posted: 02 May 2011 08:57 AM PDT

By Jens Flottau jens@flottau.com . FRANKFURT . Investigators into the crash of Air France flight 447 have located and recovered the memory unit of the…

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Three Years For SWA/AirTran Integration

Posted: 02 May 2011 08:54 AM PDT

By Frank Jackman frank_jackman@aviationweek.com, Andrew Compart . andrew_compart@aviationweek.com . WASHINGTON, WASHINGTON . The Southwest Airlines-AirTran…

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Chinese Buildup Upsets Strategic Balance

Posted: 02 May 2011 08:52 AM PDT

By Michael Fabey . Washington . Defense analysts and U.S. Navy brass agree—China’s recent successes in developing an anti-ship ballistic missile and a more …

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Changes Comes to Cessna Sales, Marketing Team

Posted: 02 May 2011 08:46 AM PDT

By Fred George fred_george@aviationweek.com . SAN DIEGO . Tom Aniello, VP marketing for Cessna, is leaving effectively immediately as part of a shake-up of…

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Gulfstream Revenues Flat, GD Chief Says

Posted: 02 May 2011 08:44 AM PDT

By Kerry Lynch . While the investigation continues into the cause of the April 2 crash of a test Gulfstream 650, Gulfstream Aerospace is continuing to move…

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India Sees 100 Seaplanes In Next 10 Years

Posted: 02 May 2011 08:42 AM PDT

By Jay Menon jaymenon68@gmail.com . NEW DELHI . India wants to introduce 100 seaplanes into service in the next 10 years to support tourism and essential…

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Scaled Composites Ramps Up SS2 Test Rate

Posted: 02 May 2011 08:39 AM PDT

By Guy Norris . LOS ANGELES — Scaled Composites marked a dramatic increase in the test rate of Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo (SS2) by completing two glide…

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Boeing Workers Fight For Work On Next 737

Posted: 02 May 2011 08:20 AM PDT

Boeing is months from deciding how to update the next line of its best-selling 737 narrow-body plane, but its Washington-based work force is already preparing a campaign to persuade the company to…

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Deep Sea Search Uncovers Air France Black Box

Posted: 02 May 2011 08:18 AM PDT

Deep-sea search parties have found one of two flight data recorders from an Air France plane that crashed off the coast of Brazil in 2009, investigators said, reviving hopes of understanding what…

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EC Urges Delay In Lifting Liquids Ban

Posted: 02 May 2011 08:15 AM PDT

The European Commission advised European Union member states to defer lifting a ban on carrying liquids on board flights, saying it wanted to avoid potential disruption for passengers…

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Qatar Airways To Take Stake In Cargolux

Posted: 02 May 2011 08:13 AM PDT

Qatar Airways, one of the Arab world’s largest carriers, expects to sign a deal for a 33-percent stake in European all-cargo airline Cargolux in a few weeks, its chief executive said on Monday…

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EADS Boss Sees Aircraft Maker Tie-ups

Posted: 02 May 2011 08:09 AM PDT

Commercial aircraft makers will have to form alliances to share insufficient demand in the sector in the future, the chief executive of European aerospace group EADS said …

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Kenya Airways Boosts Passenger, Cargo Traffic

Posted: 02 May 2011 08:05 AM PDT

Kenya Airways recorded a 13.5 percent rise in passenger volumes in the first quarter of 2011 buoyed by new African routes and an increase in flight frequencies on popular domestic routes…

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AirAsia To Reintroduce Fuel Surcharge

Posted: 02 May 2011 08:03 AM PDT

Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia will reintroduce a fuel surcharge for all domestic and international routes starting May 3, the carrier said on Friday … Photo: Jubei Kibagami

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Morocco Counts Cost Of Bomb At Tourist Hotspot

Posted: 02 May 2011 08:00 AM PDT

Morocco was counting the cost to its vital tourism industry on Friday from an explosion at a busy Marrakesh cafe that killed 15 people in an attack described by the government as a terrorist act…

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Flight Liquid Ban Partly Lifted In EU

Posted: 02 May 2011 07:58 AM PDT

A ban on passengers taking liquids on aircraft will be partly lifted in the European Union from Friday, but up to half of the EU’s 27 member states are expected to ignore the change, citing…

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US FAA Shakes Up ATC Management

Posted: 02 May 2011 07:54 AM PDT

US aviation authorities further shook up air traffic management on Friday following embarrassing incidents involving sleeping controllers and mistakes handling first lady Michelle Obama’s plane…

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