Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “NASA Sets News Conference With Shuttle And Space Station Crews” plus 23 more

Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “NASA Sets News Conference With Shuttle And Space Station Crews” plus 23 more

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NASA Sets News Conference With Shuttle And Space Station Crews

Posted: 25 May 2011 09:20 AM PDT

HOUSTON — The nine crew members aboard space shuttle Endeavour and the International Space Station will hold a news conference starting at 4:42 a.m. CDT on Thursday, May 26. Reporters may ask…

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Boeing Delivers American Airlines First 737-800 with Boeing Sky Interior

Posted: 25 May 2011 09:17 AM PDT

SEATTLE, May 2011 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] delivered to American Airlines yesterday its first Next-Generation 737-800 featuring the all-new Boeing Sky Interior (BSI). The new aircraft marks a major…

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STS-134 Space Shuttle Mission Audio And Video Available Online

Posted: 25 May 2011 09:14 AM PDT

WASHINGTON — NASA has broadcast-quality audio and video clips from the ongoing STS-134 space shuttle and other missions available online through the Internet Archive website. The agency’s Johnson…

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Annual meeting of shareholders of Bombardier Inc. – First quarter financial results conference call

Posted: 25 May 2011 09:12 AM PDT

Bombardier Inc.’s annual meeting of shareholders will be held Wednesday, June 1, 2011, at 9:30 a.m., at: Centre Mont-Royal Auditorium (Symposia Theatre) – Level 1 2200…

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The game-changing A380 comes to Korean Air

Posted: 25 May 2011 09:06 AM PDT

Airbus’ A380 will soon be in service with Korean Air as its sixth international operator, further expanding a global route network that every day is underscoring this aircraft’s undisputed role as…

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NASA News: NASA Concludes Attempts To Contact Mars Rover Spirit

Posted: 25 May 2011 09:04 AM PDT

WASHINGTON — NASA is ending attempts to regain contact with the long-lived Mars Exploration Rover Spirit, which last communicated on March 22, 2010. A transmission that will end on Wednesday, May…

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Avionics Free Webinar: Global Partnerships in Avionics Development Engineering

Posted: 25 May 2011 08:58 AM PDT

Global Partnerships in Avionics Development Engineering Hear from these speakers (and ask them your own questions in this…

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Boeing 787 Poised For ETOPS Tests

Posted: 25 May 2011 08:56 AM PDT

By Guy Norris guy_norris@aviationweek.com . LOS ANGELES . Boeing says the Rolls-Royce-powered 787 is 96% through its test program and will start the final…

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Mars Science Lab Seems OK After Mishap

Posted: 25 May 2011 08:54 AM PDT

By Frank Morring, Jr. morring@aviationweek.com . WASHINGTON . NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) mission apparently ducked a considerable delay when a…

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Airbus Plans Higher Max Takeoff Weight For A380

Posted: 25 May 2011 08:52 AM PDT

By Robert Wall . Airbus has finalized an A380 design package available to airlines allowing them to fly the aircraft farther or with more payload. …

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F-35 Delay Would Mean Higher Dutch F-16 Costs

Posted: 25 May 2011 08:51 AM PDT

By Robert Wall . LONDON — A delay in fielding Dutch F-35 Joint Strike Fighters would drive up costs to keep the country’s F-16 fleet flying. …

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Rand Sees Grand Challenges for Research

Posted: 25 May 2011 08:49 AM PDT

By Graham Warwick graham_warwick@aviationweek.com . WASHINGTON . Grand challenges addressing broad goals such as reducing travel time or increasing aviation…

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Orion Will Slow Down For Heavy-lift Launcher

Posted: 25 May 2011 08:47 AM PDT

By Frank Morring, Jr. . NASA will continue its contract with Lockheed Martin for development of the George W. Bush-era Orion crew exploration …

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Aircraft Painting Facilities Multiply And Expand

Posted: 25 May 2011 08:45 AM PDT

By Elyse Moody . Appearance is not everything, but airlines know well that it is a major component of the passenger experience. And the exterior of an…

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Iceland Eruption Ending, German Airports To Reopen

Posted: 25 May 2011 08:42 AM PDT

Iceland’s volcanic eruption has died down and is no longer spewing out ash, officials said on Wednesday and airlines began to get back to normal after cancelling about 1,000 flights in northern…

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El Al Q1 Figures Hit By Jet Fuel Costs

Posted: 25 May 2011 08:40 AM PDT

El Al Israel Airlines said on Wednesday its first-quarter net loss widened due to higher jet fuel expenses and increased competition from foreign carriers …

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Hogg Robinson Profit Up On Higher Travel Spend

Posted: 25 May 2011 08:39 AM PDT

British corporate travel firm Hogg Robinson posted a 16 percent rise in full-year underlying pre-tax profit, as UK businesses spent more money on client travel, and said it expected further…

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Lufthansa Says Ash To Affect 150 Flights

Posted: 25 May 2011 08:38 AM PDT

Flight cancellations due to a looming cloud of volcanic ash at airports in Hamburg, Bremen and Berlin are expected to affect around 150 Lufthansa flights on Wednesday, a spokesman for the airline…

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Singapore Air To Set Up Budget Long-Haul Carrier

Posted: 25 May 2011 08:36 AM PDT

Singapore Airlines said on Wednesday it will set up a low-fare airline operating wide-body aircraft on medium and long-haul routes within the next 12 months …

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British Airways Pilot Jailed For Manslaughter

Posted: 25 May 2011 08:34 AM PDT

A British Airways pilot who beat his wife to death with a claw hammer was found not guilty of her murder …

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Boeing May Re-Engine 737 If No Redesign

Posted: 25 May 2011 08:32 AM PDT

Boeing will “retain the ability” to re-engine the current model of its 737 narrow body jet should the company be unable to produce a completely redesigned version, chief executive Jim McNerney said…

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Airbus Sees Order Surge In Coming Weeks

Posted: 25 May 2011 08:30 AM PDT

Airbus hinted at hundreds of aircraft orders in coming weeks as it gave an upbeat forecast for the Paris Air Show being held next month …

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Ted Stevens Plane Crash Pilot ‘Unresponsive’

Posted: 25 May 2011 08:27 AM PDT

The probable cause of the plane crash that killed former US Senator Ted Stevens and four others last summer was “temporary unresponsiveness” by the pilot, federal safety investigators said in a…

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US Body Scanner Tests Find Radiation OK

Posted: 25 May 2011 08:26 AM PDT

New tests of full-body scanners deployed at airports found that the radiation they emit was within acceptable levels, the US Transportation Security Administration said on Tuesday after previous…

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