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June 20, 2011 - 9:15pm
Bill Carey

The P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft represents both a present and future market opportunity for Boeing Military Aircraft.

June 20, 2011 - 9:15pm
Gregory Polek

Pratt & Whitney Canada (Hall 4, F218) PT6As will power the first civil aircraft certified on the African continent, the company announced here in Paris. Developed by South Africa’s Aerosud, the two-seat airplane will serve in reconnaissance and surveillance roles.

June 20, 2011 - 9:10pm
Jeff Apter

            Paris Le Bourget Airport is pressing ahead with the second phase of its 20-year modernization and development plan, having had to delay it two years ago in response to the financial crisis. The first phase of the program was completed in 2009, and this improved several key buildings and provided better access.

June 20, 2011 - 9:00pm
Bill Carey

Boeing’s difficulties in outsourcing sections of the 787 Dreamliner are well documented. From that troubling experience, however, an opportunity was born in the U.S. state of Washington, once the undisputed home of Boeing commercial airliner programs.

June 20, 2011 - 8:53pm
Liz Moscrop

Goodrich has been recognized for its role on the 2010 Robert J. Collier Trophy-winning Sikorsky X2 Technology demonstrator team. The company provided the SmartProbe air data systems and engine controls on the record-breaking aircraft.

June 20, 2011 - 8:40pm
Gregory Polek

Cincinnati, Ohio-based Nexcelle (Hall 2A, A232) is exhibiting what it calls an industry- leading integrated propulsion system here in Paris in the form of afunctional scale model demonstrating elements of its next-generation, engine nacelle configuration.

June 20, 2011 - 8:20pm
Chris Pocock

Lockheed Martin has launched a new marketing drive to sell MH-60R/S Seahawk helicopters internationally. Last week it won a $3.2 billion deal to supply 24 MH-60R versions to the Royal Australian Navy.

June 20, 2011 - 8:12pm
Julian Moxon

Aeroconseil (Stand 126, Hall B2), a provider of aeronautical engineering and air transport services, is making its second appearance at Le Bourget. This year it is demonstrating a system for the rapid prototyping of avionics suites, another for optimizing aircraft fuel consumption and its solution for integrating onboard mobile telephones and the Internet.

June 20, 2011 - 8:10pm
Liz Moscrop

French company Aerovision and its sister firm, maintenance provider UniAir, (both Chalet B371) have collaborated to create a specially modified Dassault Falcon 50 designed for aerial photography.

June 20, 2011 - 8:06pm
Gregory Polek

UK-based Beagle Technology Group (Hall 2B Stand G149) has restructured and changed its name from Beagle Aerospace. The new organization now comprises six new Beagle companies: maintenance, repair and overhaul; aerospace; defense, composites; treatments and precision.

Here at the Paris Air Show, Beagle (UK Pavilion) is showcasing its thrust-reverser overhaul capability and several other components for the first time this week.