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June 23, 2011 - 3:35am
David Donald

Sagem, part of the Safran Group, is launching a new aviation services offering known as Cassiopée. This is a modular service, covering flight safety and risk management, maintenance performance, flight operations, airline organization and operating cost savings.

June 23, 2011 - 3:30am
Paul Lowe

Ethics in the global aerospace industry is one of many topics that CEOs from the U.S. and Europe are addressing at meetings here this week, according to U.S. Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) president and CEO Marion Blakey.

June 23, 2011 - 3:30am
Julian Moxon

Romania has ordered Raytheon mode-S monopulse secondary surveillance radars for three of its airports as part of its upgrade to comply with European Union requirements for air traffic management. The U.S.

June 23, 2011 - 3:20am
Ian Sheppard

Bauhaus Luftfahrt created a model of a concept airliner to highlight ecofriendly aircraft of the future, as well as the recent establishment of the Aviation Initiative for Renewable Energy in Germany (Aireg).

June 23, 2011 - 3:17am
Ian Sheppard

ATR has revealed another of its previously undisclosed customers–Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC). Yesterday at the Paris Air Show the Danish lessor and aircraft trading company placed a firm order, valued at $450 million, for 10 ATR 72-600s, with 10 options for more. 

June 23, 2011 - 3:17am
Chris Pocock

Raytheon revealed a hyperspectral sensor, which has been adapted to the MQ-1 Predator UAV, at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday. The airborne cueing and exploitation system hyperspectral (Aces HY) is believed to be the first such sensor to enter series production for a tactical airborne platform.

June 23, 2011 - 3:15am
Kirby J. Harrison

Aero Sekur (Hall 2B F156) announced here it has won a “significant first order” to supply an inflatable maintenance enclosure and climatic controller to Northrop Grumman for field repairs to Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II. A climatic controller sourced by AeroSekur will be integrated into the enclosure.

June 23, 2011 - 3:15am
Gregory Polek

Boeing will help provide customer support for the Mitsubishi Regional Jet under the terms of a 10-year contract announced yesterday. Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO Jim Albaugh joined Mitsubishi Aircraft president Hideo Egawa to launch the partnership, under which Boeing Commercial Aviation Services will help with spare parts provisioning, service operations and field services for the MRJ.

June 23, 2011 - 3:10am
David Donald

Sikorsky and General Electric have signed a teaming agreement under which GE Aviation will provide CT7-8 engines for Sikorsky’s S-97 Raider prototype development program. The Raider is a high-speed, high-agility next-generation helicopter drawing on the company’s X2 technology, and which is aimed at providing an armed aerial scout for the U.S. Army, among other applications.

June 23, 2011 - 3:10am
Julian Moxon

The Moroccan aerospace industry has made significant strides in recent years to position itself as a lower cost base than nearby Europe. But this could be undermined if mounting political unrest in the north African country boils over into violence.

 
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