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Target applications for the ‘Drop n’ Drone’ are special military missions, and relief efforts.
New joint venture involves fuel systems for GE commercial aircraft engine lines.
UK airshow is already 44 percent sold–a 20-percent increase over the same period in the previous show cycle.
New composite propellers will improve the performance of King Airs.
Repeated exposure to the vibrations experienced in helicopters brings health and safety risks.
The new flotation system is for AgustaWestland A139, AW169 and AW189 helicopters.
Alcoa is investing in new hot isostatic pressing equipment.
Deliveries of the 737 MAX, 787-10 and 777X are scheduled to begin in 2017, 2018 and 2020, respectively.
Company already has its first order and a pre-series batch of the aircraft is under construction.
Operator praises safety, reliability of S-92 optional system