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October 2, 2015, 7:51 PM

Preliminary Standards Released for Large Unmanned Aircraft

Standards organization RTCA publishes 'interim' standards for unmanned aircraft detect-and-avoid and command and control functions.

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Jul 21, 2009 - 6:31 AM
The first Antonov An-148 <link news/single-news-page/article/new-regional-airplanes/ _blank>built by Russia’s Voronezh Aircraft Plant (VASO)</link>, regist
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Boeing announced today that it has assembled the major sections of the first 747-8 Freighter this week, as mechanics at the factory in Everett, Wash., load
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Panama’s Copa Airlines has placed an estimated $1 billion firm order for 13 Boeing 737-800s, in a deal consisting of a mixture of option conversions and ne
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Investigative journalism organization ProPublica filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request in December, asking the FAA to release the list of reque
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Workers at Bombardier’s de Havilland plant in north Toronto ratified a new three-year labor contract yesterday, averting a strike that stood to affect 2,75
Jun 29, 2009 - 8:38 AM
In its latest forecast, Bombardier expects total deliveries of 11,500 business jets worth $256 billion between this year and 2018.