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December 15, 2006, 1:00 PM

Goodyear Tire and Rubber grabbed some traction in the aviation tire business with a series of contracts signed just before this year’s show. Most recently, it chose its second aviation tire evaluation center, the 43 Air School in Port Alfred, South Africa.

December 15, 2006, 12:59 PM

“In today’s combat environment, the name of the game in dropping air-to-ground munitions is how to double the distance from the target from which we can drop the weapon itself–the release range–but still not experience any decrease in accuracy,” said Lockheed Martin’s John Schoeppner.  “We have a

December 15, 2006, 12:56 PM

BAE Systems today issued an upbeat description of progress with the previously troubled upgrade of the Nimrod MRA.4 maritime patrol plane for the UK Royal Air Force (RAF). Two development aircraft have now logged 70 hours on 30 test flights, and RAF aircrew have flown in every position onboard.

December 15, 2006, 12:53 PM

TEAC Aerospace Technologies of Montebello, California (Hall 3 Booth D13g) is announcing here in Paris its receipt of a multiyear contract from General Dynamics UK for its solid-state, digital MDR-80 mission data recorders for more than 240 Eurofighter Typhoons.

December 15, 2006, 12:48 PM

The largest member of Embraer’s E-Jet line of single-aisle airplanes is making its international airshow debut here in Paris, only a week after the Brazilian airframe builder landed a launch order for 14 from the UK’s FlyBE.

December 15, 2006, 12:47 PM

In an effort to better serve customers and streamline its operations, Honeywell’s aerospace division is planning a major restructuring that will involve the creation of three new business segments and an unknown number of job cuts.

December 15, 2006, 12:43 PM

Air France Industries (AFI) and Lufthansa Technik (LHT) are joining forces in Airbus A380 component support, the two companies announced at Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport on Friday.

December 15, 2006, 12:37 PM

Honeywell’s airline support and aftermarket business gained more momentum here Sunday when the Phoenix, Arizona-based company landed a deal to supply Air New Zealand with wheels and brakes for its entire fleet of Boeing 747-400s.

December 15, 2006, 12:35 PM

Boeing has signed the first firm contract with Chinese suppliers to build parts for the new 787 Dreamliner.

December 15, 2006, 12:34 PM

An extended brake service life of up to 40 percent is offered to ATR 72 operators as a result of close collaboration between Dunlop Aerospace Braking Systems (DABS) and Avions de Transport Regional in Toulouse.