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November 15, 2006, 5:47 AM

Turbomeca is ready to launch new variants of its helicopter engines. The French manufacturer (Hall 4 Stand B12) is working on technology demonstrators that can be the basis for a preliminary powerplant.

November 15, 2006, 5:38 AM

On March 13 Aero Vodochody engineers finished work on their 100th Sikorsky S-76C helicopter fuselage.

November 15, 2006, 5:37 AM

Record numbers of orders last year indicated a short supply of available aircraft as the world’s airlines began to recover from the global recession of the early 2000s.

November 15, 2006, 5:26 AM

Now that the first Airbus aircraft built in the 1970s are reaching the end of their useful lives, for the first time in its history the company must consider a disposal strategy. Of course, salvage companies can do the job of tearing apart an airplane for recycling.

November 15, 2006, 5:19 AM

A pair of six-foot-tall appendages sprouting from the wingtips of an A320 immediately caught the attention of plane spotters scanning the ramp outside Airbus’ Toulouse headquarters last month.

November 15, 2006, 5:09 AM

AgustaWestland has recently opened its new “A. Marchetti” Training Academy in Sesto Calende, Italy, to provide customers with a range of commercial and military helicopter training services, particularly for the A119, A109, Grand and AW139 helicopters.

November 15, 2006, 4:58 AM

For member companies of Aerospace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD) as a whole, 2005 was a remarkably good year, with revenues of €113 billion ($141 billion).

November 15, 2006, 4:34 AM

Boston Hanscom Field may yet get a third FBO to compete against Jet Aviation and Signature Flight Support.

November 15, 2006, 4:32 AM

The City of Chicago settled FAA enforcement action that arose after it bulldozed Meigs Field’s runway on March 30, 2003. The city agreed to pay $33,000, assessed for failure to provide advance notice of changes to the airport, although under terms of the settlement the city admits no violation.

November 15, 2006, 4:26 AM

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