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November 16, 2006, 10:24 AM

Turbomeca will power the 322 twin-engine UH-145 helicopters the U.S. Army has ordered from EADS North America. In total, 644 Arriel 1E2s will be delivered over the next eight years. The 738-shp engine is the same as that of the Eurocopter EC 145, of which the UH-145 is a derivative.

November 16, 2006, 10:23 AM

Eclipse Aviation said it will not make its anticipated “late June” certification of the Eclipse 500 very light twinjet, citing supplier issues.

November 16, 2006, 10:22 AM

Mark Ronald, president and CEO of BAE Systems Inc. and chief operating officer for BAE Systems plc, will be presented with the John Curtis Sword at the Farnborough International reception in London this evening.

November 16, 2006, 10:19 AM

Saab Aerostructures (Chalet C24-26) has signed a contract with Airbus to develop and produce cheaper ailerons for the A320 family. An improved design will shorten the manufacturing process, ultimately reducing costs.

November 16, 2006, 10:18 AM

The NTSB has started investigating two fatal accidents that occurred over the weekend–one involving a Mitsubishi MU-2 and the other a Pilatus PC-12–and a serious crash of a Citation 560.

November 16, 2006, 10:16 AM

New airliners being delivered in the next 20 years will continue to grow in both unit numbers and average aircraft size, according to Boeing. New market predictions from the U.S.

November 16, 2006, 10:11 AM

Viking Air (Hall 4 Stand C16C) is an experienced aerospace manufacturer that has specialized in de Havilland Canada (DHC) products for over 30 years.

November 16, 2006, 9:26 AM

Thirty-five years of A300/A310 manufacturing will come to an end next July, when Airbus hands over the last A300-600 on order.

November 16, 2006, 9:24 AM

The receipt of a license to manufacture components may not always seem like a big deal, but for John Uczekaj, president and COO of the Nordam Group, his company’s recently obtained license to manufacture and repair bonded and structural components for the 1,400-strong worldwide fleet of Lockheed

November 16, 2006, 9:08 AM

Canada’s new Sea King helicopter deck-landing simulator is a video gamer’s dream. Instead of a conventional cockpit with real switches and gauges, the device features a virtual-reality helmet the pilot wears. The only components that are real are the seat, cyclic and collective and pedals.