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November 27, 2006, 5:03 AM

Martinair has become the first European airline to sign up for Pratt & Whitney’s innovative EcoPower engine washing system.

November 27, 2006, 5:02 AM

Singapore Technologies Aerospace subsidiary STA Systems is to provide Hamilton Sundstrand spares to Airbus A300/A310 and A320, Boeing 737, 747, 757, 767, 777, DC-9, DC10 and MD-11, and Fokker 50 operators under a five-year deal that includes maintenance support.

November 27, 2006, 5:01 AM

PZL-Swidnik’s W-3A Sokol helicopter received its type certificate from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) last month. The company initiated the procedure, it said, because several European operators are using the 14,000-pound mtow, twin-engine helicopter for firefighting.

November 27, 2006, 5:01 AM

Nordam is to obtain Middle River Aircraft Systems’s General Electric CF6 thrust-reverser maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) business. It also is to be appointed exclusive authorized provider for original equipment manufacturer MRO services.

November 27, 2006, 5:00 AM

Boeing subsidiary Alteon Training has extended its agreement with Thales UK with a $30 million deal to buy three more Boeing 787 training suites, comprising full-flight simulators (FFSs), flat-panel trainers and related desktop equipment.

November 27, 2006, 4:57 AM

Lufthansa Technik has won contracts worth more than $100 million to provide total component support (TCS) and total engine support (TES) for the six Boeing 747-400ER freighters due to be delivered to Chinese start-up Jade Cargo International through January 2008.

November 27, 2006, 4:56 AM

Rolls-Royce has released its 20-year forecast for the aero-engine business with predictions of up to $600 billion-worth of sales during the period.

November 27, 2006, 4:52 AM

Dassault’s plans for a supersonic business jet are still pretty much alive. The French manufacturer is leading a European research project called Hisac, which stands for hi-speed aircraft. Three families are being studied.

November 27, 2006, 4:50 AM

Sales have been brisk for regional turboprop aircraft manufacturer Avions de Transport Regional, which is here at Farnborough International exhibiting an ATR 42-500 in the livery of Air Madagascar on the static display.

November 27, 2006, 4:48 AM

Vector Flying Training Services, a joint company founded by Bombardier, KBR and URS to compete for a UK military training contract, has named Sir Malcolm Pledger as its new chairman.