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November 30, 2006, 12:12 PM

Briefings to the eight international partners in the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program on what role their industries can play in the massive F-35 production effort will begin next month. Some intensive negotiations will follow, including the vexed issue of U.S.

November 30, 2006, 12:09 PM

Australia is mulling the acquisition of four Boeing C-17s, but will probably have to make its mind up by the end of June. Unless the U.S. Congress modifies the Pentagon’s fiscal 2007 budget by funding additional production for the U.S.

November 30, 2006, 12:07 PM

BVR Systems is to acquire Blue Ridge Simulation, a leading U.S. supplier of high-performance radar simulators for America’s Department of Defense.

November 30, 2006, 12:06 PM

Cessna sold three Citation business jets here at Asian Aerospace yesterday.

First, Japan Aerospace Corp. (JAC) inked a deal to buy its second CJ2+. Then Taneja Aerospace and Aviation of Bangalore, India, bought a CJ2+ and an XLS.

November 30, 2006, 12:04 PM

The mushrooming airlines in India and China were largely responsible for last year’s record levels of airliner orders, and the still-embryonic market for private jet transports in those countries may be about to follow the same growth pattern, Lufthansa Technik executive chairman August Wilhelm H

November 30, 2006, 11:45 AM

The Boeing F-15SG fighter recently selected by the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) will feature some of the avionics found on the F-15I version already in service with the Israeli Air Force (IAF), combined with the latest U.S. active-array radar and electro-optical targeting technology.

November 30, 2006, 11:40 AM

Singapore’s 15th and final Asian Aerospace show, and the last airshow to be held here at the Changi Exhibition Centre, is living up to the promoters’ predictions of record visitor numbers to match the record 940-plus exhibitors.

November 30, 2006, 11:24 AM

French engine maker Snecma is here at Asian Aerospace 2006 courting prospective partners and applications for its proposed new SM-X engine. The 8,500- to 10,500-pound thrust turbofan is being offered both for new large business jets and regional jetliners in the 40- to 60-seat class.

November 30, 2006, 11:22 AM

Sichuan Snecma Aero-engine Maintenance Co.

November 30, 2006, 11:19 AM

On one thing Boeing and Airbus agree: the Asia/Pacific region will generate enough demand for their products to keep them busy building lots of airplanes over the next two decades.