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November 16, 2006, 10:28 AM

Canada’s National Research Council, NRC Aerospace (Hall 4 Stand C17a), is gathering detailed wake turbulence data with a specially equipped aircraft. NRC’s CT-133, a former military trainer, has just completed instrument test flights.

November 16, 2006, 10:26 AM

The sole Sport-Jet prototype crashed while taking off from Colorado Springs Airport last Thursday.

November 16, 2006, 10:25 AM

Boeing and FedEx have launched an in-service evaluation of active radio frequency identification (RFID) tags on some airplane parts for a MD-10 freighter. Tests will also identify potential electromagnetic interference.

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

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