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June 20, 2007, 11:09 AM

Kuwait Airways has renewed a time-and-material engine maintenance contract with Snecma Services covering the CFM56-5C engines on its Airbus A340s.

June 20, 2007, 11:07 AM

Rolls-Royce’s U.S. branch has acquired the exclusive rights to use a new heat-resistant turbine blade coating invented by Iowa State University.

June 20, 2007, 11:04 AM

Alcan and Airbus have signed a long-term agreement covering the supply of high-performance aluminum products for the entire range of Airbus aircraft, including the A380 and new A350XWB.

June 20, 2007, 11:02 AM

Athena Technologies (Hall 6, Stand B1/C1), a maker of flight controls for unmanned aerial vehicles, successfully demonstrated a “damage tolerant” automatic control system and autonomous landing capabilities on a scale model of an Boeing F/A-18 powered by a turbojet engine, the company announced.

June 20, 2007, 11:00 AM

One way to improve the airline industry’s perceived environmental impact is for carriers to shout louder.  Ironically, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) calls for operators to make more noise comes as airlines claim to have reduced sound levels by 75 percent in the past 40 years.

June 20, 2007, 10:58 AM

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control has just completed the demonstration of a new piloting aid known as Pathfinder.

June 20, 2007, 10:55 AM

Two of Europe’s manned combat air vehicle programs have taken significant strides in recent times. The Neuron UCAV technical demonstrator is being built by a Dassault-led team with partners in Sweden, Italy, Greece, Switzerland and Spain.

June 20, 2007, 10:52 AM

It seems inconceivable that next November’s Dubai Airshow, the tenth in a series that began modestly in 1989, will be the last at the new site inaugurated just 10 years ago.

June 20, 2007, 10:48 AM

Sikorsky announced Tuesday that the kingdom of Bahrain had signed a letter of acceptance for nine  Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters, the first export sale for the variant. Handled through foreign military sales channels, the acquisition is costing $204 million.

June 20, 2007, 10:47 AM

Irvine, California-based Eaton Aerospace (Hall 3, Stand D5) admits to still being on the acquisition trail despite having doubled its revenues to $1.6 billion (2007 estimated) since its last visit to Le Bourget.

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