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June 19, 2007, 11:21 PM

Be sure to glance left the next time you step aboard an American Airlines Boeing 757 or 767.

June 19, 2007, 10:57 PM

Helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft has tapped Honeywell to develop synthetic-vision technology for Black Hawk pilots landing in brownout conditions. The $6.9 million contract is part of the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA) so-called Sandblaster program.

June 19, 2007, 10:54 PM

L-3 Communications said here at the show Monday that it would produce an electronic flight bag (EFB) portable cockpit computer, adding yet another player to a market already flush with competitors.

June 19, 2007, 10:52 PM

EMS Satcom’s eNfusion SwiftBroadband communications system has been subject to more than 300 hours of trials aboard two Boeing Business Jets, and Rockwell Collins has selected the vendor to develop a satcom system for the Boeing 747-8.

June 19, 2007, 10:51 PM

Desperately keen to present a positive image here at Le Bourget following the past two years’ industrial troubles, Airbus is working to ensure the support of production-line workers for its proposals to rationalize the business.

June 19, 2007, 10:47 PM

GE Aviation’s Systems division expects to complete testing the interface units for the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey some time in the next few weeks, after which the units will be flight tested on the vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft.

June 19, 2007, 10:44 PM

Hawker Beechcraft has signed a multi-year contract with Satyam Computer Services, India’s fourth-largest software exporter, to provide design and other services.

June 19, 2007, 10:42 PM

Seattle, Washington-based Aviation Partners Boeing is racking up sales of its efficiency-enhancing Blended Winglets, with new orders from Air China and Shenzhen Airlines for a total of 50 shipsets and from Austrian Airlines for six 767-300ER, the first such application in Europe.

June 19, 2007, 10:40 PM
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Bombardier Aerospace is showing its CRJ900 NextGen regional-jet here in 76-seat guise and the uniform of Northwest Airlines subsidiary Mesaba Airlines less than two weeks after a sister machine was unveiled in Washington, D.C.

June 19, 2007, 10:25 PM

The number of unmanned air vehicles in our skies is growing fast, but there are many regulatory and doctrinal issues to resolve, before UAVs and their ground and underwater-based cousins will operate routinely. 

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