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June 19, 2007, 11:45 PM

Elbit has chosen the Paris Air Show to unveil its latest unmanned air vehicle design–the Hermes 900. Pitched as a tactical medium-altitude long-endurance vehicle, the yet-to-fly Hermes 900 fits neatly in size between the company’s Hermes 450 and the larger twin-engine Hermes 1500.

June 19, 2007, 11:44 PM

Russian engine designer Klimov has revealed its first all-new helicopter turboshaft since the end of the Soviet era and said the powerplant will be aimed partly at re-engining helicopters powered by the ubiquitous Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6.

June 19, 2007, 11:42 PM

The first Pratt & Whitney (P&W) PW6000-powered A318 aircraft has been delivered to engine-launch customer LAN Airlines, and marked the powerplant’s entry into service on June 18. Based in Santiago, Chile, the operator has ordered 44 engines and taken options on a further 41 units.

June 19, 2007, 11:38 PM

Dubai plans investments totaling $82 billion in aerospace over the next 10 years in support of its aim to become the world’s aviation and logistics hub.

June 19, 2007, 11:36 PM

United Parcel Service will save millions of dollars a year by introducing technology that is designed to provide improved aircraft spacing for arriving aircraft.

June 19, 2007, 11:29 PM

Pilot training specialist CAE here at the show on Tuesday announced the signature of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a joint venture with the Airport Authority of India (AAI). Under the agreement, CAE will be involved in two training centers in the country.

June 19, 2007, 11:28 PM

Mubadala Development Co. PJSC, a strategic investment and development company owned by the government of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Boeing to explore aerospace opportunities.

June 19, 2007, 11:26 PM

Sukhoi has secured its first Western customer for the Superjet 100 regional jet with a $283 million order for 10 firm aircraft from Italian low-cost carrier ItAli Airlines. The deal covers options for a further 10 aircraft.

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.

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