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June 18, 2007, 10:56 AM

Rolls-Royce has secured another airline for its growing list of TotalCare maintenance contracts, this time with Thai Airways International in a deal covering its Trent 500 engines that power the carrier’s Airbus A340s. The 10-year agreement works on a dollar-fee-per-flying-hour basis.

June 18, 2007, 10:55 AM

European private equity firm Bridgepoint has acquired Global Design Technologies from Stirling Square Capital Partners in a transaction worth $343 million. GDT makes permanent couplings used to connect hydraulic, fuel, air and other tubing in all types of aircraft.

June 18, 2007, 10:52 AM

U.S.-based TGV Rockets has completed test firings of a 30,000-pound-class throttleable rocket engine that uses JP-8 kerosene fuel. The first phase of testing was conducted over the past two months at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.

June 18, 2007, 10:44 AM

Abu Dhabi Systems Integration, the United Arab Emirates joint venture of Selex Systemi Integrati (a Finmeccanica company), and Abu Dhabi Ship Building have signed a three-year contract worth more than $6.75 million with the UAE air force and air defense (UAE AFAD) to implement the Capability Matu

June 18, 2007, 10:42 AM

Open sharing of data between and among airworthiness authorities was top of the agenda at a Euro-U.S. aviation-safety conference in Prague earlier this month, when

June 18, 2007, 10:37 AM

Some 40 of the 400 companies belonging to Farnborough Aerospace Consortium (FAC), a trade association providing support to 1,200 aerospace- and defense-related companies in southern England, are enjoying “exhibition and marketing opportunities” here at Le Bourget.

June 18, 2007, 10:35 AM

MBDA, the missile manufacturer owned by BAE Systems, EADS and Finmeccanica, has appointed Antoine Bouvier as its new chief executive. He replaces Marwan Lahoud.

June 18, 2007, 10:33 AM

As well as providing the avionics equipment for France’s high-profile Rafale program, Thales is active in the fighter upgrade business. As new-build combat aircraft programs become fewer and further between, so the military aircraft upgrade business has increased dramatically.

June 18, 2007, 10:29 AM

ITT, for many years a key player in the electronic warfare (EW) sector, continues to reinforce its position by continual developments.

June 18, 2007, 10:26 AM

 Aircraft leasing company General Electric Commercial Aviation Services (GECAS) has converted options held on six GE90-110B1L-powered Boeing 777F cargo aircraft, bringing its 777 fleet to 39, of which 15 have been delivered.

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