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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.

June 18, 2007, 10:24 AM
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Despite a successful outing at the EBACE business aviation trade show a mere three weeks ago in Geneva, Cessna and other business jet makers view the Paris Air Show as an important venue.

June 18, 2007, 10:20 AM
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The new Eurocopter AS 355 NP Ecureuil on display here at Le Bourget will shortly be delivered to the first customer, Scandinavian Helicopter Group. The Swedish operator uses its fleet of rotorcraft mainly for passenger transport and aerial work.

June 18, 2007, 10:14 AM

After five years of hard work and great change, airlines expect a projected profit in 2007, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Carriers nearly broke even in 2006 and expect to make $5 billion this year, said director-general Giovanni Bisignani.

June 18, 2007, 10:12 AM

Some two months after announcing the relaunch of 19-seat Twin Otter production, Canada’s Viking Aerospace has begun cutting metal on the first unit at its final assembly plant in Calgary.

June 18, 2007, 10:10 AM

Embraer is here at Le Bourget exhibiting a 170/175 regional airliner, its super-midsize Legacy 600 executive jet and scale models of its new four-seat Phenom 100 very light jet and nine-passenger Phenom 300 light jet.

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