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June 20, 2007, 12:19 PM

Germany’s Blue Wings has selected IAE International’s V2500 engine for 20 Airbus A320s on order. The deal was valued at $350 million.

June 20, 2007, 12:14 PM

Northrop Grumman has selected the Multi-Function Active Sensor (MFAS) radar from the corporation’s Electronic Systems division to equip its entry in the BAMS competition. The Broad Area Maritime Surveillance program is being run by the U.S.

June 20, 2007, 12:11 PM
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Eurofighter’s first export sale–to Austria–has not been a happy experience, although the company has met all its schedule and performance commitments to date.

June 20, 2007, 12:06 PM

Eurofighter GmbH has finally been empowered to write real subcontracts with penalty clauses for Typhoon production with the four partner airframe companies (Alenia, BAE Systems, EADS-Germany and EADS-Spain) that are also its shareholders. “It’s a revolution!

June 20, 2007, 12:02 PM

Visitors to next February’s Singapore Airshow–35,000 professionals is the organizers’ target–will find a spanking new show site and a relaxed atmosphere to help them focus more keenly than ever on the booming business of aerospace.

June 20, 2007, 11:59 AM

The rival contenders for the huge U.S. Air Force KC-X competition for a new aerial tanker have been briefing the relative merits of the KC-30 and the KC-767 all round the show this week.

June 20, 2007, 11:45 AM

Aerion, the U.S. company seeking to attract risk-sharing partners for a proposed supersonic business jet, has announced a number of design changes that it said are necessary to achieve weight and performance targets.

June 20, 2007, 11:42 AM

Boeing has revealed a surprise entry for the U.S. Navy’s Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) competition. While two rival bids use High-Altitude Long Endurance (HALE) unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Boeing is adapting the Gulfstream G550 to fly the mission manned or unmanned.

June 20, 2007, 11:40 AM

EADS Astrium plans to move into the space tourism market, the company revealed. Rides, including three minutes of weightlessness at an altitude of 330,000 feet, are likely to cost upward of $200,000.

June 20, 2007, 11:39 AM

Rolls-Royce revealed exclusively to AIN details of an entirely new series of two-shaft engines under development to power business jets and large regional aircraft.

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