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June 19, 2007, 5:52 AM

Sikorsky is confident its upgraded medium-twin helicopter, the S-76D, will make its first flight in the fourth quarter of next year, vice president Europe Bruce McKinney said here at the show during a press conference on Monday.

June 19, 2007, 5:49 AM

French-based Flying Robots is here showing an unusual unmanned air vehicle (UAV) that looks like a paraglider with a powered payload. According to company president Michel Lallement, the FR101 is a low-cost alternative to conventional drones.

June 19, 2007, 5:47 AM

Record how long it takes to read this news item. By the time you finish reading, the world’s airlines will have spent hard-earned (or -borrowed) cash to acquire new equipment at the rate of about $8,745/second.

June 19, 2007, 5:42 AM

Pratt & Whitney Canada is showcasing its latest green engine technologies at Paris centered on the 10,000-pound-thrust-class PW-10X engine it is developing for business jets and regional airliners.

June 19, 2007, 5:40 AM

Boeing’s guided bomb business is moving forward with the conclusion of a successful test program, a new contract and a growing SDB II program. The test program concerned the Integrated GPS Antijam System (IGAS) for the Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM).

June 19, 2007, 5:38 AM

Could Embraer have become the first voice in aviation to commit to the notion that passengers aren’t necessarily all enthralled with the “no frills” concept of air travel and that they may be prepared to pay a little bit extra to feel less like self-loading cargo?

June 19, 2007, 4:26 AM

Boeing has selected Crane Aerospace & Electronics (Hall 5, Stand A20) to supply tire- and brake-monitoring (TBMS) and AirWeighs onboard weight-and-balance systems for Model 777 aircraft.

June 19, 2007, 4:15 AM

Iridium, the Bethesda, Maryland-based satellite communications provider, has signed an agreement with Astrium Services that will see the latter, an EADS, subsidiary, becoming a value-added reseller of satellite communication equipment and services to its civil and defense customers worldwide.

June 19, 2007, 4:04 AM

Northrop Grumman’s laser directional infrared countermeasure (DIRCM) system has successfully thwarted simulated heat-seeking missile attacks on an AH-64D Apache helicopter.

June 19, 2007, 4:02 AM

Aviation Partners, Inc. (API) is offering winglets as a retrofit on Dassault Falcon 2000 business jet series. They will be available within 30 days of certification, which is expected late in October. The pair of winglets, installed, sells for $550,000.

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