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June 18, 2007, 11:06 AM

Embraer and CAE are working toward establishing a joint venture to train Embraer 170/190 and Lineage 1000 pilots in the Americas. Embraer 170/190 pilot training is offered at CAE’s training center in Montreal.

June 18, 2007, 11:04 AM

Derco Aerospace has signed a 12-month nonexclusive deal with 3M’s Aerospace and Aircraft Maintenance department to distribute its complete lineup of surface-protection products for a range of military aircraft.

June 18, 2007, 11:02 AM

CMC Electronics has signed a contract with Lufthansa for cockpit upgrades to the CMA-9000 flight management system in the German air carrier’s fleet of 14 Airbus A300-600s.

June 18, 2007, 11:01 AM

Boeing has released half of the defined design for the 777F cargo aircraft to its factories and suppliers to begin manufacture of tools, parts and assemblies. The large twin-engine freighter is said to be on track to meet Boeing’s performance commitments.

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.

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