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June 18, 2007, 5:42 AM

Snecma Services will provide Italian low-cost airline Wind Jet with maintenance for its CFM56 engines under an exclusive time and material contract signed before the show. The deal provides for maintenance, repair and overhaul for engines powering Wind Jets’s Airbus A320 fleet.

June 18, 2007, 5:40 AM

Canadian simulator builder CAE has introduced the third generation of its Simfinity cockpit procedures trainer, this one adding a so-called lesson plan studio for instructors and a virtual instructor feature that lets students create self-paced lessons.The Simfinity trainer consists of a number o

June 18, 2007, 5:37 AM

Jet Aviation comes to the Paris Air Show complete with a newly appointed CEO, Peter Edwards (former president of Bombardier Business Aircraft); a new North American COO, Jim Ziegler; and an expanded presence at Basel, Switzerland, where last month it opened anew widebody hangar.

June 18, 2007, 5:34 AM

Hellenic Aerospace Industry and Irkut have signed a memo of understanding paving the way for future cooperation in the event that Greece buys the Beriev Be-200 fire-fighting aircraft.

June 18, 2007, 5:31 AM

The UK aerospace industry is well represented at Paris once more, and it continues to thrive as the second largest in the world after the U.S., directly employing some 124,000 people and supporting a total of more than 276,000 jobs, according to the Society of British Aerospace Companies (SBAC).

June 18, 2007, 5:26 AM

The National Research Council of Canada Institute for Aerospace Research (Hall 3, C7, D7, D7B, E7 and E7B) has successfully completed a three-day controlled exercise, the first of its kind in Canada, that involved the deliberate demolition of a decommissioned, pressurized Boeing 727 at NRC’s Upla

June 18, 2007, 1:56 AM

French-based startup company Price Induction, here on Stand A7 in Hall 3, on the eve of the show announced that its small engine, the DGEN 380, has completed its first test phase and reached the target maximum thrust.

June 18, 2007, 1:50 AM

Faced with a shortage of qualified engineers, U.S. aviation electronics manufacturer Rockwell Collins has expanded a strategic relationship with HCL Technologies of India to employ the services of around 300 hardware, software and mechanical engineers.

June 18, 2007, 1:48 AM

After spending a decade studying automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) technologies, Russia and Sweden have signed an accord to bring to their part of the world the necessary ground infrastructure for support of the concept.

June 17, 2007, 9:39 AM

EADS Astrium’s plans to move into the space tourism market, revealed last week to a VIP audience and represented here by a full-scale mockup of a hybrid spaceplane’s forward fuselage and its business-jet-like cabin, depend on raising money from the private sector.