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June 20, 2007, 9:55 AM

The GE Aviation /Pratt & Whitney Engine Alliance, which builds the GP7200 powering the Airbus A380 flying at the show, is ready to offer a powerplant solution for the A350XWB, if Airbus and GE fail to reach agreement.

June 20, 2007, 9:53 AM

Among the most eagerly awaited show participants listed in pre-Paris releases was the HAL Tejas–India’s Light Combat Aircraft. Two were originally on the list, of which one was due to fly in the air display.

June 20, 2007, 9:43 AM

Boeing decided on Tuesday that it would shoulder the risk of keeping the C-17 supply chain going for the additional 10 aircraft, which it hopes will be approved in October, at the end of the latest U.S. Government budget process.

June 20, 2007, 9:40 AM

Derived from the Dimond DA42 Twin Star widely used by flying schools, the DA42 MPP is developing into a family of aircraft that are capable of carrying all manner of sensors.

June 20, 2007, 9:38 AM

The pilots who recently flew a Bell 407 around the world via the North and South Poles were at the show yesterday to retell how they accomplished the feat.

June 20, 2007, 9:36 AM

Dominating IAI’s exhibit area here at Le Bourget is the Heron TP, a turboprop-powered medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) UAV. It is the first public showing of this craft, whose 85-foot wingspan nearly rivals that of an ATR 72 airliner, which is five times heavier.

June 20, 2007, 9:34 AM

The first deliveries of the Antonov An-148 are imminent, general designer Dmytro Kiva said on Tuesday during a press conference here at the Paris Air Show. The first eight examples of the 85-seater will go to Kazakh Scat airlines.

June 20, 2007, 9:27 AM

Eurocopter CEO Lutz Bertling made it clear at a press conference here in Paris that there will be no synergy between the Korean Helicopter Program (KHP) and the EC 175.

June 20, 2007, 9:25 AM

Hawker Beechcraft has appointed India’s InterGlobe Enterprises, owner of low-cost carrier IndiGo, to be its sales and servicing agent in India effective July 1.

June 20, 2007, 9:22 AM

It seems there is no slack left in the Europrop TP400-D6 turboprop engine program for the Airbus A400M military transport.

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