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December 15, 2006, 1:13 PM

Airbus and Boeing are making too many commercial jetliners in a “vicious war” for market share that will continue until the end of the decade, predict analysts at consultancy Teal Group in its new 2005-14 commercial-jetliner forecast.

December 15, 2006, 1:11 PM

Rockwell Collins continues to increase its presence aboard the Airbus A380, most recently by securing multimillion-dollar contracts to supply the avionics communications routers and airline operational communications applications for the mega airliner.

December 15, 2006, 1:06 PM

Boeing has delivered its first 737-800 equipped with a new type of GPS-based landing system developed by Rockwell Collins.

December 15, 2006, 1:04 PM

Raytheon Systems has sold two radars to HungaroControl, the Hungarian air navigation services provider, and four to the Sultanate of Oman.

December 15, 2006, 1:02 PM

Boeing’s Alteon Training subsidiary has awarded a contract to Thales for 787 Dreamliner training equipment.  The contracts call for Thales to install six suites of training equipment at key locations in the Alteon network of training centers, with first delivery scheduled for 2007.

December 15, 2006, 1:01 PM

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December 15, 2006, 1:00 PM

Goodyear Tire and Rubber grabbed some traction in the aviation tire business with a series of contracts signed just before this year’s show. Most recently, it chose its second aviation tire evaluation center, the 43 Air School in Port Alfred, South Africa.

December 15, 2006, 12:59 PM

“In today’s combat environment, the name of the game in dropping air-to-ground munitions is how to double the distance from the target from which we can drop the weapon itself–the release range–but still not experience any decrease in accuracy,” said Lockheed Martin’s John Schoeppner.  “We have a

December 15, 2006, 12:56 PM

BAE Systems today issued an upbeat description of progress with the previously troubled upgrade of the Nimrod MRA.4 maritime patrol plane for the UK Royal Air Force (RAF). Two development aircraft have now logged 70 hours on 30 test flights, and RAF aircrew have flown in every position onboard.

December 15, 2006, 12:53 PM

TEAC Aerospace Technologies of Montebello, California (Hall 3 Booth D13g) is announcing here in Paris its receipt of a multiyear contract from General Dynamics UK for its solid-state, digital MDR-80 mission data recorders for more than 240 Eurofighter Typhoons.

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