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December 4, 2006, 2:29 PM

Smiths Aerospace is focusing on its advanced integrated systems capabilities here at Asian Aerospace (Stand A731), where capabilities on such trainer and combat aircraft as Hawk, T-50, HJT36, F-35 and UAVs are featured.

December 4, 2006, 2:28 PM

In an unprecedented move, Pratt & Whitney is to manufacture components for an engine it competes with, the CFM56, in order to capitalize on the lucrative spares market for the General Electric/Snecma powerplant.

December 4, 2006, 2:24 PM

China’s red-hot air cargo export market is expected to cool somewhat this year, but domestic demand for new freighters is projected to take off. That was the consensus from last week’s Airfreight Asia conference, held in Shanghai.

December 4, 2006, 2:23 PM

Ruag Aerospace Services of Germany signed a contract with Aerospace Services of Netherlands to deliver two Dornier 228-212 twin turboprops to its coast guard for maritime patrol. By late 2007, the two aircraft are to be overhauled, get a glass cockpit and a Honeywell TPE 331-10 engine upgrade.

December 4, 2006, 2:21 PM

Monarch Airlines of the UK has ordered CTT Systems’ (Stand A131) zonal-drying systems for its 27-strong fleet. Monarch will equip its Airbus A300s, A320s, A321s and Boeing 757s and 767s by the end of next year.

December 4, 2006, 2:21 PM

EADS Socata has delivered a new TBM 700C2 to Donald “Zanda” McDonald, director of Australian beef producer MDH Holdings. McDonald, a pilot rated both on planes and helicopters, flew the aircraft himself from Socata’s facility in Tarbes, France, to Mount Isa, Australia–an 8,800-nm trip.

December 4, 2006, 2:19 PM

Ultra Electronics Controls (Stand A544) has been selected by Airbus to supply active noise and vibration control on the A400M military transport aircraft. The contract is valued at approximately $60 million, the UK-based company said here.

December 4, 2006, 1:57 PM

Derco Aerospace has signed an agreement with the Royal Netherlands Air Force to provide two C-130 transports. The U.S. firm will provide the RNLAF with all necessary components, repair and overhaul of components, engines, propellers and spare parts.

December 4, 2006, 1:53 PM

Goodrich Corp. has made its presence known in a big way here at Asian Aerospace as a major subassembly supplier on the show’s most conspicuous display aircraft.

December 4, 2006, 1:42 PM

Lufthansa Technik Philippines (LTP) is claiming a larger share of Airbus A330/340 overhaul business following a deal with UK carrier bmi, which has become the Asian company’s fourth European customer.

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