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December 4, 2006, 1:22 PM

Malaysia has signed a contract for 10 Pilatus PC-7 MkII turbo trainer aircraft, ground-based training systems and a complete integrated logistic support package. The sale is valued in excess of $53 million with a delivery set for sometime in 2007.

December 4, 2006, 1:21 PM

German aerospace industry trade association BDLI is expecting more than 1,000 exhibitors for the Berlin airshow, which takes place at the city’s Schönefeld Airport from May 16 to 21.

December 4, 2006, 1:20 PM

Honeywell (Stand A712) is here at Asian Aerospace 2006 exhibiting its RDR-4000 weather radar, currently being certified on the A380. The first commercial application, though, will be the Boeing 777-300ER with a first delivery in November.

December 4, 2006, 1:18 PM

Boeing 787 launch customer All Nippon Airways will take its first airplane in the second quarter of 2008, the program’s vice president of sales, marketing and product support, Marty Bentrott, confirmed here yesterday.

December 4, 2006, 1:17 PM

Umeco Components of the UK is set to open a new logistics center in Xi’an in China’s Shaanxi province. Ulogistics (Xi’an) Trading, as the new company is known, aims to support both the domestic aerospace manufacturing industry and future enterprises established by Western companies.

December 4, 2006, 1:05 PM

Dallas, Texas-based aftermarket parts and services supplier Aviall (Stand A911) has launched Operation Global Reach, a program designed to showcase the company’s best commercial practices on material and supply chain management to the world’s military market.

December 4, 2006, 1:02 PM

French aerospace research agency Onera (Stand A321) is exploring a new way to cut noise inside the cabin of an airplane. Researchers have used a principle that simply is the reverse of the usual one.

December 4, 2006, 12:35 PM

Air France Industries has won additional work from Royal Jordanian Airlines, with a six-year component support contract. The maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) service company will provide access to the component pool for a fleet of six Airbus A320-family aircraft.

December 4, 2006, 12:32 PM

While the star of this year’s Asian Aerospace show came decked out in special Singapore Airlines couture for its runway display, the cavernous interior of the second A380 prototype projected a visage only an engineer can fully appreciate.

December 1, 2006, 10:03 AM

As the competition for the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) “basic wing course” request for proposal heats up, Aermacchi’s M-311 is making waves as the only jet-powered contender to bid against turboprop trainers.

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