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November 15, 2006, 7:30 AM

Dutch group Rekkof and Russian airframer Tupolev are competing head-to-head for IranAir’s $600 million fleet renewal program.

November 15, 2006, 7:16 AM

Noise and vibrations continue to be the focus of several research projects in Europe. For instance, the pan-European Sefa and ABC projects are targeting external aircraft noise and passenger comfort on airliners and helicopters, respectively.

November 15, 2006, 7:10 AM

“Russians play chess and Americans play poker,” was the oft-repeated phrase used during the Cold War to describe how the two sides approached the development of their military establishments.

November 15, 2006, 7:00 AM

Will Europe ever get its defense procurement and research act together?

November 15, 2006, 6:47 AM

The European Union plans an ever more ambitious seventh framework program for research (FP7) that will encompass a longer period (seven years versus five previously) and include new approaches including a joint technology initiative (JTI) project led by the industry.

November 15, 2006, 6:44 AM

Controversy continues to swirl around the FAA’s September 2005 aircraft thermal and acoustic insulation regulations, which went into effect in January.

November 15, 2006, 6:43 AM

A proposed new airport in Panama City, Fla., has cleared a final hurdle. In a record of decision signed on September 16, the FAA said the proposed new airport meets all applicable environmental and safety guidelines.

November 15, 2006, 6:39 AM

Hartmut Mehdorn, chairman of German railway group Deutsche Bahn, has proposed that Berlin’s downtown Tempelhof Airport be redeveloped as a dedicated business aviation facility.

November 15, 2006, 6:36 AM

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November 15, 2006, 6:36 AM

The NTSB is focusing its resources for general aviation accident investigation on four “broad GA safety issue areas,” Safety Board chairman Mark Rosenker said in a speech yesterday at the General Aviation Air Safety Investigators Advanced Technical Workshop in Wichita.