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December 13, 2006, 10:00 AM

Rohde & Schwarz–supplier of the VHF/UHF transceivers, based on its M3AR family, for the first batch of Eurofighter Typhoons–will also supply updated versions of the same radio communication equipment for the second batch of 236 aircraft.

December 13, 2006, 9:57 AM

Vulcanair’s display of its P68C Jet could confuse visitors until they realize that the installation of 227-hp SMA diesel engines enables the popular twin to use jet fuel. Shortages of avgas are directly affecting demand for aircraft fitted with standard piston engines.

December 13, 2006, 9:51 AM

India’s lack of air force training capacity has taken its toll in high accident rates over the years but the recent selection of the BAE Systems’ Hawk advanced jet trainer marked an important step in reversing this trend. Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd.

December 13, 2006, 9:50 AM

Bell Helicopter has a contract to supply 45 Eagle Eye unmanned tiltrotors to the U.S. Coast Guard beginning in 2007 but with its own funds is already building what it calls a “risk-reduction prototype” and plans to have it flying by this fall.

December 13, 2006, 9:44 AM

FlightSafety International and the Mayo Clinic have teamed to develop a new training program for hypoxia awareness. Under the contract, FlightSafety will install Mayo-designed training equipment at some of its learning centers.

December 13, 2006, 9:43 AM

The Iridium satellite network is the medium for TextLink, a new portable satellite data communications package developed by Paradigm Services that will enable British soldiers on deployment to maintain contact with family and friends.

December 13, 2006, 9:42 AM

IBM predicts a sea change in the aerospace industry over the next five to 10 years, one that will transform the prevailing business model from one dominated by what IBM aerospace and defense industry sector partner Michael Hackerson called vertical silos to a more egalitarian and cooperative appr

December 13, 2006, 9:40 AM

United Technologies subsidiary Sikorsky Aircraft announced at the American Helicopter Society annual forum earlier this month that it plans to build an experimental helicopter using a coaxial main rotor system that it says will achieve cruise speeds well above that of conventional helicopters.

December 13, 2006, 9:37 AM

During a presentation at Le Bourget on Tuesday, Lockheed Martin officials and a panel of both present and former customers extolled the virtues of the lightweight fighter that is still operating 32 years after it was originally designed.

December 13, 2006, 9:36 AM

Honeywell Aerospace’s latest acquisition in Europe has been Mora Aerospace Industries. The Brno, Czech Republic firm is a metal and titanium component fabrication specialist that used to be a Honeywell supplier.

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