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December 13, 2006, 11:04 AM

The Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI) blue-and-white flying-saucer-shaped pavilion has become one of the long-standing landmarks at Le Bourget.

December 13, 2006, 11:02 AM

Acknowledging that airlines are concerned about more than bottom-line operating costs when it comes to choosing airplanes, Bombardier unveiled the airplane’s cabin mockup here at Le Bourget to claim best-in-class passenger comfort for its proposed C Series of single-aisle airliners.

December 13, 2006, 11:01 AM

Three years after its introduction by airline-owned information technology and telecommunications specialist SITA, the .aero domain name is expanding to become the development platform for Internet-based services that use the well-established
aviation naming and coding conventions.

December 13, 2006, 10:58 AM

Technology developed by Qinetiq has allowed a Harrier jump jet to complete the world’s first automatic vertical landing on a ship.

December 13, 2006, 10:56 AM

AirAsia has taken a 19-percent stake in GE Engine Services’ engine-overhaul business in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and become the first customer for the engine company’s new OnPoint service package.

December 13, 2006, 10:53 AM

Norway has added another €12.5 million in funding to its €23.2 million Eurofighter industrial agreement, which provides local defense companies with access and high-technology work connected with the four-nation fighter jet.  The Eurofighter consortium is wooing the Norwegian air force for an ord

December 13, 2006, 10:03 AM

Jeppesen will provide Kalitta Air with its Class-2 electronic flight bag (EFB) software for the U.S.-based freight carrier’s fleet of 14 Boeing 747s, the company announced here on Monday. Jeppesen’s selected products include electronic charts and a document browser.

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.

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