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December 11, 2006, 8:54 AM

Dubai-based Airbus subsidiary Total Airline Services Co. (TASC) recently completed a commercial audit of Middle East airlines and is currently working on cabin interior design and delivery for the entire Etihad Airways fleet.

December 11, 2006, 8:53 AM

Among the 13 national and industry pavilions here at Dubai 2005 is one representing a group of aviation specialists from Austria. A strong VIP delegation from the country includes senior government officials, its ambassador to the United Arab Emirates and the embassy’s commercial attaché.

December 11, 2006, 8:52 AM

Hydraulics International has been awarded two U.S. government contracts–one for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) and a second to supply corrosion control carts to the U.S. Navy. For the JSF, the company will provide both diesel and electric power supplies.

December 11, 2006, 8:52 AM

Aerospatiale AS 350BA, Haines, Alaska, April 6, 2006–The Coastal Helicopters AS 350 air taxi landed on a grassy area near a beach and the main rotor blades struck a tree. The NTSB said the pilot had failed to maintain adequate clearance from an object when landing at a remote site.

December 11, 2006, 8:51 AM

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has announced that it will modernize the 17 used F-16s that were previously provided to the Kingdom of Jordan by the U.S.

December 11, 2006, 8:50 AM

Satellite communications specialist Thrane & Thrane is here at the Dubai airshow with a new compact portable satellite terminal. The Explorer 500 weighs less than three pounds, but offers data rates up to 432 kbps.

December 11, 2006, 8:49 AM

Most people know the Antonov An-140 as a Ukrainian airplane, developed and produced by the Kharkov State   Aircraft Manufacturing Co. (KSAMC).

December 11, 2006, 8:47 AM

Bell 206-L1 LongRanger, Gentry, Ark., Feb. 21, 2005–The NTSB attributed the EMS accident to the pilot’s improper decision to maneuver in an environment conducive to a loss of tail-rotor effectiveness and his failure to properly execute an autorotation.

December 11, 2006, 8:45 AM

Eurocopter AS 350 B3, Pilar, N.M., Jan. 29, 2005–The NTSB blamed the accident on the pilot’s failure to maintain control and his improper use of night-vision goggles (NVGs).

December 11, 2006, 8:39 AM

Bombardier Canadair CL-600 Challenger, Aspen, Colo., Feb. 9, 2006–The NTSB said the cause of the accident was the Challenger’s encounter with wake turbulence.

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