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December 11, 2006, 10:00 AM

The General Electric GEnx turbofan is one of the two new engine families under development for the 787, but will be the sole option for the new 747, in a 66,500-pound-thrust version which is designated GEnx-2B67. It has the same core but a different fan and fan case.

December 11, 2006, 9:50 AM

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia-based National Air Services (NAS) has ordered five Airbus A318 Elites, a 15-seat, luxury version of the 100-seat-class airliner.

December 11, 2006, 9:49 AM

Here at the Dubai 2005 show today, India’s Kingfisher Airlines is expected to order 20 ATR 72-500s, and to take options on an additional 15 of the 68-seat twin turboprop.

December 11, 2006, 9:45 AM

As Airbus prepared to parade the A380 in Dubai, Boeing finally launched the Advanced 747 as a serious competitor.

December 11, 2006, 9:26 AM

Having been selected by Boeing to provide zonal-drying equipment for the new Model 787 airliner, Sweden’s CTT Systems (Stand W607) is keen also to supply humidification kits for the aircraft, which has a large element of carbonfiber-reinforced plastic composites material in its airframe.

December 11, 2006, 9:24 AM

Kuwaiti private carrier Jazeera Airways has signed a 10-year MRO contract with Lufthansa Tecknik to support its fleet of Airbus A320s. The airline has so far   taken two of the airplanes and expects two more to arrive next summer.

December 11, 2006, 9:23 AM

Bombardier is here promoting its newly launched Challenger 605 and Learjet 60XR business jets.

December 11, 2006, 9:17 AM

Russian optical sensor specialist UOMZ has steadily increased market penetration with its range of sensor pods and is increasingly perceived to be price-competitive without compromising quality. The company’s strength lies particularly in the development of gyro-stabilized sensor systems.

December 11, 2006, 9:15 AM

Brazil’s Embraer has once again lowered its projection for the small regional jet segment, predicting a 10-year demand for just 500 units in the 30- to 60-seat segment in its latest market outlook for the airline and business jet markets.

December 11, 2006, 9:14 AM

After some years of negotiation, Pakistan has signed a provisional contract with Saab to procure an airborne early warning system. It will be based on the Saab 2000 twin-turboprop airliner carrying a strut-mounted Ericsson Microwave Systems Erieye radar above the aircraft’s spine.

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