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November 27, 2006, 10:37 AM

Record high fuel prices have served to concentrate minds on how to keep operational costs from spiraling. This cannot be other than good news for Thielert Aircraft Engines, which is recording burgeoning sales of its Centurion engines.

November 27, 2006, 10:36 AM

EADS plans to appoint a British board member in the event BAE Systems goes forward with its sale of its 20-percent stake in the European conglomerate, company co-CEOs Louis Gallois and Tom Enders confirmed here during a morning press conference yesterday.

November 27, 2006, 10:35 AM

Highlighting the rising demand for business jets in Europe, Bombardier Aerospace yesterday announced sales for its two newest models, the Challenger 605 and Learjet 60XR.

November 27, 2006, 10:31 AM

Yesterday’s briefing here by senior F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program officials provided some assurance that the international partners won’t be burdened in the production and operational phases by U.S. restrictions on technology transfer.

November 27, 2006, 10:25 AM

CFM International is including a contrarotating ducted fan engine in studies of concepts that might provide the quantum leap in fuel efficiency, noise reduction and emissions being demanded for the next generation of single-aisle aircraft.

November 27, 2006, 10:20 AM

Boeing has made a start here at Farnborough International toward fulfilling its recent prophecy of airlines spending $2,600 billion, over the next 20 years by revealing orders worth almost $7.9 billion. More business is scheduled to be unveiled today.

November 27, 2006, 8:14 AM

Indian low-fare airline GoAir inked a deal yesterday with Airbus for 10 CFM-powered A320-family jets and an option for another 10. The purchase agreement would see the Mumbai-based startup take the first of the airplanes “early next year,” GoAir managing director Jeh Wadia said here yesterday.

November 27, 2006, 8:12 AM

The MBDA Meteor ramjet, active radar homing air-to-air missile (AAM) program is still alive and kicking, but has had to focus its efforts on meeting the deadlines imposed by the original December 2002 contract in order to avoid cancellation penalties.

November 27, 2006, 8:07 AM

Marshall Aerospace (Hall 4 Stand A12) comes to the Farnborough airshow fresh from winning a £1.52 billion ($2.87 billion) contract to maintain 24 Lockheed C-130K and 25 C-130J Hercules transports flying with Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF).

November 27, 2006, 8:02 AM

Thales is demonstrating its “world first” regional aircraft in-flight entertainment (IFE) system for the first time here at Farnborough International on the Embraer 190.

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