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November 27, 2006, 6:02 AM

The UK aerospace industry has had a “phenomenal year” according to Society of British Aerospace Companies (SBAC) president Chris Geoghegan.

November 27, 2006, 5:57 AM

Launched from a 14,000-foot mountain top, Elbit’s Skylark mini UAV recently climbed to an altitude exceeding 15,000 feet before landing at a designated point of recovery.

November 27, 2006, 5:56 AM

Celebrating its first export order–to Algeria–the Yak-130 is displayed here at Farnborough International as a multirole advanced trainer that can also be employed to destroy ground and some aerial targets when frontline fighter bombers and strike aircraft are not available.

November 27, 2006, 5:47 AM

The AN/ALQ-214(V)2 radar homing electronic warfare (EW) system, which ITT Industries developed for the Boeing F/A-18E/F fighter’s integrated defensive electronic countermeasures (IDECM) system is one of several significant new breakthroughs that the U.S.

November 27, 2006, 5:45 AM

A full-range of military aerospace technologies and mission solutions are on offer from Elbit (Hall 1 Stand C17), the Israeli group that also owns 70 percent of electronic warfare firm, Elisra.

November 27, 2006, 5:41 AM

Northrop Grumman has arrived at FI 2006 with a quiver full of new contracts and program developments that show its growing presence in the international sensor technology and defense electronics market.

November 27, 2006, 5:38 AM

Parker Aerospace (Hall 4 Stand A16) has designed a new liquid-cooling demonstrator for embedded electronics. The so-called liquid flow-through (LFT) electronics chassis can cool up to 4,000 watts. It was built with both civil and military applications in mind.

November 27, 2006, 5:37 AM

Pratt & Whitney WSK PZL-Rzészow has inaugurated a new facility at Rzészow, Poland to assemble and test F100-PW-229 engines powering the country’s 48 F-16 fighters. The first engine was completed at the facility just before the Farnborough show.

November 27, 2006, 5:36 AM

Snecma Services (Hall 4 Stand B12) has won an engine maintenance, repair and overhaul contract from Nouvelair, a Tunisian leisure operator. The contract covers 27 CFM56-5A and –5B engines, which power Airbus A320 family aircraft. It notably includes double annular combustor support.

November 27, 2006, 5:35 AM

Thales UK, part of the Thales Group (Hall 3 Stand C5; Hall 4 Stand C16c), delivered a rear crew synthetic trainer (RCST) to the Sea King Mk 3/3A helicopter training service operated by the company at the Royal Air Force’s St. Mawgan base.