Monthly Archives: August 2007
SÃ£o JosÃ© dos Campos, August 31, 2007 â€“ Embraer received the first AMX jet from the Brazilian Air Force (ForÃ§a AÃ©rea Brasileira â€“ FAB) to have its systems and technology updated. The goal of the modernization project for the AMX… Continue reading
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (August 30, 2007)Â -Â Rockwell Collins was recently awarded a Dispatch 100 service contract with Singapore Airlines for their fleet of 19 A380s. Delivery of the A380s is scheduled to begin in October 2007.
“It’s exciting to note… Continue reading
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 30, 2007 — A Boeing [NYSE: BA] field service representative, left, works with a U.S. Navy maintenance specialist to troubleshoot an F/A-18 Super Hornet at Naval Air Station Oceana, Va., using an Integrated Electronic Technical Manual. Boeing… Continue reading
SEATTLE, Aug. 30, 2007 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] and low-fare carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA today announced… Continue reading
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 30, 2007 — A four-month demonstration conducted in space of the Boeing [NYSE: BA] Orbital Express system culminated in an unqualified success.
The mission, sponsored and led by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to validate… Continue reading
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 30, 2007 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced that the Japan Air Self-Defense Force’s (JASDF) first KC-767 Tanker has resumed flight testing following the completion of scheduled ground modification work.
After departing Boeing Integrated Defense Systems facilities… Continue reading
EAST HARTFORD, Conn., August 30, 2007 â€“ Singapore-based Tiger Airways has selected the International Aero Engines V2500 to power up to 50 new Airbus A320-family jets.Â The order for engines to power 30 firm and 20 option aircraft is valued… Continue reading
The gap between the retirement of the space shuttle program in 2010 and the anticipated rollout of the Orion program five years later should be narrowed, according to Rep. Dave Weldon, R-Fla. The congressman says the effect of the hiatus… Continue reading
SEATTLE, Aug. 29, 2007 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA], the world’s largest aerospace company, will present an exhibit, briefings and other activities at Asian Aerospace 2007 beginning Sept. 3 in Hong Kong.
“Asian Aerospace showcases this exciting and dynamic… Continue reading
Pilot Program Will Simulate Government Transition from IPv4 to IPv6
Bethesda, Md., August 29, 2007 — Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] announced today that it will transition a portion of its global network to Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6). The pilot… Continue reading
India has invited six aircraft manufacturers, including Boeing and Lockheed-Martin, to bid by March 3 on a combat plane contract worth up to $10 billion. Russia’s MIG-35, Sweden’s JAS-39, France’s Dassault Rafale, Lockheed’s F-16, Boeing’s F/A-18 and the Eurofighter Typhoon… Continue reading