Monthly Archives: October 2007
The Red Arrows are set to unveil a new aircraft paint-scheme this week as they leave the UK on a six-week overseas tour.Â The change to the world-famous design is thought to be the first major permanent alteration since the… Continue reading
NASHVILLE, OCT. 31, 2007 â€“ Vought Aircraft Industries, Inc. recently delivered its 800th unit of wing components to Airbus in the United Kingdom for the A330/A340 family of commercial airplanes.
In May, Vought signed a life-of-program contract extension with Airbus… Continue reading
U.S. Air Force Joins U.S. Navy and Marines in Using Raytheon’s Laser-guided Maverick in Combat Operations
TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 31, 2007 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Air Force fired
Raytheon Company’s (NYSE: RTN) AGM-65E laser-guided Maverick missile in
combat operations for the first time in June.
Â Â Â Until now, only the Navy and Marine Corps have used… Continue reading
WASHINGTON , DC â€” The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) revoked the air carrier certificate held by AMI Jet Charter of Burlingame, CA, on October 12 for allowing entities that do not hold air carrier certificates to exercise control over flights… Continue reading
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 31, 2007 — The Boeing Company [NYSE:BA], industry teammates and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency today celebrated the Airborne Laser (ABL) program’s 2007 major accomplishments and highlighted California’s contributions to ABL’s revolutionary missile defense capabilities during a… Continue reading
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 31, 2007 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] continues to log test milestones on its C-130 Avionics Modernization Program (AMP), including some significantly ahead of schedule.
Most recently, Boeing flew the first C-130 AMP aircraft Oct. 20… Continue reading
AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the two AW109 Power light twin helicopters ordered by Ministry of the Interior of Latvia for State Border Guard have entered service. Operational readiness was officially announced during a ceremony held in Ludza on… Continue reading
Poland acquires another two (2) EADS CASA C-295 aircraft and increases its fleet up to twelve (12) units.
The Polish government has ordered today another two (2) EADS CASA C-295 military transport aircraft for the Polish Air Force. These two (2) units increase the number of eight (8) aircraft purchased in 2001 and two (2) additional ones in… Continue reading
The first monolithic machined panel for the first AgustaWestland Future Lynx was manufactured last week at Oldland CNC’s facility in Bristol, United Kingdom. The manufacture of the first component, a lower fuselage bulkhead, was witnessed by representatives from the UK… Continue reading
Sukhoi Civil Aircraft will launch an additional share issue worth over RUR1.457bn (approx. USD58.82m) on November 5. The Federal Financial Markets Service (FFMS) had registered the share issue on its meeting on October 23.
The Board of Directors of Sukhoi… Continue reading
WASHINGTON – NASA announced Tuesday which agency centers will take responsibility for specific work to enable astronauts to explore the moon. The new assignments cover elements of the lunar lander and lunar surface operations. The agency also announced work assignments… Continue reading