Daily Archives: November 3, 2008
“The software retrofit improves pilots’ ability to visually identify and engage… Continue reading
EAST HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 3, 2008 â€“ Pratt & Whitney will provide EcoPowerÂ® engine wash services for the entire U.S. Air Force F117 fleet of 800 engines, as part of a C-17 F117 Engine Overhaul and Repair support contract from… Continue reading
WASHINGTON, D.C. â€” Acting Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Administrator Robert Sturgell today announced that the agency has signed a $9 million agreement with two companies to accelerate the testing and installation of NextGen technology.
Teams led by Honeywell and Aviation… Continue reading
Final agreement between EADS and the Daher group for Daher to take a majority interest in EADS Socata
Daher and EADS today announced the conclusion of the agreement for Daher to acquire a 70% majority share in EADS Socata.
“This Daher-Socata association will allow the creation of a leading European industrial player in the domain of aerostructures and… Continue reading
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 03, 2008 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] today rolled out the first F-15SG jet fighter to the Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF). The F-15SG is a variant of the highly capable, combat-proven F-15E.
“The rollout… Continue reading
RAF WADDINGTON, UK, Nov. 03, 2008 — A QinetiQ-led team that includes The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] is collectively delivering potentially life-saving pre-deployment training for UK forces before they leave for Afghanistan. The Distributed Synthetic Air Land Training (DSALT) demonstration… Continue reading
SEATTLE, Nov. 02, 2008 — Striking Boeing [NYSE: BA] machinists in Washington, Oregon and Kansas voted to ratify a new four-year contract that includes excellent wages and an industry-leading pension. About 27,000 employees represented by the International Association of Machinists… Continue reading
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 03, 2008 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced that Nov. 1 marked the 20th anniversary of its first Avenger fire unit delivery to the U.S. Army.
Developed and produced in Huntsville, Avenger is the Army’s premier short-range… Continue reading
ORLANDO, FL, November 3rd, 2008 — Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has received a $147 million contract from the U.S. Air Force for additional SniperÂ® Advanced Targeting Pods (ATPs). The Sniper ATP provides critical long-range, positive identification of targets and coordinates… Continue reading
Zhuhai, CHINA (November 03, 2008)Â -Â China Cargo Airlines has selected Rockwell Collins to provide a comprehensive package of communication, navigation and surveillance avionics for 10 Boeing 777 aircraft. Deliveries of these aircraft are scheduled to begin in December 2009 and… Continue reading