Leiden, 19Â MarchÂ 2010
Yesterday the US Department of Defense (DoD) indicated it would welcome a proposal from EADS North America as prime contractor for the KC-X tanker competition. This is a significant development. EADS is assessing this new situation to determine… Continue reading
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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will launch scheduled service between Amsterdam and Hangzhou Xiaoshan Airport in China on 8 May 2010. KLM is the first airline to offer direct service between Hangzhou and Europe. This sixth destination in China consolidates KLM’s… Continue reading
The Royal Navy’s duty crew of HMS Gannet’s Search and Rescue unit responded to a record-breaking total of 447 call-outs in 2009.
Historically, no helicopter Search and Rescue unit has achieved 400 call-outs in a year, but, illustrating the high… Continue reading
SEATTLE, March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) today announced that it will accelerate planned rate increases on both the 777 and 747 programs. The accelerated rate increases will support increasing customer demand in the recovering airplane market.
“Our customers… Continue reading
NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md., March 18th, 2010 — A supersonic Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35B Lightning II stealth fighter rode more than 41,000 pounds of thrust to a vertical landing today for the first time, confirming its required… Continue reading
3/19/2010Â -Â CREECH AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. (AFNS)Â –Â Airmen of the 432nd Air Expeditionary WingÂ reached a new flightÂ milestoneÂ March 12 when they surpassed 700,000 flight hours in the MQ-1B Predator remotely piloted aircraft.
The last 200,000 Predator hours were flown in just… Continue reading