Aviation News Releases Magazine – Monday, December 13, 2010

 

São José dos Campos, December 2010 – Embraer announces the creation of Embraer Defense and Security, which is an important step in consolidating the Company’s central position in the process of strengthening Brazil’s defense and security industry.

“Brazil has a growing relevant role on the global geopolitical scenario and has established a long-term vision for strengthening its defense industry,” said Frederico Fleury Curado, Embraer President & CEO. “Embraer, with its technological-industrial capabilities and 40 years of experience in defense programs, both in Brazil and abroad, is fully committed to support the Brazilian Government in ensuring the advanced technological base the Country needs.” …




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Embraer creates corporate unit dedicated to defense and security market

Embraer creates corporate unit dedicated to defense and security market
São José dos Campos, December 2010 – Embraer announces the creation of Embraer Defense and Security, which is an important step in consolidating the Company’s central position in the process of strengthening Brazil’s defense and security industry.“Brazil has a growing relevant role on the global geopolitical scenario and has established a long-term vision for strengthening its defense industry,”…
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Boeing Submits Proposal for 2nd Round of NASA Commercial Crew Development Program

Boeing Submits Proposal for 2nd Round of NASA Commercial Crew Development Program
HOUSTON, Dec. 13, 2010 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today submitted its proposal for the second round of NASA’s Commercial Crew Development (CCDev) program. Boeing plans to advance the design of its Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft and Commercial Crew Transportation System and continue to demonstrate key technologies. “In the same way that Boeing helped launch commercial aviation more …
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Boeing NewGen Tanker Win Would Bring 150 Jobs, $8 Million to Maryland

Boeing NewGen Tanker Win Would Bring 150 Jobs, $8 Million to Maryland
ST. LOUIS, Dec. 13, 2010 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] today announced that Maryland will benefit from an estimated 150 total jobs and generate an estimated $8 million in annual economic impact if the Boeing NewGen Tanker is selected as the U.S. Air Force’s next aerial refueling aircraft. Boeing submitted its proposal July 9 to replace 179 of the Air Force’s 400 Eisenhower-era KC-135…
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NASA Awards Space Station Cargo Mission Services Contract

NASA Awards Space Station Cargo Mission Services Contract
WASHINGTON — NASA has awarded a contract with a potential value of$171 million to Lockheed Martin Corp. of Gaithersburg, Md., forsupport of International Space Station cargo mission services.The contract will support planning, coordination, preparation andpacking of standardized containers for cargo missions to the stationby international partner and commercial cargo vehicles. LockheedMartin…
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Norwegian Air Shuttle Takes First 737 With Boeing Sky Interior

Norwegian Air Shuttle Takes First 737 With Boeing Sky Interior
SEATTLE, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Norwegian Air Shuttle, which operates commercially as Norwegian, yesterday celebrated the delivery of the airline’s first Next-Generation 737-800 with the new Boeing Sky Interior. Norwegian has scheduled this airplane’s inaugural flight almost immediately following its delivery in mid-December. Norwegian, based in Oslo, is the…
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Airbus foresees demand for nearly 26,000 aircraft in the next 20 years

Airbus foresees demand for nearly 26,000 aircraft in the next 20 years
Almost 26,000 new passenger and freighter aircraft valued at US$3.2 trillion will be needed between 2010 and 2029, to satisfy demand according to Airbus’ Global Market Forecast (GMF). This demand is primarily driven by replacement of aircraft for newer more eco-efficient models in mature markets, dynamic growth in new emerging markets, low-cost carriers particularly in Asia, further market …
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European Defense Spending Picture Worsens

European Defense Spending Picture Worsens
By Robert Wall LONDON — New figures released by the European Defense Agency (EDA) show a deteriorating level of financial commitment by member states to defense even before the latest austerity budgets were passed this year. In figures released Dec. 9, the EDA shows that defense spending is eroding not just compared with gross domestic…
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SpaceX Sees ISS Meet-up in 2011

SpaceX Sees ISS Meet-up in 2011
By Irene KlotzCape Canaveral With two near-perfect Falcon 9 launches and the successful orbital operation, reentry and parachute landing of its first Dragon capsule, Space Exploration Technologies is confident it will join Russian, European and Japanese cargo ships in reaching the International Space Station next year, a critical component of NASA’s …
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Unions Back Mexicana Revival

Unions Back Mexicana Revival
Darren Shannon Mexicana de Aviacion’s latest revival plan has been approved by the company’s three main unions, a hurdle that now enables the carrier potentially to resume service in late January. The most recent restructuring of the bankrupt carrier envisions a Jan. 24 relaunch with a fleet of as many as 19 Airbus narrowbodies, a slight…
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Travel Chaos As Storm Pummels US Midwest

Travel Chaos As Storm Pummels US Midwest
A blizzard dumped thigh-deep snow on some areas of the US upper Midwest on Sunday, causing travel chaos and causing the roof of a large stadium to collapse in Minneapolis …
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US FAA Overhauls Its Record Keeping On Planes

US FAA Overhauls Its Record Keeping On Planes
The Federal Aviation Administration has launched an effort to sort out aircraft record keeping, saying that ownership information for nearly a third of the 357,000 planes on its registry is inaccurate …
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FAA Steps-Up Boeing 757 Inspections

FAA Steps-Up Boeing 757 Inspections
US aviation regulators are drafting enhanced inspection mandates to step up their examinations of more than 600 Boeing 757s worldwide, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter …Photo: CA, Boeing 757
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Boeing Sees No “Compelling Reason” For 737 Upgrade

Boeing Sees No "Compelling Reason" For 737 Upgrade
Boeing said it could not see a “compelling reason” to follow European rival Airbus in upgrading its best-selling 737 single-aisle passenger plane, its commercial aircraft chief told the Financial Times …
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