Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “Boeing Selects Leading Edge for South Carolina 787 Dreamliner Painting” plus 24 more

Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “Boeing Selects Leading Edge for South Carolina 787 Dreamliner Painting” plus 24 more

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Boeing Selects Leading Edge for South Carolina 787 Dreamliner Painting

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 08:47 AM PST

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has selected Leading Edge Aviation Services to paint 787 Dreamliners assembled at Boeing’s new North Charleston, S.C., final…

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Shuttle Endeavour’s Final Rollout Delayed, Crew Q&A Cancelled

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 08:43 AM PST

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Space shuttle Endeavour’s move to its launch pad at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida has been postponed at least 24 hours because of potential lightning and storms in…

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Boeing, Cathay Pacific Announce Order for More 777-300ERs

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 08:41 AM PST

HONG KONG, March 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) and Cathay Pacific Airways yesterday announced the Hong Kong-based carrier ordered 10 Boeing 777-300ER (extended range) airplanes…

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NASA Announces Tweetup For Shuttle Endeavour’s Final Lift Off

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 08:37 AM PST

WASHINGTON — NASA will give 150 of its Twitter followers an insider’s look at the nation’s space program and the opportunity to view a space shuttle launch in person. The fourth shuttle launch…

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Boeing Begins Hiring for New Engineering Center in Oklahoma City

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 08:34 AM PST

OKLAHOMA CITY, March 2011 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced that it is hiring in Oklahoma City for a variety of positions to staff a new engineering design center that will produce upgrades for …

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NASA Names Mishap Board For Taurus Xl Launch Failure Investigation

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 08:31 AM PST

WASHINGTON — NASA has selected the members of the board that will investigate the unsuccessful March 4 launch of the Glory spacecraft. Bradley C. Flick, director of the Research and Engineering…

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Boeing CEO McNerney on the Nomination of Secretary Locke as U.S. Ambassador to China

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 08:28 AM PST

CHICAGO, March 2011 — Boeing Chairman, President & CEO Jim McNerney yesterday issued the following statement after President Obama nominated Commerce Secretary Gary Locke as the next U.S….

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Bombardier Delivers First China-Based Challenger 300 jet to Donghai Jet

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 08:23 AM PST

Bombardier Aerospace announced the delivery of the first Challenger 300 jet to be operated from China to Donghai Jet Co., Ltd. based in Shenzhen, Southern China. The aircraft is the first of five…

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Bombardier Significantly Expands Aftermarket Services in China

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 08:21 AM PST

Bombardier Aerospace announced a major ramp-up in aftermarket services for its business aircraft operators in China. The ramp-up, which includes a new regional support office (RSO), parts depot and…

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Women in Aerospace Canada Celebrates International Women’s Day at Bombardier Aerospace’s Toronto Facility

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 08:18 AM PST

In an effort to promote women’s opportunities in the Canadian aerospace industry, Bombardier’s Toronto facility on March 8 hosted Women in Aerospace (WIA) Canada, as well as upwards of 150 guests…

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EADS/Airbus sign aluminium procurement contract with China’s Southwest Aluminium

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 08:11 AM PST

Strategic move to expand qualified suppliers of aluminium Airbus and its parent company EADS have signed a procurement frame contract with Southwest Aluminium (Group) Co., Ltd. (SWA), one…

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New programme leadership as the A400M receives a “green light”

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 08:07 AM PST

Airbus Military has provided the go-ahead for industrial launch of its next-generation A400M airlifter, which will lead to production of the first four series aircraft during 2012. Having…

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SeaPort offers flexibility to fit Salina

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 08:52 AM PST

Salina, Kan., (March 2011) – SeaPort Airlines has a long reputation of departing early if all passengers are accounted for and ready to go, but when a group of local officials booked the 7:30 a.m….

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Fiscal Debate Puts Subs In Jeopardy

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 08:00 AM PST

By Michael Fabey. As Congress continues to flounder in debates over how to fund the federal government through this fiscal year, U.S. nuclear …

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EADS CEO Skeptical About 737 Successor

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 07:58 AM PST

By Jens Flottau jens@flottau.com. MUNICH. EADS CEO Louis Gallois is skeptical about the merits of Boeing’s proposed all-new 737 successor; in his view, the…

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Discovery Completes Final Voyage

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 07:55 AM PST

By Mark Carreau mark.carreau@gmail.com. HOUSTON. Shuttle Discovery returned from orbit for the final time on March 9, rolling onto the runway at NASA’s…

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New ATC System For Key FAA TRACONs

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 07:53 AM PST

By Adrian Schofield adrian_schofield@aviationweek.com. Amsterdam. Raytheon is set to begin replacing the backbone system at some of the largest U.S. ATC…

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Hong Kong Airlines To Order 38 Boeing 787s

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 07:49 AM PST

By Bradley Perrett. Hong Kong Airlines has signed a preliminary order for 32 Boeing 787s and six 777 freighters, while parent HNA Group separately negotiated…

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Russian Long-Range Air Defense Efforts Bloom

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 07:45 AM PST

By Maxim Pyadushkin. Moscow. Russia is ramping up fielding of its newest long-range air defense system and has put the follow-on missile defense capability on…

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Russian Helicopters, Avicopter Offer Update

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 07:42 AM PST

By Bradley Perrett perrett@aviationweek.com HONG KONG Russian Helicopters and Chinese partner Avicopter are in the technical definition phase of their…

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Jupiter Probe Undergoes Tests

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 07:36 AM PST

By Michael Mecham. SAN FRANCISCO — Lockheed Martin is in the last week of thermal vacuum tests before shipping Juno, NASA’s solar-powered Jupiter spacecraft,…

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AirAsia X Adds Airframe MRO at LHT Philippines

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 07:46 AM PST

By Elyse Moody elyse_moody@aviationweek.com Long-haul, low-cost carrier AirAsia X has decided to renew a supplemental airframe maintenance agreement with…

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Goodrich Wins Work On Revamped A320

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 07:08 AM PST

Goodrich said on Wednesday it was selected by Airbus to design parts for one of the engines that will be used to power the revamped A320 family of narrow-body planes …

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Travel Companies Warn Of Pinch From Oil Prices

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 07:05 AM PST

Travel companies warned on Wednesday that rising oil prices could hurt demand and squeeze margins in an industry already battling fierce competition, severe weather and political risk …

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Airlines Heard About Heathrow Reopening On TV

Posted: 10 Mar 2011 07:00 AM PST

Airlines grounded by snow at London’s Heathrow Airport learned that one of the runways was about to reopen from British Prime Minister David Cameron being interviewed on TV …

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