Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “Expedition 27 Launch Date And NASA Television Coverage Updated” plus 18 more

Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “Expedition 27 Launch Date And NASA Television Coverage Updated” plus 18 more

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Expedition 27 Launch Date And NASA Television Coverage Updated

Posted: 22 Mar 2011 08:16 AM PDT

HOUSTON — The Russian Federal Space Agency has adjusted the launch date for the next three residents of the International Space Station to Monday, April 4 (April 5 in Baikonur, Kazakhstan). The new…

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Embraer Defense and Security names DRS Defense Solutions as KC-390 supplier

Posted: 22 Mar 2011 08:13 AM PDT

DRS will provide cargo handling and aerial delivery systems for the new military aircraft . São José dos Campos, March 22, 2011 – Embraer Defense and Security signed a contract with DRS…

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NASA And Etsy Announce Winners Of “Space Craft” Contest

Posted: 22 Mar 2011 08:02 AM PDT

WASHINGTON — During a Friday ceremony in Brooklyn, N.Y., NASA and Etsy, an online marketplace for handmade arts and crafts, announced the winners of “Space Craft,” a contest that received more than…

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Boeing and EPFL Join Forces to Lower Sustainability Certification Costs

Posted: 22 Mar 2011 07:58 AM PDT

SEATTLE, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) today announced the creation of the Sustainable Biomass Consortium, a research…

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Spacebound Bacteria Inspire Earthbound Remedies

Posted: 22 Mar 2011 07:55 AM PDT

WASHINGTON — Recent research aboard the space shuttle is giving scientists a better understanding of how infectious disease occurs in space and could someday improve astronaut health and provide…

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ICAO English Instructor FIRED for helping pilots

Posted: 22 Mar 2011 07:52 AM PDT

Pilots in need of help with their aviation English for their ICAO language proficiency test, have been seeking the assistance of a kind and helpful Aviation English instructor from a Spanish Flight…

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European Missile Defense Site To Be Competed

Posted: 22 Mar 2011 07:41 AM PDT

By Amy Butler, Jen DiMascio . Though early work on the first two land-based “Aegis Ashore” missile defense sites was sole-sourced to Lockheed…

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Post KC-X, Europeans Strategize For Pentagon

Posted: 22 Mar 2011 07:32 AM PDT

By Amy Butler, Robert Wall . Washington, London . A string of procurement choices by the Pentagon­—including an American KC-X platform, a stunted buy of…

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United, Teamsters Sign Tentative Labor Deal

Posted: 22 Mar 2011 07:30 AM PDT

By Darren Shannon . United Continental Holdings’ United Airlines unit has reached a tentative agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters,…

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Australia Formally Approves Extra C-17 Buy

Posted: 22 Mar 2011 07:28 AM PDT

By Leithen Francis . SINGAPORE — Australia’s defense minister, Stephen Smith, says the government has made a formal decision to buy a fifth Boeing C-17. …

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An End To Space Trash?

Posted: 22 Mar 2011 07:26 AM PDT

By Frank Morring, Jr. . Washington . Satellite operators may no longer have to throw away perfectly good geostationary communications satellites if a $280…

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Capgemini Wins UK Airport IT Contract

Posted: 22 Mar 2011 07:22 AM PDT

A consortium led by France’s Capgemini has won a five-year contract worth about GBP£100 million (USD$163 million) to provide IT services at BAA’s London Heathrow and other UK airports, Capgemini…

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Singapore Air To Cut Some Tokyo Flights

Posted: 22 Mar 2011 07:21 AM PDT

Singapore Airlines will suspend one of its two daily flights between Singapore and Tokyo’s Haneda airport, the airline said … Photo: Terence Ong

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Tourists Go Elsewhere After Japan Quake

Posted: 22 Mar 2011 07:18 AM PDT

As Japan enters its annual cherry blossom festival season, tourists are heading elsewhere, scared off by fears of radiation from a nuclear crisis that erupted hard on the heels of the March 11…

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Boeing Shares Gain After New 747 Test Flight

Posted: 22 Mar 2011 07:15 AM PDT

Shares of Boeing gained more than 3 percent on Monday, a day after the successful first test flight of the 747-8 Intercontinental …

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Israel’s CAA Revokes Sun D’Or License

Posted: 22 Mar 2011 07:12 AM PDT

Israel’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on Monday ordered charter airline Sun D’Or to cease operations from April 1 because it failed to comply with regulations …

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Embraer and Alitalia finalize an agreement for the delivery of 20 E-Jets

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 10:14 AM PDT

Italian airline to add 15 EMBRAER 175s and five EMBRAER 190s to its fleet . São José dos Campos, March 21, 2011 – Embraer and Alitalia have finalized an agreement for the delivery…

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Boeing Named ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 10:09 AM PDT

CHICAGO, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will receive an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year award from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its ongoing commitment to…

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Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Conducts Successful First Flight

Posted: 21 Mar 2011 01:46 PM PDT

SEATTLE, March 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Boeing (NYSE: BA) 747-8 Intercontinental successfully began its flight test program yesterday, taking off from Paine Field in Everett, Wash., before several…

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