Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “NASA Negotiates Six, One-Month Options With United Space Alliance” plus 24 more

Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “NASA Negotiates Six, One-Month Options With United Space Alliance” plus 24 more

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NASA Negotiates Six, One-Month Options With United Space Alliance

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 08:15 AM PDT

HOUSTON — NASA has incorporated six, one-month content adjustments that provide options for continuation of services to support fly-out of the space shuttle manifest beyond Thursday, March 31. If…

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Boeing and Turkish Airlines Confirm Order for 15 Next-Generation 737s

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 08:11 AM PDT

SEATTLE, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Turkish Airlines (THY) have announced the Istanbul-based carrier has exercised options for 15 Next-Generation 737s. The order, comprised of 10…

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NASA Awards Space Shuttle Main Engine Contract Modification

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 08:07 AM PDT

HOUSTON — NASA has signed a $36.9 million contract modification to space shuttle main engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne of Canoga Park, Calif., to provide continued shuttle main…

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Boeing Issues First Latin American Study on Jatropha Sustainability

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 08:05 AM PDT

SEATTLE /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) yesterday released research conducted by Yale University’s School of Environmental Studies showing significant potential for sustainable aviation fuel …

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NASA Spacecraft Reveal Mysteries Of Jupiter And Saturn Rings

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 08:01 AM PDT

PASADENA, Calif. — In a celestial forensic exercise, scientists analyzing data from NASA’s Cassini, Galileo and New Horizons missions have traced telltale ripples in Saturn and Jupiter’s rings…

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GAL Aviation to Begin Operations April 11, 2011

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 07:56 AM PDT

Company to offer products and services for business, commercial aircraft . Quebec City, Quebec.…GAL Aviation Inc, a member of the GAL Group of companies of Ottawa, Ontario, will begin formal…

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Salt-Seeking Spacecraft Arrives At Launch Site NASA Instrument Will Measure Ocean Surface Salinity

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 07:53 AM PDT

WASHINGTON — An international spacecraft that will take NASA’s first space-based measurements of ocean surface salinity has arrived at its launch site at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The…

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Next Sbirs Buy Proposed, GEO-1 Launch Readied

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 07:33 AM PDT

By Amy Butler . The U.S. Air Force is planning to propose the purchase of the fifth and sixth Space-Based Infrared System (Sbirs) early missile…

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WTO Faults Boeing Subsidies

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 07:31 AM PDT

By Robert Wall . The World Trade Organization has determined that Boeing benefited from state aid that violates international trade rules to the tune of…

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Army Re-Examines Intel Aircraft Bids

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 07:29 AM PDT

By Amy Butler . Washington . The U.S. Army is once again having problems acquiring a new intelligence-collection aircraft, and this latest snag is likely to …

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Trains Continue To Threaten Airlines In China

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 07:27 AM PDT

By Bradley Perrett . Fast trains have claimed another aviation victim in China, with China Southern and Henan Airlines giving up the Wuhan-Nanjing route. …

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India To Build Ship Model Testing Facility

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 07:24 AM PDT

By Anantha Krishnan M. . BENGALURU, India — India will soon join a select group of nations that have an exclusive Seakeeping and Maneuvering Basin (SMB) …

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NASA Will Decide On Heavy Lifter This Summer

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 07:22 AM PDT

By Frank Morring, Jr. . Engineers reviewing options for a heavy-lift NASA Space Launch System (SLS) to replace the canceled Ares V will make…

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Turkish Technic Lands Gecas APU Work

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 07:20 AM PDT

Elyse Moody elyse_moody@aviationweek.com . Two Hamilton Sundstrand APS3200 model auxiliary power units (APU) owned by major lessor GE Capital Aviation…

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Koussa ‘Should Be Questioned Over Lockerbie Bombing’

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 06:58 AM PDT

Former Libyan foreign minister Moussa Koussa should be questioned over claims he masterminded the 1988 Lockerbie airliner bombing, relatives of those killed and British politicians said…

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Korea Aerospace Applies For Market Listing

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 06:57 AM PDT

Korea Aerospace Industries, an aviation equipment and parts manufacture, has applied to list on the main KOSPI, according to the Korea Exchange …

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Goodrich To Buy Microtecnica For USD$466 Mln

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 06:56 AM PDT

US aircraft parts supplier Goodrich said it would buy Microtecnica, a maker of actuation systems for the aerospace industry, for about EUR€330 million (USD$466.8 million), to enhance its product…

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Fraport Takes On Philippines In Terminal Row

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 06:54 AM PDT

German airports operator Fraport is making a fresh attempt to get more than USD$425 million in compensation from the Philippine government for a failed airport terminal project in Manila…

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Boeing Confirms Turkish Airways 737 Order

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 06:52 AM PDT

Boeing said on Friday it had confirmed an order for 15 next generation 737s with Turkish Airlines. The order would be worth more than USD$1.2 billion, on the basis of the list price of the planes…

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EU Files Appeal On WTO Boeing Ruling

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 06:50 AM PDT

The European Commission said on Friday it had filed an appeal against the WTO’s ruling that Boeing had received illegal subsidies — a tactical move in the dispute …

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Norway Seeks Approval To Sell SAS Stake

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 06:48 AM PDT

The Norwegian government sought permission from parliament on Friday to sell its 14.29 percent stake in SAS, saying the loss-making Scandinavian airline needed to partner with a new owner in the…

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WTO Raps US Subsidies To Boeing

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 06:46 AM PDT

Boeing received at least USD$5.3 billion of banned US subsidies, the WTO said on Thursday in a dispute that shows no signs of an end to years of inconclusive wrangling …

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Pratt Lands Order For New A320 Engines

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 06:44 AM PDT

Pratt & Whitney won its largest order for its new geared turbofan aircraft engine, with Indian budget carrier IndiGo choosing the fuel-saving model to power an order of 150 new Airbus A320neo…

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Boeing Takes Orders For 12 777s In Latest Week

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 06:40 AM PDT

Boeing said on Thursday that it took 12 new orders for widebody 777s in the latest week, including two from an unidentified customer and 10 previously reported orders from GE Capital Aviation…

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UK To Extend Heathrow, Gatwick Price Controls

Posted: 01 Apr 2011 06:36 AM PDT

Britain’s Civil Aviation Authority on Thursday said it was extending price controls at London’s Heathrow and Gatwick airports for a further year to allow time for the UK government to introduce a…

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