Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “NASA’S Shuttle Atlantis Moves From Processing Hangar To Vab” plus 24 more

Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “NASA’S Shuttle Atlantis Moves From Processing Hangar To Vab” plus 24 more

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NASA’S Shuttle Atlantis Moves From Processing Hangar To Vab

Posted: 12 May 2011 09:28 AM PDT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Reporters are invited to cover space shuttle Atlantis’ final planned move from its processing hangar to the Vehicle Assembly Building, on Tuesday, May 17, at NASA’s…

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Boeing Awarded CH-47F Chinook Modification Work by US Army

Posted: 12 May 2011 09:23 AM PDT

MILLVILLE, N.J., May 12, 2011 — Boeing received a $23.7 million contract on May 9 to perform Initial Production Fielding Support modifications on 49 CH-47F Chinook helicopters at the Boeing…

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NASA News: NASA Announces News Briefing On Aquarius/Sac-D Mission

Posted: 12 May 2011 09:17 AM PDT

WASHINGTON — NASA will hold a news briefing on Tuesday, May 17, at 1 p.m. EDT, on the agency’s next Earth-observing satellite mission, Aquarius/SAC-D, scheduled to launch on June 9. The briefing…

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Boeing News: Boeing to Develop High-Brightness Laser

Posted: 12 May 2011 09:11 AM PDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., May 12, 2011 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] has received a $4.2 million, 16-month contract to design and develop a 25-kilowatt high-brightness laser for the Pentagon’s High…

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Bombardier Bolsters Support in Europe and Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of its Schiphol Service Centre

Posted: 12 May 2011 09:06 AM PDT

Bombardier Aerospace today left no doubt that it is building one of the most comprehensive service and maintenance networks in the industry by boosting capacity at its wholly owned Schiphol Service…

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TWC Aviation Adds Gulfstream G550, Gulfstream GV, Falcon 2000LX, Falcon 900, and Citation XLS

Posted: 12 May 2011 09:01 AM PDT

SAN JOSE, California (May 12, 2011) – TWC Aviation, Inc., a worldwide leader in private aviation, and its sister company ACM Aviation Services, Inc., today announced five new aircraft under…

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ARSA Holds FAA’s Feet to the Fire over RFA Compliance

Posted: 12 May 2011 08:58 AM PDT

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA, May. 2011 – On May 9, the Aeronautical Repair Station Association (ARSA) again pushed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to abide by the requirements of the Regulatory…

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USAF Aircraft Fortunes Rise And Fall

Posted: 12 May 2011 08:55 AM PDT

By David A. Fulghum . With the Pentagon facing yet another round of budget cutting and a continuing search for efficiencies — along with a …

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Union Calls Off Qantas Strike But Dispute Continues

Posted: 12 May 2011 08:52 AM PDT

By Leithen Francis leithen_francis@aviationweek.com . Singapore . The Australian Licenced Aircraft Engineers Union (ALAEU) has suddenly called off a strike…

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Honeywell Unveils Situational Awareness System

Posted: 12 May 2011 08:51 AM PDT

By Guy Norris . A surveillance and situational awareness system that combines a traffic collision avoidance system (TCAS) with automatic dependent…

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EU CO2 Emissions Went Up 3 Percent In 2010

Posted: 12 May 2011 08:49 AM PDT

By Russell J. Dinnage . The start of April marked an important moment in the six-year history of the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) with the…

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NextGen, Sesar Will Pay Off, Study Says

Posted: 12 May 2011 08:47 AM PDT

By Adrian Schofield adrian_schofield@aviationweek.com . A new study finds that the long-term savings from global ATM modernization programs outweigh their…

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GA Avgas Coalition Vows To Fight Avgas Lawsuit

Posted: 12 May 2011 08:43 AM PDT

By Kerry Lynch . The General Aviation Avgas Coalition vowed today to fight a looming lawsuit in California against 50 fuel retailers and suppliers for…

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BizJet Shipments, Sales Continue Slide In Q1

Posted: 12 May 2011 08:41 AM PDT

By Kerry Lynch . WASHINGTON . The General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) today reported the first quarterly positive increase in piston aircraft …

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SpaceX Piggyback Payload Termed Successful

Posted: 12 May 2011 08:38 AM PDT

By Staff . A Northrop Grumman microsatellite launched as a secondary payload on the first orbital flight of the Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX)…

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Gravity Probe B Demonstrates Einstein Theory

Posted: 12 May 2011 08:36 AM PDT

By Frank Morring, Jr. . Washington . A high-powered team of physicists and engineers has concluded that NASA’s $700 million Gravity Probe B (GP-B) experiment …

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Platforms For Success

Posted: 12 May 2011 08:34 AM PDT

Bill Burchell . LONDON—Aircraft docking systems can substantially boost an MRO’s profitability, especially if they are tailor-made to enhance the business….

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Canaries, Cruises Help TUI Offset Mideast

Posted: 12 May 2011 08:32 AM PDT

Tourism and logistics group TUI said demand for hotels in the Canary Islands and cruises had helped offset the impact of unrest in North Africa …

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Boeing Hits Out At Federal Board After Complaint

Posted: 12 May 2011 08:30 AM PDT

Boeing denied allegations that the plane maker picked South Carolina as the site of the second line of 787 Dreamliner production to punish its union workforce …

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Air France Crash Data Probe To Take Time

Posted: 12 May 2011 08:28 AM PDT

Investigators of an Air France crash into the Atlantic two years ago will begin to decode black-box flight recorders but say it will take months and there was no guarantee of finding what caused…

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Airports Of Thailand Falls Back In Q2

Posted: 12 May 2011 08:26 AM PDT

Airports of Thailand (AOT) reported a 3.6 percent drop in quarterly net profit on Thursday, even though passengers and flight were growing, due mainly to a decline in foreign exchange gains…

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Spirit Airlines Eyes USD$320 Million IPO

Posted: 12 May 2011 08:24 AM PDT

US budget carrier Spirit Airlines could raise USD$320 million after it priced its initial public offering at USD$14-$16 a share …

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Qantas Engineering Union Cancels Strike

Posted: 12 May 2011 08:22 AM PDT

Australia’s Qantas Airways said it would no longer cancel or delay flights on Friday after aircraft engineers called off plans to strike …

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Thai Air Q1 Net Profit Slumps 94 Percent

Posted: 12 May 2011 08:20 AM PDT

Thai Airways posted a 94 percent drop in first-quarter net profit on Thursday, lower than market forecasts, hit by surging fuel costs and losses from foreign exchange …

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Union Recommends BA Crews Peace Deal

Posted: 12 May 2011 08:18 AM PDT

The Unite union and British Airways said they had reached an agreement which could bring an end to an 18-month dispute that has cost the airline more than GBP£150 million (USD$247 million)…

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