Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “SecDef’s Job Will Get Even Tougher” plus 24 more

Aviation News Releases | Aviation Magazine | Civil, Defense, Space & Tourism: “SecDef’s Job Will Get Even Tougher” plus 24 more

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SecDef’s Job Will Get Even Tougher

Posted: 13 May 2011 05:55 PM PDT

Barring some surprise unlikely for a Washington insider who has faced Senate confirmation more than once before, Leon Panetta will become the 23rd U.S. secretary of defense. On a good day, the job …

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U.S. Commercial Crew Costs Could Exceed Soyuz

Posted: 13 May 2011 05:52 PM PDT

By Frank Morring, Jr. . Private space companies probably can expect at least 44 paying passengers for trips to orbit in the next 10 years, NASA has told …

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Fighters Top Turkish Defense Wish List

Posted: 13 May 2011 05:50 PM PDT

By Andy Nativi . ISTANBUL — Turkey is exploring whether it would be feasible to launch an indigenous fighter program, even though the government recognizes…

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BA, Cabin Crew Near End Of Contract Battle

Posted: 13 May 2011 05:47 PM PDT

By Robert Wall . British Airways and the union representing its cabin crew have struck a deal that should end a protracted labor battle that has seen…

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Stansted’s Sale May Yet Defy Skeptics

Posted: 13 May 2011 05:45 PM PDT

By Rupa Haria . London . For airport operators, getting in bed with one of Europe’s most fractious airlines at a facility the government does not want to see…

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Australian Multi-Role Helo Decision Imminent

Posted: 13 May 2011 05:43 PM PDT

By Robert Wall . LONDON — A decision between the NH Industries NH90 and Lockheed Martin MH-60R for Australia’s future multi-role helicopter is imminent, with…

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1st of 2 C212-400s Received by Thailand

Posted: 13 May 2011 05:40 PM PDT

By Leithen Francis leithen_francis@aviationweek.com . SINGAPORE . Thailand’s Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives has taken delivery of the first of two…

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Shuttle Crew Back In Florida For 2nd Launch Try

Posted: 13 May 2011 05:38 PM PDT

By Irene Klotz . KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — Shuttle Endeavour’s six-man STS-134 crew returned to Kennedy Space Center on May 12 for a second launch attempt…

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Qantas Engineering Union Cancels Strike

Posted: 14 May 2011 08:04 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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NASA Announces New STS-134 Prelaunch Events, Countdown Details

Posted: 11 May 2011 09:18 AM PDT

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — News conferences, events and operating hours for the news center at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Fla., are set for the final scheduled launch of space shuttle Endeavour….

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Boeing Delivers UAE Air Force and Air Defence’s 1st C-17

Posted: 11 May 2011 09:18 AM PDT

LONG BEACH, Calif., May 2011 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] yesterday delivered the first of six C-17 Globemaster III airlifters to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force and Air Defence during a ceremony…

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Trip adds 1st Embraer 190 jet to its fleet

Posted: 11 May 2011 09:13 AM PDT

By the end of the year, the airline will double the number of E-Jets in operation . ​São José dos Campos, May 2011 – Embraer commemorated the delivery of the first EMBRAER 190 jet to TRIP…

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NASA News: NASA Dawn Spacecraft Captures First Image Of Nearing Asteroid

Posted: 11 May 2011 09:09 AM PDT

WASHINGTON — NASA’s Dawn spacecraft has obtained its first image of the giant asteroid Vesta, which will help fine-tune navigation during its approach. Dawn expects to achieve orbit around Vesta on…

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Boeing Business Jets Delivers BBJ 737-700 IGW to Beijing Airlines

Posted: 11 May 2011 09:04 AM PDT

SEATTLE, May 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) Business Jets (BBJ) yesterday announced the delivery of a BBJ 737-700 IGW (Increased Gross Weight) to Beijing Airlines, a business jet subsidiary…

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Embraer highlights its executive jets portfolio at EBACE 2011

Posted: 11 May 2011 09:02 AM PDT

The Company will show the Phenom family, alongside the Legacy 650, the new mock-up of the Legacy 500, and the Lineage 1000 . São José dos Campos, May 2011 – Embraer will participate in the…

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Boeing, Havelsan to Jointly Market VSOC Sentinel

Posted: 11 May 2011 08:55 AM PDT

ISTANBUL, May 2011 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] and Havelsan, a Turkish software and systems development company, yesterday signed a memorandum of agreement to jointly market Boeing’s Visual …

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Bombardier and FlightPath International Establish Agreement for Technical Training

Posted: 11 May 2011 08:52 AM PDT

Bombardier today announced that it has entered into an agreement with training services provider FlightPath International (FPI) of Toronto for FPI to provide entitlement and recurrent technical…

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Australia Cuts Defense As US Imports Cheapen

Posted: 11 May 2011 08:22 AM PDT

By Bradley Perrett . BEIJING — The fall of the U.S. dollar is helping Australia to lop A$4.3 billion ($4 billion) from its defense spending over the next…

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European Airlines Scrambling To Cut Costs

Posted: 11 May 2011 08:20 AM PDT

By Jens Flottau, Robert Wall . Frankfurt, London . Three years of belt-tightening to ride out a global economic downturn should have put European airlines in…

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ISR’s Big Win Could Shield It From Cuts

Posted: 11 May 2011 08:18 AM PDT

By Jen DiMascio . Washington . As lawmakers consider how to shore up the nation’s defenses while balancing the books, the nation’s massive investments in …

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DOT Approves ATI For Delta And Virgin Australia

Posted: 11 May 2011 08:16 AM PDT

By Andrew Compart . The U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) reversed course May 10 and tentatively approved antitrust immunity for Delta Air Lines and…

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Textron CEO Takes Over-Temporarily-At Cessna

Posted: 11 May 2011 08:13 AM PDT

By Kerry Lynch . Textron Chairman and CEO Scott Donnelly spent last week in Wichita as he took on his new role as the temporary chief of Cessna Aircraft and…

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First Sbirs Orbit-Raising Burn Completed

Posted: 11 May 2011 08:11 AM PDT

By Amy Butler . The first Space Based Infrared System (Sbirs) missile warning satellite has executed the first of six liquid apogee engine …

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Endeavour Repairs Complete

Posted: 11 May 2011 08:09 AM PDT

By Irene Klotz . KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — Kennedy Space Center workers have installed and retested a new Loads Control Assembly-2 (LCA-2)…

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Singapore Tech Q1 Net Profit Up 20 Pct

Posted: 11 May 2011 08:05 AM PDT

Singapore Technologies Engineering, the world’s largest aircraft maintenance firm, said on Wednesday its first quarter net profit rose 20 percent from a year ago, helped by higher profits at its…

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