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July 22, 2014
NASA Turns Over New Air Traffic Management Tool To FAA
Washington DC (SPX) Jul 16, 2014
A new NASA-developed computer software tool designed to aid air traffic controllers was presented to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) during a ceremony Monday at the agency's headquarters in Washington. The Terminal Sequencing and Spacing (TSS) technology will enable air traffic controllers to better manage the spacing between aircraft as they fly more efficient approaches into airports, saving both time and fuel and reducing emissions. TSS is the another step in NASA's support of t ... read more

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Brazil's Embraer sells 60 commercial planes to China
Chinese companies signed agreements Thursday to buy 60 commercial airplanes worth $3.2 billion from Brazilian aviation firm Embraer during a state visit to Brasilia by Chinese President Xi Jinping. ... more
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US F-35 fighter will not fly at UK air show
The US military said Tuesday it will not send F-35 fighter jets to Britain's Farnborough air show because of safety precautions, in another embarrassing setback for the most expensive program in Pentagon history. ... more
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Lockheed opening new office in Britain
Lockheed Martin UK is expanding its presence in Britain, opening a new office to explore partnerships with local companies in the space sector. ... more
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Air Force seeks new long-range bomber
A Request for Proposal has been issued to Industry by the U.S. Air Force for its Long Range Strike Bomber, or LRS-B. ... more
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Bell supplying Swedish police with seven helos
The Swedish National Police has signed a purchase agreement with Bell Helicopter for seven Bell 429 aircraft, the company announced. ... more
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Team forms for Gripen acquisition
Embraer of Brazil and Saab of Sweden will partner to provide project management if Brazil orders Saab's Gripen fighter for its F-X2 program. ... more
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Indonesia receiving refurbished U.S. fighters
The U.S. government is well on its way to refurbishing and modernizing two dozen F-16 Fighting Falcon jet fighters for Indonesia. ... more
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The first Airbus EC-725 completely made in Brazil is delivered to the military
The first long-range EC-725 tactical transport helicopter completely built in Brazil has been delivered to the Brazilian Navy by Helibras. ... more
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US F-35 fighter jet to miss date at Britain's Farnborough
The new US-built F-35 stealth fighter jet will not appear as planned at Britain's Farnborough air show on Monday but may still take part at the end of the week, organisers said. ... more
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China's BOC orders Airbus planes in $4.1bn deal: firm
China's BOC Aviation has ordered 43 Airbus single-aisle A320 passenger jets worth more than $4.1 billion (3.0 billion euros), the European planemaker said on Tuesday, amid booming Asian demand for air travel. ... more
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China's Okay Airways buys Boeing jets worth $980mn
Okay Airways, the first privately-owned Chinese carrier, has agreed to buy 10 single-aisle Boeing planes worth $980 million at current list prices, the US planemaker said Monday. ... more
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South Korea to decide on building jet fighters
The South Korean government is reportedly speeding up efforts to indigenously develop and produce a new fighter aircraft. ... more
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Mozambique Air Force jets get new lease on life
Eight MiG-21 fighters of the Mozambique Air Force have been overhauled and upgraded in Romania. ... more
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Britain asks U.S. for C-17 support
The U.S. Congress has been notified that Britain is seeking continued sustainment support for Boeing C-17 Globemaster III aircraft flown by the Royal Air Force. ... more
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Britain quizzes Airbus staff in Saudi fraud probe
Britain's Serious Fraud Office has questioned staff at Airbus and the Ministry of Defence in an ongoing probe into alleged corruption in Saudi Arabia, the European defence giant said Wednesday. ... more
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F-35 jet fire may be isolated problem
An engine fire last month on a US F-35 fighter jet was likely an isolated incident and not part of a wider problem for the new aircraft, a top Pentagon official said Thursday. ... more
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China's own dreamliner prepares for takeoff
The cavernous building that will house the final assembly line of China's own passenger plane is virtually empty, except for an enormous Chinese flag and slogans to rally the workers who will one day produce the C919. ... more
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US F-35's debut at British air show in doubt
US military officers are still unsure if the F-35 fighter will be cleared to make its debut at a British air show next week, a potentially damaging setback for the costly program. ... more
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Hague pushes Eurofighter on India visit
British Foreign Secretary William Hague said Tuesday he had raised a $12-billion fighter jet deal being negotiated by French company Dassault with India's government during talks with his counterpart in New Delhi, suggesting London has not given up all hope on the giant contract. ... more
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Northrop Grumman received new order for E-2D aircraft
Northrop Grumman is to produce 25 more E-2D Advanced Hawkeye early warning aircraft for the U.S. Navy under a multi-year contract, the company announced. ... more
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New Zealand, others to receive CAE flight training systems
A range of simulation-based training systems and services are being provided for military customers by Canada's CAE, the company announced. ... more
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KC-46 offered for South Korean tanker project
Boeing has offered its new KC-46 aerial tanker to South Korea, which plans to form its first tanker squadron, the company reports. ... more
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Britain's aerospace industry outpaces rest of economy
A new report on Britain's aerospace sector says it is growing faster than the rest of the country's economy. ... more
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Unrest in Iraq could delay delivery of US F-16s
Violence in Iraq could delay the delivery of American F-16 fighter jets to the Baghdad government after contractors had to be evacuated from a key air base, the Pentagon said Monday. ... more
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