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Boeing Delivers First South Carolina-built 787-9 Dreamliner

Airplane is 250th 787 to be delivered NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. –Â- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has delivered the first 787-9 Dreamliner assembled at its North Charleston, S.C., facility to United Airlines. The airplane also marks a milestone for the 787 program as the 250th Dreamliner to be delivered. In 2012, we delivered our first South Carolina-built 787-8, and less than three years later,...

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Embraer Signs a New Order with Republic for Five Additional E175

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, BrazilÂ- – Embraer and Republic Airways Holdings Inc., operator of the largest E-Jet fleet in the world, signed an order for five new E175 jets. The contract, with an estimated value of 222 USD million, based on Embraer's list price, will be included in the 2015 first-quarter backlog. The aircraft, configured in dual class with 76 seats, are expected to be...

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FAA Certifies Sikorsky S-92® Gross Weight Expansion and TCAS II
Helicopters

FAA Certifies Sikorsky S-92® Gross Weight Expansion and TCAS II

ORLANDO, Fla.,Â- – Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the certification by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) of a gross weight expansion (GWE) for the S-92® helicopter production configuration. The GWE increases the maximum take-off gross weight from 26,500 to 27,700 pounds allowing operators to carry an additional 1,200 pounds of payload. In addition to GWE, the FAA...

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Boeing, Silk Way West Announce Order for Three 747-8 Freighters

BAKU, Azerbaijan,Â- – Boeing [NYSE: BA and Azerbaijan-based Silk Way West today announced an order for three 747-8 Freighter airplanes valued at more than $1.1 billion at current list prices. Silk Way Airlines' success and profitability as a cargo operator is a direct result of investing in its fleet and services and growing its regional and international footprint," said Zaur...

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Sikorsky S-76D(TM) Kicks off International Demonstration Tour
Helicopters

Sikorsky S-76D(TM) Kicks off International Demonstration Tour

ORLANDO, Fla.,Â- – Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced today that an S-76D™ helicopter will embark on an international demonstration tour beginning next week in Southeast Asia. The announcement was made at Sikorsky's booth at the 2015 Helicopter Association International Heli-Expo show. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The aircraft will...

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Sikorsky and Bristow Embark on New Era of Search and Rescue
Helicopters

Sikorsky and Bristow Embark on New Era of Search and Rescue

Bristow readies for UK search and rescue services with technologically advanced Sikorsky S-92® helicopters ORLANDO, Fla. - Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today recognized Bristow Helicopters Ltd.'s upcoming launch of the U.K. search and rescue (SAR) contract and the company's dedication to SAR over the past 40 years. The recognition ceremony was held at the 2015 Helicopter Association...

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Dassault Aviation to Present Falcon Fleet at Australian International Airshow
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Dassault Aviation to Present Falcon Fleet at Australian International Airshow

MELBOURNE, Australia –Â- Avalon Airport (February 24 - March 1, 2015) Dassault Aviation will present its Falcon fleet of large cabin, long range business jets at the Australian International Airshow, Australia's largest and most comprehensive aviation, aerospace and defense exposition. The six day event, which opens on February 24th, will take place at Avalon airport in Geelong,...

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Insitu to Showcase Technologies, Demonstrate Its Integrator Platform at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX)
Imaging Equipment

Insitu to Showcase Technologies, Demonstrate Its Integrator Platform at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX)

BINGEN, Wash.,Â- – Insitu announced today that it will showcase its combat-proven unmanned systems and present the capabilities of its Integrator platform in a live flight demonstration at the International Defence Exhibition Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi, UAE, 22-26 February, 2015. The Insitu booth (02-A42 in the US Pavilion) will display full-scale models of the company's unmanned...

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Vehicles

Sunstone Helps C-DUS Labs to Innovate

The Challenge Miki Szmuk is an aerospace engineer with big ideas for building better unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). As a doctoral student from the Controls Lab for Distributed and Uncertain Systems (C-DUS) of the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Texas (UT) in Austin, Szmuk specializes in the engineering of small, sophisticated UAVs. Szmuk and the rest of the C-DUS...

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Predator XP Sets New Company Record for Long Endurance Flight

Long-Endurance Capability Validated; Flies for 40-Plus Consecutive Hours SAN DIEGO –Â- General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced the successful first endurance flight of Predator® XP, an advanced derivative of the...

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