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GA-ASI to Exhibit Full-Scale Model of Predator XP at IDEX

Interest in Predator XP Continues to Grow, Aircraft Now in Production SAN DIEGOÂ-  - General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), tactical reconnaissance radars, and electro-optic surveillance systems, today announced that it will have a significant presence at the upcoming IDEX show in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE),...

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Insitu Delivers Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems Capability to Marines

Cross-institutional teams commence early operations BINGEN, Wash. - Insitu Inc. announced today that it has delivered and flown one of two Integrator Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) that will provide the U.S. Marine Corps an early operational capability for the Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System (STUAS) program. The Integrator system delivery at Twentynine Palms, just less than a...

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Indra's Unmanned Pelican System Obtains Experimental Airworthiness Certificate

o Having met the quality and safety requirements of Air Safety State Agency (AESA) the test stage will start o Indra's unmanned helicopter was the first to pass the agency's tests o It will be ready by 2012 to engage in intelligence, surveillance or emergency management missions, among others The Pelican unmanned aircraft system (UAS) developed by Indra has received the Special Airworthiness...

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GA-UK to Provide MoD with Dedicated Support for Remotely Piloted Air Systems

SAN DIEGO - General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA ASI), a leading manufacturer of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), tactical reconnaissance radars, and surveillance systems, today announced that General Atomics Aeronautical Systems UK Ltd (GA-UK), an affiliated entity, has been established with an office in London. The office will be managed by Dr. Jonny King. We are pleased that the...

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Lockheed Martin Rolls Out First Special Operations MC-130J Combat Shadow II

MARIETTA, Ga., March 29, 2011 - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) rolled out the first aircraft in a new fleet of MC-130J Combat Shadow IIs for the U.S. Air Force's Special Operations Command (AFSOC) during a ceremony here today. Lt. Gen. Donald C. Wurster, commander, Air Force Special Operations Command, was the keynote speaker at the event. The MC-130J is one of the most versatile tactical airlifters...

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Boeing and Airberlin Celebrate Delivery of First Next-Generation 737-700 with the Boeing Sky Interior

SEATTLE - Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Berlin-based German carrier airberlin celebrated this week the delivery of the first Next-Generation 737-700 with the new Boeing Sky Interior. airberlin received its first 737-800 with the new Boeing Sky Interior in mid-February making the airline the first to operate both aircraft types with the new cabin design. The features of the new Boeing Sky Interior will...

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Advanced All-Weather System Enhances Sikorsky S-92-® Helicopter's Search and Rescue Capabilities

ORLANDO, Fla. - Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. announced at the Heli-Expo trade show today that the Federal Aviation Administration has approved an advanced and highly integrated, all-weather operating system that enhances the S-92Â-® helicopter's already proven search and rescue (SAR) capabilities. Sikorsky is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The approval follows previous...

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Sikorsky Aerospace Services Completes S-76B(TM) Aircraft Modifications for Export to Germany

ORLANDO, Fla.-- HELI-EXPO --Sikorsky Aerospace Services' (SAS) commercial maintenance facility in Coatesville, Penn., announced today completion of comprehensive modifications to a Sikorsky S-76B(TM) helicopter for export to Germany's Heliservice International GmbH. Originally designed for VIP transport missions, the aircraft has been reconfigured and is currently equipped to perform specialty...

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Dassault Falcon 900LX is First to Fly Approaches Using Europe's New EGNOS Satellite Navigation System

SAINT-CLOUD, France - Dassault recently flew the first approaches using Europe's new EGNOS (European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service) satellite navigation system. EGNOS is expected to vastly improve airport access for aviation throughout Europe. The approaches were flown into Pau Pyrenees airport in France (ICAO: LFBP) on a Falcon 900LX equipped with EASy II, the next generation of...

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Maharashtra Government Signs Contract to Acquire Sikorsky S-76-® Helicopter

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced today the signing of a contract to sell an S-76C++(TM) helicopter to the Maharashtra Government in India for VIP transport. The aircraft will join a growing fleet of Sikorsky helicopters operating in India or on order by Indian customers, including other S-76Â-® family aircraft and lightweight S-300(TM) and S-330SP(TM) helicopters....

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