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Boeing Launches 787-10 Dreamliner

- 787-10 will be the most efficient jetliner in history - ALC, GECAS, IAG/British Airways, Singapore Airlines and United Airlines commit to 787-10 LE BOURGET, France – Boeing [NYSE:BA] announced today at the 2013 Paris Air Show that it has launched the 787-10 Dreamliner, the third member of the super-efficient 787 family. Commitments for 102 airplanes from five customers across Europe, Asia and...

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Helicopters

Mitsubishi Corporation Acquisition of Sikorsky S-76D(TM) Helicopters Pushes Total for Japan Market to 11

PARIS – PARIS AIR SHOW - Mitsubishi Corporation has contracted with Sikorsky Aircraft, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), to acquire 11 S-76D™ helicopters for use in Search and Rescue (SAR) operations by the Japan Coast Guard (JCG). The new helicopters were ordered in three contracts that were finalized between Feb. 2012 and March 2013. The contracts are the largest series...

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Aircraft

Boeing, Qatar Airways Announce Agreement for Nine 777-300ERs

Deal worth up to $2.8 billion includes firm orders for two airplanes and commitments for seven more LE BOURGET, France -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Qatar Airways today announced agreements for nine Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplanes at the 2013 Paris Air Show.Â-  The agreements include a firm order for two airplanes previously attributed to an unidentified customer on Boeing Commercial...

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Models

Commercial Aircraft are designed for regional, network carriers.

While single-class layout ofÂ- E175-E2 will seat up to 88 passengers, E190-E2 and E195-E2 respectively seat up to 106 and 132 passengers. All are designed with aerodynamic, distinctively shaped wings; systems and avionics, including 4th generation full fly-by-wire flight controls; and Pratt & Whitney's PurePower™ Geared Turbofan high by-pass ratio engines. Other features include...

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Aircraft

Bell Boeing Awarded Contract for 99 V-22 Osprey Tiltrotor Aircraft

- 5-year contract will save taxpayers nearly $1 billion PATUXENT RIVER, Md. - The Bell Boeing V-22 Program, a strategic alliance between Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. [NYSE: TXT] and Boeing [NYSE: BA], has been awarded a five-year U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) contract for the production and delivery of 99 V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft, including 92 MV-22 models for the U.S. Marine...

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Models

"The Jet Age" Rodeo Drive Concours, Bombardier Aerospace and Flexjet Celebrate Learjet's 50th Anniversary

First-Ever Mock-Up Jet Arrives on the Renowned Street on Father's Day 2013 BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. – In celebration of Learjet's 50th anniversary, Rodeo Drive Concours d'Elegance will welcome the revolutionary Learjet 85 aircraft as the first full-scale aircraft mock-up to ever appear on the famous street. The Learjet 85 is designed by Bombardier Aerospace, the world's leading business aircraft...

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Environmental Controllers

Honeywell Helps Airbus A350 XWB Soar

Honeywell technologies help enhance operational efficiency and comfort while reducing environmental footprint PHOENIX - A multitude of Honeywell (NYSE: HON) products contributed to the successful maiden flight of the new Airbus A350 XWB (Xtra Wide-Body) aircraft. The new A350 family provides long-range capability with seating capacities from 270 to 350 passengers and offers optimal efficiency...

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Aircraft

Boeing Delivers Thomson Airways' First 787 Dreamliner

- First UK airline to operate the 787 MANCHESTER, United Kingdom - Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Thomson Airways announced the delivery today of the airline's first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The airplane, the first of eight 787s Thomson Airways has on order, is the first to be delivered to a UK airline. Thousands gathered to watch Thomson's 787 Dreamliner arrive at Manchester Airport, completing its...

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Surveillance Equipment

Northrop Grumman, U.S. Navy Complete Triton Unmanned Aircraft's First Flight

U.S. Navy system to monitor vast ocean areas and coastal regions PALMDALE, Calif. - The Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC)-built MQ-4C Triton high-altitude unmanned aircraft successfully completed its first flight today from the company's manufacturing facility in Palmdale. Triton is specially designed to fly surveillance missions up to 24 hours at altitudes of more than 10 miles - allowing...

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Nozzles

Boeing Showcases BBJ 3 for the First Time at EBACE 2013

GENEVA – Boeing [NYSE: BA] Business Jets (BBJ) is displaying a BBJ 3 for the first time at the 2013 European Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (EBACE) in Geneva, Switzerland. The airplane, based on the 737-900ER, was outfitted with its custom VIP interiors at Jet Aviation in Basel, Switzerland. The BBJ 3 is currently for sale, so the exterior remains green" or unpainted, ready for a...

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