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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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Insitu Pacific Delivers ScanEagle UAS for the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force
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Insitu Pacific Delivers ScanEagle UAS for the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force

BRISBANE, Australia – Insitu Pacific, the Australia-based subsidiary of Insitu Inc., announced today that it has delivered a ScanEagle Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) to its partner Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) of Japan. This delivery means that the ScanEagle UAS is now ready for operational use by the Japanese Ground Self Defence Forces (JGSDF). The system delivery follows a contract...

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FAA Approves Sikorsky Aircraft's New Platform Approach System for S-92® Helicopters
Helicopters

FAA Approves Sikorsky Aircraft's New Platform Approach System for S-92® Helicopters

Feature Offers Enhanced Safety Through Reduced Pilot Workload STRATFORD, Conn. –Â- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. today announced the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved a new functionality on the S-92® helicopter to provide offshore oil operators with an automated approach that reduces cockpit workload by 60 percent and allows safer operations under challenging weather and...

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FAA Certification Granted for Dassault's Falcon 2000S and 2000LXS
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FAA Certification Granted for Dassault's Falcon 2000S and 2000LXS

SAINT-CLOUD, France– The FAA has certificated two newest members of the Falcon family of business jets, the Falcon 2000S and Falcon 2000LXS. The approval came just days after the aircraft received its EASA type certificate. Unveiled in May 2011, the Falcon 2000S is the new entry level jet in the Falcon family. Equipped with a full slate of standard features, including upgraded EASy II avionics,...

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Shielding

LifePort Awarded Ballistic Armor Contract to Equip U.S. Air Force Special Operations Fleet

RIO DE JANEIRO– LifePort, Inc. today announced it has contracted with the U.S. Air Force (USAF) Special Operations to equip its fleet of Sikorsky HH-60G PAVE HAWK™ helicopters with the company's Improved Ballistic Armor Sub System (iBASS). Culminating five years of product development and collaboration with the USAF, deliveries of the iBASS systems are scheduled to commence this month. A...

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Material Handling Equipment

Amerijet Announces Full Line of Cargo Shipping Services from Atlanta Stations

Amerijet International, Inc., a full-service provider of air, ocean, and trucking cargo shipping services and solutions, is pleased to announce it now offers all of its services to commercial and residential shippers in Atlanta and the surrounding areas. With two stations in Atlanta and another in nearby Lawrenceville, Amerijet makes cargo shipping from Atlanta to destinations all across the...

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Ball Screws and Nuts

Skytronics to Unveil New Repair and Overhaul Services for Airbus Commercial Aircraft THSAs at MRO Americas

El Segundo, California – Skytronics, Inc., a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries (PSI) and SDVOSB, will unveil new repair and overhaul services for Trimmable Horizontal Stabilizer Actuators (THSAs; PN47145) on Airbus A318, A319, A320 and A321 aircraft at MRO Americas 2013. As an FAA-approved Repair Station for over 50 years, Skytronics also holds approvals from the EASA, CAAC and Boeing....

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LAAD 2013: BlueBird Announces the Winning of a Tender for the Supply of Advanced SpyLite Mini-UAV Systems for the Chilean Army
Audio / Video Recorders

LAAD 2013: BlueBird Announces the Winning of a Tender for the Supply of Advanced SpyLite Mini-UAV Systems for the Chilean Army

At the exhibition, the company will display the SpyLite Mini-UAS as well as the MicroB Micro-UAS, a Unified Ground Control System (UGCS), and a Remote Video Terminal (RVT) Kadima, Israel - BlueBird Aero Systems - a leader in the design, development and production of Micro, Mini and Small tactical UAS and peripheral equipment - announced winning a tender for the supply of SpyLite mini-UAV systems,...

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Radar Systems

Northrop Grumman Highlights E-2D Advanced Hawkeye at LIMA 2013, Malaysia

LONDON - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) will highlight its industry-leading global capabilities in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), by introducing the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye to the Malaysian market at the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace (LIMA) Exhibition. LIMA 2013 will be held at the Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre, Langkawi Island, Malaysia,...

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Ground Support Equipment

U.S. Air Force Selects the A-29 Super Tucano from Embraer for Its Light Air Support Program

EMBRAER S.A. - NYSE: ERJ; BM&FBOVESPA: EMBR3 SAO PAULO - The U.S. Air Force (USAF) announced today that it has selected the Embraer Defense and Security's A-29 Super Tucano for its Light Air Support (LAS) program. The aircraft will be supplied in partnership with Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) as the prime contractor, and will be used to conduct advanced flight training, aerial reconnaissance,...

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