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ATK to Feature Defense and Security Products and Capabilities During DSEI 2013

ARLINGTON, Va. –Â- ATK (NYSE: ATK) will exhibit at Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI 2013) Sept. 10-13 at the ExCeL exhibition center located in London's docklands. The ATK exhibit is located within the South Hall at S7-310. The company will highlight a variety of its industry-leading capabilities and programs including the company's small-, medium- and large-caliber...

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Boeing Rolls Out First 787-9 Dreamliner

Second member of the super-efficient 787 family on track EVERETT, Wash. - Boeing [NYSE: BA] has completed the first 787-9 Dreamliner. The second member of the super-efficient 787 family rolled out of the Everett, Wash., factory today to the flight line, where teams are preparing it to fly later this summer. At 20 feet (6 m) longer than the 787-8, the 787-9 will extend the 787 family in both...

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Sikorsky/PZL Mielec M28® Aircraft Granted Full Icing Certification by EASA and FAA

MIELEC, Poland –Â- The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the U.S. have certified the M28® fixed-wing aircraft for flight in known icing conditions. The M28 is produced by the PZL Mielec company, a business unit of Sikorsky Aircraft, which is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). M28 aircraft produced with the...

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Aeromexico Presents Its First Boeing 787 Dreamliner

- It's the 75th delivery of this kind of model. - The Aeromexico Boeing 787's technological advances will change the flying experience. - The aircraft's configuration will improve passenger comfort. MEXICO CITY - Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, today presented its first Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner at its new Maintenance Hangar located at the International Mexico City Airport (AICM). This makes...

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Boeing and ILFC Deliver First 787 Dreamliner to Aeromexico
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Boeing and ILFC Deliver First 787 Dreamliner to Aeromexico

Aeromexico to use 787 Dreamliner on key routes to North America, Europe and Asia SEATTLE– Boeing [NYSE: BA], International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) and Aeromexico celebrated the first delivery of a 787 Dreamliner for use by the Mexico City-based carrier today. The airplane, delivered from Boeing's Everett, Wash., delivery center on Thursday, took off for Mexico City today. The arrival...

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First Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Features New Boeing Livery

EVERETT, Wash. -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] continues to make progress on the first 787-9 Dreamliner, which also has become the first 787 to don the new Boeing Commercial Airplanes livery. The airplane has just rolled out of the paint hangar. This refreshed look for the Boeing family began with the 747-8 and evolved with the 737 MAX. The new livery retains many of the features of the original 787-8...

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Military Equipment

Predator 107 Soars Past 20,000 Flight Hours

U.S. Air Force Workhorse Heralded for Unrivalled Reliability and Performance 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 a U.S. Air Force (USAF) Predator® RPA has reached a record 20,000 flight hours on a single...

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GA-ASI to Develop Predator B Variant to Meet Nato/European Airworthiness Standards

Company Launches Significant IRAD Effort, Expands Partnership with RUAG SAN DIEGO – 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 is undertaking an Independent Research and Development (IRAD) effort to develop a variant of its...

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CA-ASI and Fokker Team to Offer Predator B to the Netherlands

Agreement to Support FMS Procurement of Dutch MQ-9 Reaper PARIS AIR SHOW – 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 has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Fokker Technologies, a leading specialist in advanced...

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Boeing, CIT Announce Order for 30 737 MAX 8s

LE BOURGET, FranceÂ- – Boeing (NYSE: BA) and CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) today announced from the 2013 Paris Air Show that CIT Aerospace has placed an order for 30 737 MAX 8s.  The addition of these Boeing 737 MAX 8s ensures that CIT Aerospace maintains one of the youngest and most fuel efficient fleets," said C. Jeffrey Knittel, President of CIT Transportation Finance. "As a...

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