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First Boeing Next-Generation 737-700ER Rolls Out of Factory

SEATTLE, Jan. 4 -- The first Boeing (NYSE:BA) Next-Generation 737-700ER (Extended Range) completed final assembly and rolled out of the Renton, Wash., manufacturing facility Jan. 2. The airplane receives a painted livery and goes through preflight testing before delivery to launch customer ANA (All Nippon Airways) in early 2007. The Next-Generation 737-700ER is inspired by the Boeing Business Jet...

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Radar Systems

Northrop Grumman to Provide U.S. Air Force with B-1 Radar Components

BALTIMORE, Oct. 18, 2006 -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Air Force to provide radar system spares in support of the ongoing B-1 bomber sustainment effort. The B-1 aircraft provides a unique long range strike capability with a large and varied payload. The B-1's offensive radar system, also known as the AN/APQ-164, was designed and manufactured...

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Trackers

Leica Geosystems Awarded Sales Contract from Cessna Aircraft Company

Cessna purchases eight Leica laser trackers for on-demand quality assurance Wixom, MI - December 11, 2006 - Leica Geosystems, a Hexagon Company, announced today Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron (NYSE: TXT) company, has signed a sales contract for eight portable Leica CMM systems used for industrial measurement and inspection. The acquisition consists of four Leica LTD840 laser trackers, and...

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Aircraft

Alcoa-SIE Cargo Conversions Redelivers First 757-200ASF

SIMI VALLEY, Calif.--Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA) announced today the first redelivery of its Alcoa-SIE Cargo Conversions 757-200ASF freighter conversion program. The converted freighter (MSN 24235) was redelivered to Babcock & Brown Aircraft Management. The redelivery of our initial 757-200 freighter conversion is a very important step in the program. We look forward to providing world-class product...

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Distillation 101: A Guide to Distillation and Separation Technologies
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Distillation 101: A Guide to Distillation and Separation Technologies

Distillation is a separation unit operation that involves multiple countercurrent-stage steps, separating two or more volatile components. This results in the contact of liquid and vapor most generally in counterflow. Distillation 101: A Guide to Distillation and Separation Technologies provides an in-depth look at everything you need to know about distillation, including: Design procedures Equipment components Applications

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Temperature Sensors / Detectors / Transducers

Ametek Aerospace & Defense Selected to Provide Hydraulic System Sensor Suite for A400m

WILMINGTON MA- AMETEK Aerospace & Defense has been selected by CESA (Compañia Española de Sistemas Aeronauticos, SA) to provide a group of sensors for the hydraulic system aboard Airbus A400M military airlifter. The sensor package includes level sensors, low-level warning switches, visual indicators, pressure transducers, and temperature sensors. AMETEK Aerospace & Defense was selected...

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Helicopters

Turkey Orders 17 S-70B SEAHAWK Helicopters

STRATFORD, Conn., Nov. 3 // -- Sikorsky Aircraft announced today it has signed an agreement which makes effective a contract with the Ministry of National Defense, Undersecretariat for Defense Industries (SSM) of the Government of Turkey for 17 new S-70B SEAHAWK(R) helicopters. First deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2009. Sikorsky Aircraft is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp....

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Miscellaneous Management Systems

Boeing Flies C-130 AMP Aircraft for First Time

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 20 -- The Boeing Company (NYSE:BA) today announced the successful first flight of the C-130 Avionics Modernization Program (AMP) aircraft. The flight took place on Sept. 19 as part of the most comprehensive C-130 avionics modification ever conducted. The first C-130 AMP aircraft, designated H2, successfully completed its maiden flight from Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio,...

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Helicopters

Sikorsky Aircraft Delivers First New Production UH-60M BLACK HAWK Helicopter to U.S. Army

STRATFORD, Conn., July 31 // -- In a rollout ceremony attended by hundreds of government officials, military personnel, and employees, Sikorsky Aircraft launched a new era today with delivery of the U.S. Army's first production UH-60M BLACK HAWK helicopter. Sikorsky is a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX) company. With a new airframe, avionics and propulsion system, the UH-60M is the latest and...

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Team JCA's First Aircraft Debuts at Royal International Air Tattoo
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Team JCA's First Aircraft Debuts at Royal International Air Tattoo

RAF FAIRFORD, U.K., July 18, 2006 // -- Team JCA -- led by Raytheon Company with EADS CASA North America -- debuted its first Joint Cargo Aircraft (JCA), a C-295 military transport, at the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) held at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, this past weekend. Team JCA last month submitted two bids to the JCA joint program office. The bids are centered on EADS CASA's...

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Aircraft

Boeing KC-767A Tanker Logs 100th Test Flight

ST. LOUIS, July 13 / -- The Boeing (NYSE:BA) KC-767A Tanker reached another significant milestone this week when it logged its 100th test flight. The accomplishment occurred while performing U.S. Federal Aviation Administration certification stall and climb testing in Seattle, Wash. To date, the tanker has accumulated about 330 flight hours in its extensive flight test program. Completing 100...

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