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Boeing, Turkish Airlines finalize deal for up to 30 787 Dreamliners

Posted March 12, 2018 by

Boeing and Turkish Airlines announced March 12 that they have finalized a firm order for 25 787-9 Dreamliners with options for five more airplanes. The firm order will allow Turkey's flag carrier to further meet the growing demand at its home airport, Istanbul's third airport, and improve the flying experience for passengers.

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Saudi Arabian Military Industries, Boeing form joint venture partnership

Posted April 2, 2018 by

Boeing photograph The agreement was signed by H.E. Ahmed Al-Khateeb, Chairman of SAMI, and Dennis Muilenburg, Chairman, President, and CEO of Boeing, at Boeing’s commercial manufacturing facility in Everett, Wash. In line with Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 and following the announcement of HRH Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crowne Prince, Deputy Chairman of the…

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Spirit delivers 5th CH-53K system demo test article helo fuselage to Sikorsky

Posted April 25, 2018 by

Spirit AeroSystems announced April 25 it has successfully delivered the fifth System Demonstration Test Article CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopter fuselage for the U.S. Marine Corps from Spirit’s Wichita, Kansas, facility. Major assembly on the fuselage for SDTA six, the final SDTA helicopter, is underway. Spirit is responsible for the assembly of the entire cockpit…

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GA-ASI begins demonstration flights in Japan

Posted May 9, 2018 by

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. announced May 9 the first flight of the Guardian Remotely Piloted Aircraft in Japan during an opening ceremony on Iki Island. The demonstration flights, taking place over the next three weeks, intend to promote the civil and scientific applications of the RPA. “We thank the Mayor of Iki and the…

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Northrop Grumman completes Orbital ATK acquisition

Posted June 8, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman announced June 6 it has closed the acquisition of Orbital ATK Inc., a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies. Orbital ATK is now Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems, a new, fourth business sector. Northrop Grumman’s board of directors has elected Blake Larson as corporate vice president and president of Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems,…

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Boeing delivers first 737 MAX for Ethiopian Airlines

Posted July 6, 2018 by

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines recently celebrated the delivery of the first of 30 737 MAX jets for Africa’s largest and fastest-growing commercial airline. The flag carrier of Ethiopia has long operated the efficient and reliable Boeing 737 airplane. With the MAX, Ethiopian will be able to achieve a double-digit improvement in fuel efficiency and provide…

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Northrop Grumman supports final CDR for USCG Offshore Patrol Cutter

Posted August 8, 2018 by

Eastern Shipbuilding Group image The Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Cutter. Northrop Grumman supported Eastern Shipbuilding Group in their Final Critical Design Review for the U.S. Coast Guard’s Offshore Patrol Cutter Program. Northrop Grumman serves as ESG’s C4ISR and control systems integrator for OPC, with responsibilities that include the integrated bridge, navigation, command and control, computing…

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Boeing, Cathay Pacific to donate world’s 1st 777 to Aviation Museum

Posted September 19, 2018 by

Boeing and Cathay Pacific announced today that they are donating the first-ever Boeing 777 airplane to the Pima Air & Space Museum in Arizona, one of the world’s largest facilities devoted to celebrating aerospace. The iconic airplane (line number WA001 and registered B-HNL) flew from Cathay Pacific’s home airport in Hong Kong to Tucson, Arizona…

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Boeing completes acquisition of leading aerospace parts distributor KLX Inc.

Posted October 10, 2018 by

Boeing announced Oct. 9 that it has completed its acquisition of KLX Aerospace Solutions to enhance its growing services business and deliver greater value to its customers. The acquisition positions Boeing to compete and win in the $2.8 trillion, 10-year aerospace services market. KLX, a major global provider of aviation parts and services in the…

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Lockheed Martin delivers 31st C-5M Super Galaxy

Posted October 28, 2015 by Damien Guarnieri

The 31st Lockheed Martin C-5M Super Galaxy takes off on its ferry flight Oct. 23, 2015. Lockheed Martin delivered the aircraft to the U. S. Air Force on Oct. 23. A crew from the 22nd Airlift Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, Travis Air Force Base, Calif., ferried the aircraft from the Lockheed Martin facility…

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