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Boeing, Jet Airways confirm order for 75 737 MAX 8 airplanes

Posted November 9, 2015 by

Boeing and Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, announced an order for 75 737 MAX 8 airplanes at the 2015 Dubai Airshow Nov. 9. The announcement marks the largest order in Jet Airways’ history and supports the airline’s replacement strategy to have the most modern and environmentally progressive airplane fleet. The order, previously attributed to…

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Boeing, EVA Airways finalize Taiwan’s largest ever commercial airplane purchase

Posted November 25, 2015 by

Boeing and EVA Airways Nov. 24 finalized a historic order for up to 24 787-10 Dreamliners and two 777-300ER (Extended Range) jetliners. The order, valued at more than $8 billion at current list prices, marks the largest single commercial airplane purchase in Taiwan aviation.

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F-35 Lightning II program meets 2015 aircraft delivery goal

Posted December 28, 2015 by

The Department of Defense accepted its 45th F-35 Lightning II aircraft delivery for 2015, meeting the program production goal for the year. With this delivery, Lockheed Martin has delivered 154 operational aircraft to the DOD and partner nations since program inception. “Meeting aircraft production goals is a critical stepping stone in demonstrating the program is…

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Boeing to provide C-17 training to NATO

Posted January 27, 2016 by

The Strategic Airlift Capability program will soon train C-17 aircrews at Boeing’s C-17 International Training Centre in the United Kingdom under a new $8 million contract. SAC is comprised of ten NATO countries and two NATO Partnership for Peace countries. The program will begin training its multinational aircrews early this year. Prior to this contract,…

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Raytheon team to deliver next-generation jet trainer

Posted February 22, 2016 by

Raytheon is offering an integrated, next-generation training solution for the U.S. Air Force's Advanced Pilot Training competition. Raytheon, one of the world's preeminent training and avionics companies, is the prime contractor, with principal partners Finmeccanica, CAE USA and Honeywell Aerospace.

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First Airbus aircraft produced in the U.S. takes flight

Posted March 25, 2016 by

The first Airbus aircraft produced in the U.S. Manufacturing Facility has flown for the first time.

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Lockheed Martin Mission Systems, Training recognizes top suppliers

Posted April 11, 2016 by

Lockheed Martin’s Missions Systems and Training business honored its top suppliers at a ceremony held recently in West Palm Beach, Fla. MST recognized 19 suppliers, including 13 receiving honors from Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company, as Gold Suppliers for best-in-class performance in achieving on-time delivery, cost and quality standards during 2015. MST Supplier of the…

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Korean manufacturers deliver first Global Hawk components

Posted April 29, 2016 by

The partnership between Northrop Grumman and the Korean defense industry achieved another milestone in April with the completion of the first two component orders on the Republic of Korea Global Hawk Program. This spring, Korean Jig and Fixture delivered build-to-print aerospace grade precision machine parts for the first Republic of Korea Global Hawk. This comes…

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Northrop Grumman completes PDR for U.S. Navy’s Future Inertial Navigation System Sensor

Posted May 16, 2016 by

Northrop Grumman has successfully completed the Preliminary Design Review for the Inertial Sensor Module, a critical component of the U.S. Navy’s Inertial Navigation System Replacement. The system will be named WSN-12, and will replace the WSN-7. The PDR, a key milestone for the program, is one of four major system engineering technical reviews. Engineering Development…

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Boeing, Hainan Airlines celebrate delivery of airlines’ First 787-9 Dreamliner

Posted June 8, 2016 by

Boeing and Hainan Airlines June 8 celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s first 787-9 Dreamliner. Hainan becomes China’s first operator of both the 787-8 and 787-9 variants of the Dreamliner family. Hainan Airlines, the largest privately owned airline in China, leased the airplane through an agreement with Air Lease Corporation. The delivery is also the…

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