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FAA certifies PurePower® engine for A320neo aircraft

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The PurePower Geared Turbofan™ engine for the Airbus A320neo family has successfully achieved Federal Aviation Administration type certification. The PW1100G-JM engine is the latest PurePower GTF engine model to be certified.  Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. “We are proud to achieve FAA certification for the PW1100G-JM engine for the A320neo…

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Lockheed Martin employees raise $140,797 to support 16 Palmdale-area nonprofits

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PALMDALE, Calif. – Lockheed Martin’s Aeronautics Employees Reaching Out Club, an employee-run charity, delivered grants totaling $140,797 to Palmdale-area agencies primarily serving health, children, families, and housing needs in the community. The LM AERO Club raises funds through an annual employee charity campaign and a board of Palmdale-based employees work with local agencies to determine…

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Boeing, Kuwait Airways finalize order for 10 777-300ERs

Posted December 24, 2014 by

  Boeing and Kuwait Airways have finalized an order for 10 777-300ERs (Extended Range), valued at $3.3 billion at list prices. The order underlines the popularity of the 777-300ER as the preferred long-haul aircraft of many of the world’s leading airlines including those from the Middle East. The airline originally announced its intent to order…

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Boeing delivers Azerbaijan Airlines’ first 787 Dreamliner

Posted December 24, 2014 by

Boeing and Azerbaijan Airlines Dec. 23 announced the delivery of the airline's first 787 Dreamliner.

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Boeing, Malaysia Airlines celebrate 100th 737 delivery

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Boeing and Malaysia Airlines celebrated the carrier's 100th 737 direct delivery Dec. 19.

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QinetiQ North America wins two TALON contracts

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QinetiQ North America announced Dec. 18 that it has been awarded a U.S. Army contract to build, refurbish and modernize QNA’s TALON IV military robots used extensively in combat in Afghanistan and Iraq. Through the U.S. Army’s Contracting Command in Warren, Michigan, QNA was awarded in September the contract worth over $17.5 million for spare…

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Raytheon to provide Qatar with Patriot air, missile defense system

Posted December 22, 2014 by

Raytheon has received a $2.4 billion Foreign Military Sales contract for new-production fire units of the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System for the State of Qatar. Qatar, a new Patriot customer, now brings the total number of global Patriot customers to 13. The acquisition is part of an Armed Services modernization and recapitalization…

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Northrop Grumman appoints chief executive for Japan

Posted December 22, 2014 by

Northrop Grumman has announced the appointment of Jack Dorsett as chief executive for Japan, effective immediately. In this new position, he will be responsible for coordinating the corporation’s relationship with Japan, supporting current programs and developing strategies for growth. Dorsett was previously vice president, Command and Control Systems, within Northrop Grumman’s Information Systems sector and…

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Northrop Grumman appoints chief executive for South Korea

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Northrop Grumman has announced the appointment of Brian Kim as chief executive for South Korea, effective Feb. 2, 2015. In this new position, he will be responsible for coordinating the corporation’s relationship with South Korea, supporting current programs and developing strategies for growth. Kim has more than 30 years of experience working in the aerospace…

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Boeing, Avianca celebrate delivery of airline’s first 787 Dreamliner

Posted December 19, 2014 by timchisham

Boeing and Avianca have celebrated the delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner for the Latin American carrier, helping the airline stay at the forefront of technology in the region. “The addition of the first Boeing 787-8 to Avianca’s fleet is a milestone for commercial aviation and for our airline, which strives to bring the most…

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