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2010-01-04
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The U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) awarded SAIC a prime contract to provide requirements assessment, strategic planning, and programming support. The contract has a one-year base period of performance, a single one-year option, and a total value of more than $10 million if the option is exercised.
2011-11-07
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Lockheed Martin Corp. has acquired Sim-Industries B.V., a commercial aviation simulation company located in the Netherlands. The combination of Sim-Industries with Lockheed Martin’s military simulation business will provide airlines, civil pilot training centers, and military customers access to training systems that can be provided more quickly and with lower operating costs.
2010-05-27
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Aurora Flight Sciences has been awarded a contract by NASA to develop and demonstrate a method for generating robust autonomous flare maneuvers. The goal of a flare maneuver is to safely transition an aircraft from final approach to touchdown, decelerating the vehicle and setting up a safe landing attitude.
2014-04-24
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Airbus Helicopters Japan recently inaugurated Japan’s first full flight simulator (FFS) for helicopters at its facilities located in the Kobe Airport vicinity. The simulator is configured to represent Airbus Helicopters’ light twin-engine EC135 P2+ rotorcraft, and has received Level C certification from the Japan Civil Aviation Bureau.
2008-08-07
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Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. reached an agreement with NetJets to supply 40 new Gulfstream aircraft. The agreement, valued at $1.9 billion, calls for four Gulfstream G450s and four Gulfstream G550s to be delivered to NetJets each year from 2012 through 2016.
2008-09-10
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U.S. Army awarded Boeing a five-year contract valued at $4.3 billion for 181 CH-47F Chinooks and 10 additional Chinooks under fiscal year 2008 supplemental funding. There are options in the award for an additional 24 aircraft over the course of the contract.
2014-10-24
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Boeing on Oct. 21 celebrated the groundbreaking of its new 777X Composite Wing Center at the Everett, WA, campus. Permitting for the new 1 million-ft² facility was completed seven weeks earlier than anticipated, allowing for an accelerated start to construction.
2008-06-30
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The Advanced Turbine Engine Co. LLC, a Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney joint venture, was awarded a $108 million contract by the U.S. Army for the Advanced Affordable Turbine Engine (AATE) technology demonstrator program.
2010-10-15
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Magellan Aerospace recently began construction of a new Advanced Composite Manufacturing Facility in Winnipeg in support of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program. BAE Systems awarded Magellan a contract to produce the JSF F-35 Lightning II horizontal tail components.
2012-05-29
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Boeing and Mubadala Aerospace signed a 10-year direct contract for Strata Manufacturing, Mubadala Aerospace's advanced composite aerostructures facility in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi, to produce commercial composite aerostructures for the 777 and 787 Dreamliner.
2010-07-21
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Goodrich Corp. will work with the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI) to produce an innovative nanomaterial with metal-like conductive properties into a rugged composite structure, in sizes suitable for large-scale commercial aerospace applications.
2010-09-29
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ThermoEnergy Corp., a supplier of wastewater recovery technology and systems, has formed a strategic alliance with Newark, NJ-based Contego Systems. Contego Systems provides complete, U.S. EPA-approved aircraft deicing services to more than 30 airline companies located at major airport hubs around the U.S.
2014-11-17
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Composite supplier Toray Industries signed an agreement to expand its current contract for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner to include the 777X wings. The addition of the 777X to the current 787 contract represents a significant increase in the material provided to Boeing by Toray.
2009-09-14
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The Helicopters Division of Kaman Aerospace Corp. has been awarded a five-year contract with a potential value of $53 million to build composite helicopter blade skins and skin core assemblies for Bell Helicopters.
2012-07-07
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Pratt & Whitney finalized an agreement to purchase Rolls-Royce's program share in International Aero Engines (IAE). IAE is a multinational aero engine consortium whose shareholders now consist of Pratt & Whitney, Pratt & Whitney Aero Engines International GmbH, Japanese Aero Engines Corp.
2013-08-25
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Chromalloy signed 10-year repair license and supplier agreements with Honeywell. The agreements cover aircraft engine components and engineering services for parts, and special coating processes. Chromalloy will repair and manufacture gas path components and provide thermal barrier coatings and other materials for aircraft engines.
2010-02-10
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GE Aviation has renewed the Tusas Engine Industries (TEI) joint venture with Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) for another 25 years. Under this agreement, TEI will continue to provide critical parts for commercial, military, and marine engines through 2035, with TAI retaining a majority ownership in the joint venture.
2010-07-21
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Pratt & Whitney signed a 10-year agreement with Volvo Aero Norway to produce military engine shafts for P&W engines including the F135 powering the F-35 Lightning II and the F119 powering the F-22 Raptor.
2008-06-30
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After several years of working closely with the U.S. Navy and Marines Corps, GE-Aviation has been awarded $1.4 million in initial funding to perform nonrecurring engineering work associated with the integration of an engine upgrade into the AH-1Z helicopter.
2008-11-18
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Pratt & Whitney and Volvo Aero Norge signed an agreement to manufacture diffuser cases for the F135 propulsion system for the F35 Lightning II. This agreement, combined with previous agreements signed with the company, has a potential value of more than $700 million in production over the life of the program.
2008-06-30
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Pratt & Whitney Canada (P&WC) and MTU Aero Engines GmbH signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly pursue business opportunities in the European UAV market. Under the five-year agreement, P&WC and MTU will cooperate in positioning themselves for participation in future European UAV programs.
2010-02-28
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Rolls-Royce and Bell Helicopter signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore options for the retrofit of Bell 206B JetRanger helicopters with the RR500TS (turboshaft) engine. The MOU will allow the joint evaluation of third-party suppliers to develop RR500TS Supplemental Type Certificate retrofit kits replacing the M250 engines that currently power the JetRanger—a five-seat, light turbine helicopter used in corporate, utility, law enforcement, and homeland security missions.
2010-10-04
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TransDigm Group Inc. signed an agreement to purchase McKechnie Aerospace Holdings Inc., a privately owned supplier of aerospace products, controlled by JLL Partners. The business consists of seven major operating units that primarily sell to the worldwide commercial aerospace markets.
2009-11-20
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The U.S. Army finalized a $79 million contract to continue purchasing Honeywell T55-GA-714A engines and fielding kits for Chinook helicopters. More than 5300 T55 engines have been delivered since its launch, with more than 7 million h of global operation.
2009-08-14
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The U.S. Air Force has approved usage of Savi Technology’s radio frequency identification (RFID) asset tracking and security devices aboard all sizes and classifications of fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft—government, commercial, passenger, or cargo—that transport supplies for the U.S.
2009-04-29
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Curtiss-Wright Corp. received a Japan Ministry of Defense contract, through Mitsubishi Corp., for the supply of a Recovery Assist, Secure, and Traverse (RAST) Mark VI helicopter handling system to be integrated onboard the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force 20DD destroyer platform.
2008-11-21
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AgustaWestland and Oboronprom Corp. signed an agreement for the establishment of a 50:50 joint venture (JV) company in Russia to set up and run a civil AW139 helicopter final assembly line. The registered office of the JV company and the final assembly line will be located in Moscow, and the AW139s assembled there will be used to satisfy the requirements of the civil markets in Russia and CIS countries primarily.
2008-06-30
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Cessna Aircraft Co. announced that it is building the Citation Columbus plant in Kansas, creating 1010 new direct jobs with an annual payroll of $74 million. Cessna is investing $780 million into development of the Citation Columbus.
2015-01-08
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Jet Aviation Basel recently received CAR-145 approval from the Director General Civil Aviation (DGCA) in India to provide full maintenance services to Indian-registered Dassault Falcon 7X, Falcon 900 (series), and Falcon 2000 (series) aircraft.
2012-03-02
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Aveos signed a five-year agreement for the repair and overhaul of Snecma's CFM56-5 platform engines and Line Replaceable Units (LRUs). Aveos has been providing MRO engine capacity to Snecma for almost 15 years, according to Paul Lochab, Chief Commercial Officer, Aveos Fleet Performance.
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