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Field Aviation Acquired by Amavco Inc.

May 1st, 2012 by admin, Comments Off

CINCINNATI, OHIO – Field Aviation Company Inc. has been acquired by privately held U.S. company, Amavco Inc., from Field’s parent firm, Hunting PLC. Established in 1947 in Calgary, Alberta, Field Aviation is an international aircraft modification and parts manufacturing company with locations in Toronto, Calgary, Seattle and Cincinnati.

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Enhanced Vision System Sensor Approved for Boeing BBJ

November 17th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

MONTREAL – Esterline CMC Electronics’ second-generation SureSight CMA-2600 integrated sensor system supplied for the Rockwell Collins Enhanced Vision System was certified in October, 2010, by the Federal Aviation Administration on a Boeing Business Jet, an Air National Guard C-40.

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Harris Corporation Awarded $273 Million CF-18 Services Contract

October 18th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

CALGARY, Alberta – Harris Corporation, an international communications and information technology company, has been awarded a nine-year, $273 million (CAD) services contract by the Government of Canada for the CF-18 Avionics Optimized Weapon System Support program.

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Vietnam Airlines and Boeing Team to Enhance 777 Passenger Experience

August 26th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

SEATTLE – Boeing and Vietnam Airlines have teamed on a key initiative to upgrade the level of comfort for Vietnam Airlines’ passengers, unveiling the carrier’s latest cabin interior modernization on four of the airline’s 777-200ERs.

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Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin Team to Jointly Pursue U.S. Air Force’s HH-60 Recap Helicopter Program

July 15th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sikorsky and Lockheed Martin will compete jointly for the contract to replace the U.S. Air Force’s fleet of combat search and rescue helicopters.

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Lockheed Martin Delivers First Mid-Life Upgrade P-3 Orion

July 13th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

GREENVILLE, S.C. – The first Lockheed Martin P-3 Orion with new Mid-Life Upgrade enhancements was delivered to U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials in ceremonies here today.

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U.S. Aerospace, Inc. and Antonov Submit $29.5 Billion Bid for KC-X Tanker Program

July 9th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

LOS ANGELES, CA – U.S. Aerospace, Inc.,, a U.S. aerospace and defense contractor, today announced that it has submitted a bid to the U.S. Air Force to supply 179 aerial refueling tankers at $150 Million per plane, with a total bid package of $29.55 Billion including research and development costs.

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Boeing Submits NewGen Tanker Proposal to US Air Force

July 9th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

ST. LOUIS – The Boeing Company today submitted a proposal to the U.S. Air Force to provide the service with a next-generation aerial refueling tanker aircraft. Based on Boeing’s 767 commercial airplane, the NewGen Tanker would replace 179 of the 400 Eisenhower-era KC-135 aircraft currently in the Air Force fleet.

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Retractable Gear Simulator Now Available in Fixed Gear Cirrus Aircraft

July 8th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

DULUTH, MINN. – Today Cirrus unveiled a new option for SR20 and SR22 aircraft used in a training environment: a means to simulate the use of retractable landing gear.

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Boeing NewGen Tanker Win Would Bring 230 Jobs, $11 Million to Minnesota

June 28th, 2010 by admin, Comments Off

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The Boeing Company today announced that Minnesota will benefit from approximately 230 jobs and an estimated $11 million in annual economic impact if the Boeing NewGen Tanker is selected as the U.S. Air Force’s next aerial refueling aircraft.

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