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November 30, 2006, 9:39 AM

The first of 11 AgustaWestland A109 LOH (light observation helicopters) was handed over to the Malaysian army at the end of last year, during the country’s biennial Langkawi airshow.

November 30, 2006, 9:35 AM

Brian Kilburn of the Boeing B-2 System Program Office presented insights into the true cost of a stealth operation at the Stealth Conference conducted recently in London by military/defense conference organizer Defence IQ.

November 30, 2006, 9:31 AM

Four decades after the first truly stealthy air vehicles were secretly flown in the U.S., the technology has matured and proliferated.

November 30, 2006, 9:29 AM

Japan’s Air Self Defence Force (JASDF), which is accustomed to having the most modern variants of U.S. fighter aircraft designs, now appears to be interested in acquiring for its F-X next-generation fighter one of the most expensive ever built: the Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor.

November 30, 2006, 9:25 AM

Customers from the Asia/Pacific region played a big part in the banner year European airframer Avions de Transport Regional posted in 2005.

November 30, 2006, 9:18 AM

Last month’s order for five ERJ 145s placed by China Eastern Airlines no doubt came as welcome news to the management of the Brazilian-Chinese joint manufacturing venture known as Harbin-Embraer Aircraft, but it certainly didn’t overwhelm anyone hoping to fully engage an assembly line capable of

November 30, 2006, 8:22 AM

Special slot procedures are scheduled at about 20 German airports during the World Cup football tournament to be held this summer from June 9 to July 9. The games–about 60 of them–are expected to draw a significant number of corporate aircraft to airports in and around the 12 host cities.

November 30, 2006, 8:19 AM

Snecma’s announcement in January that it is to develop the new SM-X turbofan for small regional airliners and mid-sized/large business jets took many by surprise, given the existence of several well-established players in the field and the enormous cost involved in designing and manufacturing an

November 30, 2006, 8:18 AM

UK operator Club328 (Booth No. 1672) has introduced an intriguing way to market charter flights through its new SkyBond program. Customers hand over £1 million ($1.75 million) to be put in an escrow-protected bank account in Club328’s name for a six-year period.

November 30, 2006, 8:13 AM

The French chapter of the European Business Aviation Association (EBAA France) is preparing for a restructuring under the leadership of its new president, Serge Chevillard.

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