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November 16, 2006, 9:24 AM

The receipt of a license to manufacture components may not always seem like a big deal, but for John Uczekaj, president and COO of the Nordam Group, his company’s recently obtained license to manufacture and repair bonded and structural components for the 1,400-strong worldwide fleet of Lockheed

November 16, 2006, 9:08 AM
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Canada’s new Sea King helicopter deck-landing simulator is a video gamer’s dream. Instead of a conventional cockpit with real switches and gauges, the device features a virtual-reality helmet the pilot wears. The only components that are real are the seat, cyclic and collective and pedals.

November 16, 2006, 9:06 AM
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Making its debut this week at the Farnborough International show, Raytheon’s Airborne Stand-off Radar (ASTOR) system will be delivered to the Royal Air Force (RAF) in stages over the next year.

November 16, 2006, 8:59 AM

Boeing is using Qinetiq’s low-speed wind tunnel for continuing evaluation of the 747-8, the latest iteration of the world’s first twin-deck widebody jetliner now midway through its fourth decade. The facility is located here at Farnborough, on the north side of the airfield.

November 16, 2006, 8:52 AM

International Water-Guard (IWG) Industries, a Canadian firm specializing in water treatment products and systems for the aviation industry, on Tuesday filed a patent infringement suit against Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier.

November 16, 2006, 8:52 AM
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After celebrating a bumper year in 2005, Rolls-Royce is pushing ahead with a huge program of reorganization to capitalize on its increasingly strong global position and secure its long-term stability.

November 16, 2006, 8:51 AM

Comments are due tomorrow on an FAA draft policy that would essentially streamline the way for manufacturers of Part 23 multi-engine turbine airplanes–including very light jets–to apply for a 10-minute standard for one-engine-inoperative conditions.

November 16, 2006, 8:46 AM

The NTSB determined that the probable cause of the landing accident involving a Gulfstream IV at Teterboro Airport, N.J., on Dec.

November 16, 2006, 8:43 AM

A history of maintenance issues is unfolding at Chalks Ocean Airways, according to a series of recently released NTSB factual reports about last December’s crash of one of the carrier’s Grumman Mallard G73s in Miami, Fla., following separation of the right wing after takeoff.

November 16, 2006, 8:25 AM

The FAA is proposing to decommission all 54 direction finders (DF) and associated DF approaches in all states other than Alaska. “DFs have been used sparingly over the last nine years and the equipment is beyond its useful life cycle,” the agency said.

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