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November 15, 2006, 11:05 AM

While it may be hard to believe that the global positioning system (GPS) is already more than a quarter century old, it may be equally difficult to imagine that by 2020 there will be more than 100 navigation satellites crisscrossing in outer space, high above us.

November 15, 2006, 11:04 AM

Apparently the new and expanded manufacturing facilities currently under construction at Gulfstream's Savannah, Ga. headquarters won't immediately provide needed capacity to increase production of current models.

November 15, 2006, 11:01 AM

Sensor expert Auxitrol (Hall 1 Stand B11) is benefiting from rapid production ramp-up in several engine programs.

November 15, 2006, 10:59 AM

The first of four Super Lynx 300 maritime helicopters destined for South Africa is on display here at the Farnborough airshow at Finmeccanica’s Outside Exhibit area (OE2).

November 15, 2006, 10:55 AM

The CFM56-5B turbofan, an option on the Airbus Corporate Jetliner and A318 Elite ultra-large business jets, is now certified in an improved version. The so-called Tech Insertion upgrade takes advantage of the Snecma-General Electric Tech56 technology acquisition program.

November 15, 2006, 10:45 AM

Members of the Teamsters union that represents mechanics, aircraft fuelers and other support personnel conducted what they called "informational picketing" at the NBAA Convention this week and elsewhere against their employer, fractional provider NetJets.

November 15, 2006, 10:40 AM

Among the defense products on display at Honeywell’s Farnborough International exhibit one that is likely to catch the eye is the new micro air vehicle (MAV) that the company has developed for the U.S. Army’s future combat systems program.

November 15, 2006, 10:39 AM

Despite limited availability of near-term delivery slots, order and shipment activity at Cessna continues to be “extremely strong and is showing no signs of abatement anytime soon,” according to Lewis Campbell, chairman, president and CEO of Cessna parent Textron.

November 15, 2006, 10:35 AM

To the question of when Boeing will replace its 737 dynasty, the company remains tight-lipped. But there appears to be no question that Boeing will introduce a new-generation narrowbody airliner and it has suggested that it will likely enter service by the middle of the next decade.

November 15, 2006, 10:33 AM

If the convention floor, static display, press conferences and seminars seemed more crowded than ever, that is because by noon today, the show's eight-year-old attendance record fell, as organizers counted 32,883 registered visitors to the Orlando Convention Center.

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