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December 11, 2006, 11:01 AM

EADS Military Aircraft has announced the successful first flight of the new Carapas high-speed unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which took place earlier this month at the Biscarrosse missile test center in France.  

December 11, 2006, 11:00 AM

Two years after signing the deal at the 2003 Dubai airshow, Emirates Airline and General Electric are forging ahead with construction of a huge new engine test facility at Dubai airport.

December 11, 2006, 10:58 AM

CasaAero, a joint venture between Boeing’s Alteon training division and national airline Royal Air Maroc, celebrated the official grand opening of its facility at Aeroport Casa-Anfa last Wednesday.

December 11, 2006, 10:57 AM

This past August saw the seventh run of the Moscow Aviation and Space Exposition (MAKS). For several years each successive show has been bigger and better than the previous one, and this year’s event didn’t deviate from the trend.

December 11, 2006, 10:55 AM

Over the next five years Iran needs some 140 new airliners, half of which would replace a largely outdated fleet. Air transport demand continues to grow as the Iranian economy enjoys high oil revenues and 8 percent annual GDP growth.

December 11, 2006, 10:53 AM

Tupolev’s Tu-204 airliner, which has drawn only modest orders in the past several years, has begun to make inroads in several new markets, including Iran.

December 11, 2006, 10:51 AM

Singapore-headquartered Prime Aerospace, which has an office here in the United Arab Emirates, has been appointed the exclusive sales representative for the Middle East and North Africa by Deer Park, New York-based Seal Dynamics.

December 11, 2006, 10:50 AM

Abu Dhabi-based private charter operator Royal Jet has added two aircraft to its Boeing Business Jet (BBJ) fleet. The carrier, which began operations in May 2003, now owns and operates seven of the type.

December 11, 2006, 10:49 AM

Russia’s Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant, which is exhibiting jointly with Russia’s state arms export agency Rosoboronexport, is about to expand its presence in the Middle East with the opening of a service center based in the neighboring emirate of Sharjah.

December 11, 2006, 10:48 AM

The deal brokered last week by U.S.