Air-launch interceptors back in play for US missile defence

Posted by admin on August 9, 2009

The US Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and the US Air Force are in talks about the joint development of a new interceptor that can be launched by a fighter…
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China stalls in efforts to recruit foreign managerial talent

Posted by admin on August 9, 2009

Aviation Industry Corporation of China’s (AVIC) efforts to attract senior foreign talent appears to have come to naught.
A report in state-run China…
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Trustee accepts Eclipse offer; bidding to start

Posted by admin on August 9, 2009

A $40 million offer by Eclipse Aerospace, a company formed to purchase the assets of Eclipse Aviation, has been accepted by the court-appointed trustee in…
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ANZ launching service between Rotorua and Sydney

Posted by admin on August 9, 2009

Air New Zealand (ANZ) is launching a non-stop service between Rotorua and Sydney.
The twice-weekly non-stop service will launch on 12 December using…
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MAS posts Q2 profit thanks to fuel hedging

Posted by admin on August 9, 2009

Malaysia Airlines (MAS) posted a 876 million ringgit ($250 million) net profit in the second fiscal quarter due to fuel hedging profits.
It actually…
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Fate of Lynx of interest to USA’s SkyWest

Posted by admin on August 9, 2009

Management at US regional operator SkyWest Inc. is monitoring developments of Frontier subsidiary Lynx Airlines as the court overseeing Frontier’s Chapter…
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Airborne communications leap forward with Row 44 approval

Posted by admin on August 9, 2009

In a move that could usher in a new era for airborne communications the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has green-lighted Row 44’s application…
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FAA proposes new certification category for upset training aircraft

Posted by admin on August 9, 2009

The US FAA is proposing to create a new certification category for aircraft that can be used…
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Bell withdraws AH-1Z from India’s attack helicopter contest

Posted by admin on August 9, 2009

Bell has declined an opportunity to contest India’s roughly $600 million attack helicopter competition with its AH-1Z Super Cobra …
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NetJets founder Santulli resigns

Posted by admin on August 9, 2009

Richard Santulli, the man credited with starting the fractional aircraft industry, has abruptly resigned as chairman and chief executive of NetJets, the…
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