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Rockwell Collins Launches HeliSure Safety Products
The initial components of a new family of special missions and safety avionics for helicopters are being featured at the Dubai Air Show for the first time by Rockwell Collins.
Boeing and Sikorsky Team for Saudi Helo Support 
DUBAI - Boeing and Sikorsky have formed Boeing Sikorsky International Services (BSIS), a joint venture to support Saudi Arabia’s military helicopter fleet.
Dubai Air Show: New Venue, Bigger and Better
Show organizers predict this year’s show will be the biggest in its 26-year history
Pratt & Whitney Pushing Down Costs On F135 Engine

The “War on Cost” is a priority at Pratt & Whitney Military Engines, made more difficult as U.S. military budget constraints stretch out the delivery schedule for the F-35 Lightning II fighter and its PW F135 powerplant. “We face stronger headwinds,” says P&W Military Engines president Bennett Croswell. “But we continue to make progress.”

Honeywell Will Supply Pilatus PC-24 Avionics
Advanced Cockpit Environment (ACE) designed for new jet.
MTU Achieves Milestone Delivery For GEnx
MTU recently delivered its 200th turbine center frame for the GEnx engine.
P&W To Cut Costs on F135 Engine

The “War on Cost” is a priority at Pratt & Whitney Military Engines, made more difficult as U.S. military budget constraints stretch out the delivery schedule for the F-35 Lightning II fighter and its PW F135 powerplant. “We face stronger headwinds,” says P&W Military Engines president Bennett Croswell. “But we continue to make progress.”

ATR 600 Wins 120-Minutes ETOPS
ETOPS will allow carriers to establish more direct flight plans between departure points and destinations.
European Sales A Priority for Eclipse
Eclipse plans to deliver 10 550s in the final quarter of the year
Jeff Bonner Designing Interior For 400XT
Nextant chose Jeff Bonner to design interiors for the 400XT.
Honeywell Eyes Next Generation Midsize Jet Engines
Honeywell is refreshing plans for a new engine for midsize, long-range business jets
Honeywell Will Supply Pilatus PC-24 Avionics
Honeywell has been selected by Pilatus to supply the avionics suite for the PC-24 twinjet
Dassault Says The Best Falcon Is Yet to Come

Dassault Aviation finds itself and its business jet products to be in better shape than the market. A new jet is being developed, but the company is not neglecting the bread-and-butter work of constantly upgrading its existing products.

Cessna Expands European Footprint
Cessna will continue investing in Europe to position itself for return to growth.
Dassault: U.S. Uncertainties Hold Back BizAv Market
Dassault says the U.S. is holding back the recovery in business aviation
 
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Apr 28, 2015
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When the Pentagon First Let Women Fly in Combat (1993)

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Astronaut Scott Kelly Paces Start to ISS Marathon Mission, Chance to Sip Espresso

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