October 10, 2008

AVIATION WEEK’s Fall/Winter 2008 World Aerospace Database Now Available

NEW YORK, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- AVIATION WEEK, the largest multimedia information and services provider to the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries, today unveiled the Fall/Winter 2008 edition of the World Aerospace Database (WAD). WAD is the leading business tool for aerospace industry professionals. It connects buyers with sellers through providing relevant information on programs, companies, people, products, capabilities, commercial/military fleets, industry statistics, and trends that professionals use to generate leads and gather competitive market intelligence.

WAD's Fall/Winter 2008 edition includes business-critical information on more than 22,000 civil, military and space aviation companies; 69,000 personnel; and 150,000 products and services. It incorporates updated, expanded data as well as new features for decision-making and transaction support. WAD is available in an integrated database and accessible online and in print. Subscribers receive access to WAD Online (http://www.aviationweek.com/wad/), which is updated biweekly.

"By successfully integrating content, technology and distribution, AVIATION WEEK's World Aerospace Database empowers markets and customers with the essential data they need. It is an important component of our role in connecting aerospace and defense industry professionals worldwide," said Tom Henricks, president of AVIATION WEEK.

WAD is available in print, via http://www.aviationweek.com/wad, and through the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN). One-year subscriptions to WAD include the Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter print editions as well as a full year of online access. For more information, please call 1-800-525-5003 or +1-515-237-3682.


AVIATION WEEK, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, is the largest multimedia information and services provider to the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries, and includes the publications Aviation Week & Space Technology, Defense Technology International, Business & Commercial Aviation, Overhaul & Maintenance, ShowNews, Aviation Daily, The Weekly of Business Aviation, Aerospace Daily & Defense Report and the World Aerospace Database. The group's website, http://aviationweek.com/, offers the industry's most reliable news, information, search and online community tools. Premium content services include the Aviation Week Intelligence Network, MRO Prospector, and the new Top-Performing Companies Benchmarking Tool. The group also produces prominent conferences, exhibitions and management forums around the world.

About The McGraw-Hill Companies

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