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2011-06-30 12:00:00

FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) announced today that Daniel G. Clare, 52, will become president of its Jet Aviation business unit on July 1. Clare will report to Joseph T. Lombardo, executive vice president of General Dynamics' Aerospace group. Clare, a vice president of General Dynamics Corp., will succeed Peter G. Edwards, who announced his departure from Jet Aviation on June 20. Clare has been senior vice president and chief financial...

2011-06-22 16:00:00

SHEFFIELD, England and EAST HARTFORD, Conn., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Firth Rixson and Techspace Aero S.A. have signed a multi-year purchasing agreement valued at more than ~ $100 M today during the 49th International Paris Air Show. Under the terms of the agreement, Firth Rixson will supply Techspace Aero with forged rings and cases for multiple engine programs. The agreement with Techspace Aero, a major designer and producer of aero and space engine equipment and modules, will extend...

2011-05-03 09:35:00

CLEVELAND, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aero-Instruments, one of the most trusted names in the design and manufacture of Air Data Sensors, today announced the acquisition of SpaceAge Control's air data product line. Aero-Instruments manufactures Air Data Sensors for large commercial transport, general aviation, rotorcraft, defense, business jet and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle markets. The acquisition will allow Aero-Instruments to enter new markets as well as enhance and expand existing...

2011-04-19 07:00:00

FARMINGTON, Conn., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EDAC Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: EDAC), a diversified designer, manufacturer and servicer of precision components for aerospace and industrial applications, announced today that it will report financial results for the first quarter of 2011 on Wednesday, April 27, 2011. In conjunction with the earnings release, the Company will host a conference call at 1:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on April 27th. The call will be broadcast simultaneously...

2011-04-02 16:48:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., April 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. confirmed today that a Gulfstream G650 crashed Saturday morning during takeoff performance tests in Roswell, New Mexico. Two Gulfstream pilots and two Gulfstream flight-test engineers died in the crash. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of those who were lost," said Joe Lombardo, president, Gulfstream Aerospace. The accident is under investigation by Gulfstream, the National Transportation Safety...

2011-03-24 09:06:00

CLEVELAND, March 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aero-Instruments, one of the most trusted names in the design and manufacture of Air Data Sensors, today announced that it has been selected to supply Honeywell Aerospace with Air Data Sensors for the COMAC C919 commercial airliner. The COMAC C919 family of aircraft is a series of 168- to 190-seat narrow-body airliners to be built in China by the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC). The COMAC C919 will be the largest commercial...

2011-02-02 11:00:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and Eclipse Aerospace, Inc. announced today the completion of a minority equity investment by Sikorsky in Eclipse Aerospace. The companies also entered into a Service Level Agreement pursuant to which Sikorsky will provide global supply chain support and certain production restart services, which will aid Eclipse Aerospace in its efforts to reintroduce production of the Eclipse 500® very light twin...

2010-11-15 10:00:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced that it will expand its Savannah facilities through a $500-million, seven-year plan to ensure that the company is well-positioned to meet future demand for business-jet aircraft and support services. The growth is expected to result in 1,000 additional Gulfstream jobs, an increase of more than 15 percent from Gulfstream's current Savannah employment level of approximately 5,500 employees....

2010-10-20 13:00:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- NBAA2010 CONVENTION, BOOTH 6667 -- Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and Eclipse Aerospace, Inc. announced today an agreement in principle for Sikorsky to make an investment in Eclipse Aerospace Inc. Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Eclipse Aerospace provides engineering, service, and support for the fleet of 260 Eclipse 500 twin-engine jets. Sikorsky Aircraft, manufacturer of the BLACK HAWK helicopter and other iconic aircraft, is a subsidiary of United...

2010-10-20 09:00:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 20, /PRNewswire/ -- NBAA Trade Show -- Enflite, Inc., the interior and galley products division of LifePort, Inc., today announced the signing of an agreement to provide interior cabin mechanisms and galley appliances to Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation for their new G650® business jet aircraft. LifePort is a Sikorsky Aerospace Services (SAS) company - the aftermarket division of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:...