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Sierra Nevada Sues To Force NASA Partners To Stop Work On Next-Gen Spacecraft

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Privately-owned space transport firm Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has filed a federal lawsuit in its latest challenge to NASA contracts awarded to Boeing and SpaceX in September, various...

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2014-10-23 08:23:07

SEATTLE, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial Highlights: -- Reported record third quarter net income, excluding special items, of $200 million - a 27% increase over the third quarter of 2013. -- Reported adjusted earnings per share of $1.47 per diluted share, a 32% increase over the third quarter of 2013 and ahead of First Call analyst consensus estimate of $1.42 per share. -- Earned net income for the third quarter under Generally Accepted...

2014-10-22 08:21:59

DUBLIN, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FLY Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY), a global lessor of modern commercial jet aircraft, today announced that it has signed agreements with a leading Asian airline to purchase and lease back three new Boeing 737-800 aircraft. FLY has delivered the first aircraft, with the two remaining aircraft due for delivery during the current quarter. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130709/SF44539LOGO "We are continuing our strong fleet growth with the...

2014-10-22 00:20:17

Technology developed in China to convert waste cooking oil into jet fuel HANGZHOU, China, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) today opened a demonstration facility that will turn waste cooking oil, commonly referred to as "gutter oil" in China, into sustainable aviation biofuel. The two companies estimate that 500 million gallons (1.8 billion liters) of biofuel could be made annually in China from used cooking oil....

2014-10-21 20:20:18

Worldwide Jeppesen navigation data and charts to be included with InSight avionics system ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NATIONAL BUSINESS AVIATION ASSOCIATION CONVENTION & EXHIBITION -- Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, will supply critical navigation and flight data to support the recently announced InSight Integrated Flight Deck from Universal Avionics. InSight is a new primary flight and multifunction display avionics system set to debut...

2014-10-21 16:20:52

DUBLIN, October 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q5shff/aircraft) has announced the addition of the "Aircraft Interiors Market Analysis: Part 1: Major Airlines Seats Forward Fit and Selected Retrofit Markets." [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q5shff/aircraft ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This 100-page analysis is a comprehensive, detailed...

2014-10-21 12:34:22

Investment of more than $1 billion will sustain thousands of Puget Sound jobs EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) today celebrated the groundbreaking of its new 777X Composite Wing Center at the Everett, Wash., campus. Permitting for the new 1-million-square-foot facility was completed approximately seven weeks earlier than anticipated, allowing for an accelerated start to construction. Boeing is investing more than $1 billion in the Everett site for construction...

2014-10-21 08:22:18

DALLAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviall, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, has entered into an exclusive global distribution agreement with Arkwin Industries to market and distribute spare parts and exchange units for products manufactured by Arkwin. Arkwin, a subsidiary of The TransDigm Group, manufactures custom-designed, precision hydraulic and fuel-system components for civil and military fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters, spacecraft, turbine engines, and...

2014-10-21 08:22:16

DALLAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviall, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, has entered into a distribution agreement with AeroControlex to market and distribute pump products manufactured by AeroControlex. The agreement includes exclusive rights worldwide, excluding China, where Aviall will operate on a non-exclusive basis. AeroControlex, a subsidiary of The TransDigm Group, is an industry leader in the design and production of fuel, hydraulic and...

2014-10-21 08:22:14

DALLAS, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviall, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Company, has entered into a distribution agreement with AvtechTyee, a subsidiary of The TransDigm Group, to market and distribute audio systems and power, lighting and controls products manufactured by AvtechTyee. For more than 40 years, AvtechTyee has been an industry leader in the design, development and manufacture of electronic systems for air transport, regional commuter aircraft and...

2014-10-20 12:22:22

First humanitarian delivery flight from Boeing South Carolina NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Kenya Airways have partnered with First Baptist Church in Baytown, Texas, to transport medical equipment to Kajiado, Kenya, on a newly delivered 787 Dreamliner from the company's North Charleston, S.C., facility. The supplies, including examination tables and other equipment, will benefit Kenyan children served by the Africa Inland Church...


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  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin