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FAA OK’s iPads In Airplane Cockpits, Still Not OK For You In The Back
2011-12-15 09:35:43

Starting today, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given the green light for pilots to use Apple iPads in the cockpit, even during takeoff and landing, replacing reams of maps, paperwork and forms that follow modern airflight.

2011-02-23 07:07:00

OWEGO, N.Y., Feb. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has successfully delivered the 300th Common Cockpit, the nerve center for every multi-mission helicopter in the U.S.

2010-11-22 09:19:00

Official Statement from Teamsters Airline Division Director David Bourne WASHINGTON, Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a statement released today, Captain David P.

2010-09-16 02:00:00

HONOLULU, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Boeing 747-400 cargo airplane that crashed near Dubai airport on September 3rd might have landed safely if the airplane had been equipped with emergency vision technology that permits pilots to see under conditions of unstoppable blinding smoke.

2010-08-10 09:41:00

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2010-05-05 17:07:00

FOXBORO, Mass., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- SOLIDFX®, LLC, makers of digital readers for Jeppesen terminal charts, and Jeppesen announced today that SOLIDFX Aviation Information Managers powered by Jeppesen eChart Reader Services will be used on Air Journey's Around-the-World Adventure. Normally contained in 46 binders weighing 230 pounds and reaching 14 feet high when stacked, the worldwide Jeppesen terminal charts will be instantly available in the portable, half-inch thick, 13-ounce device...

2009-07-27 07:00:00

CLEVELAND, July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE: TDG) announced today that it has acquired the stock of Acme Aerospace, Inc. (Acme) from a subsidiary of Actuant Corporation (NYSE: ATU) for approximately $40 million in cash.

2009-06-15 01:36:00

PARIS, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Airbus, an EADS company, has selected Hamilton Sundstrand's Ratier-Figeac unit to supply cockpit side stick controllers for its new A350XWB (Extra Wide Body) aircraft family. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp.

2009-06-10 09:00:00

OWEGO, N.Y., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has delivered the 200th Common Cockpit(TM) avionics suite to the U.S. Navy's MH-60R and MH-60S multimission helicopter programs.


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