Latest Farnborough Airshow Stories

2011-06-24 11:36:00

Worksop College from the UK second & College Leonard de Vinci-St Aubin from France in third PARIS, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2011 Paris Airshow played host today (Friday) to the annual international schools rocketry challenge between the national champions of France, the United Kingdom and the United States. The contest encourages students to prepare for careers in the aerospace industry, which is working to boost the numbers of students with science, technology,...

2010-11-23 08:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The award winning Irvine, CA trade show exhibit house, Advanced Exhibit Methods (AEM) announced today that it is designing and constructing a new exhibit for Synchronous Aerospace Group of Santa Ana, California, that will debut at the Paris Air Show in June of 2011. Advanced Exhibit Methods has consistently won awards for outstanding design during its twenty-nine years in business. The most recent being a 2008 "MarCom Gold Award" for its large...

2010-07-28 12:12:00

NEW YORK, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Farnborough Air Show trade attendees have spoken. More aerospace and defense (A&D) professionals are turning to AVIATION WEEK's integrated coverage for multimedia news and analysis. A fully integrated media portfolio-- including four issues of AVIATION WEEK ShowNews in print and online, four issues of Aviation Week & Space Technology dedicated to Farnborough, insightful online articles and blogs in a special web section, 32 videos, dozens of...

2010-07-24 05:55:00

Raytheon Inc. gave a first glimpse of its Scorpion helmet technology for F-16 and A-10 combat jets via a simulator at the Farnborough International Airshow this week. According to an Associated Press reports, the U.S. defense company's new technology transmits data on a single-eye monocle attached to an existing helmet. The monocle is both cheaper to produce than a full visor and reduces operational costs because it is interchangeable between standard existing helmets.  It also...

2010-07-21 15:23:00

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- AVIATION WEEK's 15th annual Top-Performing Companies (TPC) study, the aerospace and defense (A&D) industry's leading annual rankings and competitive analysis, identified Lockheed Martin, Precision Castparts, and FLIR Systems as the top companies for 2010 for the second year in a row. Company executives convened today in the AVIATION WEEK Chalet at the Farnborough Airshow to receive their awards. Each of the top companies is the leader in...

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