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2010-07-21 00:00:00

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- Hamilton Sundstrand was recognized as a top 10 Airbus supplier for the second consecutive year during a ceremony held Tuesday at the Farnborough Air Show. Hamilton Sundstrand is a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). Hamilton Sundstrand ranked ninth in Airbus' 2009 Supplier Support Survey, out of 41 equipment and In-Flight Entertainment systems suppliers. Airbus also surveyed 117 airline...

2010-07-21 00:00:00

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- Hamilton Sundstrand, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), announced nearly $300 million in new business at the 2010 Farnborough Air Show. The new business includes cumulative revenues over the expected life of the agreements. That new business includes OEM agreements with COMAC on its new C919 large commercial aircraft, Israir Airlines and Tourism LTD on its two new Airbus A320 aircraft, and...

2010-07-20 07:03:00

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- AVIATION WEEK and Farnborough International have presented the 2010 John Curtis Sword Award to Air Marshal T.M. "Timo" Anderson, first Director General of the independent U.K. Military Aviation Authority and Regulator of Military Air Safety, at the Farnborough International Airshow last night. Air Marshal Anderson was recognized for his exceptional service and contributions to the Royal Air Force (RAF) and Anglo/U.S. relations. The Curtis Sword...

2010-07-19 11:30:00

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Farnborough Airshow -- The U.K.'s unveiling of its Unmanned Combat Air Vehicle (UCAV) technology demonstrator, the Taranis, is featured in this week's issue of Aviation Week & Space Technology. AVIATION WEEK's London Bureau Chief, Douglas Barrie, provides analysis and context in light of London's efforts to plan its future combat aircraft mix. "The U.K.'s Taranis is a significant step toward a low-observable unmanned combat air vehicle, but...

2010-07-19 10:14:00

.FARNBOROUGH, England, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIRSHOW, U.K. -- Joseph Anselmo, William Garvey, David Carlisle, and David Esler of AVIATION WEEK were honored at the 2010 Aerospace Journalist of the Year Awards (AJOYA) Dinner & Presentation Ceremony, held at the Park Lane Hotel in London last night. The prizes are among the world's most important awards for aviation writers and broadcasters. Joseph Anselmo, AVIATION WEEK's senior business editor, and Business &...

2010-07-18 10:34:00

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom, July 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Boeing (NYSE: BA) 787 Dreamliner made its international debut landing at the Farnborough Airport at 9:09 a.m. (local time) in support of the Farnborough International Airshow that begins Monday. "It's an honor to showcase the 787 here at the Farnborough Airshow," said Scott Fancher, vice president and general manager of the 787 program, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "I can't think of a finer stage on which to present this...

2008-07-16 09:00:56

FARNBOROUGH, England, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FARNBOROUGH AIR SHOW -- Hamilton Sundstrand, a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. , announced nearly $350 million in new aftermarket agreements at the 2008 Farnborough Air Show. This figure covers the cumulative revenues over the expected life of the agreements. Those contracts include agreements with SR Technics, Volvo Aero Services, Japan Airlines, Saab Aerotech, ACT-Aero Technical Support and Services Inc., and the U.S. Army...

2008-07-11 12:00:41

By Dan Heath, The Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, N.Y. Jul. 11--PLATTSBURGH -- Plattsburgh International Airport will be on display at the upcoming Farnborough International Air Show. Representatives of the Plattsburgh-North Country Chamber of Commerce will be at the show July 12 to 20 to market the airport. Farnborough is the largest aviation and aerospace show in the world, with more than 1,500 exhibits and 140,000-plus people expected to attend. Chamber President Garry Douglas...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.