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Thursday, Feb 11, 2016

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Image - Come together: Final assembly underway on 1st GE9X engine

Come together: Final assembly underway on 1st GE9X engine

Final assembly is well underway on the first full GE9X engine that will test in the first half of 2016, four years before the GE9X engine enters service on a Boeing 777X aircraft. "Assembly of the first full GE9X engine is on track and coming together very nicely," said Bill Millhaem, general manager of the GE90/GE9X engine programs at GE Aviation. "T...
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Image - Camcopter S-100 - Successful Flights With Detect and Avoid System

Camcopter S-100 - Successful Flights With ''Detect and Avoid'' System

Schiebel and the Netherlands Aerospace Centre (NLR), the Netherlands Coastguard and the Royal Netherlands Air Force conducted a series of successful flights with a newly developed airborne Detect and Avoid System at the airport of Den Helder in December 2015. The AIRICA (ATM Innovative RPAS Integration for Coastguard Applications) project marks a major step forward in t...
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Image - Rheinmetall Wins Major Order from Latin American Customer for Logistic Vehicles

Rheinmetall Wins Major Order from Latin American Customer for Logistic Vehicles

A Latin American customer placed a major order with Rheinmetall today for logistic vehicles. Worth over EUR53 million, the contract encompasses an initial lot of 338 logistic vehicles for the army and navy. The order also includes support services. From March 2016 to May 2017, Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles will supply the customer's army with 92 TGS-MIL and 216 TGM ...
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