WICHITA, Kan. (Jan. 30, 2010) – With the recent certification by the Civil A viation Administration of China and deliveries underway in the region, the flagship Hawker 4000 is setting a positive tone in Southeast Asia for Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC). HBC and its international dealer, Hawker Pacific, will display a Hawker 4000, along with a Hawker 750 and a King Air B200GT, at the biennial Singapore Airshow from Feb. 2-7 at the Changi Exhibition Center in Singapore. The 2010 show is expected to attract more than 40,000 visitors from 112 countries. The HBC and Hawker Pacific exhibit will be located at Chalet CD-31.
EVERETT, Wash., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) 787 Dreamliner pilots conducted the program's first stall tests - in which pilots intentionally reduce power to both engines and then recover normal flight speeds - as part of the initial airworthiness program for the airplane. Additional stall tests will take place throughout the flight test period.
OTTAWA, Jan. 29, 2010 -- At a supplier conference today in Ottawa, Boeing [NYSE: BA] outlined its proposed subcontracting plan for in-service support (ISS) of 15 Boeing CH-47 Chinook Medium-to-Heavy Lift Helicopters (MHLH), designated CH-147 for the Canadian Forces.
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the Ministries of Finance and Interior of Bulgaria have ordered two AW109 Power light twin helicopters to meet the latest helicopter requirement for the Bulgarian Border Police. The main mission of the helicopters, which are procured under the Schengen Facility programme funds, is to provide a reliable air surveillance capability on the outer EU borders, since Bulgaria is expected to be a Schengen Zone Member starting from March 2011.
Cowes, Isle of Wight: The Royal Yacht Squadron (RYS) and two partner Clubs, >> the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) and Yacht Club de Monaco (YCM), are staging >> the Westward Cup regatta in Cowes from 5-11 July 2010 in collaboration with >> Boat International Media. The organisers aim also to establish an event that >> would eventually lead to a revival of Big Class classic yacht racing as it >> was known from the 1910¹s 1930¹s
It's Evolution Racing by a whisker... 30:01:2010 Once again it came down to a final day showdown in the Racing Class. Both crews on Ray Roberts TP52 Evolution Racing and Neil Pryde's Welbourn 52 Hi Fi were pumped up and raring to go. Some old fashioned America's Cup style circling started the sequence, then they broke away and headed for the startline with speed. Geoff Hill's TP52 Strewth and Nick Burns / Fred Kinmonth Mills 51 EFG Bank Mandrake also joined in and tried desperately to throw a spanner into the works. Neil Pryde hit the line first at the pin end but Ray Roberts was a couple boat lengths to windward with Strewth on their hip and Mandrake taking the weather berth.
Dubai 29 January 2010. Atiq Mohd Sabir Al Mazrouei on Muzahim relished his win over Al Hur R.K. Muhairi on Dahees after a hard fought battle between the two skippers in the second heat of the Dubai Traditional 22ft Dhow Championships.