Boeing Calls WTO Ruling a Landmark Decision and Sweeping Legal Victory

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Airbus civil and military aircraft judged to be illegally funded

CHICAGO, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) today praised the World Trade Organization’s final ruling that billions of dollars in European launch aid subsidies used by Airbus to develop its commercial airplanes are illegal and must end. The decision, which the WTO made public earlier today, also declares that a broad array of government funding for Airbus research and infrastructure development violated international trade agreements.

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Filey’s new RNLI lifeboat on early morning launch


Date: 29/06/2010

Author: Ellie Doyle, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer

Filey RNLI inshore lifeboat D728 called out early on Monday 28th June 2010.

At 5.00am a request was received from the Coastguard, to the RNLI Filey Lifeboat Operations Manager to launch one of the station’s lifeboats. A report from a Fisherman onboard the Coble Gentle Barbara had spotted a rowing boat adrift in Filey Bay, with apparently no one onboard. Filey RNLI’s new Inshore Boat D728, due to be named Braund (Friday 2nd July 2010), was launched.

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Boom Sensor Testing, Engine Installation Today


Wed, 30 Jun 2010 01:30:29 PM GMT

Workers will evaluate the Orbiter Boom Sensor System today at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida as they continue to prep space shuttle Discovery for the STS-133 mission. Technicians will also begin installing the three main engines, a process that will take until Friday to complete.

At NASA’s Johnson Space Center, the STS-133 astronauts will rehearse ascent techniques.

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BRS Aerospace appoints Sebastian Valdez as new CFO


South St. Paul, MN, USA June 29th, 2010 – Ballistic Recovery Systems,
Inc. d/b/a BRS Aerospace (“BRS” or the “Company”) of South St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
(BRSI.PK) announced the appointment of Mr. Sebastian Valdez as Chief Financial
Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of BRS. Thomas H. Adams Jr., a
member of the BRS board since 1986, is retiring effective immediately. Sebastian
Valdez will take Adams’ place on the board.

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