Boeing Delivers ‘Smiling Faces’ 777 to Air China

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Celebrating 40 years of partnership with Chinese customers

EVERETT, Wash., Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) today delivered a 777-300ER (Extended Range) airplane to Air China, the flag carrier of the People’s Republic of China. The airplane livery features a distinctive blended paint design of 40 smiling faces of Chinese people, to represent the critical role that the Chinese aviation industry has played in bringing China to the world.

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Air New Zealand receives its first ATR 72-600 airliner

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Milestone aircraft painted in All Blacks rugby livery

 

Air New Zealand today took delivery of its first ATR 72-600 aircraft, which is painted in striking all black livery, as part of the airline’s support for New Zealand’s national rugby team, the All Blacks. The airline and ATR announced in October 2011 a contract for seven firm 68-seat ATR 72-600 aircraft, plus options for another five, in a deal worth more than US $270 million.

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NASA Seeks Partners to Explore Johnson Structural Testing Research and Development

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HOUSTON — NASA has released a Request for Information (RFI) to explore the potential interest and use of its unique facilities, labs and technical expertise for structural testing at the agency’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The facilities and capabilities could support commercial, government and academic activities, and possibly lead to new technology developments.

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Space-Match: fish seeks Q-Tip

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Maylandia lombardoi fish in freshwater aquarium, with male in front and female behind

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30 October 2012
It’s a familiar dilemma: you want to find a partner, but you aren’t sure how to do it. If you’re lucky enough to be a European space technology, or are looking for one, on 20 November you can turn to Space-Match.

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Harris Corporation Receives $50 Million Order Under U.S. Army’s Modernization of Enterprise Terminals Program

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Highlights:
• Fixed and transportable terminals will create backbone for strategic U.S. military communications.
• Installations completed and undergoing testing at Ft. Belvoir, Virginia and Ft. Detrick, Maryland.
• Total potential program value, including a five-year option period, is $600 million through 2019.

MELBOURNE, Fla. — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has received a $50.5 million delivery order for advanced satellite communications terminals under the U.S. Army’s Modernization of Enterprise Terminals (MET) program. The next-generation military satellite communications terminals will provide the worldwide backbone for high-priority military communications and missile defense systems.

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Boeing and Russian Technologies Seek to Expand Partnership in Titanium Supply and Commercial Aviation Services

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MOSCOW, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the State Corporation Russian Technologies (Rostech), a majority shareholder in the joint stock company VSMPO-AVISMA Corp., are working on an agreement to expand collaboration in titanium procurement and technology development. Boeing and Rostech also are seeking to increase their cooperation in commercial aviation services.

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