Cessna announces 2016 Top Hawk university partners

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WICHITA, Kan. (Jan. 28, 2016) – Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced the partner universities selected for its 2016 Top Hawk program. Kent State University, LeTourneau University, Purdue University and Westminster College will each take delivery of a new, custom branded Cessna Skyhawk 172 aircraft in February to support flight training, recruiting efforts and promotional activities at their respective universities throughout the year.

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Boeing-led Test Improves U.S. Missile Defense Technology

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Data to support research and enhancements to Ground-based Midcourse Defense system

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Jan. 28, 2016 – Continuing its efforts to maintain the United States’ technology superiority in missile defense, a Boeing [NYSE: BA]-led industry team has successfully tested improvements to the Ground-based Midcourse Defense (GMD) system. Working with the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, Boeing and its partners validated system components, increasing their ability to engage and destroy ballistic missile threats.

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Boeing-built Intelsat 29e Satellite Begins New Intelsat Constellation

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Intelsat 29e has the world’s most advanced digital payload available commercially

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 27, 2016 – The first of six Boeing [NYSE:BA]-built Intelsat EpicNG satellites for Intelsat (NYSE: I), the leading provider of satellite services, has launched successfully from French Guiana aboard an Ariane 5 rocket.

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Boeing, SWISS Celebrate Delivery of Airline’s First 777-300ER

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Airplane will serve as carrier’s new flagship

ZURICH, Jan. 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) are celebrating the delivery of the airline’s first 777-300ER (Extended Range). The latest addition to SWISS’ fleet touched down in Zurich today following a non-stop 4,545 nautical miles (8,418 kilometers) delivery flight from Boeing’s Everett Delivery Center in Everett, WA.

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Boeing, Air Lease Corporation Celebrate Next-Generation 737 Delivery to Air Vanuatu

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Leasing company has ordered total of 253 Boeing airplanes
Next-Generation 737 refreshes Air Vanuatu’s fleet, features new interior

SEATTLE, Jan. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Air Lease Corporation (ALC) today celebrated the lessor’s first Next-Generation 737 delivery to Air Vanuatu, the flag carrier of the South Pacific nation.

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Data Release of Global Forest/Non-forest Map by DAICHI-2

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– Contributing to measures to tackle global warming by understanding forest areas –

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) developed a whole-globe forest map of 25-meter resolution, “Global Forest/Non-forest map”, using the DAICHI-2 (ALOS-2) launched on May 24, 2014, and released it from today free of charge. (Please refer to the website below.)

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