October 10, 2011

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THE WORLD

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Cedric Goubet (see photo) has been named executive VP of West Chester, Ohio-based CFM International, succeeding Olivier Savin. Goubet was deputy to the chief operating officer of Safran and before that worked for the French ministries of the interior and economy, industry and finance.
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THE WORLD

DEFENSE Pass and Fail Thales’s Watchkeeper unmanned aircraft program and BAE Systems Falcon communications effort have made enough progress to avoid being among the first to be put on the U.K. defense ministry’s new “Projects of Concern” list, but the Valiant Jetty failed to dodge the political bullet.
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AT-6 Qualifies for Afghan Contract With GBU-12 Drops

The Hawker Beechcraft AT-6 light attack and armed reconnaissance aircraft, designed to meet the U.S. Air Force’s Building Partnership Capacity needs including those of the Afghanistan air force, continues to move through its end-to-end weapons validation testing with the launch of four 500-lb.
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AT-6 Qualifies for Afghan Contract With GBU-12 Drops

River Voyage for Russian Air Transport

The first Ilyushin II-476 prototype is starting to come together. Earlier this month, a barge transported the center wingbox and wing on the Moscow River past the Kremlin on their way to Zhukovsky for final assembly by United Aircraft Corp.
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AT-6 Qualifies for Afghan Contract With GBU-12 Drops

Airbus Ahead in Orders, Close to Boeing in Deliveies

Airbus has a commanding lead c n it comes to order intake for the year, but the two manufacturers are about even in deliveries. Through September, Airbus had booked 1,179 gross orders, with 141 cancellations. Counting firm orders and deals announced but not yet signed, Airbus is on a pace to beat its 2007 record-order year of 1,458 units.
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THE INSIDE TRACK

Quietly Green

Winners fly right past 200-mpg barrier. Can supersonic electrics be next?

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Highly Combustible

As 21 countries threaten retaliation, a European judge supports the Ell emissions trading system

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Russian Roulette

Partner disputes and a challenging low-fare business model lead Avianova to bankruptcy

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AIR TRANSPORT

NextGen Umbrella

FAA sets up management organization to advance critical technology developments

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