Archive | May, 2009

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Pic of the week (5 May) French Air Force Airbus A340

  This image, uploaded to AirSpace by user Dragonlady shows a French Air Force Airbus A340 on finals to Birmingham Airport on 26 April 2009.  

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TBM 850 sales target surveillance market

The TBM’s core constituency – conceived as executives deploying aircraft as a business tool – is expected to expand, as corporate belt-tightening forces a move to smaller models, but Chabbert cautions that the pace of change could be slow. “You don’t change overnight things that take months or years to establish…but we see the trend. […]

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Micro rotorcraft demonstrates endurance in first flight

Prox Dynamics’ 15g (0.59oz) 100mm (3.93in) rotorspan PD-100 Black Hornet helicopter prototype Hornet-3a made its maiden outdoor flight on 7 April in Asker, Norway. Continue reading…

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AgustaWestland AW149 mock-up unveiled

  AgustaWestland has formally unveiled a full-scale mock-up of its AW149 armed utility helicopter at the IDEF exhibition in Istanbul, Turkey. Continue reading….

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