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  1. ICON Aircraft’s Revolutionary Sport Plane Makes Public Debut At AirVenture
    ICON Aircraft, a start-up Light Sport Aircraft manufacturer, publicly unveiled the ICON A5 consumer sport plane yesterday on the opening day of AirVenture 2008, the world’s largest aviation event taking place in Oshkosh, Wis
  2. New Flight Optimization Software Saves Fuel And Mission Time
    A new software tool that allows pilots to easily adjust altitude settings based on a visual display of wind data is helping aviators to reduce fuel use and mission time
  3. Sigma Space Delivers Main Systems For NASA's First Global Hawk Science Instrument
    Sigma Space announced today the delivery of the complete opto-mechanical system, electronics, and fuselage structure for NASA's first science instrument to be flown in the Global Hawk platform
  4. Inmarsat Selects ILS Proton To Launch S-Band Satellite For Europe
    International Launch Services (ILS) announced a contract today with Inmarsat for the launch of an S-band satellite to provide mobile broadcast and two-way telecommunications services throughout Europe
  5. Orbital Awarded Contract For IS-18 Commercial Communications Satellite By Intelsat
    Orbital Sciences Corporation today announced that it has been selected by Intelsat, Ltd., the world’s leading provider of commercial satellite services, to design, build and deliver the Intelsat-18 (IS-18) commercial communications satellite
  6. Pratt & Whitney PurePower PW1000G Engine Completes Successful Test Flight
    Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower PW1000G demonstrator engine successfully completed its first flights on July 11, launching a flight test program that will run through the end of 2008
  7. ILS Proton Successfully Launches Inmarsat-4 F3 Satellite
    A Proton Breeze M launch vehicle successfully lifted the Inmarsat-4 F3 satellite into orbit today, marking the third mission of the year for International Launch Services (ILS)
  8. L-3 Awarded United Kingdom C-130 Contract
    L-3 Communications announced today that its SPAR subsidiary has been awarded an $18 million contract by the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Royal Air Force to perform outer wing replacements on three C-130K aircraft
  9. GE Ultrasonic Flaw Detectors Provide Flexible Solution Platform
    GE Sensing & Inspection Technologies introduces a new family of ultrasonic flaw detectors, providing inspectors with a flexible platform, as inspection needs change
  10. SpaceX Sets August 2 For Falcon 1 launch
    Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) has scheduled the launch of the Falcon 1 Flight 3 mission for Saturday, August 2nd. The launch window will open at 4:00 p.m. (PDT) / 7:00 p.m. (EDT) and remain open for five hours. If launch is delayed for any reason, SpaceX has range availability to resume countdown through August 5