Azerbaijan Airlines gets connected from the cockpit to cabin with help from Rockwell Collins

Deliveries of Azerbaijan’s new Boeing 737 MAX fleet will begin by the end of the year

  • Among the first true nose-to-tail connectivity solutions in market
  • Passengers will have access to fastest global in-flight internet speeds available
  • MultiScan™ ThreatTrack weather radar detects weather hazards during all phases of flight

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (Nov. 12, 2017) – Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) has selected

Rockwell Collins to provide its global, high-speed broadband in-flight connectivity, overhead in-flight entertainment (IFE) and a full suite of advanced avionics—including Rockwell Collins’ MultiScan™ ThreatTrack weather radar—for 10 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Deliveries are expected to begin by the end of this year.

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New Calidus B-250 aircraft to feature Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion® integrated avionics

Pro Line Fusion® on the new Calidus B-250 light attack aircraft with multi-role capabilities will provide pilots with enhanced situational awareness in all flight conditions

  • New light attack aircraft with multi-role capabilities from Calidus launched at Dubai Airshow
  • Pro Line Fusion avionics provide flexibility for implementation on multi-role aircraft

DUBAI (Nov. 13, 2017) – Rockwell Collins has been selected by Calidus, a new aircraft manufacturer in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), to provide Pro Line Fusion® on the new B-250 light attack aircraft with multi-role capabilities. Launched at the Dubai Airshow, the aircraft is designed for combat and asymmetric warfare.

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Lockheed Martin Honors Two Wounded Army Veterans through Scholarship Program

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced Staff Sgt. Robert Bartlett and Staff Sgt. Jay Fondren as the recipients of the 2017 Lockheed Martin Fighting Spirit Scholarship. For the second consecutive year Lockheed Martin has sponsored the scholarship program, an initiative providing wounded veterans opportunities to experience flying and sailing through two nonprofit organizations, Warrior Sailing Program and Able Flight.

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Boeing, Ethiopian Airlines Announce Order for Four 777 Freighters

777F Ethiopian flyaway

Order boosts carrier’s 777 Freighter fleet from six to 10

Net orders for 777s this year reach 57; supports production transition to 777X

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Ethiopian Airlines announced an order for four Boeing 777 Freighters – the world’s largest and longest-range twin-engine cargo jet – in a deal valued at more than $1.3 billion at list prices.

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Boeing, ALAFCO Finalize Order for 20 737 MAX 8s

737MAX; 737MAX-8: TakeOff from Renton Field; 2016-01-29; K66500-01

Lessor doubles down on MAX, to support ALAFCO’s future growth

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and ALAFCO Aviation Lease and Finance Company (ALAFCO) finalized an order for 20 additional 737 MAX 8s at the 2017 Dubai Airshow, doubling the lessor’s order book for the MAX airplane.

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Boeing Pledge to Power Construction of MIT’s new Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel

Boeing to be lead sponsor of most advanced academic wind tunnel in US

Builds on historic Boeing/MIT ties in aero/astro research leadership

CHICAGO, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) today announced that Boeing will be the lead donor in the replacement of MIT’s 79-year-old Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel with a new Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel that will be the largest and most advanced academic wind tunnel in the United States.

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Boeing Forecasts $730 Billion Market for New Airplanes in Middle East

Airlines in region expected to need 3,350 new airplanes over next 20 years

Growing airport hubs, diverse business models, infrastructure investments driving regional demand

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA] forecasts that airlines in the Middle East will need 3,350 new airplanes over the next 20 years, valued at an estimated $730 billion. Boeing presented its 2017 Current Market Outlook (CMO) for the region during the Dubai Airshow.

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