Win The Baltic Prize!

Win The Baltic Prize!

by BigJules

The Baltic Prize will be the next title in the Kydd Series. In the run-up to the official launch of The Baltic Prize on November 2 we’re holding a special contest for a prize of an early copy of the book. There will be five winners!
To enter, email with the name of the birth town of Thomas Kydd. Please include your full postal address and ‘Baltic Prize Contest’ in the subject line. Five winners will be drawn on September 25 and notified by email

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United Technologies To Acquire Rockwell Collins For $30 Billion

Combination Creates Premier Aerospace Systems Supplier

  • Combined business will be well-positioned to meet rapidly evolving global customer demands
  • Highly complementary to existing capabilities
  • Enhances innovative systems capabilities and integrated digital product offerings, including avionics, flight controls and data services
  • Expected to generate cost synergies in excess of $500 million
  • Anticipate acquisition to be accretive to UTC adjusted earnings per share after first full year following closing

FARMINGTON, Conn., and CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – September 4, 2017 – United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) (“UTC”) and Rockwell Collins, Inc. (NYSE: COL) (“Rockwell Collins”) today announced that they have reached a definitive agreement under which United Technologies will acquire Rockwell Collins for $140.00 per share, in cash and UTC stock.

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(Luton, UK – 4 September, 2017) – Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL), the engineering division of Monarch, a leading low cost airline and holiday company, celebrated the graduation of their aircraft engineering apprentices at an event that took place at Monarch Aircraft Engineering’s Training Academy on 1st September 2017.

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