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  • 18 October 2011

    Virgin Atlantic develops low-carbon aviation fuel

    Virgin Atlantic, in collaboration with New Zealand-based LanzaTech, has developed an aviation fuel from industrial waste gases which will reduce the carbon emission of standard jet fuel by half.

  • 17 October 2011

    Airbus opens new wing facility in Broughton

    Airbus has opened a new £400m wing-manufacturing factory in Broughton, UK, to expand existing manufacturing capacity and produce high-tech carbon fibre composite wings for the A350 XWB long-range aircraft family.

  • 17 October 2011

    Nasa to launch Earth-observing satellite

    Nasa is planning to launch the first Earth-observing satellite, the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System Preparatory Project (NPP), on a Delta II rocket from Space Launch Complex 2 at...

  • 16 October 2011

    Pratt & Whitney buys Rolls-Royce stake in IAE

    Pratt & Whitney will pay $1.5bn to acquire Rolls-Royce Group's stake in International Aero Engines (IAE), a producer of engines for the Airbus A320 plane family.

  • 16 October 2011

    CAE to deliver four Level D flight simulators

    CAE has signed a C$55m ($53.7m) contract to deliver four Level D full-flight simulators (FFS) to Cathay Pacific Airways, Asian Aviation Centre of Excellence and Lufthansa Flight Training.

  • 16 October 2011

    ISRO launches four satellites on PSLV-C18

    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched four satellites, named Megha-Tropiques satellite, VesselSat-1, Jugnu and SRMSat, on a Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C18 (PSLV-C18) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre.


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