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January 15, 2008

Report: Lockheed's Marine One Program In Jeopardy Due To Cost Overruns

Sikorsky May Be Asked To Resubmit Its Bid

As ANN reported Friday, the first two VH-71 helicopters built to serve as Marine One for the President of the United States have entered the flight test phase at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, MD. Over the next 11 months, the initial fleet of five presidential helicopters are scheduled to be among additional test aircraft delivered. But now, it's not clear the program will continue.

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Report: Pilot Failed To Compensate For G-Forces In Blue Angels Mishap

Blackout Led To Accident At MCAS Beaufort

The US Navy's final report on the April 2007 loss of an F/A-18 pilot during a performance of the Blue Angels aerial demonstration team concludes the pilot failed to properly tense his muscles to counter the g-forces from a high-speed turn.

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Boeing-Commissioned Survey Touts 767 Fuel Efficiency Advantage Over A330

American Planemaker Says USAF Would Benefit From Savings

While perhaps not as headline-grabbing as the news EADS plans to build the upcoming Airbus A330 Freighter in Alabama -- but only if its KC-30 tanker wins a US Air Force competition -- Boeing also had some news to share Monday regarding its entrant in the KC-X bid.

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