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January 12, 2010

Third Flight For A400M

Test Crew Concentrated On Flight In Different Aircraft Configurations

Despite earlier reports that EADS Airbus may be considering scrapping the project, the Airbus Military A400M airlifter has flown for the third time as the flight-test program for the type picks up pace after the year-end break.

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Boeing Team Delivers 2 Osprey Trainers To Marines

Increases Training Options For Flight Crews

Boeing and partner Bell Helicopter delivered two MV-22 Osprey Containerized Flight Training Devices (CFTD) to the U.S. Marines at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar in California in the last quarter of 2009.

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Bombertown, USA returns To Kissimmee Air Museum

And Some Airplanes Are Not Just For Display Any More

For years, Kissimmee Gateway airport was known affectionately as "Bombertown USA".  Visitors could see WWII bombers being restored back to their former glory. 

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Sonic Industries Joins Boeing In Tanker Effort

Extension Of Work With Boeing Commercial Airliner Division

Sonic Industries, Inc., a member of the Sargent Aerospace & Defense company, said Tuesday that it has been chosen by Boeing as a member of its nationwide team competing for the U.S. Air Force's new fleet of aerial refueling tankers.

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Airman Follows Famous Uncle

Relative Was One Of The Tuskegee Airmen

Airman Christopher Platte's graduation from Basic Military Training at Lackland Air Force Base December 11th gave Platte a rare opportunity to spend time spent with his great uncle, retired Air Force Capt. Claude Platte, an original Tuskegee Airman.

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Progress Reported In CH-53K Helicopter Program

Successful Integration Design Review For Replacement Marine Heavy-Lift Chopper

An Integration Design Review (IDR) of the CH-53K Heavy Lift Helicopter program has charted a course for a successful Critical Design Review in 2010 Sikorsky announced Thursday.

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