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Pentagon

Pentagon Pays Too Much for 100 Million Barrels of Fuel

When it comes to estimating how much the U.S. Department of Defense is going to spend on fuel, we all might be better off if the DOD planners used a ...
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Airbus A320neo

How Much Does an Airbus A320neo Cost?

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) has chosen jet engines from CFM International, a 50-50 joint venture between General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) and France's Safran Group, to power a ...
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San Diego Utility to Test Drones

On Friday, San Diego Gas & Electric announced that it was the first utility in the United States to be granted approval from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to test drones ...
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Airbus A330-300

Airbus Set to Announce Boeing Dreamliner Competitor at Airshow

The Farnborough International Airshow officially takes off on Monday, but Airbus is making news ahead of the show, reportedly telling customers that it is going ahead with plans to upgrade ...
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Boeing 777-9X

Boeing 20-Year Forecast Calls for $5.2 Trillion Plane Market

Over the next 20 years to 2033, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) expects the commercial market for jet aircraft to total $5.2 trillion. The world's airlines will acquire a total of ...
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Emirates 777-300ER

Why Boeing Stock Did Not React to $56 Billion Order for 777X Aircraft

Dubai-based airline Emirates has finalized a commitment to purchase 150 777X passenger jets from Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) for a list price total of $56 billion. The airline also has ...
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Why a Boeing 787-9 Costs $250 Million

The 787 Dreamliner is Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) most advanced airplane, and arguably the most challenging to get into production. It took nearly eight years to get the new aircraft ...
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How Badly Could Boeing Be Hurt If Ex-Im Bank Closes Down?

The Tea Party wing of the Republican party has declared that it will not support the reauthorization of the U.S. Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank when the bank's charter comes up for ...
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Airbus Helicopter

Airbus Sells 123 Helicopters to China

Aircraft maker Airbus's helicopter division announced on Monday that it had sold 123 general aviation helicopters to three Chinese customers. The orders from Fujian, Guangdong and Yunnan provinces include mainly ...
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Airbus A330-300

Airbus, Boeing Wait for the Other to Make First Move on New Jets

The Airbus Group has still not decided whether it will introduce its proposed A330neo passenger jet at the Farnborough International Airshow set to take place later this month. This could ...
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FAA Behind Schedule Bringing Drones Into U.S. Airspace

An audit report from the Department of Transportation's Inspector General warns that Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is "significantly behind schedule" in meeting the September 2015 deadline set by Congress for ...
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Boeing KC-46A

What Does a Boeing 767-Based KC-46 Cost?

In 2011 the U.S. Air Force awarded a contract to Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) for 179 new KC-46 refueling tankers to replace about a third of the Air Force's current ...
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Why a Boeing 777-300ER Costs $320 Million

The 777 family of planes is Boeing Co.'s (NYSE: BA) best-selling dual-aisle, two-engine plane. Of the six models the company has delivered, the 777-300ER (Extended Range) and the 777-200LR (Long ...
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Why a Boeing 787-9 Costs $250 Million

The 787 Dreamliner from Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) includes some of the most advanced technology in the world. From lightweight composite body sections to high-tech cockpit tools, the plane has ...
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Yet Another Giga-tronics Double?

Giga-tronics Inc. (NASDAQ: GIGA) seems to be defying logic. Usually it takes a buyout or some crazy news to make a stock nearly double. What is so interesting is that ...
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