Brunei Accepts Four Sikorsky S-70i? BLACK HAWK Helicopters for Regional Security Missions
[PR Newswire] - JERUDONG, Brunei, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ministry of Defence this week at the Brunei International Defence Exhibition (Bridex) accepted two Sikorsky S-70i? BLACK HAWK helicopters into the Royal Brunei Air Force following an unveiling attended by His Majesty the Sultan. Two more Sikorsky S-70i BLACK HAWK helicopters are currently undergoing the process of acceptance at the Royal Brunei Air Force. Equipped with a suite of advanced avionics and sensors, the multirole aircraft can perform a variety of missions over land and water, including search and rescue, humanitarian relief, anti-piracy, troop transport and medical evacuation.
United Technologies: Goodrich Acquisition Payoffs Now Tangible
[at Seeking Alpha] - United Technologies ( UTX ) announced in September 2011 that it was going to acquire Goodrich, a global supplier of landing gear, airplane brakes and an assortment of aircraft equipment, for a staggering ...
Carrier and Otis Convene International Sustainability Experts in Support of Green Building in the Middle East
[PR Newswire] - DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In order to promote green building opportunities in a region known for having one of the world's highest per capita consumption rates of electricity, Carrier and Otis convened their Distinguished Sustainability Lecture Series this week in the Middle East. Through events in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait that reached 350 industry professionals, the companies connected local building owners and operators with international green building experts. Carrier, the world's leader in high-technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions, and Otis, the world's leading manufacturer of elevators, escalators and moving walkways, are a part of UTC Building & Industrial Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (UTX).
Ahead of the Bell: US Unemployment Benefits
[AP] - The Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for U.S. unemployment benefits last week. The report will be released Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. Eastern. SLIGHT INCREASE: Economists forecast ...
Airbus?s Longest Aircraft Gets More Seats to Help Rebuild Value
[at Bloomberg] - Airbus SAS plans to lift the seat count on the A340 wide-body jet and cut maintenance costs in an effort to prop up the market value for its longest aircraft, which went out of production two years ago ...
A New Jet From Canada Takes on Boeing and Airbus, Very (Very) Slowly
[at BusinessWeek] - As sales chief Chet Fuller announces his departure from Bombardier, the company's Cseries narrow-body jet faces a fleet of skeptics and big rivals