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Obama Administration Asks To Delay Tanker Deal

Updated: 03/11/2009 - The Obama administration has asked the Pentagon to make-do with the aging planes it already has; a request that puts yet another obstacle in the way for Boeing’s attempts to land the Air Force tanker deal.

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Bombardier Makes Deal With Lufthansa

Posted: 03/11/2009 - Bombardier Aerospace says it has reached a deal with Deutsch Lufthansa AG worth at least $1.5 billion for the Montreal company's new regional jet.

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Aviation Execs From South Korea Visit Wichita

Posted: 03/10/2009 - A 24-member delegation of aviation executives and government trade officials visited the Air Capital today from South Korea, in hopes of promoting aviation trade and making business connections with Wichita.

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Boeing: 787 On Schedule

Posted: 03/10/2009 - Boeing says the initial test flight and delivery of its long-awaited 787 jetliner remain on schedule.

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Salina Making Plans To Build Plane Painting Hangar

Updated: 03/06/2009 - Salina is moving toward attracting a business that could compete for a defense contract worth $1.5 billion over 10 years to rebuild and repaint military aircraft.

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SPEEA Members Reject Contract Again

Updated: 03/05/2009 - For the second time, SPEEA engineers at Boeing have voted to reject the company's latest contract offer, but they will not authorize a strike.

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General Dynamics Cutting Plane Production, Jobs

Posted: 03/05/2009 - General Dynamics Corp. says plummeting sales of business and personal jets has forced it to cut production, lay off 1,200 workers and reduce its profit guidance for the year.

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Aviation Cutbacks Trickling Down

Posted: 02/26/2009 - Production cutbacks at Wichita's major aircraft manufacturers are rippling through machine shops and suppliers.

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