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Iowa Air Show Crash Kills Pilot [VIDEO]

The Iowa sir show crash in Davenport Saturday killed one veteran pilot, Glenn A. Smith, when he lost control of the Soviet-era jet he was flying. Video footage from spectators has been released, depicting a giant fireball emerging from a nearby field.
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Boeing Announces Big 737 Sale In Europe

Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) has extended its lead in 2012 orders over European rival Airbus SAS with a multibillion-dollar commitment from a leasing company that the Chicago-based company revealed this week in Airbus' backyard.
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Boeing Dwarfs Airbus Orders In January-February

European planemaker Airbus reshuffled its order book but sold no previously unassigned aircraft in February and remains well behind Boeing since the start of the year, company data showed on Friday.
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U.S. Eyes V-22 Aircraft Sales to Israel, Canada, UAE

The U.S. government is eyeing Israel, Canada and the United Arab Emirates as possible initial foreign buyers of the V-22 Osprey, a tilt-rotor aircraft built by Boeing Co and Bell Helicopter, a top U.S. Marine Corps official told Reuters.
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Airbus Secures $20.5 Billion Deal at 2011 Dubai Air Show

France-based Airbus AS has secured a total of 211 orders at the 12th Dubai Airshow worth $20.5 billion. The order involves 135 firm orders worth $13.7 billion (130 A320neo and five A380s) and 76 memorandum of understanding (MoU) worth $6.8 billion.
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Emirates' $18 billion Boeing order kicks off air show

Emirates airline placed a blockbuster order for 50 Boeing 777 jetliners at the Dubai Air Show on Sunday, underscoring the confidence brimming among fast-growing Gulf airlines despite growing fears of stalling global growth.


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