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February 5, 2007News for the aerospace industry

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 Fresh thinking for XML-based data management solutions:
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  Defense 
  • Retirements may bring aerospace worker shortage in coming years
    Aerospace executives say there are not enough young workers to replace employees expected to retire in the coming years. Increases in productivity have helped the industry meet a surge in demand from the military. Next year, 25% of U.S. aerospace workers will be eligible to retire. XXXXXX (1/20) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
 Exhibiting at the International Paris Air Show?
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  Commercial Aviation 
  • Airlines recall furloughed pilots, but many have moved on
    All large airlines are rehiring pilots furloughed during sharp declines in air travel following the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks, but many workers are not interested in returning to their old jobs. Many U.S. commercial airline pilots have taken jobs with foreign airlines or with cargo carriers. Chicago Tribune (2/4) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Parts of FAA ATC funding proposal to be submitted to Congress
    The FAA is expected to begin introducing parts of its funding proposal for the modernization of the air traffic control system today as part of the administration's announcement of its fiscal 2008 budget. FAA officials have indicated the agency is considering a plan based on user fees. The airline industry has advocated a user fee approach for years and believes the FAA should charge fees based upon the FAA-controlled airspace services they use. The Washington Post (2/2) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Space 
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  AIA News 
  • National Aeronautics R&D Policy Released by White House
    The National Aeronautics Research and Development Policy released in December by the White House will likely shape the near- and long-term future of aeronautics research. AIA and its R&D Committee will be working with the administration to implement the policy, which requires federal agencies to coordinate R&D programs and investments, engage with industry in decision making and report on progress every two years. Read more about the new policy and its mandates at http://www.aia-aerospace.org/aianews/newsletters/2007/feb07news.cfm#1. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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