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Amarillo’s Bell-Boeing Wins $76.1 Million Military Contract Boost

Texas Business reports:  An Amarillo firm won a $76.1 million contract increase on Osprey military craft, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.

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Amarillo’s Bell-Boeing Wins $351 Contract Boost

Texas Business reports:  An Amarillo firm won a $351 million contract boost to a military contract, according to the U.S. Department of  Defense. 

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Amarillo’s Bell-Boeing Wins $10.3 Million Military Contract Boost

Texas Business reports:  An Amarillo firm recently won a $10.3 million contract change on a military contract, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.

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Island University Designated by FAA as Unmanned Aircraft System Test Site
Texas Business reports: CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Texas has been named a test site for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), based on a statewide proposal led by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Full Story »
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Amarillo’s Bell-Boeing Wins $33 Million V-22 Order Increase

Texas Business reports:  An Amarillo firm won a $33 million V-22 contract increase, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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Fort Worth’s DynCorp Wins $76.5 Million Defense Contract Increase

Texas Business reports:  A Fort Worth firm won a $76.5 million increase on its military contract, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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Fort Worth’s DynCorp Wins $39.6 Million Air Force Contract Change

Texas Business reports:  A Fort Worth firm won a $39.6 million Air Force contract change, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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DFW International Airport Travelers Experience Transformed Security Checkpoint

 Texas Business reports: Passengers traveling through Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport's security checkpoint at Terminal E, E18 will experience an unexpected respite for the next three months -- a stylish comfort zone courtesy of SpringHill Suites by Marriott. 

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Fort Worth’s Bell Helicopter Wins $18.7 Million Military Contract

Texas Business reports:  A Fort Worth firm won an $18.7 million military contract, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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Hurst’s Bell Helicopter Wins $18 Million Military Contract Change

Texas Businesss reports: A Hurst firm won an $18 million change to a defense contract, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.

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Bell Helicopter and Lockheed Martin Team on V-280 Valor

Texas Business reports: FORT WORTH—Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company and Lockheed Martin will work as a team on the Bell V-280 ValorTM, making Lockheed Martin the first of Bell Helicopter's V-280 program tier one team members. 

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Hurst’s Bell Helicopter Wins $61 Million Military Contract Change

Texas Business reports:  A Hurst firm won a $61 million contract change, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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Fort Worth’s Bell Helicopter Wins $21.1 Million Chopper Blade Contract

 Texas Business reports:  A Fort Worth firm won a $21.1 million military contract, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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Arlington’s L-3 Communications Wins $18.5 Million Military Contract Adjustment

Texas Business reports: An Arlington firm won an $18.5 contract change for an aviation training program, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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DFW International Airport's Fire Training Research Center Partners with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Texas Business reports: DFW AIRPORT, Texas—Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University–Worldwide, an aviation and aerospace university, formally signed an agreement that will enhance training and degree opportunities for firefighters in the U.S. and abroad, by providing college credit for training classes at the Airport's Fire Training and Research Center. 

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Fort Worth’s Lockheed Wins $852 Million

Texas Business reports: A Fort Worth firm won a $852 million contract change to its F-35 contract,  according to the U.S. Department of Defense.

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Fort Worth’s DynCorp Wins $99.9 Million Military Contract Change

Texas Business reports:  A Fort Worth firm won a $339.9 million contract change for military aircraft support, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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San Marcos’ Berry Aviation Wins $10.7 Million Defense Contract
Texas Business reports:  A San Marcos firm won a $10.7 million contract for air transport services, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.  Full Story »
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Hurst’s Bell Helicopter Textron Wins $17.9 Million Helicopter Support Contract

Texas Business reports:  A Hurst firm won a $17.9 million contract for military helicopter support, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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Amarillo’s Bell-Boeing Wins $60.1 Million Defense Contract Change

Texas Business reports:  An Amarillo firm won a $60.1 million contract change for a helicopter contract, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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Lockheed Martin Wins U.S. Army Helicopter Maintenance Program

Texas Business reports:  DALLAS— Lockheed Martin received an aircraft maintenance and logistics contract with an initial funding value of $5 million from the U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., to provide field and sustainment-level maintenance for U.S. Army helicopters. 

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Fort Worth’s Bell Helicopter Textron Wins $38.8 Defense Contract Change

Texas Business reports:  A Fort Worth firm won a $38.8 million contract change on a military helicopter contract, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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First Lockheed Martin F-35C Reports to the Navy

Texas Business reports:  FORT WORTH—The first Lockheed Martin F-35C Lightning II Navy carrier variant (CV) aircraft, CF-6, arrived at Strike Fighter Squadron 101 located at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., on Saturday. The jet is the Navy's first 5th generation F-35 production aircraft. 

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Amarillo’s Bell-Boeing Wins $4.8 Million Defense Contract Change

Texas Business reports: An Amarillo firm won a $4.8 million change to an existing defense contract, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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Addison’s King Aerospace Wins $12.8 Million Military Aircraft Contract

Texas Business reports:  An Addison firm won a $12.8 million contract to support DC-9 aircraft for the military, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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San Marcos’ Berry Aviation Wins $29.9 Million Military Contract

Texas Business reports:  A San Marcos firm won a $29.9 million contract to aircraft services, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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AirTran Airways launches new Austin-Cabo nonstop

Texas Business reports:  AirTran Airways, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southwest Airlines, launched new nonstop service between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and San Jose Del Cabo/Los Cabos International Airport in Baja California, Mexico. 

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Fort Worth’s Bell Helicopter Textron Wins $50.6 Million Contract Change

Texas Business reports:  A Fort Worth firm won a $50.6 million contract change for a helicopter contract, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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UTA Research To Produce Safer, Faster Aircraft
UTA Research To Produce Safer, Faster Aircraft

Texas Business reports: ARLINGTON—A University of Texas at Arlington aerospace engineer is developing diagnostic and predictive tools that can aid aircraft manufacturers in analyzing composite structures used to make aircraft safer, faster and more reliable. 

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American Airlines Rewards Travelers Who Don’t Stow In the Overhead

Texas Business reports:  FORT WORTH—American Airlines today launched a systemwide boarding process it claims saves overall boarding time by allowing customers who are traveling light to board earlier. 

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Austin’s Ultra Electronics Wins $15.3 Million For Military Engineering Support
Texas Business reports:  An Austin firm won a $15.3 million contract to provide tech support air defense, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. Full Story »
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University Looks to Land Spot in Drone Program

A federal program that aims to significantly expand the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, in national airspace within the next three years could have a Texas component. 

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Fort Worth’s Bell Helicopter Wins $14.3 Million Chopper Blade Contract

Texas Business reports:  A Fort Worth firm won a $14.3 million contract to provide helicopter rotor blades, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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Fort Worth’s DynCorp Wins $15.9 Million Aircraft Maintenance Contract

Texas Business reports:  A Fort Worth firm won a $15.9 million contract for aircraft maintenance, the U.S. Department of Defense announced. 

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Fort Worth’s Bell Helicopter Wins $13 Million Aircraft Parts Contract

Texas Business reports:  A Fort Worth firm won a $13 million contract to provide parts for military aircraft, the U.S. Department of Defense announced. 

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Amarillo’s Bell/Boeing Wins $73 Million Jet Fighter Part Repair Contract

Texas Business reports:  An Amarillo firm won a $73 million contract to repair jet fighter parts, the U.S. Department of Defense announced. 

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Arlington’s L-3 Communications Wins $32.3 Million Flight Trainer Contract

Texas Business reports: ARLINGTON—An Arlington firm won $32.3 million military flight training contract, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 


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Second F-35 For The Netherlands Rolls Out

Texas Business reports:  FORT WORTH—The second Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II for the Netherlands rolled out of the F-35 production facility earlier this week.


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Fort Worth’s Lockheed Martin Wins $6.9 Billion Contract To Upgrade Old Jet Fighters

Texas Business reports:  A Fort Worth firm won a $6.9 billion contract to modernize old jet fighters, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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Bankruptcy Creates World's Largest Airlines in Fort Worth

TEXAS BUSINESS reports:  FORT WORTH—Who would have thought a bankruptcy would have led to the creation of the world’s largest airlines based in Fort Worth that will dominate U.S. air traffic and absorb a competitor from Arizona? 

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American Airlines Signs New Agreement To Begin Large Regional Jet Flying

Texas Business reports:  FORT WORTH—American Airlines signed a 12-year capacity purchase agreement with Republic Airways Holdings to provide large regional jet flying for the first time in the company's history. 

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New Logo and Livery Revealed as American Prepares to Fly Flagship 777-300ER

Texas Business reports:  FORT WORTH—It's a new year and a fresh new look for American Airlines as the company unveils a new logo and exterior for its planes, including the already delivered Flagship Boeing 777-300ER aircraft set to fly on Jan. 31.  

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Dallas Love Field To Permanently Close West Concourse Security Checkpoint January 16

Texas Business reports:  DALLAS LOVE FIELD—The West Concourse security checkpoint, which has long been a favorite among frequent business travelers who use it as a fast-track to the terminal, will permanently close January 16. 

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Fort Worth DTS Aviation Wins $15.4 Million Contract Change

Texas Business reports:  A Fort Worth firm won a $15.4 million military contract change, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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Fort Worth’s Lockheed Wins $3.6 billion Contract Change

Texas Business reports:  A Fort Worth firm won yet another jet fighter contract change, this one for $3.6 billion, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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Fort Worth’s Bell Helicopter Textron Wins $418 Million Contract Change

Texas Business reports:    A Fort Worth firm won a $418 million contract change for Marine helicopters, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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Fort Worth’s Lockheed Wins $613 Million F-22 Contract Change

Texas Business reports:  A Fort Worth firm won a $613.2 million contract change to sustain an old fighter jet program, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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Amarillo’s Bell Boeing Wins $19.6 Million MV-22 Contract Change

Texas Business reports:  An Amarillo firm won a $91.6 million contract change to a military aircraft program, the U.S. Department of Defense announced. 

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Hurst’s Bell Helicopter Wins $15.3 Million Military Chopper Change

Texas Business reports: A Hurst firm won a $15.3 million military contract change, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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San Antonio’s M7 Aerospace LLC Wins $24.5 Million Contract Change
Texas Business reports:  A San Antonio firm won a $24.5 million military contract change, the U.S. Department of Defense announced. Full Story »
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Addison’s King Aerospace Wins $28.7 Million Military Contract

Texas Business reports: An Addision firm received a $28.7 million contract change, according to the U.S. Department of  Defense.


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Avcorp announces first successful flights

Texas Business reports: FORT WORTH—Vancouver's Avcorp Industries Inc. announced the first flights of an F-35 'Carrier Variant (CV)' with Avcorp-built Out- Board Wing (OBW) assemblies took place at Lockheed Martin's facility in Fort Worth. 

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Fort Worth’s Lockheed Wins $563 Million Contract Change

Texas Business reports:  A Fort Worth firm won a $563 million contract change on an older model of fighter jets for foreign governments, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.


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Fort Worth’s Lockheed Wins $127.7 Million Contract Change

Texas Business reports:  A Fort Worth firm won a $127.7 million contract change to its F-35 fighter jet program, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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Hurst’s Bell Helicopter Textron Receives $42 Million Order

 Texas Business reports:  A Hurst firm won a $42 million order for military aircraft support, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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Amarillo’s Bell-Boeing Win $26.5 Million Aircraft Contract

Texas Business reports:  An Amarillo firm won a $26.5 million contract to support Osprey aircraft, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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American Airlines Takes Delivery Of First Boeing 777-300ER

Texas Business reports:  FORT WORTH, Texas—American Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) aircraft. American is the first U.S. airline to order and take delivery of the Boeing 777-300ER, which will give American's fleet additional network flexibility, while delivering increased efficiency and better operating economics. 

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Fort Worth’s Lockheed Martin Wins $11.4 million Aircraft Support Contract

Texas Business reports:  A Fort Worth firm won an $11.4 million aircraft support contract, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. 

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