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  • 4/15/2014 - EMBRAER delivered 34 aircraft (14 E-Jets/20 Executive Jets) in 1Q14 vs 29 (17 E-Jets/12 Executive Jets) in 1Q13.
  • 4/14/2014 - DELOITTE reports that global commercial aircraft manufacturers saw year-over-year increases of 8.9% in revenues and 16.3% in profits in 2013, and ended year with backlog of nearly eight years of production and revenues totaling nearly $105b.
  • 4/12/2014 - PCX AEROSTRUCTURES was acquired from SPX Corp by RFE INVESTMENT PARTNERS and 24/6 CAPITAL PARTNERS. PCX produces complex parts made from hard alloys out of facilities in Newington, CT; Ronkonkoma, NY; and Farmingdale, NY.
  • 4/10/2014 - LUFTHANSA TECHNIK is building new narrowbody maintenance facility on 3,900 acres at Rafael Hernández International Airport in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico to open in 2015.
  • 4/9/2014 - BOMBARDIER AEROSPACE made first flight of the Learjet 85 out of Wichita.
  • 4/9/2014 - AMERICAN converted firm orders for 30 A320neos for 2021-2022 to options, and exercised option to terminate existing lease financing arrangements for 62 A320 Family for delivery 1Q15-3Q17 in favor of purchasing aircraft outright.
  • 4/8/2014 - Forecasts from MRO Americas:

    TEAMSAI
    forecasts North American MRO market will grow 0.7% per year from estimated $17.7b in 2014 to $19b in 2024.

    ICF SH&E
    forecasts North American MRO market will grow 1.4% per year from estimated $18.6b in 2013 to $21.4b in 2023.

    AVIATION WEEK
    forecasts North American MRO market will drop 0.1% per year from estimated $17.1b in 2014 to $16.9b in 2023.
  • 4/7/2014 - BOEING says based on current market trends and the timing of expected orders, it anticipates completing C-17 production in mid-2015, an adjustment of approximately three months from an initial estimate of late 2015.

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In Memoriam:

Gilbert W. Speed: 1933-2014

"They copied all they could follow
but they couldn't copy my mind
so I left them sweating and stealing
a year and a half behind."

- Rudyard Kipling, The “Mary Gloster”, 1894
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