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Panagarh to become Hercules aircraft base

August 1, 2015 Kolkata, Aug. 1 -- In order to take on the Chinese dragon, the Indian Air Force (IAF) is strengthening its might in the eastern region by making Panagarh in Burdwan the base for its C-130J Super Hercules transport air...

Fitch Affirms General Dynamics at 'A'; Outlook Stable

August 1, 2015 Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'A' long-term and 'F1' short-term Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) and debt ratings for General Dynamics Corporation (GD). The Rating Outlook is Stable. Approximately $3.4 billion of outsta...

Plane debris in Indian Ocean same type as MH370 says US official

August 1, 2015 SYDNEY: A sea-crusted wing part found on an island in the western Indian Ocean may be the first trace of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 found since it vanished nearly a year and a half ago and a tragic but finally solid...

Pentagon test chief raps F-35B reliability ahead of IOC

August 1, 2015 FULL TEXTKey PointsThe F-35B demonstrated poor reliability in sea trials aboard the USS WaspDespite the findings, the USMC is poised to declare the aircraft suitable for limited combat operations

Lockheed Martin Facility Upgrade Guided by Burns & McDonnell; Innovative Plan Allows F-35 Fighter Plant to Operate Fully During Renovation

August 1, 2015 One of the United States military's most important aircraft manufacturing facilities, the Air Force Plant 4 operated by Lockheed Martin, is being upgraded to speed production of advanced F-35 fighters with the design...

BAE Systems Announces 2015 Half Year Results

August 1, 2015 BAE Systems issued the following news release:Ian King, BAE Systems' Chief Executive, said:"Overall, the business performed well during the first half of 2015 during which we have leveraged our capabilities in adjacen...

USPTO ISSUES TRADEMARK: AVCORP

August 1, 2015 ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 1 -- The trademark AVCORP (Reg. No. 4779849) was issued on July 28 by the USPTO.Owner: Avcorp Industries Inc. CORPORATION CANADA 2611 Viscount Way Richmond, BC CANADA V6V1M9. The trademark applic...

Boeing 747-400 salutes A-L airport workers with flyover

August 1, 2015 AUBURN -- A large commercial jet rarely seen in the local skies created a lot of buzz Friday morning and startled some when it skimmed the tops of trees and shook houses during a planned flyover of the Auburn-Lewiston...

Insitu building more small UAVs for Navy, Marines

August 1, 2015 Insitu, a Boeing company, is building more small tactical unmanned aircraft systems for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.The six RQ-21A Blackjack systems come under a Lot IV low-rate initial production contract worth $7...

Travis Gets FAA Approval for Exams

August 1, 2015 The U.S. Air Force's Travis Air Force Base issued the following story:rce Base, California, has become a reality: Aircraft maintenance technicians can get their Federal Aviation Administration airframe and powerplant ...

Australia begins receiving Growlers

August 1, 2015 FULL TEXTKey PointsThe RAAF on 29 July received its first EA-18G Growler during a rollout ceremonyAustralia is the first and only international customer for the electronic attack aircraftBoeing rolled out the first Ro...

US Navy signs cooperative R&D agreement with Rockwell Collins

August 1, 2015 The CRADA between Rockwell Collins and the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Air Combat Electronics Program Office (PMA209) will culminate in a fall 2015 demonstration of RNP-RNAV technologies aligned with the Future...

Flightsafety is Building a King Air 350 Simulator Equipped with Rockwell Collins Pro Line Fusion Avionics

August 1, 2015 FlightSafety International issued the following news release:FlightSafety International announces that it is building a full flight simulator for the King Air 350 aircraft. The new FlightSafety FS1000 simulator will b...

QA refutes US top 3 carriers' subsidy claims

August 1, 2015 Qatar Airways (QA), in a 'white paper' submitted to the US, has refuted the subsidy allegations against it by the 'Big 3' US carriers.The submission comprehensively addressed and answered all issues raised in the Open...

Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp mark opening of the 'Seattle Engineering Center'

August 1, 2015 Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation inaugural ceremony and press briefing to mark the opening of the 'Seattle Engineering Center', the U.S. hub for development and flight tests of Mitsubishi Regional Jet. Press briefing w...

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