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HOEVEN BRINGS HIGH-TECH LEADER GENERAL ATOMICS TO GRAND FORKS FOR SITE VISIT

July 7, 2015 The following information was released by North Dakota Senator John Hoeven:Senator John Hoeven hosted senior officials from high-tech leader General Atomics (GA) in Grand Forks today to make the case for siting a new ...

Wesco Aircraft Appoints Daniel C. Snow Executive Vice President of Strategy and Business Process Development; -- Veteran Leader Brings 32 Years of Experience in Aerospace & Defense Driving Transformation and Change Management --;

July 7, 2015 Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: WAIR), a leading provider of comprehensive supply chain management services to the global aerospace industry, today announced that it has appointed Daniel C. Snow as executive vice...

Fitch: Aircraft Lessors May Miss Ex-Im When Funding Is Strained

July 7, 2015 The cessation of new lending activities by the Export-Import Bank of the US (Ex-Im) does not have an immediate impact on aircraft leasing companies, given the broad market access they currently enjoy. However, a perma...

Utilities eyeing drones; UAVs could inspect power equipment, scan for outages

July 7, 2015 LITHONIA, Ga. When tornadoes and hurricanes topple power lines in the future, flying drones might be the first to pinpoint the damage.Electric companies across the United States are testing whether small drones can ...

Connected aircraft in era of Uber and Airbnb

July 7, 2015 With Wi-Fi available on more passenger jets, flight attendants swiping credit cards for meal purchases and pilots viewing airport taxiway maps on iPads instead of paper, today's aircraft may seem a picture of perfect ...

Opening the skies to unmanned aircraft; Jim Williams, former manager of the FAA's Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Office

July 7, 2015 Why is it important to have certified pilots control unmanned aircraft, even small ones?The FAA Authorization Act requires every aircraft to be operated by a certified pilot. It's the airspace knowledge, the fact that...

Guard battles fires throughout Alaska

July 6, 2015 July 3, 2015JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska (Army News Service, July 3, 2015) -- Alaska Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and aircrews, from the 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment, have been...

Messier-Bugatti-Dowty to open office at Mobile Aeroplex at Brookley

July 6, 2015 The Mobile facility will serve to strengthen Messier-Bugatti-Dowty's existing international support network. "This decision reflects our commitment to support customers locally and expand our relationship with Airbus,...

Bombardier signs five-year heavy maintenance agreement with Mesa Air Group

July 6, 2015 Under this contract, which extends to 2020, Bombardier will perform all heavy maintenance tasks for the airline's fleet of CRJ700 and CRJ900 aircraft at its service centres in Macon, Georgia, Bridgeport, West Virginia...

United States: Solar Plane Lands in Hawaii

July 6, 2015

A solar-powered Swiss airplane touched down Friday in Hawaii after a record-breaking flight across the Pacific Ocean, the riskiest leg of its 35,000-kilometer trip around the world without a drop of fuel.

Western horizons: Alaska Airlines starts Seattle nonstop route Wednesday

July 6, 2015 OKLAHOMA CITY – Alaska Airlines will launch a new midsize aircraft for the company’s first nonstop route out of Oklahoma City Wednesday, officials said.A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled at Will Rogers...

WIPO PUBLISHES PATENT OF JOSE CRUZ CHAVEZ FOR "AIRCRAFT RETRIEVAL DEVICE" (AMERICAN INVENTOR)

July 6, 2015 GENEVA, July 6 -- Publication No. WO/2015/099846 was published on July 2.Title of the invention: "AIRCRAFT RETRIEVAL DEVICE." Applicants: Jose Cruz Chavez (US). Inventors: Jose Cruz Chavez (US). According to the abstr...

First flight logged by Bell 525 Relentless

July 6, 2015

-- Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, said it has announced the successful first flight of the Bell 525 Relentless.

First flight logged by Bell 525 Relentless

July 6, 2015

-- Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, said it has announced the successful first flight of the Bell 525 Relentless.

Solar Impulse to Land in Hawaii

July 6, 2015 Solar Plane Lands in HawaiiVOA NewsLast updated on: July 3, 2015 4:45 PMA solar-powered Swiss airplane touched down Friday in Hawaii after a record-breaking flight across the Pacific Ocean, the riskiest leg of its 35,...

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