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UNMANNED AIRCRAFT REGULATION; FAA approves drone use by Norcross firm

March 26, 2015 Norcross-based Vision Services Group LLC has gained federal approval to use unmanned aircraft in agriculture and forestry.The Federal Aviation Administration has granted a two-year exemption that allows Vision Service...

Germanwings Aircraft Crash in French Alps; Flight Data Recorders Hold Key to Germanwings Crash; Afghan President Wants Obama

March 26, 2015 (COMMERCIAL BREAK)[13:33:29] WOLF BLITZER, CNN ANCHOR: Welcome back to our viewers in the United States and around the world. I'm Wolf Blitzer, reporting from Washington.We're following the breaking news, a horrible p...

Marine Captain Takes Top Honors for Aviation Maintenance Excellence

March 26, 2015 Story Number: NNS150326-18Release Date: 3/26/2015From Naval Air Systems Command Public AffairsPATUXENT RIVER, Md. (NNS) -- A Marine Corps captain recently earned CNO's Charles J. "Chuck" Nechvatal aviation ground main...

Portugal begins modernisation of F-16s

March 26, 2015 FULL TEXTThe Portuguese aerospace company Indústria Aeronáutica de Portugal (OGMA) recently began to upgrade three Lockheed Martin F-16A Block 15 Fighting Falcon fighters for the Portuguese Air Force (FA...

Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense Hearing; The Proposed Budget Estimates and Justification for FY2016 for the Defense Health Program.; Testimony by Thomas Travis, Surgeon General of the Air Force

March 26, 2015 Chairman Cochran, Ranking Member Durbin, and distinguished members of the Subcommittee, thank you for inviting me to appear before you today. After more than 13 years of war, in which the Military Health System (MHS) ...

FORM 8-K: Bristow Group Inc FILES Current report

March 26, 2015 Bristow Group Inc, Delaware, has filed FORM 8-K (Current report) with Securities and Exchange Commission on March 25, 2015State or other Jurisdiction of Incorporation: DelawareItem 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.On ...

SCHUMER LAUNCHES PUSH TO CREATE FIRST-EVER DEDICATED FUNDING STREAM FOR FEDERAL UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS TESTING SITES LIKE NUAIR IN CENTRAL NEW YORK

March 26, 2015 Office of the Senator Charles E. Schumer, U.S Government has issued the following news release:Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer launched his push to create the first-ever dedicated federal funding stream for na...

FEDERAL REGISTER: Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes

March 26, 2015 Office of the Federal Register has issued the following notice:DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONFederal Aviation Administration14 CFR Part 39[Docket No. FAA-2015-0249; Directorate Identifier 2014-NM-174-AD]RIN 2120-AA64Ai...

USN testing and installing new arresting gear in tandem for CVN 78

March 26, 2015 FULL TEXTKey PointsHII installs AAG in USS Gerald R Ford , while the USN begins testing of the system at NAWC Aircraft Division LakehurstThe navy deems parallel testing and installation as necessary in order to mainta...

Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support Hearing; Current State of Readiness of U.S. forces in review of the Defense Authorization Request for FY2016 and the Future Years Defense Program.; Testimony by Michelle Howard, Vice Chief Of Naval Operations United States Navy

March 26, 2015 Chairman Ayotte, Senator Kaine, and distinguished members of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Readiness and Management Support, I appreciate the opportunity to testify on the current state of Navy readiness a...

Arizona: F-35 Aircraft Costs Drop, Report Shows

March 26, 2015 Department of Defense has issued the following news release: WASHINGTON, March 25, 2015 – A recent account of F-35 Lightning II aircraft program costs shows decreases, the Air Force’s F-35 program executi...

OPENING STATEMENT OF CHAIRMAN TURNER CHAIRMAN TURNER'S OPENING STATEMENT SUBCOMMITTEE ON TACTICAL AIR AND LAND FORCES "COMBAT AVIATION MODERNIZATION PROGRAMS AND THE FISCAL YEAR 2016 BUDGET REQUEST"

March 26, 2015 The following information was released by the U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee:Rep. Michael Turner (R-OH), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, made the following opening...

Aviation Celebrates 50 Years with Biobor JF

March 26, 2015 Houston TX ndash; March 23 2015 - 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of Biobor JF one of aviationrsquo;s benchmark innovations. In 1965 the McDonald Douglas DC-9 was making its debut as the first commercial jetliner with...

Canada seeks expanded role against Islamic State via Syrian air campaign

March 26, 2015 FULL TEXTCanadian prime minister Stephen Harper on 24 March asked the House of Commons to extend his government's military operation against Islamic State militants for up to a year, and expand its air campaign elemen...

Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower Hearing; Navy and Marine Corps aviation programs in review of the Defense Authorization Request for FY2016 and the Future Years Defense Program.; Testimony by Paul Grosklags, Principal Military Deputy Assistant Secretary Of The Navy For Research, Development, And Acquisitions and Michael Manazir, Director, Air Warfare (OPNAV N98) Department Of The Navy and Jon Davis, Deputy Commandant For Aviation United States Marine Corps

March 26, 2015 INTRODUCTIONMr. Chairman, Senator Hirono, and distinguished members of the Subcommittee, we thank you for the opportunity to appear before you today to discuss the Department of the Navy's (DoN) Aviation programs. Our...

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