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AFA 2014: USAF could be challenged to meet demand for JSTARS as a new platform emerges

September 18, 2014 FULL TEXTKey PointsA JSTARS recapitalisation effort is to begin in FY 2016The USAF will retire five JSTARS and their crews to pay for the programme's startThe US Air Force (USAF) is beginning to replace its heavily us...

Australia commits SAS, F/A-18s, Wedgetail and more to anti-IS coalition

September 18, 2014



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Australia is pre-positioning combat aircraft and special forces in the Middle East ready to participate in the US-led effort in Iraq to degrade the Islamic State (IS).

NASA's Shuttle Carrier Aircraft Settles Down in Palmdale

September 18, 2014 The U.S. Air Force Edwards Air Force Base issued the following story:Retired NASA Shuttle Carrier Aircraft 911, one of two modified Boeing 747 jetliners that ferried NASA's space shuttles for decades, moved to its new...

FORM 8-K: AMERICAN AIRLINES FILES CURRENT REPORT

September 18, 2014 WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 -- American Airlines Inc., Ft. Worth, Texas, files Form 8-K (current report) with Securities and Exchange Commission on Sept. 17.State or other jurisdiction of incorporation: DelawareItem 1.01 Ent...

First operational F-35B squadron on track to meet deployment standards

September 18, 2014 FULL TEXTKey PointsMarine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 at MCAS Yuma has begun training to IOC-specific standards.The USMC plans to become the first of the three US military services to declare F-35 IOC in July 2015.

Republic Airways to Expand Large Regional Jet Operations with United Airlines

September 18, 2014 Republic Airways Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:RJET) announced today that it has reached an agreement to amend its existing Shuttle America E-Jet capacity purchase agreement ("CPA") with United Airlines to add 50 new Embraer ...

Selects F&E Aircraft Maintenance

September 18, 2014 BALTIA AIR LINES INC ("BLTA-L") - Selects F&E Aircraft MaintenanceBaltia Air Lines (BLTA) has signed a Line Maintenance Agreement with F&E Aircraft Maintenance, LLC to provide contract line maintenance (Licens...

TALON enters full-rate production for UAE

September 18, 2014 FULL TEXTRaytheon has announced that the TALON laser-guided rocket has entered full-rate production under a contract valued at USD117 million.Deliveries of the TALON to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have yet to begin...

FAA STREAMLINES AIRCRAFT CERTIFICATION PROCESS

September 18, 2014 The following information was released by the Federal Aviation Administration:As part of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) ongoing efforts to improve its responsiveness to the U.S. aviation industry as it ce...

US-led coalition to tackle IS begins to take shape

September 18, 2014 FULL TEXTThe US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria is beginning to take shape, with countries around the world pledging aircraft and personnel to the mission.Following President Barak Obama...

Boeing info-sharing system for Air Force passes final design review

September 18, 2014

A final design review has been completed by Boeing on a U.S. Air Force program for information sharing and improved communications.

NEXTGEN KEEPS OPERATIONS RUNNING SMOOTHLY AT FT. LAUDERDALE

September 18, 2014 The following information was released by the Federal Aviation Administration:A sophisticated NextGen software tool called Time-Based Flow Management (TBFM) enabled air traffic controllers at Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood ...

VistaJet Adds Eight New Aircraft to Its Fleet at a Value of US$320 Million and on Plan to Add a Further 12 Aircraft by End of 2014

September 18, 2014 VistaJet - Editors Note: There is one photo associated with this press release.Adding three new Bombardier(i) Global(i) aircraft, three Challenger(i) 605(i) jets, and two Challenger 350(i) jets at a total value of US...

Astronics Corporation to Present at the 2014 Western New York Investors Conference

September 18, 2014 EAST AURORA, N.Y., Sept. 17, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq:ATRO), a leading provider of advanced technologies for the global aerospace and defense industries, announced today that Peter J. Gunde...

-Northrop Grumman Corporation - US Air Force Expands RQ-4 Global Hawk Fleet

September 17, 2014 ENP Newswire - 17 September 2014Release date- 16092014 - SAN DIEGO - The U.S. Air Force has awarded Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) a $ 354 million primarily firm-fixed-price contract to expand their RQ-4 Glob...

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