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Drone tracks fire hot spots in successful test

August 30, 2015

SEATTLE — Officials fighting a forest fire in Olympic National Park say they successfully used a drone this week to get overhead, infrared video to steer water-dropping helicopters to their target.

Northrop Grumman delivers 150th KC-10 Extender aircraft to US Air Force

August 30, 2015 The program's depots are located in Lake Charles, Louisiana and Greensboro, North Carolina. "The delivery of the 150th KC-10 depot aircraft contributes to the critical mission requirements of the US Air Force by ensur...

F-22 INAUGURAL DEPLOYMENT TO EUROPE

August 30, 2015

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany, Aug. 28 -- The U.S. Air Forces in Europe issued the following press release:

US- Boeing gets $1.49bn order to build 13 surveillance aircraft

August 30, 2015 Boeing has won a $1.49bn contract to build 13 additional P-8A maritime surveillance aircraft, and provide parts for 20 other aircraft of the same type.The Defence Department said nine planes were being built for the U...

U-2 pilot lives on edge — of space, desuetude

August 30, 2015 BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. — Maj. David Brill squeezes into a bulky yellow spacesuit, lowers a fishbowl-size helmet onto his head and readies himself for a flight into the stratosphere. In an hour, he will ro...

FAA STATEMENT ON MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL AIR TRAFFIC PROCEDURES

August 30, 2015 WASHINGTON, Aug. 27 -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration issued the following press release:On Friday, August 28, weather permitting, the Federal Aviation Administration will allo...

GOV. JINDAL AND BELL HELICOPTER CEO JOHN GARRISON HIGHLIGHT COMPLETION OF LOUISIANA HELICOPTER ASSEMBLY FACILITY

August 30, 2015 LAFAYETTE, La., Aug. 27 -- Louisiana Economic Development issued the following press release:Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal and Bell Helicopter President and CEO John Garrison highlighted the completion of the company's Laf...

European Patent Office granted patent to HONEYWELL INT INC [US] titled as "Collaborative aviation information collection and distribution system"

August 30, 2015

European Patent Office has granted patent no.EP2911135 on August 26, 2015, to HONEYWELL INT INC [US], titled as "Collaborative aviation information collection and distribution system"

A-4 SKYHAWKS SUPPORT F-35 OPERATIONAL TESTING

August 30, 2015 EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Aug. 27 -- The U.S. Air Force Edwards Air Force Base issued the following press release:A-4 Skyhawks have taken to the skies over Edwards in support of operational test of the F-35A for...

US- Boeing gets $1.49bn order to build 13 surveillance aircraft

August 30, 2015 Boeing has won a $1.49bn contract to build 13 additional P-8A maritime surveillance aircraft, and provide parts for 20 other aircraft of the same type.The Defence Department said nine planes were being built for the U...

Thales Avionics, Inc. (California) applies for US Patent titled as "DISTRIBUTED SEAT CENTRIC WIRELESS IN-FLIGHT ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM"

August 30, 2015 United States Patent and Trademark Office has received an application no. 20150245078 for US Patent, published on August 27, 2015, by Thales Avionics, Inc. (California), titled as "DISTRIBUTED SEAT CENTRIC WIRELESS I...

Steady as she goes: the UK's defence review

August 30, 2015 FULL TEXTUK defence and security policy is scheduled to receive a refresh later this autumn after a major exercise to generate a new Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) involving several government department...

ELRS FUELS FLIGHT KEEPS BAGRAM AIRCRAFT FUELED FOR FLIGHT

August 29, 2015 The following information was released by the U.S. Central Command:By Sr. Airman Cierra Presentado, 455th Air Expeditionary WingThe 455th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels flight coordinates all aircraf...

US- Boeing gets $1.49bn order to build 13 surveillance aircraft

August 29, 2015 Boeing has won a $1.49bn contract to build 13 additional P-8A maritime surveillance aircraft, and provide parts for 20 other aircraft of the same type.The Defence Department said nine planes were being built for the U...

Pilot found dead in Houlton plane crash identified

August 29, 2015 HOULTON, Maine -- The pilot found dead after his twin-engine plane crashed early Thursday morning in Houlton under foggy conditions has been identified as 30-year-old Bakary Doucoure of Le Blanc, France.Doucoure was t...

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