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Laws forbid drones at fires

July 3, 2015 North State firefighting officials are concerned about the rising use of small drone aircraft zipping around wildfires and creating a hazard for aircraft assigned to blazes. Three recent incidents, one in Northern Ca...

New report claims F-35 outclassed by 40 year-old F-16, government disagrees

July 3, 2015 When the United States government awarded the contract for the F-35 to Lockheed-Martin in 2001, it was with the understanding that the aircraft would be capable of serving as a replacement for multiple aircraft curren...

Happy Birthday To Canada And Air Canada Rouge!

July 3, 2015 AIR CANADA ("AC-T") - Happy Birthday To Canada And Air Canada Rouge!Air Canada rouge welcomes customers celebrating Canada Day onboard its flights as the airline celebrates its second year in the skies creating a memo...

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest Asks Public to Join in Wildfire Safety Efforts

July 3, 2015 The U.S. Department of Agriculture's U.S. Forest Service unit - Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest - issued the following news release:With the Fourth of July weekend approaching amid record-breaking high temperatures a...

Reserve and Guard Tankers Improve Safety with Pods

July 3, 2015 The U.S. Air Force Reserve Command issued the following news:The Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve are scheduled to receive three new system pods that will allow tankers to safely get closer to the fight for re...

New Terminal Opens at Prince Mohammed Bin Abdul Aziz International Airport in Madinah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

July 3, 2015 The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) and Tibah Airports Development Company today announced the opening of the new terminal at Prince Mohammed Bin Abdul Aziz International Airport (PMIA) in Madinah Al-Munawa...

Contract Award: Empire Avionics Wins Federal Modification Contract for "DETECTOR TUBE ASS"

July 3, 2015 WASHINGTON, July 2 -- DLA Acquisition Locations (Defense Logistics Agency), DLA Aviation - BSM, has awarded a $41,690.00 federal modified contract on July 2 for DETECTOR TUBE ASS.Contractor Awardee: Empire Avionics Co...

AGENCIES URGE PUBLIC NOT TO FLY DRONES OVER WILDFIRES

July 2, 2015

BOISE, Idaho, June 29 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture's U.S. Forest Service unit - Cleveland National Forest - issued the following press release:

-Alaska Airlines starts service between Seattle and Milwaukee, Seattle and Oklahoma City, and Portland and St. Louis; Expanded service operated by SkyWest Airlines on new Embraer 175 aircraft

July 2, 2015 SEATTLE - Alaska Airlines today inaugurates service between Seattle and Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Seattle and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and Portland, Oregon and St. Louis.'We're excited to provide increased service breadth...

General Electric Co and Lockheed Martin Corp File Patent Application for Methods and Systems for Managing Air Traffic

July 2, 2015 Kolkata, July 2 -- USA-based General Electric Co and Lockheed Martin Corp filed patent application for methods and systems for managing air traffic. The inventors are Subbu Rajesh Venkat, Xue Feng, Castillo Effen Maur...

Paris Air Show 2015: Pratt & Whitney proposes re-engining solution for B-52

July 2, 2015 FULL TEXTPratt & Whitney (P&W) has held discussions with the US Air Force (USAF) on options for upgrading the engines of the service's Boeing B-52H Stratofortress bombers, a company official told IHS Jane's on...

Boeing delivers C-17 Globemaster III aircrew training simulator to US Air Force

July 2, 2015 Boeing completed the first of these centers in 1992 at Charleston Air Force Base, Charleston, S.C., including one aircrew simulator during the program's beginnings. Since then, the company and Air Force have establish...

-GULFSTREAM HOSTS 'VIRTUAL' OPERATORS & SUPPLIERS CONFERENCE; More Than 100 Operators Participate In The Three-Day Event

July 2, 2015 SAVANNAH, Georgia, - Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently hosted its first 'virtual' Operators & Suppliers Conference.The interactive event is part of the company's ongoing efforts to ensure Gulfstream customers ha...

Qatar Airways Celebrates First Anniversary With Dallas/Fort Worth; Celebrates "2015 Airline of The Year" Award

July 2, 2015  Today, Qatar Airways celebrates one full year of daily, non-stop service between Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar. The airline's anniversary comes at the hee...

General Aviation Safety

July 2, 2015 The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration issued the following fact sheet:The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and industry are working on a number of key initiatives to improve gene...

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