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NNSA working upgrade, life extension efforts for B61-12 nuclear gravity bomb

October 31, 2014 FULL TEXTThe United States has begun work to upgrade the B61 gravity bomb family under a life extension programme for the ageing nuclear weapon.The US National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), a semi-autonomous...

WW2 PILOT UNVEILS RESTORED PLANE

October 31, 2014 A pilot who flew more than 60 Second World War missions from a UK base has unveiled a newly restored Mustang fighter plane.Huie Lamb, now aged 90, served with the United States Army Air Forces's 82nd Fighter Squadron,...

Military Aircraft Hawker Hunter Mk.58 Crashes, Pilot Declared Dead at Scene

October 31, 2014

It has been reported that the pilot of the military Jet-in-Training was declared dead on scene after the jet crashed into a close-by agricultural field in a Southern California naval base on Wednesday.

Emirates 100th B777-300ER arrives

October 31, 2014

DUBAI - Emirates celebrated another milestone on Wednesday with the delivery of the airline’s 100th Boeing 777-300ER, the world’s largest, long-range twin engine commercial aircraft.

Contracts for October 29, 2014

October 30, 2014 October 29, 2014CONTRACTSNAVYL-3 Communications Integrated Systems, Waco, Texas, is being awarded a $102,888,983 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-11-D-0017)...

USMC buys four LRIP AN/TPS-80 G/ATOR radars

October 30, 2014 FULL TEXTNorthrop Grumman has been awarded a USD207.29 million contract from the US Marine Corps (USMC) for four low-rate initial production (LRIP) Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) systems.

FORMER BOEING PROCUREMENT OFFICER AND TWO SUB-CONTRACTORS SENTENCED ON FEDERAL FRAUD CHARGES

October 30, 2014 The following information was released by the St. Louis Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation:Former Boeing Procurement Officer Deon Anderson was sentenced to 20 months in prison in connection with a bribery...

Illinois: Mayor Emanuel Announces Additional Airport Noise Monitors Near O'Hare International Airport

October 30, 2014 City of Chicago, The State of Illinois has issued the following news release:Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) will work with the O'Hare Noise Compatibility Comm...

WW2 PILOT UNVEILS RESTORED PLANE

October 30, 2014 A pilot who flew more than 60 Second World War missions from Cambridgeshire has unveiled a newly restored Mustang fighter plane.Huie Lamb, now 90, served with the United States Army Air Forces' 82nd Fighter Squadron, ...

Northrop Grumman Highlights Advances in C4ISR, Shows the Future of Integrated Avionics Equipment

October 30, 2014

 Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) highlighted advances in C4ISR and showcased the future of integrated avionics equipment during an Oct. 28 briefing at the National Press Club.

Flights to US, China and Vietnam part of Oman Air's expansion plans

October 30, 2014 Oman Air has ambitious expansion plans and is looking to fly to China Vietnam eastern Europe and the US in the next decade. In the immediate future the airline is planning to start services from Dubai to Khasab to pro...

Crowley Applauds Start of Airport Noise Compatibility Studies at JFK and LGA

October 30, 2014 Rep. Joseph Crowley, D-N.Y. (14th CD), issued the following news release:Today, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Vice Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, applauded the announcement that the Port Authority of ...

WVU Earns Fourth Straight Invitation to Robo-Ops Challenge

October 30, 2014 West Virginia University issued the following news release:For the fourth straight year, the team from West Virginia University has been accepted into the 2015 Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts-Academic Linkage...

ADVOCACY A KEY THEME AT MASSACHUSETTS AIRPORTS CONFERENCE

October 30, 2014

The following information was released by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association:

By Dan Namowitz

Advocacyis it a contact sport? A team sport?

Both, if you want to get the job done.

US DOD and Lockheed reach agreement to produce F-35 Lightning II aircraft

October 30, 2014 Officials anticipate the Low-Rate Initial Production lot 8 (LRIP 8) contract to be finalized in the coming weeks. The contract is for fiscal year 2014 with deliveries beginning in 2016. Cost details will be released o...

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