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Contract Award: Empire Avionics Wins Federal Modification Contract for "ELECT MOUNTING BASE"

July 30, 2015 WASHINGTON, July 29 -- DLA Acquisition Locations (Defense Logistics Agency), DLA Aviation - BSM, has awarded a $30,468.90 federal modified contract on July 29 for "ELECT MOUNTING BASE."Contractor Awardee: Empire Avion...

USMC expects F-35B IOC 'soon'

July 30, 2015 FULL TEXTKey PointsThe USMC expects to soon declare 'initial operational capability' (IOC) for the F-35BOnce IOC is declared, the F-35B will be deployable anywhere in the world

NATIONAL NAVAL AVIATION MUSEUM ENSURES USS FORRESTAL "TRIAL BY FIRE" ACCIDENT IS FOREVER REMEMBERED

July 30, 2015 PENSACOLA, Fla., July 29 -- The U.S. Navy issued the following news release:The two naval aviators were on hand Tuesday at the National Naval Aviation Museum (NNAM) at Naval Air Station (NAS) Pensacola to examine a se...

FAA: Wildfires and Drones Don't Mix

July 30, 2015 The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Aviation Administration issued the following news release:Responding to recent incidents in which unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also known as "drones," interfered wit...

-Boeing Unveils First Royal Australian Air Force Growler; Australia first nation outside the United States to fly the airborne electronic attack platform

July 30, 2015 ST. LOUIS, - Boeing [NYSE: BA] and the U.S. Navy today extended advanced airborne electronic attack (AEA) capability to a key U.S. ally, presenting the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) with its first EA-18G Growler.

Analysis: F-35 Lightning II - last of the manned fighters?

July 30, 2015 FULL TEXTWith the US Marine Corps set to declare initial operating capability for its Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) before the end of July, many are again asking if there will ever be an...

Thirty-one Iraqi helicopter pilots trained in Czech Republic

July 30, 2015

Changes headline, rewrites based on new information from the Defence Ministry.

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Airworthiness Directives; The Boeing Company Airplanes; Federal Register Extracts

July 30, 2015 SUMMARY: We propose to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain The Boeing Company Model 787-8 airplanes. This proposed AD was prompted by a report of fuel leaking onto the hot exhaust portion of an engine...

Ceramic Matrix Composites Market in the US driven by increased use in aircraft engines

July 30, 2015 Fast Market Research announces the availability of Technavio#39;s new report quot;Ceramic Matrix Composites Market in the US 2015-2019quot; on their comprehensive research portal. Ceramic matrix composites are composi...

US Patent granted to HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC New Jersey on July 28, 2015 titled as "Aircraft systems and methods for displaying visual segment information"

July 30, 2015 United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent no. 9,092,975 on July 27, 2015, to HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC New Jersey titled as "Aircraft systems and methods for displaying visual segment information"

Joseph Horowitz Joins ExcelAire as Vice President of Business Development

July 30, 2015 Hawthorne Global Aviation Services today announced that Joe Horowitz joined ExcelAire, its private jet charter and management company, as Vice President Business Development. Prior to ExcelAire, Mr. Horowitz served a...

Orbital ATK receives $23.6 million contract from US Air Force's ORS Office

July 30, 2015 The ORS-5 mission will employ an Orbital ATK Minotaur IV rocket lifting off from Launch Complex-46, operated by Space Florida at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. This will be the first time a Minotaur vehicle will ha...

RPA Prophecy Fulfilled, Oldest RPA Squadron Celebrates 20 Years

July 30, 2015 The U.S. Air Force Creech Air Force Base issued the following story:By the end of World War II endless possibilities were brought to one man's prophecy that would set the stage for modern day of aviation.General Henry...

FAA: Wildfires and Drones Dont Mix

July 30, 2015 WASHINGTON Responding to recent incidents in which unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also known as drones, interfered with manned aircraft involved in wildland firefighting operations, the U.S. Department of Transporta...

United States Patent for System for Cooling an Aircraft Zone, to be Connected to an Aircraft-External Air Unit Issued to Airbus Operations

July 30, 2015 Publication Name: Aerospace Patent News Patent Application Number: 13/002,825 Patent Publication Number: 9,090,350 International Patent Classification Codes: B64D 13/00 (20130101), B64F 1/364 (20130101), Y02T 50/44 (2...

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