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

September 2, 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...

Boeing puts check on supplier consolidation

September 2, 2015 Berkshire Hathaway Inc's $37bn deal for aerospace supplier Precision Castparts Corp is encouraging investors to consolidate the fragmented aircraft components industry, even as Boeing Co uses its clout as the world's ...

POLISH, US DEMONSTRATE 'STRONGER TOGETHER' AT LASK

September 1, 2015 The following information was released by the U.S. Air Forces Europe:by Staff Sgt. Joe W. McFadden52nd Fighter Wing Public AffairsFour U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft, two F-22 Raptors and one C-1...

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September 1, 2015 INSPECTORS FROM UKRAINE, FRANCE, U.S. TO INSPECT RUSSIA FROM AIR IN TERMS OF MILITARY ACTIVITIESA joint mission of France, the U.S., and Ukraine will make an observation flight over Russian territory between August 31...

U-2 spy plane pilot lives on the edge of danger, obsolescence

September 1, 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 roar aloft...

Intent To Request Renewal From OMB of One Current Public Collection of Information: Aircraft Repair Station Security

September 1, 2015 SUMMARY: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) invites public comment on one currently approved Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652-0060, abstract...

WINFLY KICKS OFF IN PREPARATION FOR OPERATION DEEP FREEZE

September 1, 2015 The following information was released by the U.S. Air Force Reserve Command:By SrA Madelyn McCullough, 446th Airlift Wing Public AffairsAs the sun rises over McMurdo Station, Antarctica, for the first time since Febr...

US Patent Issued to SIKORSKY AIRCRAFT on Sept. 1 for "High speed compound rotary wing aircraft" (Connecticut Inventors)

September 1, 2015 ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 2 -- United States Patent no. 9,120,567, issued on Sept. 1, was assigned to SIKORSKY AIRCRAFT Corp. (Stratford, Conn.)."High speed compound rotary wing aircraft" was invented by Mark W. Scott (B...

Draken Supports Multinational F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Exercise

September 1, 2015  Draken International, the leading global provider of contract air services, recently supported operational testing of the F-35 at Edwards Air Force Base by flying the company's A-4K fighter jets as simulated adv...

Air Charter operator directory upgrade announced

September 1, 2015 FlightList PRO said it has launched an upgraded Charter Operator Directory as part of its collection of resources.The directory features new user capabilities accessing all 3,419 certificated operators worldwide and t...

\x{200b}Embraer's Legacy 450 receives FAA certification

September 1, 2015 August 31, 2015São Jose dos Campos, Brazil - Embraer Executive Jets today announced that its new Legacy 450 business jet received type certification from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The appr...

USS RONALD REAGAN DEPARTS FOR JAPAN

September 1, 2015 The following information was released by the Navy:By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nathan Burke, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Public AffairsAfter nine years of calling Naval Air Station North Island its homep...

KANSAS MAN SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS IN PRISON IN PLOT TO EXPLODE CAR BOMB AT AIRPORT AIRPORT WORKER INTENDED TO USE HIS ACCESS TO SECURE AREAS TO COMMIT TERRORIST ATTACK

September 1, 2015 The following information was released by the Kansas City Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation:A Wichita, Kansas, man working as an avionic technician for an aeronautics company and possessing restricted ac...

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

September 1, 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...

Drone tracks hot spots in park test

September 1, 2015 DRONE TRACKS HOT SPOTS IN PARK TEST 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 t...

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