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Mexican Air Force reveals variety of procurements

September 2, 2014 FULL TEXTThe Mexican Air Force (FAM) plans to spend a combined MXN7.288 billion (USD554 million) on four new projects that would buy a total of 23 aircraft, the Mexican Secretary of the Treasury (SHCP) announced on 22...

Legroom statistics touch a nerve with cramped airline passengers -BYLN- By Drew Harwell The Washington Post

September 2, 2014 Legroom statistics touch a nerve with cramped airline passengersWASHINGTON — When two United Airlines passengers did battle this week over legroom, they touched a nerve among cramped passengers everywhere.Fliers...

Air National Guard Units (Title 32): AIRCRAFT LOADMASTER (INSTRUCTOR) TN 14-143 VIN 1170496

September 2, 2014 Office of Personnel Management has issued the following job announcement:Job Title:AIRCRAFT LOADMASTER (INSTRUCTOR)Department:Department of the Air ForceAgency:Air National Guard Units (Title 32)Job Announcement Numb...

NAVAIR seeks insight on nano and small VTOL UAS

September 2, 2014



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US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) has issued a request for information (RfI) for small and nano vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).

Climb aboard World War II Flying Fortress in Aurora

September 2, 2014 Take a trip back in time with a flight aboard the restored B-17G Flying Fortress Aluminum Overcast, which tours the United States as a living tribute to the "Greatest Generation" who built and served heroically on the...

Louisiana: GOVERNOR JINDAL AND BELL HELICOPTER CEO JOHN GARRISON ANNOUNCE CONSTRUCTION START FOR LOUISIANA HELICOPTER ASSEMBLY FACILITY

September 2, 2014 Office of the Governor, The state of Louisiana has issued the following news release:Today, Governor Bobby Jindal and Bell Helicopter CEO John Garrison announced the start of construction for the company’s Lafa...

RSAF conducts first GBU-49 Enhanced Paveway II bomb drop

September 2, 2014 FULL TEXTThe Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) has successfully dropped live GBU-49 Enhanced Paveway II precision-guided bomb from its Lockheed Martin F-16C/D multirole combat aircraft at the biennial Exercise Pi...

Matching the plane to the mission: you can fly some practical transportation missions in simple airplanes, as long as you account for and mitigate some associated risks; RISK MANAGEMENT

September 2, 2014   Many of us fly, or have flown, some rather capable high-performance single-engine airplanes providing excellent long-distance transportation value and utility. Flying a Cirrus, Centurion, Bonanza or Mooney...

Wyoming: 15T UH-60 Utility Helicopter Repairer in CHEYENNE Wyoming United States

September 2, 2014 Wyoming Jobs has issued the following job vacancy: 15T UH-60 Utility Helicopter Repairer in CHEYENNE Wyoming United StatesJob DescriptionIf you're looking to take your mechanical skills to the next level, then join t...

Indonesia and US to sign Apache MoU

September 2, 2014 FULL TEXTIndonesia and the United States are expected to sign an agreement soon to facilitate the Indonesian Army's (TNI-AD's) enhanced operation of on-order Boeing AH-64E Apache attack helicopters.

Three lessons; LEARNING EXPERIENCES

September 2, 2014   Back in the U.S. after piloting a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress on combat missions over Italy during WWII, it was Christmas when our host--my cousin, who owned a Cessna 140--asked me to fly another cousin ba...

Wyoming: SHEET METAL MECHANIC (AIRCRAFT) in Cheyenne Wyoming United States

September 2, 2014 Wyoming Jobs has issued the following job vacancy: SHEET METAL MECHANIC (AIRCRAFT) in Cheyenne Wyoming United StatesOnly current military members of the United States Air Force, Air Force Reserves or Air National Gua...

US overtakes Russia as India's main materiel supplier

September 2, 2014 FULL TEXTThe United States has surpassed Russia as India's largest supplier of military equipment over the past three years, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley told parliament on 12 August.Jaitley said that since 2011 Indi...

NTSB reports: recent general aviation and air carrier accidents; ACCIDENT BRIEFSCM Cessna Aircraft Co. Accidents

September 2, 2014   JULY 2,2014, ANCHORAGE, ALASKA   Piper PA-12 Super Cruiser         At 0820 Alaska time, the airplane descended vertically and collided with the g...

CCB (601328.SH) grants USD42.5 mln finance to China Aircraft Leasing Group

September 2, 2014 CCB (601328.SH) grants USD42.5 mln finance to China Aircraft Leasing GroupThe China Construction Bank's (CCB, 601328.SH; 00939.HK) branch in the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (Shanghai FTZ) announced on Monda...

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