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D-M AIRMEN FREEFALL INTO THE BLUE

April 19, 2015 The following information was released by the Air Force Air Combat Command:by Airman 1st Class Chris Drzazgowski355th Fighter Wing Public AffairsYou're standing in an open door of an aircraft soaring 12,000 feet above...

ARMY PLANS INTELLIGENCE SYSTEM TO BE LIGHTER WEIGHT, EASIER TO USE

April 19, 2015 The following information was released by the U.S. Army:By C. Todd LopezFuture versions of the Distributed Common Ground System - Army, or DCGS-A, will be less complex and easier to use, Army leaders told lawmakers.Th...

Inflight entertainment exposes airliners to hackers: US report

April 19, 2015

Hackers could exploit inflight entertainment systems to sabotage the cockpit electronics of the growing number of commercial airliners connected to the Internet, a US government report says.

Emirates picks Rolls Royce for 9.2 billion engines deal

April 19, 2015 LONDON April 17 (Agencies): Dubai's Emirates Airline on Friday awarded a lucrative engines deal worth a record $9.2-billion (8.5-billion-euro) to British aircraft engine maker Rolls-Royce. 'Emirates has today announce...

NORDAM and GECAS AMS announce partnership to provide flight control systems

April 19, 2015 The program begins with Airbus A320 flight controls, which are stocked in Tulsa, Okla., and Victorville, Calif. locations. It will expand soon to include flight controls for other aircraft types, with a goal of expand...

Orbital ATK and ULA partner to launch NASA's Solar Probe Plus mission

April 19, 2015 Orbital ATK's third stage leverages flight-proven inertial navigation, avionics, attitude control and separation systems used on the company's Pegasus, Minotaur and Minotaur-C launch vehicles. The venerable STAR 48BV ...

Boeing delivers upgraded aircraft diagnostic systems to US Navy and Marine

April 19, 2015 The devices, used for servicing military aircraft, consolidate depot level testing into a single station, improving efficiencies and lowering costs while maximizing use of existing equipment. Boeing and the Navy recen...

Inflight entertainment exposes airliners to hackers: US report

April 19, 2015

Hackers could exploit inflight entertainment systems to sabotage the cockpit electronics of the growing number of commercial airliners connected to the Internet, a US government report says.

Target Tokyo ; Author pens kaleidoscopic history of Doolittle Raid

April 19, 2015 TARGET TOKYO: Jimmy Doolittle and the Raid That Avenged Pearl Harbor. By James M. Scott. Norton. 622 pages. $30.In the months after the attacks on Pearl Harbor, despite a nationalist fervor for revenge, the U.S. was u...

Intruder Aircraft Sought by NASA

April 19, 2015 WASHINGTON, April 19 -- NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center, Edwards, California, has issued a pre-solicitation notice (NND15547523R) for Traffic alert and Collision Avoidance System (TCAS) II and ADS-B equipped i...

INDIA LOOKS TO BECOME ARMS SUPPLIER INSTEAD OF BUYER

April 19, 2015 The following information was released by the Voice of America (VOA):Idrees AliIndia, long one of the worlds biggest arms importers, wants to expand its own weapons industry and become a supplier to other nations. Its...

REP. MICHAEL R. TURNER HOLDS A HEARING ON F-35 JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER PROGRAM UPDATE AND BUDGET

April 18, 2015 HOUSE COMMITTEE ON ARMED SERVICES, SUBCOMMITTEE ON TACTICAL AIR AND LAND FORCES HOLDS A HEARING ON F-35 JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER PROGRAM UPDATE AND BUDGETAPRIL 14, 2015SPEAKERS: REP. MICHAEL R. TURNER, R-OHIO CHAIRMAN REP...

NORDAM and GECAS AMS announce partnership to provide flight control systems

April 18, 2015 The program begins with Airbus A320 flight controls, which are stocked in Tulsa, Okla., and Victorville, Calif. locations. It will expand soon to include flight controls for other aircraft types, with a goal of expand...

Tax breaks pave the way for two hangar projects at Colorado Springs Airport

April 18, 2015 Construction crews are expected to begin building hangars at the Colorado Springs Airport this summer for Sierra Nevada Corp. and Rampart Aviation LLC, the first wave of development expected as a result of recently ad...

LAAD 2015: Brazilian C-1As uprated by Honeywell powerplants

April 18, 2015 FULL TEXTHoneywell Aerospace announced at LAAD on 15 April that its TPE331-14GR-801Z turboprop engine and RE100CS auxiliary power unit (APU) have been selected by M7 Aerospace, a division of Elbit Systems of America L...

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