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UK's Airseeker conversion programme maintains pace

October 2, 2014 FULL TEXTThe second RC-135W conversion for the UK's Airseeker signals intelligence (SIGINT) programme has reached an advanced stage at L-3 Communications' Greenville, Texas, facility, with delivery slated for mid-2015

AFA 2014: USAF examining technology needs of small RPAs

October 2, 2014 FULL TEXTKey PointsUSAF seeks solutions for extreme endurance, BLOS C2, and small weapons and sensorsACC identifying gaps in contested airspace and whether RPAs could be a solutionThe US Air Force (USAF) is drafting a...

UAE- Etihad Airways rolls out first Boeing 787-9 aircraft

October 2, 2014 Etihad Airways and Boeing celebrated the roll out of the airline's first 787-9 Dreamliner at an event in Seattle Washington.The aircraft featured Etihad Airways' new Facets of Abu Dhabi livery which was unveiled in Ha...

DFW Airport Welcomes the Launch of Emirates Airbus A380 Service To Dubai; High level of service and outstanding airports on each end of the route highlight Dubai to DFW flights

October 2, 2014 Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport today welcomed the start of Emirates Airbus A380 superjumbo daily service to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The arriving Emirates A380 aircraft was met with a traditional DFW Airp...

Kutta Technologies tasked with exploring next generation of manned-unmanned teaming

October 2, 2014 FULL TEXTThe US Army has contracted Kutta Technologies to develop the mission tasking system element of the service's Synergistic Unmanned Manned Intelligent Teaming (SUMIT) programme.According to Doug Limbaugh, Kutta...

TALON enters full-rate production for UAE

October 2, 2014 FULL TEXTRaytheon has announced that the TALON laser-guided rocket has entered full-rate production under a contract valued at USD117 million.Deliveries of the TALON to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have yet to begin...

FIRST DOD GENERAL OFFICER COMPLETES F-35 QUALIFICATION TRAINING

October 2, 2014 The following information was released by the Air Force Air Combat Command:When the wheels of his F-35A Lightning II touched down here around 1 p.m., Sept. 26, Maj. Gen. Jay Silveria became the first Department of Def...

Delta celebrates 10th anniversary of 'Breast Cancer One' survivor flight; Annual flight kicks off Delta's fundraising campaign in partnership with BCRF

October 2, 2014 Delta Air Lines' (NYSE: DAL) annual "Breast Cancer One" employee survivor flight took place yesterday, kicking off the airline's month-long campaign to generate awareness and raise money for The Breast Cancer Research...

MARINE CORPS' PIT CREW: AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE

October 2, 2014

ANDERSEN AIR FORCE BASE, Guam, Oct. 1 -- The U.S. Marine Corps issued the following news release:

Marine Corps aircraft maintenance crews are Marine pilots' NASCAR pit crews of the sky.

Denver tests disaster response

October 2, 2014

Denver International Airport (DIA) has conducted a full-scale disaster exercise to test the major US airport's plans to deal with multiple injuries and fatalities arising from an aircraft 'crash'.

FAA NAMES CROWN TO SUPPORT UNLEADED FUEL TESTS

October 2, 2014 The following information was released by the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association:By Dan NamowitzA consulting firm that specializes in helping the FAA and NASA manage research programs has joined the effort to deve...

SEARCH, RESCUE OPERATION UNDERWAY FOR MISSING AIRCREW IN ARABIAN GULF

October 2, 2014 ANAMA, Bahrain, Oct. 1 -- The U.S. Marine Corps issued the following news release:U.S. Navy and Marine Corps forces in the North Arabian Gulf are conducting a search and rescue operation for a missing aircrew member w...

ImSAR to undertake radar integration research for small UAS

October 2, 2014 FULL TEXTThe US Army has contracted ImSAR to conduct research and development work into the integration of aperture radars on small unmanned aerial systems (UAS).While ImSAR's primary radar capabilities come in the fo...

MENG, ISRAEL, MCCARTHY AND CROWLEY ANNOUNCE QUIET SKIES CAUCUS TO COMBAT AIRCRAFT NOISE

October 2, 2014 The following information was released by the office of New York Rep. Grace Meng:Today, Reps. Steve Israel (D-Huntington), Grace Meng (D-Queens), Carolyn McCarthy (D-Mineola) and Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx) anno...

ALTUS AFB PRODUCES MISSION CAPABLE BOOM OPERATORS

October 2, 2014 The following information was released by the U.S. Air Force:For the past 16 years, the 97th Air Mobility Wing has been the only schoolhouse for training initial KC-135 Stratotanker boom operator students, which train...

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