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Northrop Grumman Opens Innovation Lab to Drive Creativity; New facility empowers, motivates employees to design and develop future technologies

October 25, 2014 Ask Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) where employees will come up with ideas for some of the nation's most critical aerospace technologies, and the answer you'll likely get is "FabLab," shorthand for the Fabri...

United Expands Pacific Footprint with Four New Route Launches Next Week; - Nonstop Los Angeles - Melbourne, Australia flights with new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

October 25, 2014  United Airlines will launch four new Pacific routes next week, beginning with nonstop service between Los Angeles and Melbourne, Australia, and between San Francisco and Tokyo's Haneda Airport, on Oct. 26, 2014....

Images show JF-17 flying with CM-400AKG hypersonic ASM

October 25, 2014 FULL TEXTRecent images of two China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) CM-400AKG high-speed air-to-surface missiles fitted to an airborne Chengdu Aircraft Corporation (CAC) FC-1/JF-17 fighter suggest t...

Argentina to negotiate with Brazil for Gripen E multirole fighters

October 25, 2014 FULL TEXTArgentina is to begin negotiations towards potentially buying 24 Saab Gripen E multirole fighters from the Brazilian production line, the Brazilian Ministry of Defence (MoD) announced on 21 October.

F-35 LRIP 8 deal expected within weeks

October 25, 2014 FULL TEXTKey PointsThe Pentagon expects a 'handshake agreement' with Lockheed Martin on LRIP 8 production in the next several weeksPrime contractors for the project have come under increased pressure to reduce costs

Honduras receives Legacy 600, orders two Super Tucanos

October 25, 2014 FULL TEXTHonduras has received an Embraer Legacy 600 transport aircraft and plans to buy two new Embraer EMB-314 Super Tucano light fighters, the Honduran Foreign Ministry announced on 17 October.

Boeing to revise KC-46A schedule, but key USAF milestones unchanged

October 25, 2014 FULL TEXTKey PointsDelayed completion of power-on, wiring separation rework and slower-than-planned functional testing caused Boeing to redraw its KC-46A tanker EMD scheduleThe government's liability is capped at USD4...

AdaCore Development Environment Selected for New Spanish Satellite Project; Universidad Politécnica de Madrid Chooses Ada for Satellite Control Software

October 25, 2014 High Integrity Software Conference -- AdaCore today announced that its GNAT Pro cross-development environment has been selected by the Polytechnic University of Madrid ( Universidad Politécnica de Madrid / UPM)...

Sky searchers

October 25, 2014 FULL TEXTFor a fighter pilot, gaining and maintaining air superiority over any battlespace is a given. Detecting 'the bad guy' without being detected oneself is highly desirable. Radar, however clever, is an active se...

Navy validates landing, takeoff of MQ-8C unmanned helo

October 25, 2014 Northrop Grumman's MQ-8C unmanned autonomous helicopter has completed precision sloped landing tests at a U.S. Navy base in California.The testing of Fire Scout at Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, was to further...

AdaCore's CodePeer Static Analysis Tool Earns Qualification for Software Verification in Avionics, Railway; Automatic code review and validation tool meets rigorous industry software verification standards; provides trusted reliability for Ada developers in safety-critical applications

October 25, 2014 AdaCore today announced that its CodePeer advanced static analysis tool for the automated review and validation of Ada source code has been qualified as a software verification tool for developers in both avionics and...

Presolicitation Notice: Department of the Air Force Seeks "Spacecraft Avionics Open Architectures"

October 24, 2014 WASHINGTON, Oct. 24 -- Department of the Air Force, Air Force Materiel Command, has issued a presolicitation notice (RFI-RVKVV-2014) for "Spacecraft Avionics Open Architectures".This presolicitation notice was posted ...

SCHUMER PUSHES FAA TO DESIGNATE GROUP OF UNIVERSITIES THAT INCLUDES SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY A ‘CENTER OF EXCELLENCE’ FOR UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS

October 24, 2014 Office of the Senator Charles E. Schumer, U.S Government has issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to designate a consortium consist...

Mississippi: AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE DIRECTOR

October 24, 2014 Department of Health, The State of Mississippi has issued the following job opportunities: AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE DIRECTORBargaining Unit: N/AClass Code: 2604Salary: $42,610.00 - $74,567.50 AnnuallyPrint Job Informa...

Gulfstream selects Thales to deliver fly-by-wire control systems on G650ER

October 24, 2014 This follows the unveiling of the G500 and G600 programmes on October 14, which will also feature Thales fly-by-wire flight controls. The G650ER's 7,5000 nautical miles range (13,890 kilometers), opens up more destina...

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