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Hoeven Celebrates First North Dakota-Made Unmanned Aerial System with ComDel, Altavian

May 23, 2015 The office of Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., issued the following news release:Senator John Hoeven today marked the roll-out of the first unmanned aerial system (UAS) manufactured in North Dakota. Executives from ComDel In...

WIPO PUBLISHES PATENT OF B/E AEROSPACE, INC TITLED AS "AIRCRAFT SEAT WITH TAXI, TAKEOFF AND LANDING LIE FLAT POSITION CAPABILITY"

May 23, 2015

Publication No. WO/2015/073363 was published on May 21 by WIPO.

Title of the invention: AIRCRAFT SEAT WITH TAXI, TAKEOFF AND LANDING LIE FLAT POSITION CAPABILITY

Tarrant County College Honors Female WWII Pilots

May 23, 2015 Tarrant County College issued the following news release:In keeping with its commitment to promoting excellence, Tarrant County College today recognized six Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP (https://sites.tccd.edu/...

Pilot fought to 'get back'

May 23, 2015 Pilot in fatal Spokane River plane crash fought to 'get back' Control problems visible on takeoff before fatal crash By David Wassondavidw@spokesman.com After barely recovering from an in-flight emergency just after ...

Analysis: LANPAC 2015 adds subtle focus on India

May 23, 2015 FULL TEXTThe Association of the US Army's Land Power in the Pacific (LANPAC) symposium this year included some increased references to the 'Indo-Asia-Pacific' region, underscoring the increasing importance of India as...

Japanese Defense Min. says US will continue Osprey operations

May 23, 2015 ) Japanese Defense Minister Nakatani said Tuesday that Washington will continue flight operations of US Marines' controversial Osprey aircraft despite a deadly crash of in Hawaii on weekend."The US side told us that t...

July IOC will not catapult F-35B into battle

May 23, 2015 FULL TEXTKey PointsThe USMC will not necessarily deploy the F-35B right after it declares the jump jet operationally readyMarines want to train more instructor pilots, but must also complete several certification requ...

Austrian Commemorative Coins Honoring Armed Forces Depict BLACK HAWK Helicopter in Rescue Role

May 23, 2015 Sikorsky Aircraft issued the following news release:The Austrian Mint in Vienna has issued silver and copper 5 euro coins struck with an image of a Sikorsky BLACK HAWK helicopter in a life-saving role to commemorate t...

Shoot-down of light aircraft suspected of drug trafficking highlights growing risks to aviation in Venezuela

May 23, 2015 FULL TEXTEVENTVenezuelan minister of defence Vladimir Padrino López revealed on 20 May that the armed forces had shot down a Hawker HS-800 executive jet after it had failed to identify itself.

Embraer confirms sale of jets to China as part of a Chinese-Brazilian cooperation deal

May 23, 2015 Shares ofEmbraer(NYSE:ERJ) rose 1.12 percent in New York to US$31.72 after it confirmed nbsp;an agreement to sell 22 aircraft to Chinese airline Tianjin Airlines a subsidiary of HNA Group for an estimated value of US$...

SOFIC 2015: SOF chief highlights recent programme successes

May 23, 2015 FULL TEXTGeneral Joseph Votel, commander of US Special Operations Command (SOCOM), offered several representative 'vignettes', in unmanned systems and the so-called Ironman suit, to illustrate recent programme success...

United States Patent for Coaxial Connector and Connector Unit Issued to Japan Aviation Electronics Industry Limited

May 23, 2015 Publication Name: Aviation Patent News Patent Application Number: 14/022,454 Patent Publication Number: 9,033,732 International Patent Classification Codes: H01R 12/77 (20130101), H01R 4/182 (20130101), H01R 24/40 (20...

UTC Aerospace Systems Provides Systems and Components for Historic S-97 RAIDER(TM) Aircraft

May 23, 2015 UTC Aerospace Systems is a major supplier on the historic Sikorsky Aircraft S-97 RAIDER(TM), which marked first flight at Sikorsky's West Palm Beach, Florida, facility today. UTC Aerospace Systems and Sikorsky are par...

Boeing touts A-10s for international customers should USAF divest fleet

May 23, 2015 FULL TEXTBoeing is in discussions with the US Air Force (USAF) to sell off the service's Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II ground attack aircraft to international customers should the fleet be retired from the in...

Volaris Integrates Two Airbus A321s into Fleet; - With seating for 220 passengers, the Airbus A321 provides 23% more capacity than the A320, to better service high density routes

May 23, 2015  Volaris (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra low cost Mexican airline with the most extensive route network servicing Mexico and the US, announced the arrival of a second Airbus A321 and with it, completed the...

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