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Solar Impulse arrives in Hawaii completing historic flight

July 7, 2015

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The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft completed an historic flight Friday after circling the globe without so much as a drop of fuel then touching down seemingly effortlessly in Hawaii.

Hoeven Brings High-Tech Leader General Atomics to Grand Forks for Site Visit

July 7, 2015 The office of Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., issued the following news release:Senator John Hoeven hosted senior officials from high-tech leader General Atomics (GA) in Grand Forks today to make the case for siting a new u...

B.C. adds iconic Hawaii Mars flying tanker to wildfire-fighting arsenal; Flying tanker added to wildfire-fighting arsenal

July 7, 2015

PORT ALBERNI, B.C. - The owner of the iconic, red-and-white Martin Mars water bomber says the British Columbia government has agreed to add the flying tanker to its wildfire-fighting arsenal.

FAA Issues Notice on Emergency Locator Transmitters

July 7, 2015 WASHINGTON, July 7 -- The Department of Transportation published the following notice in the Federal Register from the Federal Aviation Administration:Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs)A Notice by the Federal Aviat...

Wesco Aircraft Appoints Daniel C. Snow Executive Vice President of Strategy and Business Process Development; -- Veteran Leader Brings 32 Years of Experience in Aerospace & Defense Driving Transformation and Change Management --;

July 7, 2015 Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: WAIR), a leading provider of comprehensive supply chain management services to the global aerospace industry, today announced that it has appointed Daniel C. Snow as executive vice...

FCC Issues Final Rule Affecting Morrison, Colorado

July 7, 2015 WASHINGTON, July 7 -- The Federal Communications Commission published the following rule in the Federal Register:WRC-07 Implementation Report and Order and WRC-12 OrderA Rule by the Federal Communications Commission o...

Fitch: Aircraft Lessors May Miss Ex-Im When Funding Is Strained

July 7, 2015 The cessation of new lending activities by the Export-Import Bank of the US (Ex-Im) does not have an immediate impact on aircraft leasing companies, given the broad market access they currently enjoy. However, a perma...

-Boeing, Vietnam Airlines Celebrate First 787 Dreamliner for Flag Carrier; H.E. Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of Vietnam Communist Party, witnesses historic event; Companies sign memorandum of collaboration

July 7, 2015 WASHINGTON - Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Vietnam Airlines celebrated a historic event today witnessed by H.E. Nguyen Phu Trong, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, with the flag carrier's first 787 Dreamlin...

Utilities eyeing drones; UAVs could inspect power equipment, scan for outages

July 7, 2015 LITHONIA, Ga. When tornadoes and hurricanes topple power lines in the future, flying drones might be the first to pinpoint the damage.Electric companies across the United States are testing whether small drones can ...

-PIPER TO EXHIBIT M600 MOCKUP AT EAA AIRVENTURE OSHKOSH

July 7, 2015 Vero Beach, Fla., - Piper Aircraft will display the M600 in its mockup form during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015, scheduled July 20 - 26.'AirVenture Oshkosh remains the greatest general aviation venue in the world,' sai...

Connected aircraft in era of Uber and Airbnb

July 7, 2015 With Wi-Fi available on more passenger jets, flight attendants swiping credit cards for meal purchases and pilots viewing airport taxiway maps on iPads instead of paper, today's aircraft may seem a picture of perfect ...

-Technavio Report: Introduction of HUDs in Smaller Aircraft Propelling Growth in the HUD Market in the Civil Aviation Sector in the US

July 7, 2015 London: Technavio, the independent tech-focused global research firm, has published a report on the HUD market in the civil aviation sector in the US 2015-2019, which is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.11% by unit shi...

Opening the skies to unmanned aircraft; Jim Williams, former manager of the FAA's Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Office

July 7, 2015 Why is it important to have certified pilots control unmanned aircraft, even small ones?The FAA Authorization Act requires every aircraft to be operated by a certified pilot. It's the airspace knowledge, the fact that...

Russian analogue of Boeing-737 presented to Deputy PM Rogozin

July 7, 2015 . The Ural Mining and Metallurgical Company (UMMC) has presented the L-410 NG aircraft, a Russian analogue of Boeing-737, to Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin as he visited international exhibition Innoprom in Yeka...

Department of Transportation's Report on Airworthiness Directives Sent to Senate

July 7, 2015 WASHINGTON, July 7 -- The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation has received an executive branch communication from Department of Transportation.The management and program analyst, Federal Aviation...

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