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Airworthiness Directives: Piper Aircraft, Inc. Airplanes

March 27, 2015 Washington, D.C.: This Proposed Rule document was issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)ActionNotice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).SummaryWe propose to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain...

Aviation Celebrates 50 Years with Biobor JF

March 27, 2015 Houston TX ndash; March 23 2015 - 2015 marks the 50th anniversary of Biobor JF one of aviationrsquo;s benchmark innovations. In 1965 the McDonald Douglas DC-9 was making its debut as the first commercial jetliner with...

Airworthiness Directives: Lockheed Martin Corporation/Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company Airplanes

March 27, 2015 Washington, D.C.: This Proposed Rule document was issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)ActionNotice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).SummaryWe propose to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain...

US approves USD1.05 billion Chinook sale to the Netherlands

March 27, 2015 FULL TEXTThe US government has approved the sale of 17 Boeing CH-47F Chinook heavy-lift transport helicopters to the Netherlands for USD1.05 billion.The proposed sale, which was approved by the State Department on 19 ...

Aircastle Posts 2014 Passive Foreign Investment Company ("PFIC") Annual Information Statements to Website

March 27, 2015 Aircastle Limited (NYSE: AYR) announced today that it has posted its 2014 PFIC Annual Information Statement to its website. Aircastle is considered a passive foreign investment company (a "PFIC") for U.S. Federal...

Amazon gets green light for drone trials in the US

March 27, 2015 The Institution of Engineering and Technology has issued the following news release:E-commerce giant Amazon has won approval by US federal regulators to start outdoor trials of the firm’s package delivery drones.

F-35B on track for operational readiness despite software challenges

March 27, 2015 FULL TEXTKey PointsF-35 2B software is undergoing repairs that will not be complete in time for the USMC's F-35B IOCThe USMC has decided not to delay its IOC but has instead created workarounds of the deficiencies

Northrop Grumman Delivers Center/Aft 'Shipset' for First International EA-18G Growler

March 27, 2015 Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has completed and delivered to The Boeing Company a major subassembly of the first of 12 EA-18G Growler electronic attack aircraft ordered by the Royal Australian Air Force (RA...

Opening Statement of Chairman Turner

March 27, 2015 Armed Services Committee has issued the following press release:Chairman of the Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces, made the following opening statement for today's hearing entitled "Combat Aviation Moderni...

Iraq to receive additional King Air 350ER ISR aircraft

March 27, 2015



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Iraq will receive an additional Beechcraft King Air 350ER special mission platform under a USD27 million contract set out by the US Department of Defense (DoD) on 24 March.

Airbus Group Delivers First New UH-72A Lakota for Army Initial-Entry Trainer Mission; Newest Aircraft to Join Seven Lakotas Already Modified to Training Configuration

March 27, 2015 Airbus Group yesterday delivered to the U.S. Army the first UH-72A Lakota helicopter to come off the Airbus Helicopters Inc. production line configured for the Lakota's latest mission, as the service's initial-entry ...

Washington: Marine Captain Takes Top Honors for Aviation Maintenance Excellence

March 27, 2015 United States Navy, The Government of USA has issued the following news release:A Marine Corps captain recently earned CNO's Charles J. "Chuck" Nechvatal aviation ground maintenance officer of the year award for his ...

Northrop Grumman delivers first shipset for Australian Growler

March 27, 2015

The first major sub-assembly for EA-18G Growler electronic attack aircraft for the Australian Air Force has been delivered to Boeing by Northrop Grumman.

California: Supply Issues Delay First Tanker Flights

March 27, 2015 Association of Defense Communities, The State of California has issued the following news release:Supply chain struggles for Boeing Co. have delayed the Air Force tanker replacement program. As part of its annual ass...

Victor Launches On-Demand Private Jet Charter in the U.S. with Expanded Global Service, Additional Funding, and New Mobile Booking App; Private aviation charter service raises $8m in funding to bring transparent, end-to-end booking to the U.S., the largest market for private jets

March 27, 2015 Victor, a global on-demand jet charter service, today announced its expansion into the U.S.With a new, easy-to-usemobile app, Victor is the only on-demand private aviation charter service that provides full transparen...

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