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Australia commits SAS, F/A-18s, Wedgetail and more to anti-IS coalition

September 18, 2014



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Australia is pre-positioning combat aircraft and special forces in the Middle East ready to participate in the US-led effort in Iraq to degrade the Islamic State (IS).

NASA's Shuttle Carrier Aircraft Settles Down in Palmdale

September 18, 2014 The U.S. Air Force Edwards Air Force Base issued the following story:Retired NASA Shuttle Carrier Aircraft 911, one of two modified Boeing 747 jetliners that ferried NASA's space shuttles for decades, moved to its new...

FORM 8-K: AMERICAN AIRLINES FILES CURRENT REPORT

September 18, 2014 WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 -- American Airlines Inc., Ft. Worth, Texas, files Form 8-K (current report) with Securities and Exchange Commission on Sept. 17.State or other jurisdiction of incorporation: DelawareItem 1.01 Ent...

First operational F-35B squadron on track to meet deployment standards

September 18, 2014 FULL TEXTKey PointsMarine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 at MCAS Yuma has begun training to IOC-specific standards.The USMC plans to become the first of the three US military services to declare F-35 IOC in July 2015.

Republic Airways to Expand Large Regional Jet Operations with United Airlines

September 18, 2014 Republic Airways Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:RJET) announced today that it has reached an agreement to amend its existing Shuttle America E-Jet capacity purchase agreement ("CPA") with United Airlines to add 50 new Embraer ...

TALON enters full-rate production for UAE

September 18, 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...

Selects F&E Aircraft Maintenance

September 18, 2014 BALTIA AIR LINES INC ("BLTA-L") - Selects F&E Aircraft MaintenanceBaltia Air Lines (BLTA) has signed a Line Maintenance Agreement with F&E Aircraft Maintenance, LLC to provide contract line maintenance (Licens...

US-led coalition to tackle IS begins to take shape

September 18, 2014 FULL TEXTThe US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria is beginning to take shape, with countries around the world pledging aircraft and personnel to the mission.Following President Barak Obama...

FAA STREAMLINES AIRCRAFT CERTIFICATION PROCESS

September 18, 2014 The following information was released by the Federal Aviation Administration:As part of the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) ongoing efforts to improve its responsiveness to the U.S. aviation industry as it ce...

67 PLUS YEARS OF AIRPOWER

September 18, 2014 DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del., Sept. 17 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following press release:What does the Air Force want for its 67th birthday; new state of the art fighter jets, more unmanned aircraft, new maintena...

Boeing info-sharing system for Air Force passes final design review

September 18, 2014

A final design review has been completed by Boeing on a U.S. Air Force program for information sharing and improved communications.

Beaudet Aviation Announces New Facility in Little Rock

September 18, 2014 The Arkansas Department of Economic Development issued the following news release:Beaudet Aviation, a subsidiary of JCB Aero located in France, a leading company in aircraft cabin interiors, today announced it is loca...

NEXTGEN KEEPS OPERATIONS RUNNING SMOOTHLY AT FT. LAUDERDALE

September 18, 2014 The following information was released by the Federal Aviation Administration:A sophisticated NextGen software tool called Time-Based Flow Management (TBFM) enabled air traffic controllers at Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood ...

Stockton Trustees Name Joseph Sheairs to Head Stockton Aviation Research & Technology Park

September 18, 2014 Richard Stockton College of New Jersey issued the following news release:Joseph M. Sheairs, Sr., a veteran executive with over 35 years of experience in aviation, engineering, technology and business, today was named ...

VistaJet Adds Eight New Aircraft to Its Fleet at a Value of US$320 Million and on Plan to Add a Further 12 Aircraft by End of 2014

September 18, 2014 VistaJet - Editors Note: There is one photo associated with this press release.Adding three new Bombardier(i) Global(i) aircraft, three Challenger(i) 605(i) jets, and two Challenger 350(i) jets at a total value of US...

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