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Japan Launches Its Largest Post-World War II Warship

March 28, 2015 The Government of China has issued the following news release:As usual, a few curated defense and security links to wrap up this week in APAC:The US Naval Institute’s blog reports on the formal entrance into se...

Japan, India firms in talks to set up joint company to produce US-2

March 28, 2015 The Japanese manufacturer of US-2 amphibious aircraft operated by the Self-Defense Forces has entered talks with multiple Indian firms to set up a joint company in the event Tokyo and New Delhi reach an agreement on j...

StandardAero buys military engine MRO company

March 28, 2015 StandardAero of Arizona is establishing a European Support Center for Pratt & Whitney F100 and future F135 engines used on military aircraft.Establishment of the center comes through the acquisition of DutchAero S...

MCCONNELL COMMUNITY MARKS B-29 ROLLOUT

March 28, 2015 CCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, Kan., March 27 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following press release:One of more than the 1,600 B-29 Superfortresses assembled in Wichita, was delivered to the Army Air Forces on March 23, ...

The HondaJet Receives Provisional Type Certification from the Federal Aviation Administration

March 28, 2015 Honda Aircraft Company announced today that the HondaJet has received provisional type certification (PTC) from the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This achievement indicates the FAA's approval of...

Army receives first production-line configured training helo

March 28, 2015

A UH-72A Lakota helicopter specifically configured during manufacture by Airbus Group as an initial entry trainer aircraft has been delivered to the U.S. Army.

373RD TRAINING SQUADRON TRAINS ROYAL AIR FORCE

March 28, 2015 OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb., March 27 -- The U.S. Air Force Air Combat Command issued the following press release:Joining the military to see the world isn't just an American Airmen mindset; members of the U.K. Royal ...

FLY Leasing Announces Annual PFIC Information Statement Available On Website

March 28, 2015  FLY Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY) ("FLY"), a global leader in aircraft leasing, today announced that it has published its annual tax information statement for 2014 on its website. This statement applies only to U....

F-35 LIGHTNING II COSTS DROP, REPORT SHOWS

March 28, 2015 WASHINGTON, March 26 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following press release:A recent account of F-35 Lightning II aircraft program costs shows decreases, the Air Force's F-35 program executive officer told reporters...

Kaman Announces $58 Million Joint Programmable Fuze Order

March 28, 2015 (NYSE:KAMN) Kaman Corporation announced today that its Aerospace segment has been awarded a contract modification in the amount of $58 million for the procurement of Joint Programmable Fuzes (JPF). The award is the fi...

-IAI PUBLISHES ITS FINANCIAL STATEMENTS FOR 2014

March 28, 2015 Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. ('the Company' or 'IAI'), Israel's largest commercial aviation and defense company, issues its consolidated financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2014.The Company presen...

Washington: Marine Captain Takes Top Honors for Aviation Maintenance Excellence

March 28, 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 ...

Flaws uncovered in carrier launches

March 28, 2015 The U.S. Navy's top warplanes can't be launched off its newest aircraft carrier if they're carrying fuel tanks needed to extend their flight range because the ship's high-tech catapults cause too much wear.Military we...

Illinois: Wesco Aircraft Appoints Interim CFO

March 28, 2015 Bearing Specialists Association has issued the following news release: On Wednesday, global aerospace supply chain management services provider Wesco Aircraft's board of directors announced the appointment of K. Lynn...

CO-PILOT'S MOTIVE FOR CRASHING PLANE INTO ALPS SOUGHT

March 28, 2015 Passengers with moments to live screamed in terror and the pilot pounded on the locked cockpit door as a 27-year-old German co-pilot deliberately and wordlessly smashed an Airbus carrying 150 people into an Alpine mou...

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