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Does U.S. need billion-dollar bombers?

July 22, 2014 The Air Force wants to buy as many as 100 new long-range stealth bombers, a $55 billion - some say as high as $100 billion - program that could revive a dormant piece of the aerospace industry in Southern California....

Guardsmen Help to Battle Northwest Blazes

July 22, 2014 ARLINGTON, Va., July 22, 2014 -- Aircrews from the Wyoming Air National Guard's 153rd Airlift Wing, who fly C-130 Hercules aircraft equipped with the Modular Airborne Firefighting System, are among the latest National...

Russia Provided Ukraine Separatists with Anti-Aircraft Weapons in Recent Weeks; Oklahoma Governor on Ending the Border Crisis; President

July 22, 2014 MARIA BARTIROMO, HOST, "SUNDAY MORNING FUTURES": Connecting Russia to the crash site. Good morning, everyone. I'm Maria Bartiromo. Welcome to SUNDAY MORNING FUTURES.The latest Intel suggests Russians provided separati...

DURBIN, MCCASKILL, EENYART PRAISEFUNDING FOR EXTENSION OF GROWLER PRODUCTION LINE IN SENATE DEFENSE SPENDING BILL BILL WOULD SAVE 3,000 JOBS AT BOEING'S ST. LOUIS FACILITY

July 22, 2014 The following information was released by Illinois Senator Richard J. Durbin:The Senate Appropriations Committee has approved the funding needed for Boeing Co.s Growler aircraft production line to remain open for anot...

WWII-era aircraft land at Wheeling airport

July 22, 2014 WWII-era aircraft land at Wheeling airportJoseph Houska parked his wheelchair underneath the wing.The 92-year-old's eyes slowly moved over the American flag flying over the cockpit. The tiny bombs painted on the nose,...

Obama: Evidence Points to Rebels; MH-17 Likely Brought Down by Missile; So Far One American Identified On Board Flight

July 22, 2014 BARACK OBAMA, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: I also made clear that the United States and our friends and allies are deeply concerned about the risks of further escalation and the loss of more innocent life. And that...

-THOMSON CELEBRATES FIRST 787 DREAMLINER FLIGHT FROM NEWCASTLE AIRPORT; First 787 flight from Newcastle Airport

July 22, 2014 ENP Newswire - 22 July 2014Release date- 18072014 - Thomson Airways today (21 July) celebrated the departure of the first long haul Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight from Newcastle International Airport. Flight TOM 392 too...

Peregrine falcons delay USS Saratoga departure

July 22, 2014 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Navy is ready to say goodbye to the USS Saratoga, but a family of peregrine falcons is not. The falcons are nesting on board the decommissioned aircraft carrier in Newport, Rhode Island. T...

Investigation Continues Into Malaysia Airlines Crash; Israel Sends Troops Into Gaza

July 22, 2014 WOLF BLITZER, CNN ANCHOR: Happening now: a SITUATION ROOM special report, "The Downing of MH17."Breaking news tonight, finger-pointing at Russia. Ukraine is accusing Moscow of a cover-up at the crash site. Internation...

Wright brothers' engine builder finally honored; Famous flight couldn't have happened without Charles E. Taylor.; FOCUS ON THE POSITIVE WRIGHT-PATTERSON

July 22, 2014 Unveiling the Charles E. Taylor bust are (from left) Charles Taylor II, his great grandson, Ken MacTiernan, of the Aircraft Maintenance Technicians Association, and sculptor Virginia K. Hess.WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE...

TDS ARRESTED OVER PLANES SEARCH BID

July 22, 2014 Two TDs have been arrested after attempting to search two planes believed to being used by the US military.Mick Wallace and Clare Daly were detained after getting into the airside area of Shannon Airport where two air...

Malaysian Airliner Shootdown Investigation Continues; UN Ambassador Power Addresses Security Council Meeting; Israeli Ground

July 22, 2014 SAMANTHA POWER, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO UN: Separatist leaders also boasted on social media about shooting down a plane, but later deleted these messages. Because of the technical complexity of the SA-11 it is unlikely tha...

CELEBRATING THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE USAF ACADEMY: JULY UPDATES

July 22, 2014 USAF ACADEMY, Colo., July 21 -- The U.S. Air Force Academy issued the following press release:The U.S. Air Force Academy recently celebrated a monumental milestone - its 60th anniversary.To commemorate this accomplish...

-ORBexpress Successfully Completes Security Evaluation for F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter

July 22, 2014 ENP Newswire - 22 July 2014Release date- 21072014 - HERNDON, VA - Objective Interface Systems, Inc. (OIS), the world's leading provider of high-performance, real-time and embedded communications middleware solutions, ...

IAAFA CONTINUES TRADITION WITH "ALAMO WING"

July 22, 2014 The following information was released by the U.S. Air Force Reserve Command:by Tech Sgt. Carlos J. Trevino433 AWA 21-year tradition continues as 105 students from the Inter-American Air Forces Academy visited the 433...

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