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Emirates 100th B777-300ER arrives

October 31, 2014

DUBAI - Emirates celebrated another milestone on Wednesday with the delivery of the airline’s 100th Boeing 777-300ER, the world’s largest, long-range twin engine commercial aircraft.

NNSA working upgrade, life extension efforts for B61-12 nuclear gravity bomb

October 31, 2014 FULL TEXTThe United States has begun work to upgrade the B61 gravity bomb family under a life extension programme for the ageing nuclear weapon.The US National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), a semi-autonomous...

United States Courts Opinions: United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit: Hutchins v. Cessna Aircraft Co.

October 31, 2014 United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit has issued the following order:UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALSTENTH CIRCUITKATHY HUTCHINS,Plaintiff - Appellant,v.CESSNA AIRCRAFT COMPANY,Defendant – Appellee...

Notice of Industry Meeting

October 31, 2014 Office of the Federal Register has issued the following notice:ActionNotice Of Public Meeting.SummaryThe Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is hosting a public meeting for the Aircraft Access to System Wide Inform...

Illinois: Mayor Emanuel Announces Additional Airport Noise Monitors Near O'Hare International Airport

October 31, 2014 City of Chicago, The State of Illinois has issued the following news release:Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today that the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) will work with the O'Hare Noise Compatibility Comm...

US Contract Notice: Department of the Air Force Issues Solicitation for "Gulf Range Drone Control System (GRDCS) Software Engineering & Systems Engineering"

October 31, 2014 Department of the Air Force, Air Force Materiel Command Officer has issued requirement for "Gulf Range Drone Control System (GRDCS) Software Engineering & Systems Engineering."Solicitation no. FA2486-14-R-0003 ...


October 31, 2014 A pilot who flew more than 60 Second World War missions from a UK base has unveiled a newly restored Mustang fighter plane.Huie Lamb, now aged 90, served with the United States Army Air Forces's 82nd Fighter Squadron,...

Military Aircraft Hawker Hunter Mk.58 Crashes, Pilot Declared Dead at Scene

October 31, 2014

It has been reported that the pilot of the military Jet-in-Training was declared dead on scene after the jet crashed into a close-by agricultural field in a Southern California naval base on Wednesday.

MH17 investigators awaiting US reports

October 30, 2014 AMSTERDAM: Dutch prosecutors are still awaiting US intelligence reports on the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 but American laws on passing on such information to criminal investigations are complicating the pr...

Flights to US, China and Vietnam part of Oman Air's expansion plans

October 30, 2014 Oman Air has ambitious expansion plans and is looking to fly to China Vietnam eastern Europe and the US in the next decade. In the immediate future the airline is planning to start services from Dubai to Khasab to pro...

First Japanese, Israeli aircraft included in latest F-35 deal

October 30, 2014


Key Points

F-35 LRIP 8 provides for the production of the first two F-35As for Israel and the first four F-35As for Japan

Plane crash near Point Mugu kills one

October 30, 2014 A retired military pilot died when a plane went down Wednesday north of Point Mugu in a crash similar in several ways to one two years earlier. Although it was a civilian plane, it was tied to Naval Base Ventura Coun...

US DOD and Lockheed reach agreement to produce F-35 Lightning II aircraft

October 30, 2014 Officials anticipate the Low-Rate Initial Production lot 8 (LRIP 8) contract to be finalized in the coming weeks. The contract is for fiscal year 2014 with deliveries beginning in 2016. Cost details will be released o...

Shenyang makes progress on J-15 fleet

October 30, 2014


New photos that have appeared on Chinese aviation websites suggest that mass production of the Shenyang Aircraft Corporation (SAC) J-15 carrier-based multirole fighter is gathering pace.

FAA Supersedes Airworthiness Directive for Boeing 727-Series Airplanes

October 30, 2014 WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 -- The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a final rule superseding Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2005-14-07 for certain Boeing Co. model 727, 727C, 727-100, 727-100C, 727-200, and 727-200F s...

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