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First DOD General Officer Completes F-35 Qualification Training

October 1, 2014 The U.S. Air Force Eglin Air Force Base issued the following story:When the wheels of his F-35A Lightning II touched down here around 1 p.m., Sept. 26, Maj. Gen. Jay Silveria became the first Department of Defense gen...

Whirly-Girls celebrate with 2014 scholarships for women helicopter pilots and 60th anniversary logo contest

October 1, 2014  Whirly-Girls Internationalcelebrates 60 years of supporting women in the rotorcraft industry with their2014 round of scholarshipsanda call for a diamond anniversary commemorative logo design."We offer women pilo...

DFW Airport Welcomes Its First Scheduled Airbus A380 with Qantas Airways Flight from Sydney, Australia

October 1, 2014 Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport issued the following news release:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport welcomed the arrival of its first scheduled Airbus A380 service, a Qantas A380 arriving from Sydney, Au...

Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Airplanes; Federal Register Extracts

October 1, 2014 SUMMARY: We propose to supersede airworthiness directive (AD) 2007-14-05, for all Airbus Model A310 and Model A300 B4-600, B4-600R, and F4-600R series airplanes, and Model A300 C4-605R Variant F airplanes (collectivel...

US Contract Notice: Department of the Air Force Issues Solicitation for "Repair of Electronic Flight Instruments on the C-130H Aircraft"

October 1, 2014

Department of the Air Force, Air Force Materiel Command Officer has issued requirement for "Repair of Electronic Flight Instruments on the C-130H Aircraft."

Sheetmetal Specialist - Avionics 9823712

October 1, 2014 Iowa Association of Business and Industry has issued the following Job Vacancy:Wage Location = LINCOLN, NE 68503## Job DescriptionAs a **Sheetmetal Specialist** at Duncan Aviation you will have an opportunity to a...

U.S. Army Awards AeroVironment $27.2 Million for RQ-11B Raven and RQ-20A Puma Spare Parts

October 1, 2014 AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced it received three firm fixed-price orders from the United States Army totaling $27,178,075 for RQ-11B Raven® and RQ-20A Puma AE(TM) unmanned aircraft systems (UAS...

Mexico Opens Its Skies for Aeros' Airship Flight.

October 1, 2014   Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 30, 2014   The Aeroscraft Corporation (Aeros) today announced they received validation of the 40D 'Sky Dragon' airship's Type Certification from Mexico's Av...

A quick look at the Royal Canadian Air Force's venerable CF-18 fighter jet; A quick look at the CF-18 fighter-bomber

October 1, 2014

OTTAWA - The Royal Canadian Air Force is planning to extend the service life of its fleet of CF-18 fighter-bombers to 2025. Here are some facts about the aircraft.

ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE PRODUCES MISSION CAPABLE BOOM OPERATORS

October 1, 2014 ALTUS AIR FORCE BASE, Okla., Sept. 30 -- The U.S. Air Force issued the following press release:For the past 16 years, the 97th Air Mobility Wing has been the only schoolhouse for training initial KC-135 Stratotanker b...

-Rockwell Collins' Pro Line Fusion advanced avionics, HGS-3500 selected for AVIC's new MA-700 regional airliner

October 1, 2014 ENP Newswire - 01 October 2014Release date- 30092014 - CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Rockwell Collins' Pro Line Fusion advanced avionics system has been selected by Aviation Industry Corporation of China for its new MA-700 reg...

Hexcel Congratulates Airbus on Achieving EASA Type Certification for the A350-900

October 1, 2014 Hexcel Corporation (NYSE:HXL) (Paris:HXL) today congratulates Airbus on the receipt of European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Type Certification for the A350-900, which means the aircraft is now ready for flight opera...

Altus AFB produces mission capable boom operators

October 1, 2014 Altus AFB produces mission capable boom operatorsALTUS AIR FORCE BASE, Okla. (AFNS) -- For the past 16 years, the 97th Air Mobility Wing has been the only schoolhouse for training initial KC-135 Stratotanker boom oper...

China's First New-Generation Boeing Delivered to Air China

October 1, 2014 In the evening of September 29 in Seattle, Beijing time, Air China and Boeing held a grand aircraft delivery ceremony in Seattle, the United States, marking the official delivery of China's first B747-8 to Air China. ...

Louisiana: Louisiana agriculture officials ask FAA for new rules for drones

October 1, 2014 LSU AgCenter, The state of Louisiana has issued the following news release:The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is in the process of changing rules and regulations regarding the use of unmanned aerial systems (U...

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