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Washington: Marine Captain Takes Top Honors for Aviation Maintenance Excellence

March 27, 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 ...

Contract Award: Empire Avionics Wins Federal Modification Contract for "CIRCUIT CARD ASSEMB"

March 27, 2015 WASHINGTON, March 26 -- DLA Acquisition Locations (Defense Logistics Agency), DLA Land and Maritime - BSM, has awarded a $31,050 federal modified contract on March 26 for "CIRCUIT CARD ASSEMB."Contractor Awardee: Empi...

Northrop Grumman delivers first shipset for Australian Growler

March 27, 2015

The first major sub-assembly for EA-18G Growler electronic attack aircraft for the Australian Air Force has been delivered to Boeing by Northrop Grumman.

California: Supply Issues Delay First Tanker Flights

March 27, 2015 Association of Defense Communities, The State of California has issued the following news release:Supply chain struggles for Boeing Co. have delayed the Air Force tanker replacement program. As part of its annual ass...

SCHUMER LAUNCHES PUSH TO CREATE FIRST-EVER DEDICATED FUNDING STREAM FOR FEDERAL UNMANNED AIRCRAFT SYSTEMS TESTING SITES LIKE NUAIR IN CENTRAL NEW YORK - FUNDING WOULD ALLOW TEST SITES TO FURTHER DEVELOP TECHNOLOGY and PERFORM CUTTING-EDGE RESEARCH; Schumer Previously Led the Charge to Get the FAA to Choose NUAIR as a Premier National UAS Research and Testing Site - Schumer Fought to Increase the Number of FAA Test Sites from 4 to 6, Paving the Way for NUAIR To Be Selected, Can Become a Center of Innovation and Jobs; Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) News Release

March 27, 2015 Today, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer launched his push to create the first-ever dedicated federal funding stream for national Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) testing sites, like NUAIR in Central New York. The NUAIR ...

Victor Launches On-Demand Private Jet Charter in the U.S. with Expanded Global Service, Additional Funding, and New Mobile Booking App; Private aviation charter service raises $8m in funding to bring transparent, end-to-end booking to the U.S., the largest market for private jets

March 27, 2015 Victor, a global on-demand jet charter service, today announced its expansion into the U.S.With a new, easy-to-usemobile app, Victor is the only on-demand private aviation charter service that provides full transparen...

U.S. Rep. McSally Leads A-10 Funding Effort

March 27, 2015 Office of the House of Representative Martha McSally, U.S Government has issued the following news release:In a letter request to House appropriators, Rep. McSally led a bipartisan group of 18 lawmakers to urge rejec...

Lockheed Martin, lawmakers tout F-35 supplier chain; Rep. Kay Granger (R-TX) News Release

March 27, 2015 Lockheed Martin took to Capitol Hill on Wednesday with an F-35 flight simulator and footage of the advanced fighter jet in flight to tout the economic benefits of the massive weapons project for companies supplying ke...

Kaman Aerosystems Awarded Long Term Agreement By Bell Helicopter for Military Rotor Blade Components

March 27, 2015 Kaman Corporation announced today that its Aerosystems division (Kaman) has been awarded an extension to its current contract with Bell Helicopter to manufacture skin and skin to core components for the Bell UH-1Y and...

Airworthiness Directives: The Boeing Company Airplanes

March 27, 2015 Washington, D.C.: This Proposed Rule document was issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)ActionNotice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).SummaryWe propose to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain...

House Armed Services Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities Hearing; "Department of Defense FY2016 Science and Technology Programs: Laying the Groundwork to Maintain Technological Superiority."; Testimony by Alan Shaffer, Principal Deputy, Assisant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, Department of Defense

March 27, 2015 IntroductionThank you Chairman Wilson and Ranking Member Langevin, I am very proud to be here once again to represent the 100,000+ personnel in the Department of Defense (DoD) Research and Engineering (RandE) enterpri...

C&L Delivers Refurbished Saab 340B to Pacific Coastal; Aircraft Completely Overhauled With New Interior, Paint

March 27, 2015 C&L Aerospace delivered a completely refurbished Saab 340B to Pacific Coastal this week. The aircraft was previously operated by Pinnacle Airlines and was one of fourteen aircraft C&L purchased from Delta Air...

Airworthiness Directives: Bombardier, Inc. Airplanes

March 27, 2015 Washington, D.C.: This Proposed Rule document was issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)ActionNotice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM).SummaryWe propose to adopt a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain...

House Armed Services Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces Hearing; "Combat Aviation Modernization Programs and the FY2016 Budget Request."; Testimony by James Holmes, Deputy Chief of Staff, Strategic Plans and Requirements, Department of the Air Force and Ellen Pawlikowski, Military Deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary, of the Air Force (Acquisition)

March 27, 2015 I. IntroductionChairman Turner, Ranking Member Sanchez and distinguished members of the Airland Subcommittee, thank you for the opportunity to provide an update on the United States Air Force's Force Structure and Mod...

Drone Maker 3D Robotics Debuts Open Source Development Platform To Advance Public App Innovation; 3DR's DroneKit Development Platform Makes It Easy for Entrepreneurs and Enthusiasts to Add Custom Features or Create Entirely New Drone Apps

March 27, 2015 3D Robotics (3DR), North America's largest consumerdronemanufacturer, today announced the release of a new open software product calledDroneKit, the company's Application Programming Interface (API) for drone app deve...

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