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The China question

August 1, 2014

America's military should continue interactions with Chinese forces that enhance safety and security, particularly at sea. But it must never let such interactions weaken U.S. national security.

Spirit AeroSystems Announces New Board Member

August 1, 2014  Spirit AeroSystems Inc. (NYSE: SPR) today announced the appointment of John L. Plueger to its board of directors effective immediately."John is a prominent leader in the aerospace industry who brings a wealth of...

FEDERAL JURY CONVICTS EL PASO MAN IN LASER STRIKE INCIDENT

August 1, 2014 The following information was released by the United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of Texas:El Paso resident Don Ray Dorsett, age 28, faces up to five years in federal prison after a jury convicted...

Joule Announces Addition of Industry Veteran to Board; Serge Tchuruk, Former Chairman and CEO of Alcatel and Total SA, to Join Board

August 1, 2014 Joule, the pioneer in the direct, solar conversion of CO2 into liquid fuels, today announced that Serge Tchuruk, former Chairman and CEO of Alcatel and Total SA, was appointed to the company's board of directors. Mr. ...

TASE500 payload - the only all-HD imaging solution with SWIR capability

August 1, 2014 UTC Aerospace Systems announces a new Cloud Cap Technology TASE500 camera system configuration. UTC Aerospace Systems is a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).This optimized system  brings capabilities ...

Kaman Announces $5.4 Million Joint Programmable Fuze Order

August 1, 2014 (NYSE:KAMN) Kaman Corporation announced today that its Aerospace segment has been awarded a contract modification in the amount of $5.4 million for the procurement of Joint Programmable Fuzes (JPF). The award is a fol...

ExecuJet Charter Service Celebrates 20 Years of Excellence

August 1, 2014

ExecuJet Charter Service Inc. - based at the Tampa International Airport - is celebrating its 20-year anniversary as the leading private charter company in the Tampa Bay area.

Wheels Up Celebrates One-Year Anniversary with 575 Members and 25 Aircraft; Major Growth Expected for Year Two

August 1, 2014 Revolutionary private aviation company Wheels Up is celebrating its first year of groundbreaking operations this August. With its unique membership model and offering a total private aviation solution, Wheels Up has a...

AMES Adds Airbus Models to Maintenance Capabilities; MRO now accepting Airbus A320 family aircraft

August 1, 2014 Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services (AMES), a subsidiary of Air Transport Services Group (Nasdaq:ATSG), has been granted approval by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to perform heavy and line main...

HOLD FOR 5:30 UPDATE: Kestrel CEO: Financing puzzle still coming together, not complete

July 31, 2014 PORTLAND, Maine -- Alan Klapmeier, CEO of the startup airplane manufacturer Kestrel said Wednesday the company has secured a new foreign investor that's put some employees back to work at its Brunswick Landing facilit...

AIR FORCE RESERVE COMMAND DELAYS INACTIVATION OF 815TH AIRLIFT SQUADRON

July 31, 2014 The following information was released by the U.S. Air Force Reserve Command:by Maj. Marnee A.C. Losurdo403rd Wing Public AffairsThe Air Force Reserve Command announced Monday the delay of the inactivation of the 815t...

The China question

July 31, 2014

America's military should continue interactions with Chinese forces that enhance safety and security, particularly at sea. But it must never let such interactions weaken U.S. national security.

China's NDU recommends 400-strong Y-20 fleet

July 31, 2014 FULL TEXTA new report on civil-military integration by China's National Defence University (NDU) has called for the construction of 400 Xian Aircraft Corporation Y-20 heavy transport aircraft.Written by NDU's Center f...

Speech - Air Venture

July 31, 2014 Administrator Michael HuertaOshkosh, WisconsinThank you, Jack (Pelton, Chairman of EAA and former CEO of Cessna). Good morning, everyone. Its great to be back at Oshkosh this year and have the opportunity to meet with...

IN BRIEF

July 31, 2014 PROFESSORS OBJECT TO LIMITS ON DRONES WASHINGTON - Thirty university and college professors say government restrictions on the use of small drones are likely to stifle academic research. The professors said in a lette...

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