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Tarrant County College Honors Female WWII Pilots

May 23, 2015 Tarrant County College issued the following news release:In keeping with its commitment to promoting excellence, Tarrant County College today recognized six Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP (https://sites.tccd.edu/...

Analysis: LANPAC 2015 adds subtle focus on India

May 23, 2015 FULL TEXTThe Association of the US Army's Land Power in the Pacific (LANPAC) symposium this year included some increased references to the 'Indo-Asia-Pacific' region, underscoring the increasing importance of India as...

July IOC will not catapult F-35B into battle

May 23, 2015 FULL TEXTKey PointsThe USMC will not necessarily deploy the F-35B right after it declares the jump jet operationally readyMarines want to train more instructor pilots, but must also complete several certification requ...

Shoot-down of light aircraft suspected of drug trafficking highlights growing risks to aviation in Venezuela

May 23, 2015 FULL TEXTEVENTVenezuelan minister of defence Vladimir Padrino López revealed on 20 May that the armed forces had shot down a Hawker HS-800 executive jet after it had failed to identify itself.

SOFIC 2015: SOF chief highlights recent programme successes

May 23, 2015 FULL TEXTGeneral Joseph Votel, commander of US Special Operations Command (SOCOM), offered several representative 'vignettes', in unmanned systems and the so-called Ironman suit, to illustrate recent programme success...

United States Patent for Coaxial Connector and Connector Unit Issued to Japan Aviation Electronics Industry Limited

May 23, 2015 Publication Name: Aviation Patent News Patent Application Number: 14/022,454 Patent Publication Number: 9,033,732 International Patent Classification Codes: H01R 12/77 (20130101), H01R 4/182 (20130101), H01R 24/40 (20...

UTC Aerospace Systems Provides Systems and Components for Historic S-97 RAIDER(TM) Aircraft

May 23, 2015 UTC Aerospace Systems is a major supplier on the historic Sikorsky Aircraft S-97 RAIDER(TM), which marked first flight at Sikorsky's West Palm Beach, Florida, facility today. UTC Aerospace Systems and Sikorsky are par...

Boeing touts A-10s for international customers should USAF divest fleet

May 23, 2015 FULL TEXTBoeing is in discussions with the US Air Force (USAF) to sell off the service's Fairchild-Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II ground attack aircraft to international customers should the fleet be retired from the in...

Volaris Integrates Two Airbus A321s into Fleet; - With seating for 220 passengers, the Airbus A321 provides 23% more capacity than the A320, to better service high density routes

May 23, 2015  Volaris (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra low cost Mexican airline with the most extensive route network servicing Mexico and the US, announced the arrival of a second Airbus A321 and with it, completed the...

-Cessna Citation CJ3+ business jet gains Brazilian certification

May 23, 2015 WICHITA, Kan. - Cessna Aircraft Company, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced certification by Brazil's Agencia Nacional de Aviacao Civil of the Citation CJ3+, one ...

B/E Aerospace to Present at KeyBanc Conference in Boston on May 27, 2015

May 23, 2015 B/E Aerospace, Inc. (Nasdaq:BEAV), will make a presentation to institutional investors at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Industrial Conference in Boston on Wednesday, May 27, 2015. The presentation will begin at 1:05 p.m...

SPECKLED TROUT LANDS NEW HOME IN 418TH FLIGHT TEST SQUADRON

May 23, 2015 EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., May 20 -- The U.S. Air Force Edwards Air Force Base issued the following press release:Team Edwards said 'good bye' to the 412th Flight Test Squadron May 15, after 21 years of caring fo...

Sikorsky S-97 RAIDER(TM) Helicopter Achieves Successful First Flight

May 23, 2015  Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a United Technologies Corp. subsidiary (NYSE: UTX), today announced the successful first flight of the S-97RAIDER(TM) helicopter, a rigid coaxial rotor prototype designed to demonstrate ...

Embraer confirms sale of jets to China as part of a Chinese-Brazilian cooperation deal

May 23, 2015 Shares ofEmbraer(NYSE:ERJ) rose 1.12 percent in New York to US$31.72 after it confirmed nbsp;an agreement to sell 22 aircraft to Chinese airline Tianjin Airlines a subsidiary of HNA Group for an estimated value of US$...

Japanese Defense Min. says US will continue Osprey operations

May 23, 2015 ) Japanese Defense Minister Nakatani said Tuesday that Washington will continue flight operations of US Marines' controversial Osprey aircraft despite a deadly crash of in Hawaii on weekend."The US side told us that t...

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