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March 30, 2009
From Aviation Today
Inventor of G-Suit Dies Earl Wood, M.D., Ph.D., the Mayo Clinic investigator credited with inventing the high-altitude pressure suit worn by pilots and astronauts, died March 18 in Rochester, MN. He was 97. His top secret work laid the foundation for the science behind modern aerospace physiology... Read More »
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March 30, 2009
From Aviation Today
Date Aircraft Type Narrative Death/Injury Remarks Feb 12 2009 Porter, TX BEECH 95-A55 N9648Y A/c sustained substantial damage when collided with trees and terrain W of Runway 17 at Williams Airport... Read More »
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March 26, 2009
From Aviation Today
A USAF Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor fighter based at Edwards AFB, CA crashed about 10 a.m. March 25 approximately 35 miles northeast of the base. The aircraft was on a test mission at the time of the accident. Lockheed Martin test pilot David Cooley, 49, was killed in the crash. Cooley joined... Read More »
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March 25, 2009
From Aviation Today
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently approved a national Flight Rules change for aircraft separation based on the data provided by Lockheed Martin's WindTracer Doppler lidar systems. Developed and produced by Lockheed Martin Coherent Technologies, WindTracer has been deployed at... Read More »
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March 19, 2009
From Aviation Today
Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) has handed over the first structural assemblies to Northrop Grumman as part of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II program. Made up of more than 100 parts each, the assemblies will be placed in center fuselages for F-35 conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL)... Read More »
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March 17, 2009
From Aviation Today
Australian Aerospace has chosen Lockheed Martin to supply its Through Life Support (TLS) package for the Royal Australian Air Force s C-130J fleet. Worth $292 million, the five-year contract will cover aircraft maintenance, engineering and supply chain management. StandardAero will continue to... Read More »
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March 9, 2009
From Aviation Today
Northrop Grumman has received the first composite parts for the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II from its supplier, Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI). The structural composite panels, which will be used on the outer surface of the fighter, are intended for the center fuselages of the first two... Read More »
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March 6, 2009
From Avionics Today
Lockheed Martin said the F-35 Lightning II program this year expects to complete all remaining System Development and Demonstration (SDD) aircraft, deliver the first production F-35s to the armed services and initiate full-scale flight test operations at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and Naval... Read More »
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March 6, 2009
From Aviation Today
Lockheed Martin said the F-35 Lightning II program this year expects to complete all remaining System Development and Demonstration (SDD) aircraft, deliver the first production F-35s to the armed services and initiate full-scale flight test operations at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., and Naval... Read More »
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March 6, 2009
From Aviation Today
Bethesda, Md.-based Lockheed Martin has received a 10-year contract to supply logistics support to U.S. Special Forces units around the world. The Special Ops Forces support activity contractor logistics support (SOFSA CLS) agreement is potentially worth up to $5 billion. It includes aircraft and... Read More »
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March 1, 2009
From Avionics Today
Operators today be they airline, business aviation, or military are looking for known, predicable avionics costs, and this quest is driving industry maintenance trends. Avionics original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) are offering "avionics-by-the hour" packages that include leased spares, and... Read More »
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March 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
Military Bell Helicopter delivered its ninth OH-58D Kiowa under the Warrior Safety Enhancement Program contract for the U.S. Army. Military The Government of Estonia approved the purchase of a third AW139 to perform SAR, medevac and border patrol duties for the Border Guard. Military The... Read More »
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March 1, 2009
From Aviation Today
According to FAA records, Wesley R. Bowen received his engine rating in May 1946 and airframe rating in March 1947. He was granted inspection authorization (IA) in Oct. 1957. Bowen is a recipient of FAA s Charles Taylor Master Mechanic award for more than 50 years of service. He started his career... Read More »
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March 1, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
MILITARY | ATTACK On January 28, 2009, an AH-64D Apache Block III attack helicopter equipped with a Longbow Unmanned Aerial Systems Tactical Common Data Link Assembly (UTA) successfully acquired and tracked an Unmanned Little Bird aircraft in flight. Using the Longbow UTA s two-way, high-bandwidth... Read More »
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March 1, 2009
From Aviation Today
Cessna 421B Added to K-State Mx Training Fleet Kansas State University s College of Technology and Aviation in Salina has received a twin-engine Cessna 421B as a gift from Kenneth and Tamara Knight. The school has integrated the aircraft into its aviation maintenance program as part of a degree... Read More »
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March 1, 2009
From Avionics Today
Commercial NextGen Update The FAA on Jan. 30 released an update to its NextGen Implementation Plan, defining the core set of avionics that will support NextGen operational capabilities deployed by 2018. The updated plan contains high-level "governing principles" for an integrated avionics equipage... Read More »
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February 27, 2009
From Aviation Today
The second short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) variant of the F-35B Lightning II accomplished its first flight Feb. 25 at Lockheed Martin s Fort Worth, Texas, facility. The aircraft, designated BF-2, joins a conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) F-35A and the first flying STOVL F-35B, which... Read More »
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February 27, 2009
From Avionics Today
The second short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) variant of the F-35B Lightning II accomplished its first flight Feb. 25 at Lockheed Martin s Fort Worth, Texas, facility. The aircraft, designated BF-2, joins a conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) F-35A and the first flying STOVL F-35B, which... Read More »
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February 24, 2009
From Rotor & Wing
President Obama agrees with Senator McCain that the project to build 28 VH-71s is off course, with costs escalating from $6.1 billion to $11.2 billion. Aircraft requirements change, seemingly daily, but Lockheed Martin said it would meet any conditions that Obama's administration imposes. For... Read More »
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February 18, 2009
From Aviation Today
Stephen Moss, CEO of the U.S. unit of AgustaWestland is reportedly breathing a little easier when it comes to the future of the company s VH-71 Presidential Helicopter program, which it shares with partner Lockheed Martin. In spite of a Congressional examination into the program pursuant to the... Read More »
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