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July 1, 2008
From Rotor & Wing
That is the question on many minds inside and outside the Beltway. First, Defense Secretary Robert Gates in April faulted the Air Force for failing to get more unmanned surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft in Iraq and Afghanistan to support combat operations there. (A spokesman later explained... Read More »
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March 1, 2014
From Rotor & Wing
Jerry Mullins Jerry Mullins is retiring from his position as president and CEO of Enstrom. Working in the aviation industry for more than 40 years, Mullins will continue to serve in a consulting role with Enstrom through 2014. The manufacturer has promoted Tracy Biegler to president... Read More »
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December 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
PUBLIC SERVICE Saudi Arabia s interior ministry has ordered nine Schweizer Aircraft 434s, becoming a launch customer for the turbine helicopter based on the MQ-4B military drone. Under a program to build its capability to respond to emergencies in the Middle East kingdom, the ministry also ordered... Read More »
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October 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Schweizer Aircraft s newest helicopter will be the turbine-powered Model 434, sources familiar with the program tell Rotor & Wing. The Sikorsky Aircraft subsidiary is pursuing accelerated development of the aircraft. The Horseheads, N.Y.-based manufacturer has received a major order from a launch... Read More »
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July 1, 2007
From Rotor & Wing
Woodward Governor Co. of Rockton, Ill. was awarded $5.8 million as part of a $17.6-million, firm, fixed-price contract by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala. for maintenance and overhaul of the fuel control assembly for the UH-60 turbine engine T700. Work will be... Read More »
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October 11, 2010
From Aviation Today
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted the U.S. Army tentative permission to fly an unmanned aircraft in limited domestic airspace at night using ground-based sensors to avoid civilian and commercial air traffic. The FAA has long been wary of opening up the National Airspace System... Read More »
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June 21, 2010
From Aviation Today
During a routine test flight, a USN Northrop Grumman MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Take-off and Landing Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (VTUAV) supported its first drug interdiction from the USS McInerney (FFG 8) on April 3. The frigate had launched one of its two embarked Fire Scout's to test different... Read More »
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May 14, 2013
From Avionics Today
The U.S. Navy will attempt the first launch of an unmanned aircraft from an aircraft carrier on Tuesday, using Northrop Grumman's X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator (UCAS). (X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) loaded onto flight deck of USS George H.W. Bush. U.S. Navy photo by... Read More »
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February 22, 2010
From Aviation Today
American Airlines resumed service into Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Feb. 19. The first flight departed from American's hub at Miami International, arriving at Port-au-Prince. This flight marks the first commercial passenger aircraft into Haiti since the earthquake that devastated the country on Jan... Read More »
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July 8, 2013
From Avionics Today
The P-8A Poseidon, Boeing's next-generation military derivative of the 737-800, is ready for introduction into the U.S. Navy fleet, according to a report issued by the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) last week. (A P-8A Poseidon conducts a weapons test with the Harpoon. Photo, courtesy of U.S... Read More »
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July 11, 2013
From Avionics Today
The U.S. Navy on Wednesday conducted the first arrested landing onto an aircraft carrier with Northrop Grumman's X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) carrier demonstration aircraft. (The X-47B aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) after safely landing. During the July 10 test, the X-47B caught... Read More »
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February 1, 2010
From Aviation Today
Relief efforts in Haiti have been supported by the Pentagon and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), providing both intelligence assets and the infrastructure required to safely operate supply-laden cargo aircraft into Port-au-Prince International Airport and around the small and poor... Read More »
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October 13, 2008
From Aviation Today
Air Traffic Controller Training Available The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has selected eight additional colleges or universities to participate in the Air Traffic Collegiate Training Initiative (CTI) program. Approved colleges and universities in the program prepare and train students... Read More »
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July 28, 2008
From Aviation Today
Military aircraft must be safe and unexpected maintenance, and even scheduled maintenance checks, can keep an aircraft out of service when needed most. That's where Integrated Systems Health Management, or ISHM, comes in. ISHM is a system that collects data from various areas of an aircraft and... Read More »
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August 20, 2007
From Aviation Today
Following the 15 Aug FAA-sponsored aviation industry symposium on runway incursion prevention, the agency has published an InFO, or Information for Flight Operators, alert (tinyurl.com/ypz75u). Awareness of pertinent FAA regulations and a clear understanding of every taxi clearance are essential... Read More »
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August 8, 2013
From Avionics Today
The U.S. Navy recently completed flight tests of its new data network on a Boeing EA-18G Growler. The network features sensor system upgrades that will allow aircrews to share targeting data in real time, according to Boeing. Growler aircraft are scheduled to receive these avionics upgrades by... Read More »
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April 2, 2007
From Aviation Today
Terror Tactics Take A New Turn When terrorists flew airliners into the World Trade Center, it would be fair to say the element of surprise had been fully exploited. Only one prognosis for that scenario had ever appeared in public and that was a teenage boy's Nov. 30, 2000 innocent question on an... Read More »
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August 7, 2006
From Aviation Today
The Move Toward Ultimate Automation The world's militaries are increasingly turning to unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to fight the asymmetrical guerilla wars of the 21st century. However, a chronic shortage of adequately trained pilots may accelerate the "pilotless" trend in the civilian sector... Read More »
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October 30, 2015
From Avionics Today
Are you terrified of getting a less-than-perfect score? Then this quiz should be just the thing to get you in the Halloween spirit. If you re not too busy beefing up your zombie outfit for this weekend, or better yet, your Amelia Earhart get up, we invite you to give this week s Avionics News Quiz... Read More »
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August 30, 2004
From Aviation Today
Ejectable flares to foil missile attacks on airliners have been rejected by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The agency announced last week its selection of laser- based systems proposed by Northrop Grumman [NOC] and BAE Systems (see ASW, Aug. 18, 2003). Each contractor will receive some... Read More »
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