Charged With 'Providing Technical Expertise And Strategic Direction'
In response to a letter from the industry members of the General Aviation Avgas Coalition urging funding for an unleaded avgas program, the FAA has announced the formation of a new Fuels Program Office. The office will be responsible for "providing technical expertise and strategic direction in the planning, management, and coordination of activities related to aviation fuels."
Four Of The Unit's Original Members Head Back To The Site Of Moton Field
Four original Tuskegee Airmen from Dallas returned to Tuskegee for the first time since the 1940s on Friday. They were greeted on their arrival at Montgomery Regional Airport in Montgomery, AL, by cadets from Tuskegee University’s Air Force ROTC Friday. “We’re going to come out strong, cheer and give them a path of honor,” said Lt. Col Kelly Primus, commander of the Air Force ROTC.
Oxygen Generation System Receives The Most Attention In Testimony Thursday
Air Force and NASA leaders testified September 13 before the House Armed Services Committee's Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces about the F-22 Raptor. Specifically, the leaders testified about the comprehensive studies, findings and actions taken and also underway to address previously unexplained physiological incidents reported by F-22 pilots.
No Agreement Reached After 31 Months Of Negotiations
Leadership of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) at Compass Airlines have called for a strike vote, following 31 months of negotiations that have failed to reach an agreement. Contract talks began in March 2010 and negotiations have been in mediation since October 2011, under the jurisdiction of the National Mediation Board (NMB).
Integrated Systems Review Proposes CST-100 Spacecraft Boosted By An Atlas V Launch Vehicle
The Boeing Company has completed its first performance milestone for NASA's Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) initiative, which is intended to lead to the availability of human spaceflight transportation services for government and commercial customers.
A TSA screener employed at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood airport in south Florida has been arrested and charged with 25 counts of possessing child pornography. Andrew Smeal has been the target of a seven-month investigation by the South Florida Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.