New Gear Includes Everything From G-Suits And Helmets To Socks
Pilots at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida received measurements
for the first F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter equipment
February 25, moving a step closer to training in the military's
newest fighter aircraft. The new pilot equipment includes
everything from underwear to cold-weather outer gear to anti-G
Online Training Tool Available To The Public At No Charge
The National Air Transportation Association's (NATA) Safety 1st
program, together with the Port Authority of New York and New
Jersey, have launched NATA's Safety 1st Flight Crew Briefing for
Newark Liberty International Airport.
Century Lakota To Be Deployed To Germany With The JMRC
EADS North America delivered its 100th UH-72A Lakota Light
Utility Helicopter to the U.S. Army Thursday. Delivery of the 100th
Lakota occurred at American Eurocopter's production facility in
Columbus, MS, where the twin-engine helicopter is
Goal Is To Achieve High, Fast, And Economical Flight
Researchers at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University are inviting
partners to join them in the Green Flight Challenge, a
high-exposure contest to produce and fly an aircraft that can
average at least 100 m.p.h., reach 4,000 feet, and achieve more
than 200 passenger miles per gallon.
Boeing Awards Long-Term Contract To Operate Dreamlifter Fleet
In Support Of 787 Program
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, which is a provider of global air
cargo assets and outsourced aircraft operating services, announced
Thursday that Boeing has selected Atlas Air to provide key
supply-chain support for the production of Boeing’s all-new
commercial jetliner, the 787 Dreamliner.
Cites Lack Of Good Diagnostic Tools For Personal Limits
On Friday, NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman encouraged the
sleep research and healthcare community to continue their efforts
to educate transportation policy makers of the dangers of fatigue
in all modes of transportation.
"We can't always prove fatigue as a cause of an
accident, but the frequency with which we now routinely document
the presence of fatigue-related factors in transportation
operations is alarming."
Source: NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman
speaking before the annual conference of the National Sleep
Foundation in Washington, DC.
Global Positioning System
A space-base radio positioning, navigation, and time-transfer
system. The system provides highly accurate position and velocity
information, and precise time, on a continuous global basis, to an
unlimited number of properly equipped users. The system is
unaffected by weather, and provides a worldwide common grid