Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.'s S-92 "Legacy of Heroes" demonstration
helicopter will be shown on static display at the Langkawi
International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition in Malaysia
beginning Dec. 6. The aircraft recently launched the second leg of
its worldwide tour with its arrival in Singapore on Nov. 21.
Navy Concept Is To Launch Small Autonomous UAVs From
Manned, Unmanned Aircraft
The Naval Research Laboratory Vehicle Research Section has
successfully completed flight tests for the Autonomous Deployment
Demonstration (ADD) program. The final demonstration took place
September 1 at the Yuma Proving Grounds, Yuma, AZ.
Aircraft Join 19 Airlifters Already In Service To French Air
The Flight Test Centre of the Direction Generale de l'Armament
(DGA) of the French Ministry of Defence has taken delivery of the
first of eight CN235 medium airlifters ordered from Airbus Military
by the French DGA last year. These eight aircraft will be operated
by the French Air Force, to add to the 19 examples it already has
in service. The last of the remaining seven aircraft ordered will
be delivered by the end of 2012.
Adds Smart Phone Apps To Follow The Jolly Old Elf On The
The North American Aerospace Defense Command is getting ready
for it's annual track of Santa's yuletide journey. The NORAD Tracks
Santa website went live Dec. 1 featuring a countdown calendar, a
kid's countdown village complete with holiday games and activities
that change daily, and video messages from students and troops from
around the world.
Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives jointly
announced the establishment of the House Army Aviation Caucus on
Wednesday. Representative Mo Brooks (R-AL-05) and Representative
Mark Critz (D-PA-12) will serve as co-chairmen of the caucus, which
will provide a forum among members of Congress, staff, and the Army
to improve communication and support for Army Aviation.