Capturing Thousands Of Images Of Earthquake Damage
A U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk continues its persistent watch
over Haiti. To date, the Global Hawk has flown six missions,
approximately 130 hours, and provided more than 3,600 images of
Port-au-Prince and areas damaged by the massive earthquake.
Boeing successfully completed stores (weapons) ground vibration
testing on P-8A Poseidon test aircraft T1 on February 5 in Seattle.
The tests will provide data to validate predictions of aircraft
performance prior to flight testing at Naval Air Station Patuxent
River, MD, later this year.
Looking At A Joint Danish Maritime Helicopter Program
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. and Terma A/S announced the signing of a
Memorandum of Understanding Monday to explore potential
collaborations if the Danish government decides to procure Sikorsky
MH-60R Seawhak helicopters.
Will Receive The Congressional Gold Medal On March 10th
Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASP) from World War II will
finally be given the recognition and honor they deserve when they
and representatives of deceased WASP receive a Congressional Gold
Medal during a ceremony to be held in the United States Capitol on
Wednesday, March 10.
FAA Administrator Babbitt Will Personally Present
FAA Administer Randy Babbitt will personally present Private
Pilot certificates with Instrument Ratings to the first two cadets
from the On Wings of Eagles Foundation flight academy (OWOEF) as
part of the National Guard Youth Challenge Foundation's Gala at the
JW Marriott hotel on February 23, 2010.
The NTSB has released a preliminary report concerning an
accident which killed two paramedics and a commercially-rated pilot
while conducting training exercises under contract with the U.S.
Army. The flight was conducted primarily to train the pilot and one
paramedic in the use of night vision goggles (NVG).