Joint Program Between Helicopter Maker And China's AVIC
The second EC175 prototype helicopter performed its first flight
at Eurocopter’s Marignane, France facility late last week,
marking another on-time milestone in the development of this
new-generation rotary-wing aircraft.
Iraqi Government Will Train Qualified Pilots In U.S.
Painted in desert camouflage with a brightly colored flag of
Iraq were the words, “Iraqi Army Aviation” in bold
letters along the tail ... helicopters were staged on an airfield
in Iraq as service members and other personnel worked to assemble
and test fly the new aircraft.
Will Direct King's Large Aircraft Completions And Mod
King Aerospace Commercial Corporation (KACC) has
named aviation veteran Ron Soret as President. He will be
responsible for directing King's large aircraft completions and
modifications efforts as well as KACC's overall MRO and depot
facilities and programs.
NASA recently said that Voyager 1 has reached a point at the
edge of our solar system where there is no outward motion of solar
wind. Now approximately 10.8 billion miles from the sun, Voyager
1's passage through the heliosheath, the turbulent outer shell of
the sun's sphere of influence.
navigation facility transmitting a 75 MHz vertical fan or
boneshaped radiation pattern. Marker beacons are identified by
their modulation frequency and keying code, and when received by
compatible airborne equipment, indicate to the pilot, both aurally
and visually, that he/she is passing over the
Aero-Linx: The National Soaring
The National Soaring Museum is an aviation museum working to
preserve the history of motorless flight. They invite everyone to
stop in and see a multitude of gliders on display, try out
computerized flight simulators, and participate in fun educational
programs. The National Soaring Museum is a 37,132-square-foot
facility located on the top of Harris Hill. It is located directly
across from the Harris Hill Soaring Corporation's airfield, with an
elevation of 1,709 feet above sea level.
"Voyager has transformed our understanding of the solar
system... Aerojet is proud to have been a part of the mission
every step of the way."
Source: Aerojet Program Manager Jon Schierberl
-- he is one of a handful of people at Aerojet who has worked
programs (including Voyager) that have explored or will explore
every planet in the solar system.