Wrecking Ball Applied Despite Weeks Of Protest From Supporters
As the controversy about whether the Wright Brothers or Gustave Whitehead was actually first to fly a heavier-than-air machine in a controlled manner continues to simmer ... a developer in Connecticut showed no love for those who believe Whitehead should be in the history books rather than Orville and Wilbur.
News that AT&T is looking to launch an in-flight 4G LTE wireless service for airliners in 2015 caused Gogo's stock to tumble on Tuesday. The telephone giant claims that its plan would "transform airborne connectivity."
Soliciting Ideas For Ways To Create Greater Access To The Orbiting Outpost
As part of NASA's continuing effort to open low-Earth orbit to commercial space opportunities, the agency is seeking feedback on ways it can help create greater access to and use of the International Space Station for research and commercial activities.
SOLAR-JET 'Reverses' The Combustion Process To Produce Fuel
An international group of researchers has succeeded in producing the world's first jet fuel from sunlight, water and carbon dioxide in the SOLAR-JET (Solar chemical reactor demonstration and Optimization for Long-term Availability of Renewable JET fuel) project.
VFR Enroute Data, Graphical NOTAM/TFRs, More Added To FliteDeck VFR For iPad
European private pilots who subscribe to Jeppesen's FliteDeck VFR for iPad have gotten another set of upgrades. The Boeing subsidiary announced Wednesday that it has added new features and expanded European coverage areas for Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck VFR on iPad.
Is A Donation To The Clinton Foundation Simply A Charitable Gesture Or Did It Buy A Favor?
In an article published by the Washington Post earlier this month it was pointed out that the Boeing Company had, in 2010, contributed $900,000 to the Clinton Family Foundation to rebuild schools in Haiti. According to the Post report, the donation was made shortly after then Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, had had suggested that a state-owned Russian airline should buy Boeing passenger jets.
Hammond: NATO Right To Take Appropriate Steps In Light Of Events In Ukraine
Four Royal Air Force Typhoons have deployed today to take part in the NATO Baltic air policing mission over Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The UK fast jets will reinforce the Polish contribution to the air policing mission; a standing defensive mission undertaken by rotations of aircraft from contributing nations on a 4-month cycle.
The state of Montana each year provides an opportunity for students to discover what a career in aviation or aerospace is all about. The Aviation Career Education (ACE), hosted by the Aeronautics Division of the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT), is open to Montana students in grades 9-12.
Lt. Col. Jeff Klosky is an aviator who has spent much of his life racing out of twilight and into the dawn. After a storied career, spanning 19 years in the U-2, sundown has finally become visible on his horizon.
Thirty-Third Annual Conference Opens May 14 In Los Angeles
The 33rd Annual International Space Development Conference (ISDC 2014) kicks off on Wednesday, May 14, for five days of presentations, panels, exhibits, lunches and dinners celebrating this year's theme, "A Space Renaissance." ISDC is the yearly conference of the National Space Society (NSS), a nonprofit organization that has hosted the gathering since 1982. This year's venue is the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel near Los Angeles International Airport.
Facility Located At Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
Delta Private Jets has opened a 40,000 square-foot comprehensive maintenance, repair and overhaul facility (MRO) at its headquarters at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. The Delta Private Jets Tech Service Center provides private jet owners and operators with a one-stop MRO facility servicing a broad range of aircraft.
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The Big “D” is about to get its own Air Force! The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) just announced its selection of Dallas Executive Airport as the location for their CAF National Airbase and corporate Headquarters. The CAF will move a few initial staff in 2014, with the full operations of its Headquarters arriving in Dallas by the end of 2015. SpaceX has filed a legal challenge to the U.S. Air Force’s latest Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) contract with United Launch Alliance (ULA). The long-term contract, which guarantees the purchase
The FAA has informed Quicksilver Aeronautics that their audit to produce the Sport 2S model as a Special Light-Sport Aircraft has been satisfactorily concluded. The model will officially be known as the Sport L-S2S and marketed as the Sport S2SE.
Matthew Callahan, 18-year-old high school senior from Bellevue, Nebraska, is getting the opportunity of a lifetime this June when he’ll travel to Shreveport’s Downtown Airport in Louisiana and learn to fly at Tubreaux Aviation. Matt, EAA 863129, was announced last week as recipient of a complete private pilot training experience offered by Tubreaux to a previous EAA Young Eagle between the ages of 18 and 21.
The Committee on Science, Space, and Technology on Tuesday approved the NASA Authorization Act of 2014 (H.R. 4412) with unanimous bipartisan support. The bipartisan bill reaffirms Congress’s commitment to space exploration, both human and robotic, and makes clear that human spaceflight to Mars is NASA’s primary goal.
Poseidons Will Return To Other Operations Within The 7th Fleet
In conjunction with the collaborative decision to cease flight operations, the two U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon aircraft flying missions in support of the MH370 search efforts, along with USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE 14), were detached from search operations and support efforts in Perth and will return to other operations within 7th Fleet this week.
Arianespace Vega Booster Lifted Off At About 10:35 Local Time In French Guiana
Arianespace is on track for a record launch performance in 2014 following tonight’s Vega mission from the Spaceport in French Guiana, which successfully orbited a pioneering Earth observation satellite for the Republic of Kazakhstan. Lifting off from the SLV launch site at 10:35:15 p.m. local time – which was the planned precise moment of launch – Vega was put through its paces to loft DZZ-HR, renamed “KazEOSat-1” after reaching Sun-synchronous orbit, during a flight lasting 55 minutes.
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