Signs Agreement To Enhance Both Its Propulsion & Spacecraft Systems Product Lines
Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), headquartered in Sparks, Nevada, has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire the Orbital Technologies Corporation (ORBITEC) as a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNC. ORBITEC is a leading subsystems integrator and high technology development company based in Madison, Wisconsin.
The industry is continuing to respond to a USA Today article written by Thomas Franks that purported to be a factual piece about aviation safety. The industry's reaction has sought to set the record straight about advancements in GA safety.
Pavilion Exhibits New Concepts In Aircraft, Power Systems, And More
Seven emerging tech companies will be showcasing their newest ideas for aviation this summer at THE place to present innovation – EAA AirVenture Oshkosh – as part of the event’s EAA Innovation Center. The exhibits range from new aircraft designs to the latest in power systems and 3D printing for airplane parts.
The museum, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is housed in the airline's two original maintenance hangars dating from the 1940s. After a significant renovation to the historic buildings funded by the Delta Air Lines Foundation and other sponsors, the museum is now open to the general public. The museum was designated a Historic Aerospace Site in 2011.
Placed On Display At France's National Air And Space Museum
After opening the frontiers of flight during a record-setting test program, Airbus Helicopters’ X3 is now ready for its place in history as this high-speed helicopter demonstrator is welcomed for display at the French national musée de l’Air et de l’Espace (Air and Space museum) of Paris-Le Bourget.
Announcements Made At Conference In West Palm Beach, FL
The NBAA has named 42 recipients of the 2014 Flight Attendants/Flight Technicians Scholarship. These individuals are being recognized during NBAA’s Flight Attendants/Flight Technicians Conference, held from June 19 to 21 in West Palm Beach, FL.
“The new tower’s more central location will give controllers improved views of the entire airport surface as well as the approach paths to all of the runways.” Source: FAA Administrator Michael Huerta.