The Spirit of Flight Center in Denver tells ANN it's nearing the
end of a complete restoration of an historic Cessna L-19 "Bird
Dog". The unique aircraft is a prototype example built
by the Cessna Aircraft Company in 1949.
MQ-1C Sky Warrior UAS Field Tested In Combat Situations
Placing a new aircraft in a combat situation is a true test of
its capabilities and future role within the Army. Unmanned aircraft
systems have become a mainstay in military operations during
Operation Iraqi Freedom; injecting new concepts and technologies
will only further push the uses of these aircraft.
Work Will Extend The Life Of The Aircraft For Several
A new rewire flight at Robins Air Force Base, GA, is playing a
key role in keeping the aging F-15 Eagle flying for years to come.
The flight will perform a complete rewire on 122 F-15s during the
next five years.
Women In Aviation International Pioneer Hall Of Fame Member
Dies at 91
Elliott Aviation co-founder Arlene Elliott passed away in
Naples, FL on Sunday, January 17, 2010 at the age of 91. Mrs.
Elliott was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Herb
Elliott, with whom she co-founded Elliott Aviation in 1936.
"We share a lot of information that we acquire on the
Afghan side of the border and from our satellites, but we also are
trying to help the Pakistanis build their own
Source: Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates
discussing the US's plans to provide Pakistan RQ-7 Shadow
unmanned aerial vehicles.