Aviation Today :: Military

By: Aviation Today  09-12-2011
Keywords: Helicopter, air force, Air Systems

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October 31, 2011  Rotor & Wing
The Sikorsky CH-53K systems engineering team has received the Department of Defense’s Systems Engineering Top 5..


October 28, 2011  Aviation Today
Nearly 30 aviation organizations sent a letter to President Obama on Thursday to protest new departure and passenger taxes proposed under the President’s debt-reduction plan. A few organizations include: Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), Helicopter..


October 27, 2011  Air Safety Week


October 27, 2011  Rotor & Wing
In front of hundreds of employees at its plant in Grand Prairie, Texas on Thursday, Turbomeca Chairman & CEO Olivier Andries and Turbomeca USA President & CEO Russ Spray presented the 10,000th Arriel engine to the U.S. Army. On hand to accept the..


October 27, 2011  Rotor & Wing
Russian Helicopters has handed over three Mi-171Sh military transports to the Defense Ministry of Peru. The helicopters are part of..


October 27, 2011  Rotor & Wing
The Australian Army’s 100th pilot has completed the helicopter qualification course from Army Aviation Training and Training Support (AATTS). In..


October 27, 2011  Rotor & Wing


October 27, 2011  Rotor & Wing
Has the time arrived for greater consolidation among emergency services—the “blue light” operators? At the recent Helitech Conference at Duxford Imperial War Museum in the UK, that was precisely the question being asked by Richard Folkes..


October 26, 2011  Avionics
Elbit Systems Brazilian subsidiary, AEL Sistemas S.A., was awarded a $25 million contract from Embraer subsidiary Embraer Defense and Security to provide Self-Protection Suite (SPS), Directional Infrared Countermeasures (DIRCM) and pilot orientation Head-Up..


October 26, 2011  Rotor & Wing
Rotor & Wing contributor Shannon Bower took part in Operation Angel Thunder last week, a U.S. Air Force training exercise involving..


October 25, 2011  Avionics
Aerodyne, of Huntsville, Ala., was awarded a $105 million contract with the U.S. Army's Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Project Office for technical and engineering support. Aerodyne is a subsidiary of MCR, of McLean, Va. Under the contract, Aerodyne..


October 25, 2011  Aviation Today
The F-35B Lighting II Joint Strike Fighter completed three weeks of sea trials this month from the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp, the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) said Monday. The first F-35B landed on Wasp‘s flight deck Oct. 3..


October 20, 2011  Avionics
HEICO Corp., based in Miami, announced plans Thursday to acquire Switchcraft, a Chicago-based manufacturer of connectors and interconnect products for the aviation, defense and medical device market. Financial terms of the acquisition..


October 20, 2011  Avionics
AeroVironment, of Monrovia, Calif., received a $7.3 million million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract from the U.S. Army for digital Puma All Environment (AE) unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) contractor logistics support services in support of a Joint Urgent..




The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

Keywords: air force, Air Force Training, Air Line Pilots Association, Air Systems, Aircraft Systems, Army Aviation, Aviation Organizations, Aviation Training, Helicopter, Infrared Countermeasures, Systems Engineering, Unmanned Aircraft, Unmanned Aircraft Systems,

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Aviation Today :: Categories :: Rotorcraft

October 27, 2011 Rotor & WingIn front of hundreds of employees at its plant in Grand Prairie, Texas on Thursday, Turbomeca Chairman & CEO Olivier Andries and Turbomeca USA President & CEO Russ Spray presented the 10,000th Arriel engine to the U.S. Army. 2011 Aviation TodayNearly 30 aviation organizations sent a letter to President Obama on Thursday to protest new departure and passenger taxes proposed under the President’s debt-reduction plan.


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Aviation Today :: Commercial

2011 Air Safety WeekA FAA safety inspector admitted in federal court in New Jersey on Thursday to passing hundreds of pilots in unauthorized tests from May 2004 through February 2011 at a Burlington County.. 2011 Aviation TodayNearly 30 aviation organizations sent a letter to President Obama on Thursday to protest new departure and passenger taxes proposed under the President’s debt-reduction plan.


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Aviation Today :: Categories :: Maintenance

October 27, 2011 AvionicsThe adoption of radio frequency identification systems for flyable components on aircraft is growing, as airframe manufacturers, avionics companies, maintenance professional and operators look to improve management of their assets.


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Aviation Today :: Air Traffic Control

October 20, 2011 Air Safety WeekEASA published proposed rules on qualifications for flying in Instrument Meteorological Conditions on Thursday, placing new and more accessible instrument ratings for private pilots, according to the agency.


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Aviation Today :: Business & General Aviation

October 31, 2011 Air Safety WeekDATE AIRCRAFT NAME NARRATIVE DEATH/INJURY REMARKS October 16, 2011 Guthrie, OK Piper PA-28-140 N6085W Around 1538 CDT, a/c collided w/power lines and impacted a storage shed in a residential area. 2011 AvionicsGarmin received EASA validation of the U.S. Supplemental Type Certificate for the installation of its Electronic Stability and Protection and Iridium datalink in G1000-equipped King Air 200 and B200 models.