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Local

Joe Walker: Aviation hero and family man

Posted July 20, 2018 by Bob Alvis

After all these years, it amazes me that every time I sit down it doesn’t take long for another aspect of valley aviation history to make its way through my keyboard, to the pages of Aerotech and to you.

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NASA education opportunity leads four students to careers at JPL

Posted July 20, 2018 by

When Jesse Mendoza began school as a first-generation student in his family, the possibility of working in the space exploration business was difficult to envision as a possible career path. Today he is a full-time engineer at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena, Calif.

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Space

Latest Blue Origin launch tests technologies of interest to space exploration

Posted July 20, 2018 by

On July 18, 2018, at 8:35 am PDT, Blue Origin successfully launched its New Shepard rocket from the company’s West Texas launch site with five NASA-supported technologies onboard.

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Army Futures Command to build on 3 pillars ‘to ensure we can fight and win’

Posted July 20, 2018 by David Vergun

"We'll potentially be in a near-peer fight in the near future ... and it will be a difficult fight," said Lt. Gen. Paul A. Ostrowski, during an Association of the U.S. Army breakfast in Arlington, Va., July 18.

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A Boeing KC-46A tanker prepares for receiver certification testing, conducted out of Boeing Field in Seattle. The Boeing/U.S. Air Force test team recently completed all flight testing that is required prior to first delivery. Testing included receiver certification flights with KC-135, F-16 and C-17 aircraft.
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Aerotech News Digital Edition – July 20, 2018

Posted July 20, 2018 by

Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition! The KC-46 reached an important program milestone in early July, with completion of the final flight tests required for first aircraft delivery planned in late October.

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Defense

USS Gerald R. Ford successfully sails into post-shakedown availability period

Posted July 18, 2018 by

The Navy's newest aircraft carrier, USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), departed Naval Station Norfolk on Sunday, July 15, 2018 to begin a post-shakedown availability (PSA) period at Newport News Shipbuilding in Newport News, Va.

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Business

RNLAF signs Boeing to Apache, Chinook services pact

Posted July 18, 2018 by

Boeing and the Royal Netherlands Air Force signed a Combined Helicopter Support services agreement at the Royal International Air Tattoo July 14 that will provide maintenance, services and spare parts to the RNLAF’s fleet of AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook helicopters.

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Business

Boeing signs commitments for 40 high-capacity 737 MAX 8s, 53 MAX 8 airplanes

Posted July 18, 2018 by

Boeing and four customers have signed commitments for a total of 93 737 MAX airplanes, including a carrier that has committed to 40 of the high-capacity version of the MAX 8 airplane.

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Defense

Austin, Texas, to be U.S. Army Futures Command location, says Army

Posted July 16, 2018 by David A. Vergun

Austin, Texas, will be the location for the new headquarters of U.S. Army Futures Command, Secretary of the Army Dr. Mark T. Esper announced July 13 at a Pentagon press briefing.

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Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus Spacecraft Begins Secondary Mission in Space

Posted July 16, 2018 by

Northrop Grumman has announced that its Cygnus™ spacecraft, following a highly successful stay at the International Space Station, has departed from the station to begin the next phase of its mission.

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