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Defense

Navy completes first LRASM free flight from B-1B Lancer

Posted August 21, 2017 by

The U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin conducted the first free flight launch of the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) from a B-1B Lancer Aug. 16 over Point Mugu Sea Range in California.

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Business

First F-22 Raptor delivered from Lockheed Martin speedline

Posted February 1, 2017 by

Lockheed Martin completed the first F-22 Raptor at the company's Inlet Coating Repair (ICR) Speedline facility and delivered the aircraft back to the U.S. Air Force ahead of schedule.

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Local

NASA takes next step in green aviation X-planes plans

Posted October 21, 2016 by

At the 39th meeting of the International Civil Aviation Organization Oct. 6, 191 countries reached a global climate deal to reduce carbon emissions from aviation.

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Defense

AEDC J-5 Rocket Motor Test Facility undergoing complete renovation

Posted September 22, 2017 by Deidre Ortiz

As part of the Hypersonic Test and Evaluation Investment Program, a team of AEDC engineers is heading up the Hypersonic Test Capability Improvement project which will totally transform the former J-5 Large Rocket Motor Test Facility at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn.

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Defense

Unmanned resupply vehicle could reduce combat casualties

Posted September 12, 2016 by David McNally

Researchers and engineers showcased a Joint Tactical Aerial Resupply Vehicle, or JTARV, during a recent visit by commanding general of the Army Research, Development and Engineering Command.

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Technology

X-planes could lead to substantial aviation improvements, big economic benefits

Posted April 1, 2016 by Jay Levine

A new NASA initiative could redefine current airplanes by building confidence in new technologies and designs that could lead to aircraft that substantially reduce fuel consumption, emissions and noise. In addition, the plan includes an experimental aircraft aimed to enable commercial supersonic flight.

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Local

NASA test flights to examine technology for improved efficiency on supersonic aircraft

Posted March 10, 2017 by

NASA is set to begin a series of supersonic flights that will examine efforts to improve the efficiency of future supersonic aircraft.

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Air Force photograph by Todd Cromar
Defense

Hill’s 4th FS/AMU receives first F-35A

Posted October 4, 2017 by Donovan K. Potter

Hundreds cheered the historic arrival of the 4th Fighter Squadron’s and 4th Aircraft Maintenance Unit’s first F-35A as tail number 5133 landed at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, Sept. 27 and taxied into Hotel Row. 

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Technology

Armstrong engine shop is one-of-a-kind

Posted May 6, 2016 by Jay Levine

No matter what the challenge with an aircraft engine, Enrique "Henry" Hernandez at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center Engine Shop can fix it.

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Business

Boeing, EVA Airways finalize Taiwan’s largest ever commercial airplane purchase

Posted November 25, 2015 by

Boeing and EVA Airways Nov. 24 finalized a historic order for up to 24 787-10 Dreamliners and two 777-300ER (Extended Range) jetliners. The order, valued at more than $8 billion at current list prices, marks the largest single commercial airplane purchase in Taiwan aviation.

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