Posts Tagged ‘featured’

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Arnold test facility marks 30 years since Initial Operational Capability

Posted October 21, 2015 by Raquel March

The 30th anniversary of the Aeropropulsion System Test Facility achieving initial operational capability was Sept. 30, 2015, with the conclusion of a Pratt & Whitney F100 engine test in the facility's C-1 test cell.

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First F-16V with advanced AESA radar takes to the skies over Fort Worth

Posted October 21, 2015 by

Lockheed Martin successfully completed the maiden flight of the F-16V, the latest and most advanced F-16 on the market today.

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Army researchers extend missile system shelf life

Posted October 19, 2015 by

As consumers, many of our items contain a "use by" or "best before" date. In the aviation and missile community, the same principle applies to its weaponry arsenal.

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Unmanned aircraft: New kid on block flexing muscle

Posted October 19, 2015 by Keith Oliver

"It's a tactical capability working at a strategic distance."

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The P-59’s first flight, well sort of!

Posted October 17, 2015 by

My, how times have changed when it comes to moving experimental aircraft around the country.

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NASA ER-2 is legacy of six decades of achievement

Posted October 17, 2015 by Peter Merlin

Sixty years ago, a spindly silver airplane made its first flight in total secrecy. Designed by Lockheed Aircraft Corporation (now Lockheed Martin) as a spy plane for the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), it has since evolved into a versatile platform for scientific research.

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NASA aeronautics on display at Fiesta

Posted October 17, 2015 by Jay Levine

Travis Bator of Minnesota came to 44th annual Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta to see a kaleidoscope of color in the skies. After he saw what he came to see, he ventured to the NASA exhibit, which featured a collection of futuristic concept aircraft.

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Busted: Top 10 RPA myths debunked

Posted October 17, 2015 by Tech. Sgt. Nadine Barclay

Drones. The once harmless term has taken on new meaning in recent years largely due to miseducation, Hollywood dramatizations, and their growing uses in non-military settings.

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Desert Tortoise Headstart program makes first release

Posted October 16, 2015 by Kelly O’Sullivan

Nine years after hatching at TRACRS, the Combat Center’s Tortoise Research and Captive Rearing Site, No. 2-4 is out on her own, finding her way in the wild.

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Credits: NASA/Bruce Anderson

NASA instruments head to Germany for alternative fuels research

Posted October 16, 2015 by

NASA's ongoing research into the environmental effects of burning alternative fuels in jet engines picked up some fresh international flavor as it continued this fall in Germany.

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