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U.S. Naval Test Pilot School celebrates 70 years

Posted March 23, 2015 by

More than 300 staff, students and graduate “Testers” of U.S. Naval Test Pilot School celebrated 70 years since the school was established at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md., March 12.

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Armed Aerial Scout still valid requirement, Army says

Posted March 23, 2015 by C. Todd Lopez

Army photograph by SSgt. Michael Nasworthy The M113 armored personnel carrier, shown above, is to be replaced by the new armored multi-purpose vehicle fleet. Despite cancelling its quest for an Armed Aerial Scout, or AAS, aircraft – a replacement for the OH-58 Kiowa – an Army leader told Congress there is still a valid need…

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Boeing, Hainan Airlines, Sinopec celebrate China’s first commercial flight with sustainable aviation biofuel

Posted March 23, 2015 by

Boeing, Hainan Airlines and Sinopec March 21 celebrated China’s first passenger flight with sustainable aviation biofuel, a key environmental milestone for China’s commercial aviation industry. The regularly scheduled Hainan Airlines flight ñ which carried more than 100 passengers from Shanghai to Beijing in a Next-Generation 737-800 ñ used biofuel made by Sinopec from waste cooking…

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F. E. Warren conducts Minuteman III missile test launch from Vandenberg

Posted March 23, 2015 by

A team Airmen from Air Force Global Strike Command, launched an unarmed LGM-30G Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a test reentry vehicle March 23, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.

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Veterans

Over 27,000 burial sites to open at Arlington next year

Posted March 23, 2015 by David Vergun

Army photograph by Patrick Bloodgood Construction crews move dirt and prepare the ground at the Arlington National Cemetery Millennium Expansion Project, Feb. 19, 2014. The project also involves restoring an impaired stream that runs through the area. In 2016, Arlington National Cemetery, or ANC, will open “an additional 27,282 burial opportunities,” Patrick K. Hallinan told…

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SecNav commemorates Battle of Iwo Jima

Posted March 23, 2015 by

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus arrived on Iwo To, the island formerly known as Iwo Jima, March 21 to attend the 70th anniversary commemoration of the Battle of Iwo Jima.

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Events

Permitted, banned items

Posted March 21, 2015 by

All permitted items will be inspected prior to admission to the flight line. It is strongly recommended that spectators minimize the number and size of permitted items to reduce delay into the flight line area.

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On the ground

Posted March 21, 2015 by

Throughout the flight line, spectators will be able to explore static aircraft displays, interact with pilots and crew members, and experience interactive attractions and educational exhibits designed to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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Matt Younkin

Posted March 21, 2015 by

Demonstrating what is likely the most unusual act on the air show circuit is Matt Younkin and his Beech 18.

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F/A-18 Super Hornet

Posted March 21, 2015 by

Witness the U.S. Navy Super Hornet in action at this years’ Los Angeles County Air Show!

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