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The Stunt Pilot Ace

Gen. Robert L. Scott was a man that needed no introduction in America for decades. As one of the Flying Tiger pilots in China during World War II, the West Point graduate became the hero that inspired a nation at war with his daring and skills became an Ace in an outfit that captured America’s attention in weekly headlines.

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Helicopter crash on board USS Ronald Reagan

A U.S. Navy MH-60 Seahawk helicopter crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan Oct. 19, causing non-fatal injuries to a dozen sailors, the Navy said. The Navy’s 7th Fleet said in a statement that the Seahawk crashed shortly after takeoff the morning of Oct. 19 while the carrier was off the Philippine coast.

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These Eagles took flight, reaching new heights

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Honoring Women of Flight Test — Lisa Gray, chairwoman, Board of Directors Flight Test Historical Foundation, hosts the Gathering of Eagles, while Col. Angela Suplisson served as Master of Ceremonies, along with Bill “Evil” Gray. Inducted Eagles are: Cynthia “CJ” Bixby, flight test engineer in Chief Systems Engineering and Integration…

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Students get inspiration at Salute to Youth event

More than 2,500 students participated in the 27th annual Salute to Youth at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, where they had a chance to meet with industry leaders and learn what they can do to prepare themselves for future job opportunities.

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Marines host 2018 Miramar Air Show

The U.S. Navy flight demonstration team, the Blue Angels, were the headline act at the 2018 Miramar Air Show Sept. 28-30. The U.S. Marine Corps’ newest aircraft, the F-35B, was also on hand.


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News

Helicopter crash on board USS Ronald Reagan

Posted  October 19, 2018

A U.S. Navy MH-60 Seahawk helicopter crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan Oct. 19, causing non-fatal injuries to a dozen sailors, the Navy said. The Navy’s 7th Fleet said in a statement that the Seahawk crashed shortly after takeoff the morning of Oct. 19 while the carrier was off the Philippine coast.

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Space & Technology

NASA calls for instruments, technologies for delivery to moon

Posted  October 19, 2018

NASA has announced a call for Lunar Surface Instrument and Technology Payloads that will fly to the Moon on commercial lunar landers as early as next year or 2020. The agency is working with U.S. industry and international partners to expand human exploration from the Moon to Mars. It all starts with robotic missions on…

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Business

New Lockheed Martin-built protected comm satellite confirmed in orbit

Posted  October 19, 2018

Lockheed Martin photograph U.S. Air Force’s fourth Lockheed Martin-built AEHF satellite is encapsulated in its launch fairings prior to lift off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The fourth Advanced Extremely High Frequency protected communication satellite, built by Lockheed Martin for the U.S. Air Force, was successfully launched Oct. 17 at 12:15 a.m., EDT,…

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These Eagles took flight, reaching new heights

Posted  October 19, 2018

Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Honoring Women of Flight Test — Lisa Gray, chairwoman, Board of Directors Flight Test Historical Foundation, hosts the Gathering of Eagles, while Col. Angela Suplisson served as Master of Ceremonies, along with Bill “Evil” Gray. Inducted Eagles are: Cynthia “CJ” Bixby, flight test engineer in Chief Systems Engineering and Integration…

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Boeing launches new organization to unleash power of advanced computing, networks in aerospace

Posted  October 19, 2018

Boeing announced Oct. 17 a new Disruptive Computing and Networks organization to develop computing and communications solutions for advanced commercial and government aerospace applications. By leveraging core technologies in quantum communications and computing, neuromorphic processing and advanced sensing, the new organization will enable Boeing to develop breakthrough solutions in secure communications, artificial intelligence and complex…

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