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A Shark in the desert

It’s pretty common around our desert home to see people come to a stop, bend their necks and look skyward as the sounds of aircraft herald their approach overhead.

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Bowers inspires students to be their best

Al Bowers, who is the chief scientist at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, loves to hear about the successes of people he has mentored. For decades he has been a strong supporter of education and seeding young minds.

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Wi-Fi in space, spacecraft technologies launched on Blue Origin rocket

A company vying to be the first internet service provider in space as well as a NASA monitoring system for testing technologies on suborbital vehicles were both carried into space when Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket successfully launched April 29.

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Sikorsky begins CH-53 King Stallion deliveries to Marine Corps

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, delivered the first CH-53 King Stallion helicopter to the U.S. Marine Corps May 16. The aircraft is the first of an expected 200 helicopters for the Marine Corps' fleet.

Aerotech News Digital Edition - May 18, 2018 News

Aerotech News Digital Edition – May 18, 2018

Welcome to the Aerotech News and Review digital edition! We have some great feature stories prepared for your reading enjoyment in this week’s issue. Check out our cover story on the Dream Chaser space plane, which recently wrapped up ground and flight testing conducted by NASA Armstrong at Edwards AFB.


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Air Force photograph by Staff Sgt. Benjamin Gonsier
Defense

Avionics technician saves time, money with F-16 innovations

Posted  October 16, 2017

The success of the Air Force isn’t determined by those with stars on their shoulders, but by the Airmen on the frontlines, who strive to create innovative new processes to execute the mission more effectively.

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Business

Boeing, Airbus sales of planes to Iran safe for now

Posted  October 16, 2017

President Donald Trump’s decision not to re-impose sanctions against Iran is good news for Boeing and its European rival, Airbus, which can continue doing business with Iranian airlines that are desperate for new planes. Between them, Boeing and Airbus have announced deals with Iranian airlines that, if finalized, could cover nearly 300 planes worth $40…

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Technology

NASA Langley puts supersonic X-plane model to the test

Posted  October 16, 2017

A day trip to Moscow? Paris for lunch? NASA’s quest for low-boom supersonic aircraft technology could one day revolutionize commercial air travel. Now NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., is putting a sleek supersonic model plane through its paces in its 14-by-22 wind tunnel to move that vision closer to reality. It’s called the…

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Defense

DOD announces policies affecting foreign nationals entering military

Posted  October 16, 2017

The Defense Department is releasing two policies that will affect foreign nationals entering the military or who are already in the military, Stephanie Miller, DOD’s chief of accessions, said Oct. 13, 2017. The changes will affect the MAVNI pilot program — the acronym stands for Military Accessions Vital to National Interest — and green card…

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News

Headlines – October 13, 2017

Posted  October 13, 2017

News Joint Strike Fighter plans stolen in Australia cyber attack – A hacker stole non-classified information about Australia’s Joint Strike Fighter program and other military hardware last year after breaching the network of a defense contractor, the defense industry minister said Oct. 12.   Marine helicopter catches fire, makes emergency landing – No injuries were…

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