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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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Defense

Improving Army readiness for the 21st century

Posted  July 8, 2016

When Lt. Gen. Robert T. Dail retired seven years ago, he was one of the most senior military logisticians in the Department of Defense.

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Air Force

Around the Air Force: July 6

Posted  July 8, 2016

In this look around the Air Force, an F-35A Lightning II makes a trans-Atlantic flight, an Airman runs 694 miles for post-traumatic stress disorder awareness, and the Minnesota Air National Guard deploys to South Korea.

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Business

Canada awards C-130J Super Hercules fleet support contract to Lockheed Martin

Posted  July 8, 2016

Lockheed Martin has been awarded a five-year contract extension worth approximately $504.3 million by the government of Canada to provide In Service Support for the Royal Canadian Air Force’s fleet of 17 C-130J Super Hercules aircraft, known in Canada as the CC-130J. Lockheed Martin has supported the RCAF CC-130J fleet since 2007 and this most…

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Air Force

Nominations for first Air Force enlisted RPA pilots being accepted

Posted  July 8, 2016

The Air Force is accepting nominations to fill its first class of enlisted remotely piloted aircraft pilots as part of a deliberate approach to enhance the Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance mission. The first enlisted RPA pilot selection board will convene at the Air Force Personnel Center, Jan. 23-26, 2017, with application packages due to AFPC…

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Defense

Lightning over UK: USAF F-35A takes first overseas flight

Posted  July 8, 2016

The U.S. Air Force’s Air Combat Command F-35A Heritage Flight team accomplished the U.S.’ first transatlantic flight in an F-35A Lightning II, with refueling support from a KC-10 Extender, when it touched down at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom, June 30, 2016.

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