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Luke F-16C emergency lands, pilot ejects

An F-16C assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., diverted and attempted to land at Lake Havasu City Municipal Airport, Lake Havasu City, Ariz. at approximately 10:35 a.m., April 24 during a routine training flight. During landing the aircraft departed the prepared surface and the pilot ejected from the aircraft….

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Trump’s divisive pick to run NASA wins narrow confirmation

NASA's latest nail-biting drama was far from orbit as the Senate narrowly confirmed President Donald Trump's choice of a tea party congressman to run the space agency in an unprecedented party-line vote.

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Remembering the F-117 Nighthawk

It’s been 10 years since the F-117 Nighthawk retired, an aircraft so secret Nevada folklore labeled it a UFO.

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Aerotech News and Review April 20, 2018 Digital Edition

Aerotech News and Review – Journal of Aerospace, Defense Industry, and Veteran News, serving the Antelope Valley and Edwards AFB, CA Aerotech News and Review Digital Edition It’s been a busy couple of weeks in Aerospace Valley, and we have a full issue of news and features for you. The military and veteran community marked…

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Toward the Unknown: Edwards AFB meets Hollywood

Up late the other night and looking at late night viewing options on the small screen, I saw that the movie Toward the Unknown was on offer at midnight on TCM. “What the heck,” I thought — sleep is overrated and I needed a fix of good old American aviation movie making!


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Veterans

A toast for the ages: WWII fighter pilots reunite

Posted  April 15, 2017

It was a pact made many years ago when the aging members of the 510th Fighter Squadron from World War II decided they could no longer attend their annual reunions.

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Contract Briefs

Posted  April 15, 2017

Navy   L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace, Madison, Miss., is being awarded a $202,164,280 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery requirements contract for depot level maintenance, logistics, and sustaining engineering services in support of the C-12 utility lift aircraft for the Navy and Marine Corps.  Services to be provided include site support maintenance, aircraft depot maintenance, engine depot maintenance, aircraft…

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Headlines – April 12, 2017

Posted  April 12, 2017

News Mattis offers blurred line on chemical weapons in Syria – Future use of chemical weapons in Syria will trigger a strong response from the United States, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said April 11 — but just what constitutes a “chemical weapon” is unclear.   CBS News investigation exposes drug abuse among Navy SEALs…

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News Briefs – April 12, 2017

Posted  April 12, 2017

Family sues government over 2015 midair collision deaths The family of a father and son killed when their small plane was hit by an Air Force jet nearly two years ago is suing the federal government. The Post and Courier of Charleston reports ) the lawsuit contends the Federal Aviation Administration’s air traffic controller failed…

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BAE Systems to design next-generation space, missile defense technologies for U.S. Army

Posted  April 12, 2017

BAE Systems has been chosen for a position on a new eight-year, $3 billion indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract to continue supporting the U.S. Army’s Space and Missile Defense Command/Army Forces Strategic Command.

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