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AirRobot, Northrop Grumman Remotec sign distribution agreement for unmanned aerial systems

Northrop Grumman photograph An AirRobot unmanned aerial system flies at Fort Benning, Ga.. Northrop Grumman Remotec is the sole reseller of the systems to law enforcement and first responders under a distribution agreement signed recently. Northrop Grumman’s subsidiary Remotec Inc. and AirRobot US have entered into a distribution agreement for AirRobot’s line of small unmanned…

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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission passes critical milestone

Image courtesy of NASA Goddard Artist concept of OSIRIS-REx, the first U.S. mission to return samples from an asteroid to Earth. NASA’s groundbreaking science mission to retrieve a sample from an ancient space rock has moved closer to fruition. The Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission has passed a critical milestone…

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Lockheed Martin begins final assembly of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft

Lockheed Martin photograph In a clean room facility near Denver, Lockheed Martin technicians began assembling NASA’s OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft that will collect samples of an asteroid. In a clean room facility near Denver, Lockheed Martin technicians began assembling a NASA spacecraft that will collect samples of an asteroid for scientific study. Working toward a September 2016…

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1,000th F-35 training sortie flown at Luke AFB

Air Force photograph by SSgt. Staci Miller A pilot from Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., flew the 1,000th F-35A Lightning II training sortie March 31, 2015. The 56th Fighter Wing is the fastest F-35 wing to reach the 1,000-sortie milestone in the Defense Department. The 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., flew…

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Ball Aerospace GEMS instrument passes critical design review

The Ball Aerospace air quality sensor being built for the Korea Aerospace Research Institute under South Korea’s National Institute of Environmental Research in the Ministry of Environment has passed a major milestone toward its launch. The Critical Design Review was successfully completed for the Geostationary Environment Monitoring Spectrometer in February. GEMS is a scanning ultraviolet-visible…


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Chuck Coleman

Posted  March 21, 2015

Chuck Coleman adds high-energy aerobatics to the Los Angeles County Air Show in his Extra 300L. The local Antelope Valley resident has logged more than 3,500 hours in the Extra as both an air show performer and flight instructor. Get ready for some exciting local flavor to ignite the sky! Coleman’s aviation experience is vast, having…

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Gene Soucy Airshows

Posted  March 21, 2015

Air show fans have the opportunity to experience not just one but two performances by the well-respected air show pilot Gene Soucy. Soucy will be performing the Big Biplane Solo in his ShowCat, a riveting combination of smoke noise and elegance showcasing the excellence of the Pratt & Whitney engine and Soucy’s trademark one-wheel landing….

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Matt Younkin

Posted  March 21, 2015

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

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

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AV-8B Harrier jump jet

Posted  March 21, 2015

  Showcasing unparalleled engineering and the greatest breakthrough in aircraft technology, the AV-8B Harrier Jump Jet will represent the United States Marine Corps fleet at the Los Angeles County Air Show. The Harrier was the first VSTOL-capable (vertical/short takeoff and landing) jet in the Marine inventory, giving Marine Air-Ground Task Force commanders new flexibility on the…

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U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

Posted  March 21, 2015

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds have the privilege and responsibility to perform around the world, displaying the pride, precision and professionalism of American airmen.

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Los Angeles County Air Show Flight Sequence

Posted  March 21, 2015

Subject to change Flying/performances will begin at approximately noon and conclude at approximately 4 p.m. 9 a.m. – Gates Open National Anthem, Patriot Parachute Team, Soucy Circle, Younkin drop and low pass conclusion Gene Soucy, Grumman Showcat John Howell Warbirds U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier II Demonstration Chuck Coleman, Extra 300 Paul “Sticky” Strickland, BitCoin…

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Planes of Fame Air Museum

Posted  March 20, 2015

  The 2015 LA County Air Show welcomes back Planes of Fame. This year they will be bringing a T-33, P-38, P-40, P-47 and P-51. It will certainly be a sight to behold! Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino, Calif., was founded by Ed Maloney and first opened its doors Jan. 12, 1957. The…

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Headlines March 18, 2015

Posted  March 18, 2015

News: Predator UAV lost over Syria – An MQ-1 Predator was lost March 17 while flying over northwest Syria, according to a defense official. Air Force blasted for defying Congress over Russian rocket ban – Top lawmakers are angrily accusing the Air Force of slow-walking a congressional mandate to stop using Russian rocket engines for spy satellite…

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Educators gain lunar, meteorite certification

Posted  March 18, 2015

A Lunar and Meteorite Disk Certification educator workshop was held at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center's Office of Education’s Resource Center located at the AERO Institute in Palmdale, Calif., Feb. 21.

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