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85 Flightline Avionics Test Sets Delivered On Time and On Budget IRVINE, Calif., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvin Test Solutions
MAIDEN, N.C., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air T, Inc.
Web-enabled, net-centric environment allows contingency and crisis action planning MCLEAN, Va., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S.
EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif.
WASHINGTON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) logistics experts met at the National Press Club May 28 to discuss how the company supports international operations including
Flight record is more than 50 percent above those recorded for Global Hawk in 2013 SAN DIEGO, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation's (NYSE: NOC) High Altitude
SAN DIEGO, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has built and demonstrated a unique communications capability for the U.S.
Airmen Participating in the 2014 Air Force Association Cycling Classic Will Share Their Personal Stories of Their Journeys to Rehabilitation ARLINGTON, Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
MAIDEN, N.C., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air T, Inc.
Peru cites the firefighting mission as one reason it has purchased two additional Spartan C-27Js from Alenia Aermacchi. Fresno, California (PRWEB) May 19, 2014
The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper, once known as the Predator B, is an unmanned aerial vehicle or UAV that was created by the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) for the United States Air Force. Air Force members refer to the MQ-9 and other UAVs, also known as drones, as Remotely Piloted Vehicles/Aircraft (RPV/RPA) because humans can control them, but they are capable of autonomous flight as well. This hunter-killer drone is the first of its kind that can be used for long-endurance...
Susan Helms is a Lieutenant General in the United States Air Force and a former NASA astronaut. She was born Susan Jane Helms on February 26, 1958 in Charlotte, North Carolina. She grew up in Portland, Oregon and graduated from Parkrose Senior High School in 1976. She then attended the United States Air Force Academy and received a Bachelor of Science degree in aeronautical engineering in 1980. She subsequently received her commission and initially served as an F-16 weapons separation...
Lloyd Hammond is a former United States Air Force officer, and a former NASA astronaut. He was born Lloyd Blaine Hammond, Jr. on January 16, 1952 in Savannah, Georgia. He grew up in St. Louis, Missouri and graduated from Kirkwood High School in 1969. He then attended the United States Air Force Academy, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering, science, and mechanics in 1973. In pursuit of a higher education, he went to the Georgia Institute of Technology, where he earned a...
Charles Lacy Veach served as a United States Air Force fighter pilot for over 14 years before being selected as a NASA Astronaut in 1984. Veach served as an astronaut until his passing from cancer on October 3, 1995 in Houston, Texas. “Lacy” Veach was born in Chicago, Illinois and with his family moved to Honolulu, Hawaii. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marshall E. Veach, still reside in Honolulu. Veach graduated from Punahou School in 1962 and went forward in his academics to the United...
Michael Fincke is a United States Air Force officer and a NASA astronaut who holds the record for the most time spent in space. He was born Edward Michael Fincke on March 14, 1967 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; however, he grew up in its suburb, Emsworth. Fincke graduated from Sewickley Academy in Sewickley, Pennsylvania in 1985, and subsequently attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on an Air Force ROTC scholarship. He graduated in 1989 as a double major and earned both a Bachelor...
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