United States Air Force

September 20, 2007 - 8:50am

Business aviation attracts pilots with wide-ranging experiences, whose career paths may have taken them in a hundred different directions before they landed in the cockpit of a Gulfstream, Hawker or Falcon.

September 20, 2007 - 7:58am

“Ken Emerick, chairman of NBAA board of directors, caught me at the airport, on my way to Saudi Arabia to meet with King Abdullah, to tell me I had been selected to receive the NBAA Award for Meritorious Service to Aviation,” Gulfstream president emeritus Bryan Moss told NBAA Convention News. “The award was a complete and total surprise,” said Moss, who was named president emeritus in April.

June 20, 2007 - 12:14pm

Northrop Grumman has selected the Multi-Function Active Sensor (MFAS) radar from the corporation’s Electronic Systems division to equip its entry in the BAMS competition. The Broad Area Maritime Surveillance program is being run by the U.S. Navy for an unmanned maritime patrol aircraft capable of medium-altitude, long-endurance patrols.

June 17, 2007 - 6:14am
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The L-3 Communications Integrated Systems-led C-27J team, including partners Alenia Aeronautica, GMAS (a joint L-3/Alenia company) and Boeing Integrated Defense Systems, comes to Le Bourget on a high, having landed the potentially huge Joint Cargo Aircraft competition last Wednesday. The Pentagon announced on June 13 that the team would build the C-27J Spartan to fulfill a joint U.S.

June 13, 2007 - 11:16am

The advent of the active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar has not only dramatically improved the traditional capabilities of the radar, but has also opened the door to a new world of capabilities.

March 29, 2007 - 1:12pm

the dark blue uniforms of more than 75 U.S. Air Force officers and enlisted personnel were generously sprinkled among the approximately 2,400 attendees of the 2004 Women in Aviation International (WAI) conference, held March 11 to 13 in Reno, Nev. The conference kicked off a memorandum of understanding between the USAF and WAI, in which each organization agreed to actively promote the other.

December 13, 2006 - 9:37am

During a presentation at Le Bourget on Tuesday, Lockheed Martin officials and a panel of both present and former customers extolled the virtues of the lightweight fighter that is still operating 32 years after it was originally designed.

December 13, 2006 - 9:26am

A new set of technology-sharing memoranda of understanding are to be negotiated between the U.S. government and the eight partner nations in the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program, Aviation International News has learned.

December 12, 2006 - 1:25pm

Companies in both the U.S. and Europe are forging ahead with technology demonstrations for unmanned combat air vehicles (UCAV), but the military has yet to establish exactly what it wants from its future UCAVS. While this question remains unanswered, the development of production UCAVs will be delayed and budgets withheld.

December 12, 2006 - 8:25am

Unless you have stood next to a Bell/Boeing V-22 Osprey tiltrotor–and you won’t be able to at Le Bourget this week because it’s not here–it is difficult to fully comprehend what an impressive piece of engineering it is and what a struggle of wills it must have taken to bring it to this stage.

 
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