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August 21, 2014
Flight Test Preparations Draw on Launch Services Program's Expertise
Washington DC (SPX) Aug 21, 2014
The upcoming flight test of NASA's Orion spacecraft will be a mission of firsts. This new crew vehicle, making its debut on Exploration Flight Test-1, will become the first of its kind in four decades to venture beyond low-Earth orbit. The mission also marks the first time a spacecraft designed to carry humans will be lofted to orbit by a modern-day expendable launch vehicle. Orion, built by Lockheed Martin Space Systems, will fly aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket. NASA's ... read more

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Digital cockpits for UH-60L Black Hawks
Hundreds of U.S. Army UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters with cockpit analog gauge displays are to receive a digital upgrade from Northrop Grumman. ... more
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Army taps Sikorsky-Boeing to develop new helicopter
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Japan to test first homegrown stealth fighter jet: report
A group of major Japanese firms are planning a test flight next year for the nation's first homegrown stealth fighter jet, a report said Tuesday. ... more
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Newest Tiger attack helo tested in Djibouti
The latest version of the Tiger combat helicopter of the French Army has undergone operational trials at a French military base in Djibouti. ... more
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The evolution of airplanes
One of the traditional arguments against Darwinian evolution has been that no one can confirm the process exists because it occurs on a time scale immensely greater than a human lifetime. Adrian Bej ... more
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Boeing delivers advanced Chinook to U.S. Army
The U.S. Army has received its first CH-47F Chinook helicopter from Boeing with a new cargo-on-off-loading system. ... more
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Amber Straughn - Drawn to the Skies
Initially drawn to the sky through the stars, astrophysicist Amber Straughn now flies through it as a private pilot. For as long as she can remember, Amber Straughn has always been drawn to anything ... more
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C295 aircraft in SAR configuration ordered by Brazil
C295 aircraft in search-and-rescue configuration have been ordered by the Brazilian Air Force from Airbus Defense and Space. ... more
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Aviation officials call for anti-air weapons law, better threat data
Aviation officials called for better dissemination of flight risks and a UN law restricting anti-aircraft weapons use, at an emergency meeting Tuesday on the downing of Flight MH17 over Ukraine. ... more
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Russian fighter jet crashes, killing pilot
A fighter jet crashed in southern Russia on Sunday, killing the pilot, the head of the air force told Russian news agencies, blaming a technical fault. ... more
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Emirates airline says will not fly over Iraq after MH17
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Stronger rules needed on flight paths: Malaysia Airlines official
The commercial director of Malaysia Airlines on Sunday called for a complete overhaul of the way flight paths are deemed safe following the downing of flight MH17 by a suspected missile over rebel-held eastern Ukraine. ... more
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Law of physics governs airplane evolution
Researchers believe they now know why the supersonic trans-Atlantic Concorde aircraft went the way of the dodo - it hit an evolutionary cul-de-sac. In a new study, Adrian Bejan, professor of ... more
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Sweden not a bidder for fighter procurement by Denmark
Saab's Gripen fighter will not be part of the international competition for a $4.37 billion aircraft procurement contract from Denmark. ... more
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France receives upgraded AWACS plane
The French Air Force has received the first of four airborne warning and control system aircraft from Boeing following a mid-life upgrade, the company reports. ... more
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Brazilian Air Force jet engines receiving Avio Aero support
Avio Aero, an Italian component and maintenance firm, has been tapped for long-term logistics support for engines on Brazil's AMX fighters. ... more
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Boeing boosts 2014 profit forecast after strong Q2
US aerospace giant Boeing on Wednesday raised its full-year profit forecast after earnings soared 52 percent in the second quarter, lifted by increased jetliner deliveries. ... more
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