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FAA to Expedite Limited Commercial Operations of UAS

FAA to Expedite Limited Commercial Operations of UAS

During a speech at AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems 2014, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Manager of UAS Integration Jim Williams has announced that the FAA is working with several industries to expedite some limited commercial operations of UAS before UAS rules are […]


Boeing lifts profit outlook as jetliner demand booms

Boeing lifts profit outlook as jetliner demand booms

US aerospace and defense giant Boeing raised its 2014 profit outlook Wednesday despite a first-quarter profit slide, citing strong demand for its new jetliners. A sharp rise in pension costs from a change in retirement plans offset Boeing’s robust commercial […]


US Naval Aviation Vision: A Preeminent Warfighting Force, Today and in the Future

US Naval Aviation Vision: A Preeminent Warfighting Force, Today and in the Future

Last February, I shared my vision as the Navy’s Air Boss with you for our aviation future based on ensuring a whole, capable and affordable force. Today, I am excited to announce the publication of Naval Aviation Vision, 2014-2025 — […]


US Army Aviation Flying Smarter Into Fiscal Squeeze

US Army Aviation Flying Smarter Into Fiscal Squeeze

As Army aviation’s flight path continues through the drawdown and budgetary constraints, it will swap some helicopters around and defund others, said Maj. Gen. Kevin W. Mangum. In so doing, Army aviation will get the right mix it needs to […]


Big drone plan in the United States

Big drone plan in the United States

US airspace could be crowded with some 7,500 commercial drones within the next five years, this is part of the Federal Aviation Administration’s new roadmap unveiled on Thursday. The announcement is the latest step toward transitioning drones from military use […]


25th Combat Aviation Brigade, Navy perform deck landings

25th Combat Aviation Brigade, Navy perform deck landings

Pilots and flight crews with the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade worked closely with the U.S. Navy to conduct deck landing qualifications aboard the USS Chafee (DDG-90), USS Hopper (DDG-70), USS Guadalupe (AO-32), and the USS Tarawa (LHA-1), in the Pacific […]


‘Iron Eagles’ conduct 1st field exercise at Carson

‘Iron Eagles’ conduct 1st field exercise at Carson

Thumping sounds of helicopter blades kicked up swirls of dirt as Soldiers directed 4th Combat Aviation Brigade aircraft to sling-load equipment as part of a field training exercise on Fort Carson, July 25. The 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 4th […]


Army Aviation Executive Updates Industry Members

Army Aviation Executive Updates Industry Members

The Army’s top aviation acquisition leader engaged industry members and community leaders on the future of Army aviation during an “Update for Industry” June 18 at The Summit. Maj. Gen. Tim Crosby, program executive officer for aviation, spoke to members […]


AgustaWestland Unveils the AW169 AAS

AgustaWestland Unveils the AW169 AAS

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, has officially unveiled the latest generation AW169 AAS military helicopter during a dedicated ceremony held at the Army Aviation Association of America Annual Professional Forum and Exposition in Fort Worth, Texas (April 10th-13th) today. The AW169 […]


 
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