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Study finds brain lesions in spy plane pilots

Study finds brain lesions in spy plane pilots

Tiny brain lesions are vastly more common in US Air Force pilots who fly at high altitudes than in non-pilots, according to a study released Monday. The findings in the journal Neurology describe an analysis of 102 pilots who fly […]


UAV Pilots Maintain Situational Awareness Above Battlefield

UAV Pilots Maintain Situational Awareness Above Battlefield

Unmanned aerial vehicle pilots maintain an “eye-in-the-sky” view providing real-time surveillance high above the battlefield in order to keep Soldiers safe from unexpected “enemy” attacks, at the U.S. Army National Training Center, here. Before putting Soldiers in harm’s way, military […]


Denel Test Pilots Spreading Their Wings Into Africa

Denel Test Pilots Spreading Their Wings Into Africa

The company now has a mobile telemetry support vehicle which is capable of supporting flight tests at remote locations, says Mike Kgobe, the Chief Executive Officer of Denel Aviation. In the past this highly-specialized test flying could only be conducted […]


New Anti-Laser Eyewear for Pilots Tested

New Anti-Laser Eyewear for Pilots Tested

A new type of laser eye protection (LEP) for pilots is being tested by the Ministry of Defence. The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) has been working with Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) to evaluate and assess the specially […]


Elbit Systems Wins Huge IAF Training Aircraft Contract

Elbit Systems Wins Huge IAF Training Aircraft Contract

Elbit Systems and IAI’s partnership have reached an agreement with the Defense Ministry on the Israel Air Force’s future trainer program. Elbit Systems Ltd. today announced that Tor Advanced Flight Training, its partnership with Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI), established […]


Air Force Still Not Opening Up About F-22 Safety Problems

Air Force Still Not Opening Up About F-22 Safety Problems

After years of looking into the F-22’s pilot disorientation problems—alleged to be just “oxygen” problems—the Air Force has announced that it has everything under control. According to some defense experts, however, the Air Force still has a long way to […]


Innovative Simulator Solution Enhances Training

Innovative Simulator Solution Enhances Training

A significant milestone for remotely piloted aircraft was ushered in July 10, with the first student sortie in an innovative T-6 Texan II simulator. The new setup has dramatically increased the ability to train remotely piloted aircraft pilots, and the […]


Reserve A-10 pilots debut new technology at RIMPAC

Reserve A-10 pilots debut new technology at RIMPAC

In its first operational test with maritime operations, nine 47th Fighter Squadron A-10 Thunderbolt II pilots are debuting new helmet and survival radio technologies during the Rim of the Pacific exercise here June 29 through Aug. 3. One of the […]


Indian Air Force Selects Pilatus PC-7 MkII Training System

Indian Air Force Selects Pilatus PC-7 MkII Training System

Pilatus Aircraft Ltd is proud to announce that the Indian Air Force has entered today into a contract in excess of 500 Million Swiss Francs to procure a fleet of 75 PC-7 MkII turboprop aircraft, together with an integrated ground […]


 
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