Blagnac, 26Â MayÂ 2010
Celebrating its 40th anniversary of ongoing innovations, Airbus will be at the ILA Berlin Air Show, taking place at SchÃ¶nefeld Airport from June 8th to 13th.
Visitors will be able to get… Continue reading
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Space shuttle Atlantis and six astronauts ended a 12-day journey of more than 4.8 million miles with an 8:48 a.m. EDT landing Wednesday at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
The third of five shuttle missions… Continue reading
Hatfield, Hertfordshire – African Airlines Investments of South Africa has acquired five BAe 146 regional jetliners from BAE Systems for use on its growing aircraft leasing operations across sub-Saharan Africa.
Two of the aircraft are BAe 146-200s with the remaining… Continue reading
ST. LOUIS, May 26, 2010 — The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] successfully flew its ScanEagle Compressed Carriage (SECC) unmanned airborne system (UAS) at a testing facility in eastern Oregon on May 12. The 75-minute flight evaluated the aircraft’s airworthiness and… Continue reading
PASADENA, Calif. — NASA’s Phoenix Mars Lander has ended operations after repeated attempts to contact the spacecraft were unsuccessful. A new image transmitted by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) shows signs of severe ice damage to the lander’s solar panels.… Continue reading
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Space shuttle Atlantis and its six-member crew are expected to return to Earth on Wednesday, May 26, after a 12-day mission. NASA managers will evaluate weather conditions at the agency’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida before… Continue reading
Upgraded Army Lynx Mk9A helicopters have arrived for use in Afghanistan after being shipped from the UK, and are already being put to good use.
The Lynx Mk9As, with their increased fire power, more powerful engines, and the ability to… Continue reading
WASHINGTON, May 25, 2010 â€“ The Navy needs the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighterâ€™s fifth-generation capabilities, the serviceâ€™s acting director of air warfare said yesterday.
Navy Rear Adm. Michael C. Manazir spoke to reporters because he wanted to â€œcompletely… Continue reading
WICHITA, Kan., May 25, 2010Â – Cessna Aircraft Company, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) company, announced today it has delivered two Skycatcher light sport aircraft to the Experimental Aircraft Association, better known as EAA. The delivery took place at Yingling… Continue reading