Daily Archives: July 19, 2011
A space shuttle left the International Space Station for the very last time Tuesday, heading home to end the 30-year run of a vessel that kept U.S. astronauts flying to and from orbit longer than any other rocketship.
Atlantis slipped… Continue reading
The third production C-5M Super Galaxy took its first flight today here at the Lockheed Martin facility in Marietta. Aircraft 0005 is stationed at Dover Air Force Base, Del. and assigned to be flown by both active duty and reserve… Continue reading
The first Boeing P-8A Poseidon production aircraft completed its first flight on July 7, taking off from Renton Field and landing three hours later at Boeing Field in Seattle. The P-8A is the first of six low-rate initial production (LRIP)… Continue reading
Prestwick, Scotland — The sale of the BAE Systems portfolio of aircraft and associated Asset Management business team to affiliates of certain funds managed by Fortress Investment Group LLC was completed on Friday 15 July 2011, with BAE Systems Regional… Continue reading