Daily Archives: May 15, 2012
Bell Helicopter announced at EBACE it completed deliveries of six of its newest aircraft in Europe during the last month. Three Bell 407GX aircraft, the first of its kind in Europe, took flight in Belgium, Denmark and, most recently, Iceland.… Continue reading
“This summer will be full of activity as the team braces for X-47B’s first… Continue reading
(Reuters) – Boeing Co is on track to hit its production rate target for the 787 Dreamliner next year and is studying the possibility of raising that target, the head of the planemaker’s commercial airplanes unit said on Tuesday.
The… Continue reading
The Russian spacecraft Soyuz TMA-04M has been launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. It is taking three crew members to the International Space Station.
The trio will arrive at the station on Wednesday, joining three other Expedition 31 members,… Continue reading
15 May 2012
Saab’s innovative integrated Head Up Display (HUD) System “RIGS” has completed initial flight trials in Sweden. The HUD has been integrated with Garmin’s G500H Avionic System and Maxviz’ EVS-1500 sensor in an AS350 helicopter.
The successful flight… Continue reading
Lockheed Martins Second Generation Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Successfully Intercepts Missile
First ballistic missile intercept for second-generation of Aegis BMD
KAUAI, Hawaii, May 14, 2012 – The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), U.S. Navy and Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] team successfully intercepted a ballistic missile target for the first time, using the… Continue reading