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Tue, Jul 07, 2020

Cradle Of Aviation Museum Reopens July 9th

Offers Free Admission To Healthcare Workers

On Thursday, July 9th at 10am, the Cradle of Aviation Museum and Education Center will reopen to the public following local, state, and federal guidelines. The air and space museum has been working diligently preparing for a safe and secure experience for visitors and will begin a phased reopening approach proceeding cautiously to normal services, placing the health and safety of its visitors, employees and community first. As a thank you to frontline healthcare workers for their courageous and selfless efforts, the museum is offering free admission until August 30, 2020 with valid employee ID.

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Tue, Jul 07, 2020

RAF Typhoons Scramble For Fifth Time On NATO Mission

Typhoons Intercepted A Russian IL-78 MIDAS

The US is not the only nation having to shepherd 'wayward Russian aircraft form airspace close to important borders. Just prioor to the weekend, Royal Air Force Typhoon fighter jets based in Lithuania launched for the fifth time to intercept Russian aircraft off the Baltic coast line. The Typhoons from RAF Lossiemouth based 6 Squadron RAF, intercepted a Russian IL-78 MIDAS Air to Air refuelling aircraft that was operating over the Baltic Sea and was a routine NATO Air Policing mission.

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Mon, Jul 06, 2020

ICAS: Cheyenne Air Show Moving Forward

Viewing Will Be Set Up Like A Drive-In Movie

Our friends at the International Council of AirShows have pointed out a bright spot for the what's left of the 2020 airshow season... As the likely first air show of the season for the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, ICAS explains that the Wings Over Warren Air Show (formerly known as Cheyenne Frontier Days) will feature the aforementioned jet team and multiple single-ship demo teams. The July 22nd show is planning to pivot and hold the event in the newly trending "drive-in" format at Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

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Mon, Jul 06, 2020

TH-73A Instructor Pilot Training Begins

The TH-73A AHTS Is Expected To Be In Service For Approximately 30 Years

Instructor pilot training for the new TH-73A Advanced Helicopter Training System (AHTS) began in June with the first two instructor pilots from Training Air Wing (TAW) 5 getting classroom and hands-on experience at the AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corporation (Leonardo) facility in Philadelphia. The TH-73A AHTS will reach Initial Operational Capability in 2021 and will provide the training tools needed to produce the next generations of rotary and tilt-rotor pilots for the U.S. and select allied nations, thus ensuring the future readiness of Naval Aviation. AgustaWestland Philadelphia Corporation (Leonardo) will produce 130 helicopters to fulfill advanced rotary wing and intermediate tilt-rotor training requirements for the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard through 2050.

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Sun, Jul 05, 2020

Coast Guard Medevacs Man Off Oregon Inlet, NC

MH-60 Jayhawk Helicopter Aircrew From Air Station Elizabeth City Affect Rescue

The Coast Guard medevaced a 41-year-old male who suffered a laceration on his leg while aboard a 25-foot vessel located 34 miles off Oregon Inlet, Friday afternoon. Coast Guard Sector North Carolina watchstanders received the distress call on VHF channel 16, and Coast Guard Cutter Nathan Bruckenthal, who was seven miles away from the distressed vessel, also overheard the transmission. Sector North Carolina watchstanders launched an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter aircrew from Coast Guard Air Station Elizabeth City to respond, and the crew of the Nathan Bruckenthal self-diverted to assist.

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Sun, Jul 05, 2020

Flir To Supply Skyraider UAS To USMC

SkyRaider Can Carry And Deliver External Loads Up To 4.4 Pounds

FLIR Systems Inc. will deliver dozens of its SkyRaider UAS to the United States Marine Corps after being awarded a $10 million contract. The FLIR R80D SkyRaider is FLIR’s most advanced military UAS. Developed for U.S. defense and federal government customers, the UAS is equipped with long-range, high-resolution EO/IR imaging sensors that provide day and night situational awareness. For forward resupply, asset extraction, and other specialized missions, SkyRaider can carry and deliver external loads up to 4.4 pounds. The UAS also features “some of the most powerful” embedded AI processing available on a small UAS, according to FLIR.

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Sun, Jul 05, 2020

New Boss Takes Over The Army Special Operations Aviation Command

Col. Philip Ryan Replaces Brig. Gen. Allan Pepin The U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command welcomed a new commander at the U.S. Army Special Operations Command headquarters at Fort Bragg. Col. Philip Ryan replaced Brig. Gen. Allan Pepin as the sixth commander for the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command. Pepin will serve as the deputy commanding general of the U.S. Army Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg. Lt. Gen. Francis Beaudette, commanding general of the U.S. Army Special Operations Command, presided over the ceremony.

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