Aero-News has learned aerospace manufacturing provider Crestview
Aerospace Corporation has been awarded a multi-million dollar Bell
Helicopter Textron contract. The contract calls for the production
of UH-1Y helicopter airframe structures over an eight-year period
and is potentially worth more than $100 million.
Recovery efforts continue at the scene of an accident involving
a Russian-built AN-24 military plane (file photo of type,
right) that went down Thursday night near the Hungarian town
of Telkibanya, about one mile from the Slovak border.
Base, Builders Make Concessions For Housing Project
In a preemptive measure to avoid a future NIMBY battle, Air
Force officials laid down the facts for developers planning to
build a 13,000-acre residential development along the south edge of
Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, NM: the base operates
helicopters and F-16s, and occasionally sets off bombs. They all
make noise... and really, they were there first.
Coalition aircraft flew 50 close-air-support missions January 18
for Operation Iraqi Freedom. They included support to coalition
troops, infrastructure protection, reconstruction activities and
operations to deter and disrupt terrorist activities.