Rollout Ceremony Took Place At Chase Field In Texas
Sikorsky Aerospace Maintenance took the wraps off the first U.S.
Customs & Border Protection Agency (CBP) UH-60 A-A to L
recapitalization aircraft at its Chase Field Operations Center in
Texas Wednesday. Sikorsky Aerospace Services is the aftermarket
business of Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress
Wednesday of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the United Arab
Emirates of 16 Chinook helicopters, and communication equipment, as
well as associated parts, equipment, training and logistical
support for a complete package worth approximately $2.0
Air Force Is U.S. Government's Largest Energy Consumer
The Air Force has rolled out a new plan to reduce energy
consumption and incorporate energy considerations into all phases
of its practices. The Air Force is the federal government's largest
consumer of energy.
Single-Seat Fighter Transformed Into Two-Place Aircraft
A D-model F-18 Hornet modified by Patria successfully performed
its first 51-minute flight on December 3rd, 2009 in Jamsa, Finland.
This two-place aircraft is repaired and modified from a single-seat
C-model F-18 Hornet badly damaged in a mid-air collision.
Famed WWII CAP Pilot Involved In Dramatic Rescue At Sea
96-year-old Eddie Edwards, a famed WWII Civil Air Patrol pilot
and a winner of the first Air Medal of WWII to be presented
personally by the President of the United States to any U.S.
airman, has passed away. Edwards accepted his Air Medal from
Franklin D. Roosevelt in the White House Oval Office in 1942.