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February 21, 2006

First F-35 Completed, Will Begin Ground Tests Soon

Should Take To The Air This Fall

On Sunday, Lockheed Martin's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter team completed assembly of the first F-35 aircraft, and moved it out of the factory in preparation for an intensive period of ground testing. First flight of the F-35 remains on schedule for this fall.

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Family Of Pilot Lost In MT Accident To Help Restore WWII Bomber

Children Assuming Father's Efforts To Bring B-17 Back To Life

Jerry Shiffer's intent to help restore a B-17G bomber didn't perish when the man lost his life in a Montana plane crash last November. His family will make sure of that.

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Asian Introduction For Embraer Military Turboprop

Super Tucano Turboprop Debuts At Singapore

Embraer will show their Super Tucano military trainer aircraft for the first time on the Asian continent during Asian Aerospace 2006.

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DoD Identifies Helicopter Crash Victims

The Defense Department has released the names of eight Marines and two airmen killed in a Feb. 17 helicopter crash while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. All 10 died when two CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopters crashed into the Gulf of Aden near Ras Siyyan, northern Djibouti...

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Aero-Views Follow-Up: UW Foundation Offers Boyington Memorial Scholarship

It's Not Quite Crying "Uncle!"... It's Not A Statue... Maybe it's Better?

Aero-News wasn't the only outlet to give the University of Washington hell for the unbelievable-but-true tale of the members of the Student Senate who thought that "Marines are not what we should be producing." Not by any means.

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Tuskegee Airmen To Receive Honorary Degrees

Sixth Annual Convocation To Be Held This Week

America's first African-American fighter pilots will receive honorary degrees from Tuskegee University Thursday, February 23, as part of the Sixth Annual Tuskegee Airmen Convocation.

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