How? Observe What Goes On In The Cockpit Using F/A-18
More than 30 Marine and Navy air intercept controllers recently
gathered at the Marine Aviation Training Support Squadron at the
3rd Marine Aircraft Wing Headquarters building at Marine Corps Air
Aircraft Number 2 Of Five Will Be Delivered In A Few Weeks
The Mexican Air Force has taken delivery of the first of five
C295s ordered from Airbus Military. The aircraft is equipped with a
palletized loading system and a medical evacuation kit. The second
aircraft is scheduled to be delivered in the coming weeks, with all
five handed over to the customer by year end.
The first S-70i Black Hawk helicopter built at PZL Mielec,
Sikorsky's subsidiary in Poland, has entered the flight test
program at the company's Development Flight Center (DFC) in
Florida. The S-70i helicopter is an international variant of the
Black Hawk helicopter.
Recent publications from the Aerospace Industries Association note that, "America’s requirement for workers who are well educated in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is falling far short of anticipated need. Trends are discouraging, and interest is lacking among American youth. We simply aren’t producing enough engineers and non-engineering technical workers, such as hands-on manufacturing labor. Without dramatic change, these needs will go unmet, the future of the American aerospace industry will be bleak and the consequences for the nation will be extreme."
Was Cited For Heroism During Attack On Pearl Harbor
15 Navy men were awarded the Medal of Honor following the
Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. The last of those heroes passed
away last Thursday at the age of 100, the oldest living recipient
of the nation's highest award for valor.
February Air Strike The Result Of "Inaccurate And
Unprofessional" Reporting By UAS Crews
The U.S. Military released a report Saturday that lays the blame
for a mistaken February air strike in Afghanistan in the laps of
the operators of the UAVs that directed the strike. As many as 23
civilians were killed when a civilian convoy was mistaken for an
insurgent force and attacked.