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Mon, Dec 18, 2017

Vector Announces Selection Of Construction Team

Begins Production Of First Orbital Vehicle

Vector, a nanosatellite launch company comprised of new-space and enterprise software industry veterans from SpaceX, Virgin Galactic, McDonnell Douglas, Boeing, Sea Launch and VMware, has selected a final construction team to build its state-of-the-art launch vehicle manufacturing facility in Tucson, AZ. Vector selected Holladay Properties as the lead developer on the project, Barker Contracting as the contractor, and architects from Swaim Associates LTD to carry out Vector's vision for the new factory.

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Mon, Dec 18, 2017

MAGMA UAV Completes Successful First Flight

BAE Systems And The University Of Manchester Seek To Change The Future Of Aircraft Design

BAE Systems and The University of Manchester have successfully completed the first phase of flight trials with MAGMA – a small scale unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) which will use a unique blown-air system to maneuver the aircraft - perhaps leading to stealthier aircraft designs in the future.

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Mon, Dec 18, 2017

U.S. Army Awards $750 Million Contract To Northrop Grumman

Company Will Perform Upgrades, Modernization And Integration On Fixed Wing Airborne ISR Fleet

Northrop Grumman Corporation has been awarded a $750 million contract by the U.S. Army to provide contractor lifecycle services for the Army’s Special Electronic Mission Aircraft (SEMA) fleet. This fixed- wing airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) fleet includes the RC-12X Guardrail, the Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance Surveillance System and Airborne Reconnaissance Low variants.

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Mon, Dec 18, 2017

Griffith Aviation Partners With Qantas For Future Pilot Program

Offers 12-Week Intensive Airline Transition Course

Bachelor of Aviation students at Griffith University could become future pilots with Qantas thanks to a new partnership. The Qantas Future Pilot Program provides students with access to experienced pilots during their degree, with selected students invited to complete an intensive 12-week Airline Transition Course.

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Mon, Dec 18, 2017

More than 500 Commercial Aircraft Now Flying With Gogo's 2Ku Technology

Most Of Those Were Installed In 2017

There are now more than 500 aircraft flying with 2Ku technology from Gogo, with more than 400 of those installations taking place in 2017, the company has announced.

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Mon, Dec 18, 2017

Orbital Announces USAF Contract For Long Duration ESPA Spacecraft

ESPAStar Platform Demonstrates Capability To Deliver Flexible, Affordable Access to Space

Orbital ATK has been awarded a contract from the U.S. Air Force Space and Missiles Center (AFSMC) to build LDPE, or the Long Duration Propulsive Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) Secondary Payload Adapter (ESPA) space platform. The innovative platform, positioned between the launch booster and a primary space vehicle, is used to carry small payloads or deploy small satellites.

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Mon, Dec 18, 2017

Australian Airline Pilot Academy Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

Notes Graduation Of Most Recent Group Of Pilot Candidates

The Australian Airline Pilot Academy (AAPA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Regional Express (Rex) based in Wagga Wagga NSW, commemorated its 10 year anniversary yesterday with a special ceremony to coincide with the graduation of the 21st cohort of Rex Cadet Pilots and a Vietnamese cadet, destined for Vietnam Airlines.

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Mon, Dec 18, 2017

LifePort Receives FAA STC For Bell 412EP Ballistic Protection

Sikorsky Subsidiary Provides Standard Armor For The Aircraft As Well

LifePort, a Sikorsky company, has been granted an FAA Supplemental Type Certificate (STC) to equip the Bell 412EP aircraft with a Ballistic Protection System (BPS).

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Mon, Dec 18, 2017

Orbital Micro Systems Partners With Satavia To Enhance Flight Safety

Plans To Leverage Advanced Weather And Environmental Data Analytics To Enhance Predictive Maintenance For Aircraft

Small satellite company Orbital Micro Systems has partnered with Satavia to deliver advanced predictive weather analytics for the airline industry. The announcement took place at the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Conference in New Orleans. Satavia will utilize the high temporal resolution weather data provided by OMS to enhance its solutions which allow aircraft original equipment manufacturers and operators to minimize unscheduled aircraft maintenance caused by environmental factors.

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Mon, Dec 18, 2017

NASA Finds Most Distant Black Hole

Has A Mass 800 Million Time Greater Than Our Sun

Scientists have uncovered a rare relic from the early universe: the farthest known supermassive black hole. This matter-eating beast is 800 million times the mass of our Sun, which is astonishingly large for its young age. Researchers report the find in the journal Nature.

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