Monthly Archives: February 2014

House Aviation Leaders Again Say No to User Fees

Four key congressmen have come together again ask President Obama to refrain from seeking new fees on commercial and general aviation operators. "We would like to take this opportunity to reiterate our strong opposition to any plan to impose a …

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NASA Astronaut Steve Swanson Available for Interviews Before Space Station Mission

NASA astronaut Steve Swanson, who is making final preparations for a March launch to the International Space Station, is available for live satellite interviews from 8 -9 a.m. EST Friday, March 7.

NASA Honors Astronaut Neil Armstrong with Center Renaming

Two generations of aerospace engineering excellence will come together Saturday, March 1 when NASA’s Dryden Flight Research Center in Edwards, Calif., is redesignated NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center.

NASA Selects Stellar Interns as Student Ambassadors

NASA has inducted 105 top-performing interns, representing 29 states and 67 universities, into its 2014 Student Ambassadors Virtual Community.

NASA Commercial Crew Partners Complete Space System Milestones

NASA’s aerospace industry partners continue to meet milestones under agreements with the agency’s Commercial Crew Program (CCP), as they move forward in their development of spacecraft and rockets that will transport humans to destinations in low-Earth orbit.

Swedish UAV Firm Wins Export Approval for Largest Order

Vertical lift UAV developer CybAero said the Swedish Agency for Non-Proliferation and Export Controls approved export permits for a €5.5 million ($7.5 million) order a Chinese customer placed for its APID 60 unmanned helicopter, the company’s largest order. In a press …

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Turkey Signs Up For Sikorsky Black Hawk

Last Friday Turkey’s prime minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, announced that his government had signed a $3.5 billion contract with Sikorsky for the co-production of 109 T-70 utility transport helicopters, based on the Sikorsky S-70i International Black Hawk. The announcement comes …

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Falcon Aviation Services To Become First CSeries Charter Operator

Charter group Falcon Aviation Services signed a letter of intent to buy a Bombardier CS300 yesterday, with an option for a second. Falcon Aviation Services will thus be the first non-airline operator… …

Falcon Aviation Services To Become First CSeries Charter Operator

Charter group Falcon Aviation Services signed a letter of intent to buy a Bombardier CS300 yesterday, with an option for a second. Falcon Aviation Services will thus be the first non-airline operator… …

Embraer Outlook: More of the Same This Year

Embraer delivered 119 executive jets worth $1.64 billion last year–up by 26 percent on 2012’s $1.29 billion–and nearly half of them (53) were handed over in the fourth quarter. The whole-year deliveries broke down as 90 light jets (60 Phenom …

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