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U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Connecticut (April 16)

April 16, 2014 ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 16 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Connecticut.***Sikorsky Aircraft Assigned Patent for Rotocraft Command Altitude Hold AlgorithmALEXANDRIA, Va., April 15 -- Sikors...

DRONES HELP MONITOR SKAGIT VALLEY ELK HERD

April 16, 2014 Looking out over the town of Hamilton in the upper Skagit River valley from a hillside on state Department of Natural Resources land, a team of federal unmanned aircraft operators and local researchers scouted for elk...

Airworthiness Directives; Bombardier, Inc. Airplanes; Federal Register Extracts

April 16, 2014 SUMMARY: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for certain Bombardier, Inc. Model CL-600-2C10 (Regional Jet Series 700, 701, and 702) airplanes, Model CL-600-2D15 (Regional Jet Series 705) airplanes, Mode...

MILITARY Aircraft Fairings Sought by Defense Logistics Agency

April 16, 2014 WASHINGTON, April 16 -- The Defense Logistics Agency's Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Va., has issued a pre-solicitation notice (SPE4A5-14-R-0824) for aircraft fairings for V-22 aircraft. It was posted on April 14 w...

Airworthiness Directives; Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation (Sikorsky) Helicopters; Federal Register Extracts

April 16, 2014 SUMMARY: We are adopting a new airworthiness directive (AD) for Sikorsky Model S-92A helicopters. This AD requires, initially and each time the clamps are removed, inspecting for chafing between the electrical wires a...

FAA Proposes to Adopt New Airworthiness Directive for All British Aerospace Regional Aircraft Airplanes

April 16, 2014 WASHINGTON, April 15 -- The Federal Aviation Administration published the following proposed rule in the Federal Register:Airworthiness Directives; British Aerospace Regional Aircraft AirplanesA Proposed Rule by the F...

B-17 bomber vets f ly again | In a tribute to their WWII service, 10 men take flight in 'Aluminum Overcast'

April 16, 2014 Oshkosh - There were no bombs to drop, and the skies were not filled with German Messerschmitts intent on shooting them down. A group of World War II veterans got a rare treat Monday, as a short flight in a restored B...

United MileagePlus Customers Can Use Their Miles To Help the Environment; United is first airline in the U.S. to offer mileage redemption for carbon offsets

April 16, 2014 In celebration of Earth Month, United Airlines today announced an enhancement to its carbon-offset program that allows MileagePlus members to redeem their miles for offsets to cover the carbon emissions associated wit...

FAA Proposes to Supersede Airworthiness Directive 95-26-11 for Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Airplanes

April 16, 2014 WASHINGTON, April 15 -- The Federal Aviation Administration published the following proposed rule in the Federal Register:Airworthiness Directives; Lockheed Martin Corporation/Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company Airpl...

AeroTurbine expands aircraft MRO facility located in Goodyear, Arizona

April 16, 2014 The expansion added a second hangar with an additional 100,000+ square feet of space, in which the company will provide maintenance services for its growing business of providing narrowbody aircraft maintenance and 75...

Gogo's Business Aviation Group Announces Top Dealers for 2013

April 16, 2014  Gogo Inc. (NASDAQ: GOGO), announces that its business aviation group, Aircell, has named the organizations receiving the company's highest dealer honor for 2013 - the Aircell 51,000 Five.The award recognizes the...

MILITARY AV8 Aircraft Systems and Components Repair Sought by U.S. Navy

April 16, 2014 WASHINGTON, April 15 -- The U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command, Philadelphia, has issued a pre-solicitation notice (N0038314R020N) for repair services in support of systems and components used in the AV8 aircraft. It w...

Boeing to provide maintenance simulators for US Navy's P-8A Poseidon aircraft

April 16, 2014 The Navy plans to begin using six virtual trainers, one ordnance load trainer and 14 hardware-based devices to train P-8A maintenance personnel at Naval Air Station Jacksonville starting in 2016. "As the manufacturer ...

F-35 Fleet Surpasses 15,000 Flying Hours

April 16, 2014  The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II fleet recently surpassed 15,000 flight hours, marking a major milestone for the program. "Flying 15,000 hours itself demonstrates that the program is maturi...

VMM 265 Supports Amphibious Operations in BHR ARG

April 16, 2014 Story Number: NNS140414-31Release Date: 4/14/2014By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Christian Senyk, Commander Amphibious Squadron Eleven Public AffairsUSS BONHOMME RICHARD, At Sea (NNS) -- Mission readiness i...

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