CTX 5800

Morpho & UK’s Cornwall Airport: Advanced Baggage & Passenger Screening

Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho Detection, today announced a contract with U.K.’s Cornwall Airport Newquay to supply and service advanced detection solutions that screen passengers and baggage for explosives and...
1st Detect

1st Detect Received 3 US Patents for Chemical Analyzers

1st Detect Corporation, a subsidiary of Astrotech Corporation, was awarded three patents by the United States Patent Office (USPTO) enabling the miniaturization of ion trap chemical analyzers used for detection and...
Sikorsky S-92

Sikorsky FCOM’s Released for S-92 and S-76D

Sikorsky announced today that it has released Flight Crew Operating Manuals (FCOM) for the S-92® and S-76D™ helicopters for oil and gas transportation missions to HeliOffshore for peer review. The manuals...
AIA

AIA: FY2016 Budget Indequate to Meet National Needs

AIA believes that the President's Fiscal Year 2017 budget request does not provide the funding we need to ensure safe air transportation, make America more secure, promote space exploration, and ensure...
LAXPD

Drones Are Coming.  Are We Ready?

The airspace in and around LAX is ground zero for drone-related incidents. While the growing number of sightings between drones and airplanes have, for now, only been close encounters, it is just...
loaded firearm

TSA Discovers Loaded Firearm at Wichita Airport

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm in a carry-on bag at Wichita Eisenhower National Airport (ICT) this morning, February 11, at the security screening checkpoint. TSA found the .22 caliber...
Boeing: KC-46A

Boeing/USAF Completes KC-46 Tanker Refueling Flight

A combined Boeing/U.S. Air Force aircrew aboard the tanker successfully refueled an F/A-18 aircraft in flight February 10th. The air refueling was the program’s first using the KC-46’s hose and drogue...
Greenville

Lockheed Martin Selects Greenville as T-50A FACO Site

Lockheed Martin selected its Greenville Operations facility in Greenville, South Carolina as the preferred Final Assembly and Checkout (FACO) site to manufacture its T-50A aircraft offering in the U.S. Air Force’s...
F-35 Lightning II

F-35 Lightning II Fleet Exceeds 50K Flying Hours

F-35 Lightning II aircraft operating at 12 different locations worldwide surpassed the 50,000 flight hour mark this month. The first flight hour was achieved by an F-35B aircraft, BF-1, June 1, 2008....
NextGen

Charlotte Leads in NextGen Air Traffic Improvements

North Carolina was “first in flight” when the Wright Brothers took to the skies at Kitty Hawk, and now it’s leading the way to the next generation of air traffic control. NextGen procedures are helping flights operate more efficiently at Charlotte Douglas International...