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  1. Headlines – August 18, 2017

    08.19 / 02:13 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    News U.S. says joint S.Korea war games not on the negotiating table – The United States and South Korea will go ahead with joint military drills next week, the top U.S. military official said on Thursday, resisting pressure from North Korea and its ally China to halt the contentious exercises.     Business Trump…
  2. News Briefs – August 18, 2017

    08.19 / 02:13 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Navy commander pleads guilty in massive corruption scandal A U.S. Navy commander has pleaded guilty to conspiracy for his role in a fraud and bribery scheme that cost the government about $35 million. Cmdr. Bobby Pitts of Virginia entered the plea Aug. 15 in San Diego. He’s the 18th person to plead guilty in…
  3. High Desert Hangar Stories with Bob Alvis

    08.19 / 02:13 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Better red then dead! Military pilots in World War II had many obstacles to overcome before shipping off to war, and sometimes the obstacles were self-inflicted. Case in point was P-38 training at Muroc Army Airfield and a very unlucky pilot who, in a lapse of judgment, ended up having a story that would…
  4. G-III aircraft from NASA Armstrong provides live TV coverage of solar eclipse across America

    08.19 / 02:13 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    For the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will cross the entire nation Aug. 21. A total solar eclipse occurs when the sun is completely obscured by the moon. The lunar shadow enters the United States near Lincoln City, Ore., at 9:05 a.m., PDT. Totality, where the moon completely covers the…
  5. TALONS tested on commissioned U.S. Navy vessel for first time

    08.19 / 02:13 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    DARPA’s Towed Airborne Lift of Naval Systems (TALONS) research effort recently demonstrated its prototype of a low-cost, elevated sensor mast aboard a commissioned U.S. Navy vessel for the first time. The crew of USS Zephyr, a 174-foot (53-meter) Cyclone-class patrol coastal ship, evaluated the technology demonstration system over three days near Naval Station Mayport, F…
  6. Eglin pilots experiment with new aircraft

    08.19 / 01:13 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Air Force photograph by Christopher Okula Maj. Glenn Meleen, a test pilot for the 40th Flight Test Squadron, prepares to taxi prior to flight in the Textron Scorpion experimental aircraft at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Aug 3. Scorpion is participating in the U.S. Air Force Light Attack Experiment, a series of trials to…
  7. Humbleness and preparation put Armstrong on moon

    08.19 / 01:13 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Photograph by Linda KC Reynolds Dr. James Hansen spoke at the Antelope Valley College Theatre as part of the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center’s Colloquium series and discussed why Neil Armstrong was the first man on the moon. His book, “First Man — The Life of Neil A. Armstrong” (Simon & Schuster, 2005, 2012) is…
  8. New Air Force Space Operations Directorate achieves operating capability

    08.19 / 01:13 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    The Air Force selected the senior civilian and mobilization assistant for the deputy chief of staff for Space Operations directorate, or “AF/A11,” Aug. 17, 2017. Shawn Barnes will serve as the assistant deputy chief of staff for Space Operations, and Maj. Gen. Pamela Lincoln has been named as the Mobilization assistant to the deputy…
  9. Flight tests could lead to UAS integration

    08.19 / 01:13 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    NASA photograph by Bridget McBride Armstrong personnel describe to visitors that NASA uses the Global Hawk autonomous aircraft for research missions such as hurricane research. NASA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration in the National Airspace System, or UAS in the NAS, project is attracting international attention as increasingly complex flight tests take place over NASA’s Arm…
  10. Boeing Helena site expands to support 777X airplane production

    08.19 / 01:13 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Boeing employees and community members Aug. 17 commemorated the 90,000 square-foot expansion of Boeing Helena in Helena, Mont., to support 777X airplane production. Boeing Helena is set to install new machine tools to fabricate critical titanium parts for the 777X.  “Our investment in Boeing Helena is a testament to our incredible, hard-working team members an…
  11. Linking form with function: AFRL’s flex team drives future tech capabilities for the warfighter

    08.19 / 00:12 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Air Force photograph by David Dixon Dr. Christopher Tabor discusses potential applications of liquid metal alloys. A member of the Flexible Materials and Processes team at the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Tabor’s team is exploring possible uses of liquid metals for stretchable and reconfigurable electronics for the Air Force. Led by…
  12. Legion Post honors B-17 crewman of World War II service

    08.19 / 00:12 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    PALMDALE, Calif.–You could say that it was a “fait accompli” that World War II veteran Elias Ramirez would get a hero’s send-off from his American Legion Post. Ramirez graduated Antelope Valley High School in 1943 and quickly enlisted in what was known in World War II as the Army Air Corps. It would be…
  13. Army acquires new test dummies for vehicle safety

    08.19 / 00:12 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Keeping Soldiers safe is a top priority for vehicle engineers. Army researchers partnered with industry and academia to develop the next generation crash test dummy. Together they designed a new device that will save lives. The standard device used for testing occupant safety was developed by the automotive industry in the 1970s — commonly r…
  14. NASA Armstrong interns soar at agency-wide networking event

    08.19 / 00:12 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    NASA photograph by Kylie Vandenson NASA Armstrong intern Zachary Houghton prepares to launch “Houston’s Problem,” a model rocket built by Armstrong interns for an agency-wide intern rocket competition at NASA Johnson Space Center. Interns from NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center in California launched a rocket, toured space flight facilities and gained inspiration from an astro…
  15. Banks awarded NASA Armstrong scholarship

    08.19 / 00:12 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    NASA photograph by Ken Ulbrich Sean Banks, second from left, accepts the 2017 NASA Armstrong Exchange John W. Russell Memorial Scholarship from Center Director David McBride. Next to Banks are his parents Dan Banks and Lorna Banks. The NASA Armstrong Employee Exchange Council presented its 2017 John W. Russell Memorial Scholarship Award to Sean…
  16. Mobility Guardian draws to an end

    08.18 / 23:09 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Air Force photograph by Senior Airman Clayton Cupit A U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 349th Air Refueling Squadron, McConnell Air Force Base, Kan. while flying over Yakima, Wash., Aug. 3, 2017. More than 3,000 Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and international partners converged on the state…
  17. Marine returns Japanese WWII flag to original family

    08.18 / 23:09 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Marine Corps photograph Tatsuya Yasue, left, receives a flag from World War II veteran Marvin Strombo at Higashishirakawa Village, Gifu Prefecture, Japan, Aug. 15, 2017. Tatsuya, along with other members of the family have waited over 70 years for the return of the brother they lost during the war. The ceremony provided both families…
  18. Local boatswain at work

    08.18 / 23:09 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    USS John C. Stennis Navy photograph by PO2 Luke Moyer BREMERTON, Wash.–Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Ryan Blackwell, from Cary, Illinois, and Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) Airman Anthony Napolis, from Tehachapi, Calif., finish donning self contained breathing apparatuses in USS John C. Stennis’ (CVN 74) hangar bay during a general quarters drill. John C…
  19. Honors for WWII-Korea vet at Coffee4Veterans

    08.18 / 21:59 aerotechnews.com Aerotechnews.com - Technology
    Photograph by Dennis Anderson From left: Rep. Steve Knight, Crazy Otto’s owner Jin Hur and Knight aide Christine Ward present Korean government honors to World War II-Korean veteran Woodrow “Pete” Randooph as Assemblyman Tom Lackey joins in the recognition. LANCASTER, Calif.–A weekly gathering of veterans at a much-loved local diner, with the improbable name…