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18th
SEP

Aviation Week Flies With The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds

Watch as Aviation Week's Lara Seligman joins Thunderbird Number 7 Lt. Col. Kevin Walsh, a career F-16 pilot, as he runs through the Thunderbirds? best-known maneuvers one-by-one in the skies over the eastern United States.

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14th
SEP

Ryanair Says ECJ Employment Ruling Won?t Add To Labor Costs

Ryanair said a European court ruling about where staff members can bring legal proceedings will not add to its labor costs.

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7th
SEP

Trump?s Nominee To Lead NASA Wins Nod From Old, New Space

U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine, a former Navy pilot, is not without technical know-how, though he chose a career in politics.

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6th
SEP

ISS Crew Exchange Underway

Command of the International Space Station transitioned from Russia’s Fyodor Yurchkhin to NASA’s Randy Bresnik late Sept. 2, as the veteran cosmonaut, NASA spaceflight record-setter Peggy Whitson and colleague Jack Fischer descended to Earth in remote Kazakhstan. Their Soyuz MS-04 capsule touched down at 9:21 p.m. EDT. Whitson’s extended mission stretched to 288 days, the longest ever for a woman, while her career total over three spaceflights reached 665 days, a record for any American. Three U.S. and Russian replacements are to lift off late Sept.

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1st
SEP

MRO For Landing Gear As Demanding As Its Job

Landing gear takes the strain
Landing gear takes a pounding?see what goes into keeping if airworthy.

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31st
AUG

MRO For Landing Gear Is As Demanding As Its Job


Landing gear has it tough. It must withstand temperature and environment extremes, take a considerable pounding from runways and remain completely safe and functional during even the roughest of aircraft landings. For maintenance, repair and overhaul purposes, that means flight hours and cycles are continuously recorded, ensuring the gear remains safe and flightworthy.

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16th
AUG

Why A&D CEOs May Be Happy to No Longer Council Trump

Why is it good to let go of Trump's business councils? Two words: Millennial recruitment.

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11th
AUG

Indian-Israeli Joint Venture Opens Manufacturing Facility

Kalyani Rafael Advanced Systems (KRAS) has embarked on India’s first private-sector defense subsystems manufacturing facility. KRAS, a joint venture between Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and India’s Kalyani Group, is part of the “Make in India” initiative to increase foreign direct investment while increasing employment for Indian workers. Israel and India have long had strong defense ties. This year, India has signed deals for the purchase of almost $2 billion of missiles from Israeli companies.

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11th
AUG

Labor Department MRO Job Outlook Raises Questions

While many industry forecasts predict worsening MRO labor shortage, government data sees stagnant job growth.

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8th
AUG

Labor Department MRO Job Outlook Raises Questions

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27th
JUL

Jobs Aplenty For Pilots, Technicians, Attendants

The commercial airline industry will need to hire more than 2 million pilots, maintenance technicians and cabin attendants over the next 20 years, largely to support the growth of airline fleets and changes in fleet mix, an updated Boeing forecast says.

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26th
JUL

Regulatory Reform?Collective Soul Searching


Every election cycle politicians from both sides of the aisle demonize administrative agencies as the cause of so many of the nation’s woes. Politicians decry the proverbial red tape manufactured by Washington bureaucrats. They promise to scale back job-crushing regulations and make American companies more competitive in the world marketplace.

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26th
JUL

Opinion: Regulatory Reform?Collective Soul Searching


Every election cycle politicians from both sides of the aisle demonize administrative agencies as the cause of so many of the nation’s woes. Politicians decry the proverbial red tape manufactured by Washington bureaucrats. They promise to scale back job-crushing regulations and make American companies more competitive in the world marketplace.

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21st
JUL

Depression: A Somber Secret

While it is impossible to put an exact number on the population, the fact is many in our profession endure symptoms of major depression, and yet, for obvious career reasons, are not receiving the proper mental health care.

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14th
JUL

Trump Administration Fights Creation Of Space Corps

In this week?s Washington Outlook: Defense Secretary Mattis says a Space Corps would create a narrower approach to space operations, Senator wants to set up X-Prize to solve hypoxia problem, and AIA?s Melcher will leave his job in December.

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