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14 hrs ago | The News Tribune

Hundreds of Boeing workers to share in nearly $47 million in back pay

Nearly 500 present and former Boeing employees will receive back payments of up to $400,000 each and raises of up to 33 percent as a result of a union victory in a labor rights dispute Boeing has fought for some 13 years.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Thu Apr 17, 2014


Media Invited to California Briefing, Tour Highlighting Alternative Jet Fuel Research

An HU-25C jet from NASA's Langley Research Center will be in California next month as part of a flight test to assess biofuel and other jet fuel alternatives.


Related Topix: California, US Military, US Air Force

New Scientist

Space shuttle carrier plane heads out on Texas convoy

A Boeing 747 that gave piggyback rides to space shuttles is about to hit the road one last time.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Boeing 747, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Houston, TX, US Military, Ellington Field, US Air Force

Stars and Stripes

Hypersonic jets, lasers are the future for Air Force researchers

An X-51A WaveRider hypersonic flight test vehicle is uploaded to an Air Force Flight Test Center B-52 for fit testing at Edwards Air Force Base on July 17, 2009.


Related Topix: US Military, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, US Air Force, US News, Science / Technology, NASA

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Clay Boothby hangs a shingle - Heidi Nel joins Picture Motion -...

CLAY BOOTHBY HANGS A SHINGLE: Clay Boothby is leaving Ketchum to launch his own lobbying and public affairs firm.


Related Topix: Pennsylvania, George Bush, W., US Military, US Air Force, Hollywood (Portland, OR)

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Media Invited to Tour Flight Research Project with NASA Associate Administrator

Media also will tour the modified Gulfstream III aircraft that is being used for the project and be briefed on the progress of this research effort.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Big Boom Sound Mystifies Orange County

A loud boom today generated calls to emergency agencies in Orange County, but authorities had trouble tracking down what caused it.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, US Military, US Air Force, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Daily Mail

I'm not done wig you! The bizarre disguises woman wore to spy on...

DUI party girl who tweeted '2 drunk 2 care' is wheeled into police station on stretcher and charged after killing two friends while driving wrong way down Florida highway Upmarket New York nursing home hired male STRIPPERS to entertain elderly dementia residents for the 'perverse pleasure' of staff, shocking lawsuit claims I'm not done wig you! The ... (more)


Related Topix: Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Inventions, Science / Technology, Aspen, CO, US Military, US Air Force, Andrews Air Force Base, Weird

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Bangkok Post

Japan eyes F-35 maintenance hub

The Defence Ministry proposed on Thursday that Japan host a maintenance hub in the Asia-Pacific region for the F-35 stealth fighter jet developed by an international consortium, as it outlined a draft strategy to bolster the defence industry under new arms export rules.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Liberal Democratic Party (Japan), Democratic Party (Japan)

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Seattle Times

Going way off the tourist path in Southern California

Flip Cassidy stands before his work "The Television Will Not Be Revolutionized" in East Jesus, an artists colony in Imperial County, Calif.


Related Topix: California, Imperial County, CA, California City, CA, US Military, US Air Force, Travel

Mon Mar 31, 2014


NASA Armstrong Center Renaming Ceremony Set for May 13

Media are invited to a formal dedication ceremony to mark the renaming of NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center, formerly the Dryden Flight Research Center, on Tuesday, May 13 at the center's campus at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illinois, Illinois Government, Iowa Government, Iowa, California, California Government

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Kennebec Journal

Oakland man awarded Bronze Star

Air Force Tech Sgt. Matt Bolduc, a counterintelligence special agent, neutralized a Taliban attack strategy in Afghanistan, earning him the military's fourth-highest honor.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US Army, Aviano Air Base, Oakland, ME, World News, Asia, Afghanistan

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Tehachapi News

NWS issues Wind Advisory

A Wind Advisory is in effect starting 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 29, until 11 p.m. on Sunday, March 30. The National Weather Service in Hanford predicts west winds between 20 and 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph for areas in the Kern County Mountains and Desert.


Related Topix: Kern County, CA, Rosamond, CA, US Military, US Air Force, Mojave, CA


Nuke test cheating linked to flawed leadership

A basic contradiction lies at the root of an exam-cheating scandal that decimated the ranks of an Air Force nuclear missile group, investigators say: Commanders were demanding perfection in testing and ethics but also tacitly condoned rule-bending or even willfully ignored cheating.


Related Topix: US Military, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Minot Air Force Base, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, US Air Force

Aerotech News And Review

Future UAS trainer makes cross country voyage to support Triton program

A retired U.S. Air Force Global Hawk is loaded onto a truck destined for the Manned Flight Simulator facility at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md., to support MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System training.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Patuxent River, MD, US Navy, Point Mugu

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Aerotech News And Review

Grounded and flying high

It doesn't matter if his life is up in the air or firmly planted on a stage, Jacob Nelson, 21, is living the dream; both of them- and working towards his third.


Related Topix: Lake Hughes, CA, Country, Wynonna, Civil Aircraft, Aircraft, Cessna Aircraft, Cessna 150, Lancaster, CA, US Military, US Air Force, Los Angeles Air Force Base

Sat Mar 22, 2014

Lincoln Daily News

Apollo 13 astronaut to present 'Failure Is Not an Option' at Millikin's Kirkland Center on April 22

Fred Haise, Apollo 13 astronaut and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, will present "Failure Is Not an Option" on April 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Kirkland Fine Arts Center on Millikin's campus.


Related Topix: NASA, US Military, US Air Force

Florida Today

Larry Johnston: There are still 'Happy' memories of aviation legend Pancho Barnes

While making the long drive through California's dusty Mojave Desert, I could not help but remember the more or less respectable "Happy Bottom Riding Club" located near here and its feisty and fun-loving owner, Pancho Barnes.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, The Right Stuff, Drama Movies, History Movies, Adventure