Aviation

Find the latest information about military aircraft and military aviation. This includes topics such as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), unmanned aerial systems (UAS), rotary wing aircraft, fixed wing aircraft, cockpit and next generation avionics, and other military aviation systems and programs.
 

UFO sightings turn out to be military cargo plane

Contributor: Mike O'Brien
Posted: 1/21/2013

UFO sightings turn out to be military cargo plane - Mike O'Brien

It came from outer space - at least that's what residents of a couple of Massachusetts towns thought. Authorities received several reports of UFO sightings earlier this month but now the Federal Aviation Administration has announced the flying object was in fact a giant military aircraft. Full Article »


 

Rotorcraft Survivability in Afghanistan

Contributor:
Posted: 1/19/2011


Rotorcraft Survivability in Afghanistan -
COL John Leaphart, Project Manager for Aircraft Survivability Equipment, discusses rotorcraft survivability in Afghanistan at IDGA's Helicon. Full Video »


 

Paving the way for a leaner and improved operational base: A case study at NAS JAX - Marissa Alvord

NAS JAX is one of the Navy’s fastest growing installations. In the context of rapid expansion, how is their Command increasing energy conservation efforts? IDGA’s @Defense Insider recently spoke with Captain Roy Undersander, Executive Officer, Naval Air Station Jacksonville about the challenges of maintaining buildings and facilities in the face of declining budgets by focusing on stewardship to the environment and reducing NAS JAX’s energy footprint. Captain Undersander also outlines the top attributes industry must be sensitive to during new developments, including the issue of cyber vulnerability. Captain Undersander will be speaking at IDGA's Military Aviation Summit taking place in Jacksonville, FL, November 12-14, 2012. Full Podcast »


 

Up, Up & Away: New Ejection Seat Design for Military

The military’s advanced-concept ejection seat, ACES II ® , is one of the most successful aircrew escape systems in U. Full Whitepaper »


 



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