Monthly Archives: January 2012

RARE COLOR FILM: AIRCRAFT CARRIER ACTION IN THE PACIFIC

This is 16mm color (not “colorized”) footage, that you may not have seen, of carrier action in the Pacific. There wasn’t much color shot in the ’40s – extremely expensive then, with a complicated and exacting processing process. Enjoy… WW … Continue reading

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IN FOCUS: Round two for controller-pilot datalink as FAA contract award looms

By:   JOHN CROFT WASHINGTON DC 12:00 24 Jan 2012  Source:    US regulators are set to condone a form of “texting while flying” under the new 17-year, $1 billion-plus Data Communications Integrated Services (DCIS) contract, set to be awarded by the Federal … Continue reading

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CLANCYJG INTERNATIONAL WITH BRIGADIER GENERAL ROBERT C. NOLAN

http://sdb-sdvosb-8a.com 661.339.3120 Contractor or Subcontractor/Team Member  Provide support to the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center (DFRC) as a Subcontractor to the Engineering, Technical Services (ETS) Prime Contractor  Currently supporting the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) … Continue reading

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Leon Panetta Details Deep Defense Cuts

Politico  by CHARLES HOSKINSON | 1/26/12 12:01 PM EST Updated: 1/26/12 10:39 PM EST Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Thursday laid out plans to shrink all four of the military services to meet the Pentagon’s required contribution to reducing the national debt, while insisting … Continue reading

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Priced Out of a Mission

Air Force Magazine Daily Report   January 27, 2012   by Marc V. Schanz The Air Force’s Global Hawk Block 30 aircraft, one of several Global Hawk variants in the fleet, on Thursday became a victim of the Pentagon’s budget axe. Senior … Continue reading

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The Budget Axe Drops

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey on Thursday outlined the programmatic changes resulting from the Obama Administration’s new strategic defense guidance and the planned reduction of some $487 billion from the Pentagon’s budget over the next 10 years. Among … Continue reading

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Lawmakers reach deal on controversial FAA labor provision

Lawmakers reach deal on controversial FAA labor provisionBy Fawn Johnson National Journal January 20, 2012 Gerald Herbert/AP House and Senate leaders have reached agreement on a long-awaited bill to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration with Republicans backing down on a … Continue reading

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