Saturday, September 5, 2015

Most popular posts August 2015

1.) Urgent request for maintenance work on US Marshals aircraft - The Federal Aviation Administration, Aircraft Maintenance and Engineering Group, issued an urgent requirement in August to establish a contract with a qualified vendor to perform heavy maintenance inspections on aircraft used to transport prisoners. [Full story] 


2.) Seven new airtankers planned for US Forest Service - The U.S. Forest Service is contemplating acquiring up to seven new production commercial aircraft to serve in a multi-mission capacity. [Full story


3.) Retired F-15 jet going on display at Joint Base Lewis McChord - The U.S. military plans to relocate, paint, and assemble a retired F-15 fighter jet from Davis Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz., to Joint Base Lewis McChord, Wash., and place the aircraft on static display. [Full story] 

4.) NASA: Cracks found in SOFIA aircraft engines - NASA's Armstrong Flight Research Center in California has a requirement for repair of two Pratt & Whitney JT9D-7 engines which have been removed from the aircraft and preserved with Mobil AVREX M-Turbo gas turbine lubricant. [Full story]

5.) UH-1N Replacement Program meeting this month - The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, held an Industry Day meeting in August to provide details on the planned replacement of the Air Force's fleet of UH-1N aircraft. [Full story]

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