Category Archives: US Air Force

TRU Simulation and Training Expands ProFlight Pilot Training Facility

TRU Simulation and Training Expands ProFlight Pilot Training Facility – TRU Simulation + Training Inc. has entered phase II of its expansion plan for its Pilot Training Center in Lutz, Florida. Phase I was completed in 2015 when 15,000 square..

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FAA Awards NextGen Contract to Lockheed Martin

July 6, 2015 FAA Awards NextGen Contract to Lockheed Martin – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded a contract to Lockheed Martin worth $344 million to develop and implement a new NextGen technology that will improve the efficiency of departures and arrivals,..

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FAA to Brief Charlotte Residents on Metroplex Procedures

FAA to Brief Charlotte Residents on Metroplex Procedures May 12– The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will hold a public meeting on new air traffic control procedures for flights at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) that will be effective on May..

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British Defence Training and Mission Preparation Programs

Preparing for the current operational environment requires special approaches. Ian Strachanviews the scene from his British vantage point. The ultimate object of military training is preparation for the operational mission.  This article concentrates on the “high end” training systems that..

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Airbus Perlan 2 Glider in Space

Written by Meredith Carey February 08, 2016, Conde Nast Traveler Airbus Perlan 2 Glider in Space Airbus joins Virgin Galactic and Space X in the next-gen space race. Airbus is at it again. For a company that files patents constantly for..

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U.S. Army Prepares to Join Maritime Littoral Arena

Military operations in the littoral domain are typically associated with the Navy and the Marines. In the future, however, the U.S. Army will also play a key role By CIMSEC 2016-01-26 19:48:07 (By Aaron Jensen) U.S. Army Prepares to Join Maritime..

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What are LearnBots?

By JAMES J. GOLDSMITH, Training Industry’s eZine When one hears the word “robot,” the reaction frequently is one of either concern or amusement – concern because of movies like “The Terminator” and “I, Robot,” where machines decide it’s time for..

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New FAA Oversight of Pilot Automation Training

Bill Carey describes new FAA oversight of pilot automation training – January 12, 2016, 10:12 AM New FAA Oversight of Pilot Automation Training – The Federal Aviation Administration does not have processes in place to assess if airline pilots adequately monitor automated systems..

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New Human Carrying Drone Unveiled in #CES2016

Chinese drone-maker Ehang Inc has unveiled a first-of-its-kind human-carrying craft at the CES 2016. The Ehang 184 promises to change the future of transportation, creating potential for an air taxi, if you will. – Ehang co-founder and chief financial officer Shang..

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Farewell to RQ-5 Hunter UAS The US Army’s Oldest Unmanned Aircraft

Salute to RQ-5 Hunter UAS The US Army’s Oldest Unmanned Aircraft By Dave Conrad, Fort Hood Public Affairs WEST FORT HOOD, Texas (Dec. 21, 2015) — The Army’s oldest unmanned aircraft system had its final flight here as part of..

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US Air Force Seeks Drone Pilots Need Not Be Officers

US Air Force Seeks Drone Pilots Need Not Be Officers THE US military’s increasing demand for drones has forced changes in the Air Force’s “flyboy” culture over the years, plucking pilots out of the cockpit and sending some to hi-tech..

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FAA Small Unmanned Aircraft Registration Begins Today Dec. 21

FAA Small Unmanned Aircraft Registration Begins Dec. 21, 2015 The Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Small Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) registry is expected to go live during the day on December 21. Please check the agency’s home page at www.faa.gov for..

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US Air Force Basic Training Program: An Award Winning Video Documentary

US Air Force Basic Training Program: An Award Winning Video Documentary By Public Domain TV Published on Mar 17, 2015 This production uses “reality-based” storytelling to provide insight into the Air Force Basic Military Training (BMT) experience from the perspective of..

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