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From Aviation Week & Space Technology
August 4th
SYDNEY — While most of the international attention this month has focused on the Talisman Saber exercise in Australia, other recent joint training drills involving the Philippines and Japan also have merited some note. read more
August 4th
The Iran nuclear deal continues to dominate discussion in Washington. On Tuesday both the Senate Armed Services Committee and Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold separate hearings on the implications of the deal—the SASC’s witnesses w...
August 4th
U.S. NAVY and U.S. MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY tested RAYTHEON-built Standard Missile-6 in its first intercept of a ballistic missile target at sea as part of a four-test series taking place July 28 through Aug. 1.   ISRAEL completed CH-53 life-extensio...
August 4th
  NEW DELHI—India and the U.S are working together to develop a dual-frequency synthetic aperture radar satellite – the NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Radar (Nisar), expected to be launched in 2021. read more
August 4th
SYDNEY—Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has been asked by both its U.S. and Gulf airline tenants to support them in their debate over U.S. market access, says DFW CEO Sean Donohue at the CAPA Australia Pacific Aviation Summit in Sydney....
August 4th
  /site-files/ U.S. Airlines Systemwide Seasonally Adjusted Passenger Enplanements read more
From FlightGlobal
August 3rd
​Social media specialist Facebook has unveiled the completed prototype of a solar-powered unmanned aircraft designed to fly above 60,000ft for more than three months.
August 3rd
After 51 years of service with the US Marine Corps, the Boeing-Vertol CH-46 Sea Knight flew for the last time 1 August at a retirement ceremony in Chantilly, Virginia.
August 3rd
​US Air Force Special Operations Command has received its first AC-130J Ghostrider gunship ahead of operational testing that it due to start later this year.
August 3rd
​The British Army Air Corps (AAC) retired its six remaining AgustaWestland Lynx AH7 battlefield reconnaissance helicopters on 31 July, making way for its AgustaWestland Wildcat AW159 replacement.
August 3rd
​A fatal crash of a Mil Mi-28 attack helicopter has led to the Russian ministry of defence grounding the fleet, local reports have claimed.
August 3rd
Fractional ownership company NetJets has firmed up the delivery schedule for its Cessna Citation Latitude business jets, with the first of the midsize type set to enter its operation in July 2016.



  • Two new links on the LINKS page, to AeroStudents and to Engineers Edge add more reference material and on line calculators of a broad range of engineering topics.

  • Free program for digitizing curves - CurveSnap, added to Programs page and link to on line curve digitizing site

  • Spreadsheet  on Spreadsheets page for extracting SPC loads from NASTRAN f06 output file

  • Link to MIL SPECS and more specifications, handbooks, on EverySpec  at LINKS page

  • New spreadsheets: stress-strain curve for non linear stress analysis and Neuber Plasticity correction using Ramberg&Osgood material curve added to the Spreadsheets page

  • Link to all regulations and specifications, from EASA, on the Regulations - Aircraft page  

  • New page:  CAD Programs with links for download, free, CAD Programs for 2D and 3D

  • New page:  Compilers with links for download, free, compilers for the most used programs for engineering and research.

  • New link on Links page to NASA site with NASA and NACA Technical reports for downloading.



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