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From Aviation Week & Space Technology
September 1st
David McMillan has been elected chairman of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s Task Force on Risks to Civil Aviation Arising from Conflict Zones. He is chairman of the Flight Safety Foundation and was director general of Eurocontrol. ...
September 1st
Ron Price will receive the Award of Merit for North America from the London-based Honorable Company of Air Pilots. He has been director of the Abbotsford International Air Show in British Columbia that is now known as Aerospace North America. Winners of t...
September 1st
Honda Aircraft Co. President/CEO Michimasa Fujino has been named to receive the SAE International Clarence L. “Kelly” Johnson Aerospace Vehicle Design and Development Award in late September. It recognizes individuals for “contributions ...
September 1st
Talha A. Zobair (see photo) has been appointed vice president-tax for the Falls Church, Virginia-based Northrop Grumman Corp. He was senior tax counsel and director of global taxes for Raytheon.  
September 1st
Brian Colan has become vice president/controller/chief accounting officer of the Lockheed Martin Corp., Bethesda, Maryland. He succeeds Christopher Gregoire, who is now vice president-finance and business operations for Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and...
September 1st
Wade Burchell has become aerospace market manager for the Superior Tube Co., Collegeville, Pennsylvania.  
From FlightGlobal
September 1st
Comac is expecting to start final assembly of its first C919 flight test aircraft at the end of the month.
September 1st
Comac has installed over 90% of the necessary structures and systems on the C919 iron bird test rig, as it works towards an end-2015 first flight target for its narrowbody programme.
September 1st
​Initial reports into a 31 May fatal Gulfstream GIV crash in Bedford, Massachusetts has led the airframer to issue a service bulletin warning pilots to ensure the flying control gust locks are not engaged before the start of the take-off run.
September 1st
​The Royal Air Force is a step closer to receiving its first Airbus Defence and Space A400M Atlas airlifter after the aircraft made its maiden flight in Spain on 30 August.
September 1st
​The Israeli air force (IAF) shot down a Syrian air force unmanned air vehicle (UAV) when it entered Israeli airspace on 31 August, local sources have revealed.
August 29th
​The US military has put out a call for drop-in replacement engines to power all variants of its Bell-Boeing V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft.



  • 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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