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From Aviation Week & Space Technology
August 3rd
Aug. 11-13—12th Annual Latin American Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition (LABACE),   Aug. 22-23—Shoreham Airshow, Brighton City (Shoreham) Airport, West Sussex, &nb...
August 3rd
  Textron Aviation delivered 36 new Citation jets and 30 King Air turboprops during the second quarter of this year, compared to 36 Citations and 34 King Airs during the same time a year ago.  Customer deliveries of the new Citation Latitude b...
August 3rd
Tim Brady, dean of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s College of Aviation in Daytona Beach, Florida, has been named interim chancellor of the campus effective Aug. 15, where he forged the nation’s first aviation PhD program. He has served ...
August 3rd
Farsound Aviation has been approved as a supplier by engine maker Pratt & Whitney. The approval allows Farsound to distribute parts for a range of engine platforms, it said. 
August 3rd
For information about placing Classified Advertising in BA’s Marketplace Section, please contact Diane Mason at (913) 967-1736, email: BA Marketplace Rates: $235 per column inch.
August 3rd
Duncan Aviation will host a free NextGen seminar Aug. 6 at the Denver Marriott Tech Center at 4900 S. Syracuse in Denver, one of the few remaining NextGen seminars the company has scheduled for this year. The seminar focuses on the mandates for ADS-B and ...
From FlightGlobal
August 1st
​An Airbus CN235-200M military transport aircraft operated by the Colombian Air Force crashed 31 July, killing all 11 people on board.
July 31st
The Lockheed Martin proposal to “un-man” the U-2 is dead, but the old high-altitude surveillance aircraft is very much alive despite repeated attempts to kill the programme.
July 31st
The market sent mixed signals to the general and business aviation sector in the second quarter, as the total number of fixed-wing aircraft deliveries declined but overall sales inched higher compared to the same period last year, the General Aviati...
July 31st
​The Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has achieved initial operational capability with the US Marine Corps 14 years after the fifth-generation combat jet entered development and five years after its original IOC target of 2010.
July 31st
Local media reports claim that Israel conducted another "phantom attack" on the Syrian Golan Heights on 29 July, killing three militants from the Popular Resistance Committees: a group loyal to Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad.
July 31st
​Panoptes Systems has introduced a sense and avoid capability for recreational unmanned air vehicles that offers protection over the intellectual property of hobbyist users.



  • 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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