DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – New documents have come to light indicating one of the most famous men in history, U.S. President John F. Kennedy, learned to fly at an Embry-Riddle seaplane base in Miami during World War II. The training took place over 10 days in 1944.
NATO – protecting Europe
Brussels, 29 May 2018 – The NATO Communications and Information (NCI) Agency has awarded Airbus a € 40 million contract for the delivery of the first phase of the new NATO Communications Infrastructure Project. The contract also includes options for future phases of the project, worth up to € 50 million.
GENEVA (May 28, 2018) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is today celebrating two milestones during the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE) 2018 — the success of the NetJets European Citation Latitude fleet, which has recently surpassed 5,000 flight hours, and the delivery of the ninth NetJets Citation Latitude in Europe. The Citation Latitude has quickly become one of the world’s best-selling business jets since entering the market in August 2015, and is the leader in the midsize segment with more than 124 aircraft flying globally.
GENEVA (May 28, 2018) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is showcasing the company’s new super-midsize Citation Longitude business jet this week at the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) 2018. Fresh from its circumnavigation of the globe in March and now nearing Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) type certification, Textron Aviation’s flagship Citation Longitude will be on the vanguard of the FAA’s latest certification requirements.
GENEVA (May 28, 2018) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today updated the development status of its new high-performance Cessna Denali single-engine turboprop during the European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE) 2018. Fabrication of the nose section, fuselage, wings and tail cone of the first three flying prototypes is underway, paving the way for the aircraft to enter the market with best-in-class performance.
The following is an obituary article released on the behalf of Alan Bean’s family:
Alan Bean, Apollo Moonwalker and Artist, Dies at 86
HOUSTON, Texas — Apollo and Skylab astronaut Alan Bean, the fourth human to walk on the moon and an accomplished artist, has died.