The legend of Alexander is so powerful that it places those who helped him achieve greatness, and those who tried to hold everything together after his death, in the anonimity of his shadow. The author has written a compelling review of Antipater and his family in a very readable style without losing the authority of scholarship. – Highly Recommended
The French Revolutionary Wars are far less well known than the Napoleonic Wars, the Generals of these earlier wars being equally less well known. The author presents a perceptive study of the French Revolutionary Wars and a British General who was probably robbed of deserved notability as he died in his moment of triumph. – Much Recommended
The image of a Roman legionary in most minds is in the uniform of the early years of Empire. This beautifully illustrated book depicts the very different arms and armour of the late Roman Empire as Roman soldiers adapted to the challenges of the rising barbarian armies. – Very Highly Recommended
The story of Sir Alan Cobham goes far beyond 1920s & 1930s aviation record breaking. This biography captures the breadth of his unique contribution to aviation development and safety. – Most Highly Recommended
SHANGHAI (April 16, 2019) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced that Cessna-AVIC Aircraft (Zhuhai) Co., Ltd., a Textron Aviation joint venture in China, has signed agreements with the Flight Inspection Center of CAAC (CFIC) for eight new Cessna Citation XLS+ business jets. Deliveries of the aircraft are expected to take place from 2019 to 2021. The two companies held a signing ceremony today during the Asian Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (ABACE) at the Shanghai Hongqiao Airport.
WICHITA, Kan. (April 15, 2019) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced it will welcome former aerobatic pilot Sean D. Tucker as the keynote speaker to headline its 2019 Customer Conference, scheduled April 29 – May 1 in Wichita. The customer-focused event combines important technical updates, industry news and exclusive networking opportunities for owners and operators of Textron Aviation’s extensive product lineup, including Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker aircraft.
WICHITA, Kan. (April 15, 2019) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, will be showcasing its range of business and general aviation aircraft solutions with a static exhibit at this year’s Asian Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (ABACE) April 16-18 at the Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport. With nearly 1,500 jet and turboprop aircraft positioned throughout the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, the company has delivered more aircraft to this part of the world than any other general aviation manufacturer.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Lockheed Martin’s (NYSE: LMT) Pilotage Distributed Aperture Sensor (PDAS) system took flight for the first time aboard the V-280 Valor, Bell Helicopter’s next-generation tiltrotor aircraft in a series of flights over Fort Worth, Texas, in March. PDAS is a multi-functional sensor system that generates high-resolution, 360-degree imagery around the aircraft to enhance situational awareness for pilots and other users.
NASA Highlights Science on 17th SpaceX Resupply Mission to International Space Station
NASA will host a media teleconference at 11 a.m. EDT Monday, April 22, to discuss select science investigations launching on the next SpaceX commercial resupply flight to the International Space Station.