Embry-Riddle Sees Rising Number of Students in Nation’s Largest Collegiate Flight Training Program

Demand for more commercial airline pilots results in largest increase in 15 years at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach Campus. 

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. ­— When Peter Wagner’s uncle introduced him to the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds when he was in the fifth grade, he became hooked on learning to fly.

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All in the Family: Lockheed Martin Introduces New Satellite Lineup

Company shows results of $300 million investment in range of satellite buses, from nanosats to high-powered spacecraft

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., Sept. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) debuted a new family of satellite buses that form the core of nearly every space mission. From nanosats to high-powered satellites, the versatile lineup incorporates dozens of major enhancements and hundreds of common components that speed production and reduce cost. The company announced the lineup at the Air Force Association Air, Space & Cyber Conference.

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Rockwell Collins successfully demonstrates 5,000 mile next-generation wideband high frequency communications link

Rockwell Collins successfully demonstrates 5,000 mile next-generation wideband high frequency communications link

  • Data transferred reliably and rapidly
  • Next-generation HF provides connection in satellite-denied environments
  • Demonstration complete, HF optimization studies continue

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Sept. 18, 2017) – Rockwell Collins, under contract to the Air Force Research Laboratory Information Directorate (AFRL/RI; contract FA8750-16-C-0269) and in support of AFRL/RI and Air Combat Command’s efforts to successfully communicate in satellite-denied environments, recently demonstrated the resilience of next-generation high frequency (HF) communications using a wideband high frequency (WBHF) system over a 5,000 mile distance.

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