British Second World War airman laid to rest after the Department of National Defence assisted in his identification

 

March 20, 2017 – Ottawa – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

The United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defence laid to rest Second World War airman Sergeant Wilfred Lawson of the Royal Air Force at the Berlin 1939-1945 War Cemetery on March 16, 2017. The Department of National Defence (DND) assisted in the identification of this missing British airman when his remains were found three years ago.

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Momentum builds in the Cessna Citation Longitude program

 

Third aircraft joins the flight test fleet and full assembly line flow commences

WICHITA, Kan. (March 20, 2017) – Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today announced that the third aircraft in the Cessna Citation Longitude flight test program recently completed its first flight. Test pilots Corey Eckhart and UJ Pesonen, along with flight test engineer Mike Bradfield, successfully tested various systems throughout the one-hour and 40-minute flight. The aircraft will be used in the program for avionics and systems development, as well as collecting flight simulator data.

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Boeing, Ryanair Celebrate Delivery of Airline’s 450th Next-Generation 737-800

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Irish-low cost carrier is largest all-Boeing operator in Europe

DUBLIN, March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Ryanair celebrated the delivery today of the airline’s 450th Next-Generation 737-800. This significant milestone has been reached in less than two decades, with the Irish low-cost carrier taking an average delivery of 25 737-800s per year since 1999.

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New Satellite to Enhance Communications Capabilities for Canadian Armed Forces

 

A computer rendering of the ninth Wideband Global Satellite Communication (WGS-9) satellite in orbit. Image courtesy of Boeing.

March 19, 2016 – Cape Canaveral, Florida – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Representatives from the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and Department of National Defence were on hand at Cape Canaveral, Florida, March 18, to witness the launch of the ninth Wideband Global Satellite Communication (WGS-9) constellation satellite. The satellite will aid in meeting CAF strategic satellite communications (Satcom) requirements for many years into the future.

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British Warships of the Second World War, detailed in the original builders’ plans

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The Seaforth imprint of Pen & Sword has a well-deserved reputation for producing fine studies of naval technology and action. This new book contains well-chosen technical drawings within it as excellent illustration. The author provides a well-balanced review of British Warship design and construction prior to and during WWII. Much Recommended


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British Warship Recognition, The Perkins Identification Albums, Volume III: Cruisers 1865-1939, Part 1

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The Seaforth imprint of Pen & Sword has a well-deserved reputation for producing fine studies of naval technology and action. This new book is the third volume of the Perkins Identification Albums, Part one of the Cruiser album. The series is a quite unique production in conjunction with the British National Maritime Museum. A must for collectors, professionals and serious enthusiasts, most highly recommended


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