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.
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.|
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.
VfB have launched our second report, “Nouvelle Vague: An Audit of EU Defence Union Plans”. Co-authored by Maj-Gen Julian Thompson and Dr Lee Rotherham, the report outlines in detail the steps that have already been taken, and are being taken, towards forming an EU Defence Union.
A grateful nation honours Dame Vera Lynn on her 100th Birthday
During the second world war she inspired our troops and stole the hearts of a generation and, On Monday 20th March 2017 an eternally grateful nation will honour the incomparable Dame Vera Lynn’s 100th birthday with a unique and fitting tribute.
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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