November 23, 2017

Dropping Wall Funds Could Keep Government Open

Government Open

Dropping funds for a US border wall from their spending proposal could net the Republicans the Democratic votes needed to keep government open beyond Friday.

Navy Continues Testing With Biofuels

Growler

In tests this month at NAS Patuxent River, the Navy went all out to experiment using 100 percent biofuels for its jets.

Blue Angels Return to Work

The Blue Angels will resume performances July 2 at the National Cherry Festival Air Show in Traverse City, MI, reports Navy Times. A month ago one of their pilots was killed in a crash while practicing for an air show.

Grease Skids: Reduce Spending Bill Amendments, Ryan Proposes

House Speaker Paul Ryan wants to eliminate amendments that are bogging down, and sometimes killing, spending bills.

Pilot Dies in Blue Angels Crash in Tennessee

A Blue Angels F/A-18 fighter jet crashed Thursday near Nashville, TN, killing the pilot just days before a weekend air show performance,

Blue Angels Prep for 2016 Air Show

Blue Angels

The Blue Angels are already getting set for next year’s Air Show at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, and one of them is visiting St. Mary’s County.

Boehner May Delay Leadership Vote

Boehner

House Speaker John Boehner’s replacement will be voted on Thursday, but the vote for the No. 2 and No. 3 leadership slots may be delayed.

China’s J-31 Stealth Fighter Unveiled Soon

The J-31 stealth fighter is a land based jet but could also evolve into a carrier based ‘naval configuration’, and become a direct competitor for the F-35.

International F-35 Sales Boost Lockheed

The aeronautics division saw revenue rising from $3.41 billion to $3.86 billion and operating profit from $407 million to $453 million.

More than 400 Military Drones Crashed Since 2001

Military drones crashed into homes, farms, runways, highways, waterways and an Air Force C-130 Hercules transport plane in midair.