June 26, 2019

A New Flying Classroom for Test Pilots

Flying Classroom

An old Fairchild Swearingen C-26A Metroliner is now the Airborne Systems Training and Research Support, or ASTARS III, and belongs to the Test Pilot School at NAS Pax. The aircraft will serve as a flying classroom.

Defense Funding for Drones Nearly Triples

Funding for Drones

The 2019 National Defense Authorization Act allocates funding for nearly three times as many unmanned vehicles as in previous years.