June 26, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

Pilots Take First-Ever Crewed Flight in Military-Worthy Electric Aircraft

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US Air Force pilots conducted the first-ever crewed flight of an electric aircraft — an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) — with military airworthiness. This milestone, which took place at BETA Technologies’ Plattsburgh, NY, facility earlier this month was the culmination of a two-year partnership between BETA and the Air Force’s Agility Prime program.

Soldiers Seek Fighter-Pilot Goggles

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The Army’s FY21 budget calls for fighter pilot-like situational awareness, augmented reality, do-it-all goggles for nearly half of all close combat forces, from infantry to scouts and engineers — that’s more than 40,000 by next year.

Top Ten Leader Stories of 2012

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New development, a hurricane, stealth fighters and the fiscal cliff top the list.

Verizon Store and Cantina Coming to Lexington Park

New businesses will revitalize empty commercial spaces on Great Mills Road and Route 235.