Archive for November 18th, 2017

EA-18G crew grounded for penis skydrawing

Posted in Navy on November 18th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on EA-18G crew grounded for penis skydrawing

Two cheeky U.S. Navy lieutenants from VAQ-130 have been grounded after sparking an outcry for drawing an outline of a penis in the skies over Washington State in their EA-18G on Nov. 18.


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Raytheon to install telemetry equipment for USN’s G550 range support aircraft

Posted in Industry, Navy on November 18th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Raytheon to install telemetry equipment for USN’s G550 range support aircraft

The U.S. Navy has given Raytheon a $79 million contract to install telemetry equipment on its future G550 range support aircraft.

RSAF Gulfstream IAI G550 CAEW (Conformal Airborne Early Warning)
By Owen65 [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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Permanent gearbox fix for A400M delayed till next year

Posted in Industry on November 18th, 2017 by alert5 – Comments Off on Permanent gearbox fix for A400M delayed till next year

Europrop International (EPI) has admitted that it is unable to roll out a permanent solution to the gearbox issue on its TP400-D6 engine by this year.

TP400-D6
I, Mirgolth [GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or CC BY-SA 2.5-2.0-1.0], via Wikimedia Commons
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