NAVAIR News Releases http://www.navair.navy.mil/news NAVAIR News Release Data Tue, 21 Nov 2017 11:54:23 GMT FRC East marks another F-35 milestone http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6694 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — Fleet Readiness Center East achieved another milestone for its support of the F-35 Lightning II program. The depot received its first U. S. Navy F-35C Lightning II, carrier variant, for maintenance Nov. 9.... Thu, 16 Nov 2017 13:54:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6694 Innovation Challenge: Visionaries push on ideas http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6688 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — Fleet Readiness Center East innovators are continuing forward in the design, development and prototype phase of the Innovation Challenge. And according to much of the advancing innovators’ feedback, such a moment to participate... Thu, 09 Nov 2017 10:07:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6688 Innovation Challenge: Visionaries, ideas move on to design, development and prototype phase http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6656 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. (Oct. 10, 2017) —  Fleet Readiness Center East visionaries of five new ideas have been selected to move ahead to the design, development and prototype phase in the first Industrial Innovation Challenge. There were... Tue, 10 Oct 2017 12:00:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6656 Woman of Industry: Fennell farewells federal service after 33 years http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6653 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. (Sept. 30, 2017) — Sifting through the details of patents for “pipeline pigs” and “holding devices for painting things” was not the fascinating engineering stuff Mary Beth Fennell imagined she’d be doing right... Mon, 02 Oct 2017 14:13:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6653 OJT: Op teaches use of new kit while accomplishing needed repair on V-22 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6629 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — A V-22 in-process at Fleet Readiness Center East needing work performed under its wing gave several FRC mechanics from the East Coast a special on-the-job training opportunity Aug. 7-11. The need to replace... Tue, 05 Sep 2017 07:51:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6629 STEMersion: Educators team with industry to prep students for future prospects http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6619 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — Craven County Schools Career and Technical Education Division is concerned about how local industry will suffer if there becomes a lack of skilled candidates to sustain it. So in worrying about achieving the... Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:56:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6619 FRC East inducts first F-35 A http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6613 FLEET READINESS CENTER EAST, Cherry Point, NC -- Fleet Readiness Center East received the first F-35A Lightning II for upgrade here Aug. 9, 2017. The aircraft variant, primarily operated by the Air Force, was flown from Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, to FRC East... Fri, 11 Aug 2017 14:09:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6613 Concealed in details: NDI efforts find hidden flaws and defects, ensure safety and quality http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6610 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — Producing quality aircraft, engines and components is always a top priority at Fleet Readiness Center East, but sometimes tiny cracks and defects can hide in parts where they can’t be seen with... Wed, 09 Aug 2017 06:39:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6610 Logistician garners NAVAIR employee of year honors http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6609 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — The work of managing, prioritizing and coordinating action requests for all Marine Corps units for the Logistics Management Integration Department has garnered one Fleet Readiness Center East employee top honors among Naval... Wed, 09 Aug 2017 06:26:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6609 Ready, Set, Innovate: NAVAIR leaders launch Industrial Innovation Challenge http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6568 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — Innovators at Fleet Readiness Center East are off to the races now that the 2017 FRC East Industrial Innovation Challenge is underway to harvest ideas, strategies and products to improve Navy Enterprise... Tue, 20 Jun 2017 08:50:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6568 Innovation Challenge to kick off at FRC East http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6545 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — An Innovation Challenge event will kick off at Fleet Readiness Center East June 14. FRC East has been selected to participate in this first industrial Innovation Challenge in Commander Fleet Readiness Centers. FRC... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:37:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6545 Capped: Head injuries to zero since implementing PPE wear policy http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6546 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — Fleet Readiness Center East has noticed a significant drop in head injuries since directing artisans to wear caps when performing work in its aircraft production spaces. Safety officials are crediting the wearing of... Wed, 24 May 2017 11:36:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6546 Cherry Point-based FRC East receives honor in supporting STEM education http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6531 [VIDEO LINK:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eW8Sj9mzdXE] RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — Fleet Readiness Center East has received the 2017 Outstanding Business and Industry Award from the N.C. Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education (SMT) Center. FRC East was recognized at the annual SMT celebration on April... Wed, 03 May 2017 12:35:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6531 Simple controls save thousands http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6530 MARINE CORPS AIR BASE CHERRY POINT, NORTH CAROLINA — The practice of “turning off the tap” for Blade and Vane Repair Mechan­ics Jim Small and Robby Gray on their Naval Engine Airfoil Facility cleaning line for the past six months... Wed, 03 May 2017 09:01:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6530 Engineers roll out to reach future STEMists http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6529 MARINE CORPS AIR BASE CHERRY POINT, NORTH CAROLINA — Fleet Readiness Center East is ac­tively sending its engineers out to local campuses in hopes of stok­ing the fires of future engineers. And as FRC East’s drive is about preserv­ing a hefty... Wed, 03 May 2017 08:53:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6529 FRC East lead engineer shapes NAVAIR professionals http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6502 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — For more than 22 years, Mark Meno has been affecting lives through his contributions as a chemical engineer. However, recently it’s the work of shaping professionals that is making an impact on... Fri, 17 Mar 2017 07:29:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6502 Harper assumes command at FRC East http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6492 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — As the guidon passed from the hands of Col. Vincent E. Clark to those of Col. Clarence Harper III, so too did command authority and accountability of Fleet Readiness Center East during... Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:40:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6492 MEDIA ADVISORY; FRC EAST CHANGE OF COMMAND http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6481 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION, CHERRY POINT, N.C. – Col. Clarence T. Harper III will assume command of Fleet Readiness Center East from Col. Vincent E. Clark in a change of command ceremony here, Feb. 24 at 10 a.m. Media interested in... Wed, 15 Feb 2017 13:55:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6481 FRC East Team DINO wins NAVAIR Challenge http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6374 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. (Sept. 29, 2016) — Six members of Fleet Readiness Center East’s Propeller Integrated Product Team of In-Service Support Center won the first Naval Air Systems Command Data Challenge that culminated in a two-day... Fri, 30 Sep 2016 13:01:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6374 Honoring more than six decades of service http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6375 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — Freddie Dawkins only planned to be a civil service employee two additional years after relocating from Alameda Naval Air Station, California to Fleet Readiness Center East in 1995. And now 21 years later... Thu, 29 Sep 2016 10:48:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6375