NAVAIR News Releases http://www.navair.navy.mil/news NAVAIR News Release Data Sun, 20 May 2018 16:04:00 GMT FRC East milestone in F-35 maintenance http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6822 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. – Fleet Readiness Center East achieved another accomplishment for its support of the F-35 Lightning II program May 17, 2018. FRC East has now received, modified and delivered its first U. S. Navy F-35C... Fri, 18 May 2018 10:20:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6822 COMFRC hosts Industry Day event at FRC East http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6796 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — More than 50 professionals representing more than 30 companies participated in Commander, Fleet Readiness Center’s Industry Day hosted by Fleet Readiness Center East at the Havelock Tourist and Event Center April 17,... Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:57:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6796 FRC East holding direct hire event in New Bern http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6758 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — Fleet Readiness Center East is participating in the third Craven Works: An Employment Resource and Jobs Event at the New Bern Riverfront Convention Center March 20 from noon to 6 p.m. FRC East... Mon, 19 Mar 2018 14:55:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6758 FRC East plans recruiting event http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6754 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. -- Fleet Readiness Center East, aboard MCAS Cherry Point, N.C., will be accepting applications for multiple trades during a direct-hire event at Craven Community College located in Havelock, N.C. March 16, 2018. Applications will... Mon, 12 Mar 2018 15:07:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6754 SECNAV Visits FRC East http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6748 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. -- Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer visited Fleet Readiness Center East Feb. 26, 2018 to meet with command leadership and see firsthand the maintenance, repair and overhaul operations performed at the... Fri, 02 Mar 2018 13:17:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6748 FRC East announces winners of first industrial Innovation Challenge http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6739 MARINE CORPS AIR STATION CHERRY POINT, N.C. — Fleet Readiness Center East announced the winners of the first industrial Innovation Challenge, sponsored by Naval Air Systems Command and Commander Fleet Readiness Centers Feb. 13, 2018. The challenge that was launched in... Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:10:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6739 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 14:54:00 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 11:07:00 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 13:00:00 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 15:13:00 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 08:51:00 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 13:56:00 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 15:09:00 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 07:39:00 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 07:26:00 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 09:50:00 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 12:37:00 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 12:36:00 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 13:35:00 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 10:01:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=6530