NAVAIR News Releases http://www.navair.navy.mil/news NAVAIR News Release Data Thu, 02 Apr 2015 09:41:04 GMT Photo: New propulsion and power engineers gain insight into design processes http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5870 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Patuxent River, Md. — Engineers from Naval Air Systems Command's (NAVAIR) Engineering and Scientist Development Program (ESDP) and Propulsion and Power Engineering Department learn about General Electric's (GE) engineering practices at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.... Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:09:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5870 Air-to-Air Missile Program supports Army test of AIM-9X, demonstrates integrated warfighter capability http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5869 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — In establishing a partnership with the U.S. Army, the Air-to-Air Missiles Program office, PMA-259 is supporting an unorthodox, yet successful way to launch an air-to-air missile from the ground. PMA-259’s test team arrived in... Fri, 27 Mar 2015 15:46:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5869 Marine captain takes top honors for aviation maintenance excellence http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5868 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — A Marine Corps captain recently earned CNO’s Charles J. “Chuck” Nechvatal aviation ground maintenance officer of the year award for his contribution to the deployment of one of the service’s newest small unmanned... Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:46:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5868 Rushing named NAVAIR Junior Sailor of 2014 http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5867 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — A Commander, Fleet Readiness Centers (COMFRC) Sailor who spends most of his time taking care of others got a chance to stand in the spotlight. Petty Officer 2nd Class Victor J. Rushing, Jr. was... Tue, 24 Mar 2015 08:34:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5867 U.S. Naval Test Pilot School celebrates 70 years http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5866 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – More than 300 staff, students and graduate “Testers” of U.S. Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) celebrated 70 years since the school was established at Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River March 12. One... Wed, 18 Mar 2015 08:57:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5866 FRCSE celebrates opening of newly renovated production shop http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5865 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A ribbon cutting ceremony held March 11 officially reopened Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE) Building 189/190 production shop after a $3.4 million renovation project. FRCSE Executive Officer Capt. Chuck Stuart, along with FRCSE Industrial Engineer Carol Brooks, FRCSE... Tue, 17 Mar 2015 11:25:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5865 First airborne flights completed for MAGIC CARPET http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5864 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – Recently, engineers and test pilots at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division successfully transitioned the newly-developed F/A-18 flight control software called MAGIC CARPET from the virtual world of the simulator to... Mon, 16 Mar 2015 10:30:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5864 FRCSW lands CNO Environmental Award http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5863 NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND, CA – In recognition of its consistent and effective environmental operations, Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) was recently chosen by the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) to receive the fiscal year 2014 Environmental Award in... Fri, 13 Mar 2015 16:13:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5863 Advanced Hawkeye makes maiden deployment on Theodore Roosevelt http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5862 NORFOLK, VA - Five E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes assigned to Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125 embarked upon their maiden deployment March 11, 2015, as part of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1 aboard aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). After completing... Fri, 13 Mar 2015 12:34:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5862 Essential virtual training for the warfighter http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5859 NAVAL AIR SYSTEM COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, MD – Who would have guessed gaming with friends after school, could one day be transferred into real world lifesaving experiences. Today, virtual training is used to teach members of the U.S. armed forces... Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:51:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5859 Public schools, NAVAIR partner to encourage STEM http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5861 NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Md., – Rows of black laboratory tables, posters of the periodic table of elements and catchy Albert Einstein words of wisdom were all but forgotten as 36 Great Mills High School students got their first... Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:51:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5861 Purple Heart recipient’s account of surviving an IED blast http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5860 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – “I remember loading up in the truck and the next thing I know I’m seeing dust at my feet, my ears are ringing and I’m seeing dust everywhere. I remember seeing a... Fri, 13 Mar 2015 11:31:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5860 To thrive, leaders need to move and change http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5858 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — How do you leak energy? And how do you stop the energy leaks that lead to burnout so you can thrive as an employee and a leader? A seminar in commemoration of Women’s... Wed, 11 Mar 2015 13:01:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5858 NAVAIR honors Black History Month with poet, author http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5857 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — The America of today is more welcome of diversity than it was at the dawn of the previous century, said a poet who spoke as part of NAVAIR’s Black History Month event... Tue, 10 Mar 2015 10:51:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5857 Three NAVAIR employees win Modern Day Technology Leaders awards http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5856 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. — Three NAVAIR employees were recognized as Modern Day Technology Leaders at the 29th annual National Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Global Competitiveness Conference Feb.... Tue, 10 Mar 2015 10:48:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5856 FRCMA Detachment Patuxent River scores a “zero off-track” inspection http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5855 COMMANDER, FLEET READINESS CENTERS, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – Having a zero “off-track” Aviation Maintenance Inspection (AMI) is the equivalent of winning a championship, and Fleet Readiness Center Mid-Atlantic Detachment Patuxent River (FRCMA Det Pax River) can hoist its proverbial trophy... Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:22:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5855 FRCSE Sailors saves accident victim’s life http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5854 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Sailor from Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE) has earned the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for his heroic actions that saved the life of a traffic accident victim Jan. 14 in Jacksonville, Fla. FRCSE Commanding Officer... Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:19:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5854 Montford Point Marines recount struggles with discrimination http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5853 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Two of the original Montford Point Marines participated in Fleet Readiness Center Southeast’s Black History Month celebration Feb. 26 offering a glimpse of their trials and tribulations at the nation’s first African-American Marine Corps training camp. Alpha Ganious,... Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:10:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5853 Harriers Go Digital: New technology allows Marine aircraft to expand mission http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5852 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – A  U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier flew its first mission with the new BRU-70/A Digital Improved Triple Ejector Rack (DITER) in support of the U.S.-led campaign against ISIS in January. A single aircraft... Tue, 03 Mar 2015 16:04:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5852 Hollingsworth: see things through the warfighter’s eyes http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5851 NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – In his 38-year career, Senior Executive Service member Larry Hollingsworth, director of Cyber Warfare at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), has seen the nature of warfare change. One thing that hasn’t changed: “My... Tue, 03 Mar 2015 14:01:00 GMT http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.NavairNewsStory&id=5851