NAVAIR News

Feb 12, 2019

VX-20’s Perry named NAVAIR Sailor of the Year

Petty Officer 1st Class Jacob Perry, the leading petty officer (LPO) for Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 20’s E-6B Mercury test team, was named the Naval Air Systems Command (…

Feb 11, 2019

FRCSW Prepares First Osprey PMI-2

Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) celebrated a historic occasion at Naval Air Station North Island January 31 with the induction of its first MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft for Planned…

Feb 7, 2019

Villanova professor discusses black migrations during Black History Month event

More than 100 personnel from Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst gathered on the Lakehurst side of base Feb. 7 to celebrate Black History Month.

The event, hosted…

Feb 7, 2019

Former Marine Recognized for Vision, Leadership

Described as an innovative leader who is passionate about supporting the warfighter and connecting his team to the mission, Carson Carroll was named Naval Air Systems Command’s (NAVAIR) 2018…

Feb 7, 2019

Naval Test Wing Atlantic names top talent in test and evaluation

Naval Test Wing Atlantic honored the test and evaluation wing’s highest achievers during an awards ceremony in Patuxent River, Maryland Feb. 5.

The annual ceremony recognizes the highest…

Feb 7, 2019

Former astronaut, NFL player shares the importance of mentoring

From a football star to flying among the stars, Leland Melvin shared his story of perseverance, grit and determination with NAVAIR employees at NAVAIR’s National Mentoring Month event here Jan. 31…

Feb 6, 2019

Heinsma named Mentor of the Year at NAWCWD China Lake

Out of the 75 nominees up for Naval Air Systems Command’s 2018 Mentors of the Year, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division’s Dwayne Heinsma received that honor at China Lake during a Jan. 31…

Feb 5, 2019

NAWCAD Lakehurst recognizes its Mentor of the Year

Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Lakehurst recognized its senior engineering advisor for his dedication to helping develop the next generation of naval aviation leaders during a…

Feb 1, 2019

Priestley named NAVAIR Mentor of the Year for NAWCWD Point Mugu

We should all be so lucky as to work with Dominic Priestley; at least, that’s what his mentees say.

And it would seem others agree. Priestley was honored Jan. 31 as the Naval Air Systems…

Feb 1, 2019

Navy awards contract to build MQ-25 hangar at Pax River

The Navy awarded a $41.8 million contract to B.L. Harbert International Jan. 30 to build the MQ-25 Unmanned Air System Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) hangar at Patuxent…

Jan 31, 2019

FRCSW Support Equipment Rework Shop Revives Shipboard Tools

Exposure to the elements and daily use at sea can take a toll on shipboard aviation equipment.

And like the ship and crew assigned to it, this gear needs rejuvenation upon returning to…

Jan 28, 2019

NAWCAD leadership honors civilians for decades of service

Employees from Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division’s research, engineering, test and evaluation departments were presented Length of Service Awards in Patuxent River, Maryland Jan. 24.…