NAVAIR News

Feb 22, 2019

Sears named NAVAIR Mentor of the Year for NAWCAD Patuxent River

Described as a visionary and leader who is highly resourceful and flexible, Michael Sears, Director of International Programs (AIR-1.4), was recently recognized for his generosity as he was named…

Feb 22, 2019

Aircrew Systems program office Night Vision Cueing and Display 500th unit delivery

A common tenet from Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Richardson’s Four Lines of Effort is increasing the speed of getting capability to the fleet.  In the current geo-political…

Feb 22, 2019

Naval Aviation Training Systems program office members receive NAWCAD Commander's Awards

The command recognized significant innovation and technical achievements during its 18th annual Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) Commander’s and Innovation Awards at Patuxent…

Feb 19, 2019

U.S. Naval Test Pilot School named top innovator at Pentagon awards ceremony

Ellen M. Lord, Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, awarded the…

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

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 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 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…