| May 5, 2013
Rep. Donna F. Edwards slipped into the F-35 cockpit — a stationary demonstration model — and gave the jet a simulated spin, trying out the controls, shooting down enemy aircraft over the Chesapeake Bay and executing a celebratory roll.
| May 3, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and nearly a dozen other members of Congress this week asked for an update from the Department of Defense on sending surplus military aircraft to the U.S. Forest Service, aircraft that could assist in fighting wildfires....
| May 14, 2013
| 3:41 PM
William J. "Bill" Turcovski, a Northrop Grumman electrical engineer who enjoyed antiquing, died May 7 from pneumonia at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. He was 52.
The son of a supervisor and a homemaker, William John Turcovski was born and...
| May 20, 2013
| 1:05 PM
The Naval Academy will host its first-ever bowl game this year, as organizers announced Monday the move of the 2013 Military Bowl from RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. to Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis in December.
| May 21, 2013
| 6:19 PM
Outside a bowling lane, in the background, snapping pictures with his camera stood Alan Webb, an elderly man.
He didn't have any children or grandchildren bowling. But he's connected to this group of children who were having fun at Irvine Lanes on a...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:01 PM
Less than a year after the rover Curiosity's successful landing on Mars, scientists and engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are at work on two new missions to the Red Planet.
The space agency last year announced that a new lander and rover...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 9:06 AM
Jim Stark, Jr. passed away November 23, 2012 in Marshall, Virginia. He was born in Torrance on July 6, 1966 and grew up in Glendale. He graduated from Crescenta Valley High school in 1984. He received his bachelor’s degree from UC Riverside in...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Oklahoma may be at the nexus of violent tornadoes and scientific developments in unmanned aircraft, but the state faces stiff competition in its bid to become one of the first six federal sites allowed to test the technology.
Fifty applications have...
| Oct 27, 2013
| 4:28 PM
For Wesco Aircraft Holdings Inc. in Valencia, it's all about making the right connections.
And those connections with customers are helping keep many of the world's civil, commercial and military aircraft safe in the air.
Wesco Aircraft manages supply...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When Boeing Co. launched the 747 more than 40 years ago, nearly every aspect of the plane was novel.
The jumbo jet was almost three times larger than the largest aircraft flying at the time. It required four massive jet engines for power. It was so wide...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:28 PM
The U.S. Navy conducted the first flight of a next-generation helicopter drone, which is designed to fly twice as long and has three times the payload capacity of the current model in the military arsenal.
The MQ-8C Fire Scout flew for seven minutes...