| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:55 AM
The Virginia Air & Space Center elected new officers and announced new board members.
The 2014-2015 officers are:
President: James A. Firth, director of strategic planning and integration for Boeing's Newport News field office
| Aug 13, 2014
| 7:56 PM
SACRAMENTO — The state Senate has rushed to the governor a massive tax break designed to boost Northrop Grumman Corp.'s chances of landing a government contract to build next-generation stealth bombers for the Air Force.
Final passage of the bill,...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown signed bills Friday to shine more sunlight on Los Angeles County transportation projects, extend the time for prosecuting bribery cases and authorize a possible tax break for a major aerospace company in California.
In all, Brown signed...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The gig: Jeff Potter, 54, is chief executive of Surf Air, a Santa Monica start-up that operates a members-only luxury jet service offering unlimited trips throughout California and to Las Vegas. The company is negotiating agreements for flights to Phoenix...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 8:10 PM
California's poorest county wants a bigger share of the state's $16-billion wholesale electricity market.
Imperial County, which stretches east of San Diego County to Arizona, is seeking a special deal from the Legislature and Gov. Jerry Brown that...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:14 PM
airplane was climbing in the direction of thunderstorms vaulting across northeast Indiana when an air traffic controller radioed the pilots to recommend a course change toward smoother air.
Normally such advice would be heeded, but the purpose of the...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 10:11 AM
The pilot of the Massachusetts Air National Guard F-15C fighter plane stationed in Westfield that crashed in Deerfield Valley, Va., on Tuesday was killed, military officials confirmed Thursday night.
The pilot was identified Friday as Lt. Col. Morris...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
If all goes well, NASA may soon be renting privately owned spacecraft to fly its astronauts into space. The agency reportedly is just weeks away from announcing contracts with one or more commercial firms to build a new, reusable orbital vehicle capable...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 2:48 PM
They were just two men trying to sell Brazilian airplanes from Dania Beach.
Robert Terry was an independent entrepreneur who dared to represent Brazil's aircraft company, Embraer, in marketing its sole product at the time: the turboprop Bandeirante,...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 5:03 PM
President Obama has ordered a review of the distribution of military hardware to state and local police out of concern at how such equipment has been used during racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.
The president ordered the examination of federal...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:04 PM
On his 1965 album "That Was the Year That Was," then 37-year-old musical comedian Tom Lehrer joked, "It is a sobering thought, for example, that when Mozart was my age he'd been dead for two years."
Talking to 31-year-old Jared Isaacman, you can feel...