| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:22 PM
(Reuters) - A team of Boeing Co and Sikorsky Aircraft Corp and Textron Inc's Bell Helicopter have been selected to build prototypes of a multi-role vertical-lift aircraft as part of the U.S. Army's plan to replace thousands of helicopters.
| 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...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Alex Pring was born without an arm, which takes a lot of the fun out of being a 6-year-old boy.
"I still try real hard to do things like other kids using what I've got," said the Groveland first-grader, who is missing his arm from just above the elbow....
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:31 PM
There's a new effort afoot in Central Florida to connect the struggling space industry to young, innovative tech minds in Orlando, which could boost interest in space and bring fresh ideas to Kennedy Space Center.
Sparked by an event over the weekend at...
| 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...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:16 PM
When federal databases containing sensitive information on U.S. intelligence or nuclear weapons come under cyberattack, the agencies call on major companies like Lockheed Martin, Verizon and Booz Allen Hamilton — as well as a two-year-old startup in...