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  • Lockheed Test Pilot Mark Ward Reaches 100 Flight Hours Aboard T-50A - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Test Pilot Mark Ward Reaches 100 Flight Hours Aboard T-50A

    Lockheed Martin test pilot Mark Ward has become the first to fly the T-50A for 100 hours. The company said Wednesday Mark Ward’s T-50A flight was part of the company’s contribution to the U.S. Air Force‘s Advanced Pilot Training competition. Lockheed announced the T-50A’s APT participation in February 2016. The test-flying began November 2016 at the Greenville site. The aircraft was built […] More

  • Lockheed Martin Opens Advanced T-50A Pilot Training Facility in South Carolina - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Lockheed Martin Opens Advanced T-50A Pilot Training Facility in South Carolina

    Lockheed Martin has launched its new Advanced Pilot Training facility in South Carolina that will house a Ground-Based Training System and tooling equipment to support the final assembly of the T-50A trainer aircraft. The company said Tuesday the Ground-Based Training System serves to provide a training platform for T-50A pilots. Orlando Carvalho, Lockheed’s executive vice president for the aeronautics business, said the company will work […] More

  • Raytheon-Led Team Offers T-100 For Air Force T-X Program; CAE's Gene Colabatistto Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Raytheon-Led Team Offers T-100 For Air Force T-X Program; CAE’s Gene Colabatistto Comments

    Raytheon has teamed up with CAE, Finmeccanica and Honeywell to introduce the T-100 training jet as part of their efforts to compete for the U.S. Air Force“™s T-X trainer aircraft program. The T-100 aircraft is a variant of the Alenia Aermacchi-built M-346 training jet and comes with a ground-based training platform, Raytheon said Monday. Gene Colabatistto, group president for […] More

  • L-3 Link Joins BAE, Northrop to Pursue AF Simulation System Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    L-3 Link Joins BAE, Northrop to Pursue AF Simulation System Contract

    A division of L-3 Communications has joined the Hawk Advanced Jet Training System team to compete for the Air Force“™s T-X program. L-3 announced its link and simulation training division jointed the team, which includes BAE Systems Inc. and Northrop Grumman. L-3 Link will lead the development and integration of the Hawk AJTS Ground Based Training System, which will replace the Air Force“™s T-38 […] More

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