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Planes that helped win WWII touch down in Marana show

Planes that helped win WWII touch down in Marana show

If B-17, B-24 and P-51 sound like bingo numbers to you, it’s time you brushed up on your World War II history.

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Shelley Kais: A plan to keep Davis-Monthan viable well into the future

Shelley Kais: A plan to keep Davis-Monthan viable well into the future

A favorite quote of mine was spoken by George Washington. He said, “To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.” We are not prepared today, and as a result, our nation is threatened!

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Tucson going after Tesla's 6,500 new jobs

The city of Tucson has made a formal proposal to become the home of a $5 billion “gigafactory” for lithium-ion batteries for electric cars.

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Securaplane marks 10-year relationship with Airbus

Securaplane marks 10-year relationship with Airbus

The competitive battle between Boeing Co. and Airbus is often cast as a U.S.-versus-Europe struggle for airliner supremacy.

February 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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This guesthouse wouldn't fly in most neighborhoods

This guesthouse wouldn't fly in most neighborhoods

Scrapped airplanes get new life from Raytheon engineer in Oro Valley backyard

February 02, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Defense firms plan own furloughs amid shutdown

Lockheed Martin Corp., the biggest U.S. government contractor, said Friday it has identified about 3,000 employees for furloughs on Monday because of the partial government shutdown.

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Boeing Mesa wins $900M for S. Korean copters

Boeing's Mesa helicopter operation has been awarded an Army contract worth up to $904 million to produce 36 new Block III Apache attack helicopters for South Korea, including logistical support, spare parts and a Longbow crew trainer.

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Possible 9/11 plane landing-gear part found in NYC

NEW YORK — A rusted 5-foot-tall piece of landing gear believed to be from one of the hijacked planes destroyed in the Sept. 11 attacks has been discovered near the World Trade Center wedged between a luxury apartment building and a mosque site that once prompted virulent national debate abou…

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Experts: 787s' batteries can be safe, but cost is the wild card, NTSB is told

WASHINGTON - Lithium-ion batteries like the ones that overheated on two Boeing 787 Dreamliners can be made safe enough for even the most critical transportation uses, according to experts who spoke at a National Transportation Safety Board forum Thursday.

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CEO: Boeing will speed up production of its 787s

Boeing is sticking with plans to speed up production of its 787 and sees no reason to change the lithium-ion battery design at the center of the troubled plane's problems, its CEO said Wednesday.

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2006 fire in Oro Valley gets new NTSB scrutiny

When a test of a lithium-ion battery charger turned into an inferno at Securaplane Technologies Inc. in 2006, temperatures reached as high as 1,200 degrees and three waves of firefighters failed to save the building.

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NTSB: No clear-cut cause yet in probe of 787 Dreamliner fires

Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board announced today that they have not yet ruled out potential causes for the fire earlier this month aboard a Boeing 787.

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FAA grounds Boeing's troubled 787s

The federal government grounded Boeing's newest and most technologically advanced jetliner Wednesday, declaring that the 787 cannot fly again until the risk of battery fires is addressed.

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Boeing 787 ‘Dreamliner’ jets grounded in US, Japan

TOKYO — Japan’s two biggest airlines and the U.S. aviation agency grounded more than half the Boeing 787s in use around the world after an emergency landing of one of the jets exposed a battery-fire risk in the technologically advanced aircraft.

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Prince Harry in Arizona

Prince Harry was in Arizona g to Arizona last fall to complete helicopter training.

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Tucson tech: Firm gets $2 million contracts for special chips

Tucson tech: Firm gets $2 million contracts for special chips

A Tucson-area company that has long specialized in predicting failure is prognosticating success with technology to help scientists unlock the secret life of atoms.

July 31, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Tucson tech: Firm gets $2M contracts for special chips

Tucson tech: Firm gets $2M contracts for special chips

Esko Mikkola, a senior principal engineer with Ridgetop Group, Inc., will lead the work. He poses here with a slide of the Large Hadron Collider, one of the accelerators that might use the company's chip.

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Tucson tech: Firm gets $2M contracts for special chips

Tucson tech: Firm gets $2M contracts for special chips

CEO of Ridgetop Group, Inc.

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Tucson tech: Raytheon, Rolls-Royce testing new engine here

Tucson tech: Raytheon, Rolls-Royce testing new engine here

An airplane with Rolls-Royce on its tail is an unusual sight here.

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Tucson tech: Raytheon, Rolls-Royce testing new engine here

Tucson tech: Raytheon, Rolls-Royce testing new engine here

It's not every day you see a Boeing 747 jumbo jet in Tucson, much less a Rolls-Royce.

July 17, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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