- Among the acquisition targets under consideration by EADS North America: digital imagery providers.
- The latest batch of old USAF aircraft sold as scrap metal will be available for auction next week.
- The US Air Force’s Air Mobility Command has been working on reducing the amount of fuel used to balance KC-135 tankers and C-5 Galaxies. They used to load 8,800 pounds of fuel to maintain the center of gravity of KC-135s but upgrades such as heavier avionics now provide some of that weight. Obviously reducing weight at takeoff also lowers fuel consumption.
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