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NASA Takes Steps to Reduce Aviation Emissions, Invigorate US Economy

NASA is  seeking proposals  for ground and flight demonstrations of integrated megawatt-class powertrain systems for subsonic aircraft. The deadline for proposals for this solicitation is 5 p.m. EST April 20. The demonstrations will help rapidly mature and transition integrated Electrified Aircraft Propulsion (EAP) technologies and associated EAP vision systems for introduction into the global fleet by 2035. ...
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NASA to Honor ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson During Headquarters Naming Ceremony

Acting NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk will lead a ceremony at 1 p.m. EST Friday, Feb. 26, officially naming the NASA Headquarters building in Washington in honor of  Mary W. Jackson . The event will air live on  NASA Television  and the agency’s  website  and will livestream on the agency’s  TwitterFacebook , and  YouTube , as well as the  NASA app . Jackson, the first ...
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Investigative Update: United Airlines Flight 328 Boeing 777 Engine Incident

2/21/2021   WASHINGTON (Feb. 21, 2021) — The National Transportation Safety Board issued an investigative update Sunday for its ongoing investigation of Saturday’s engine event on a Boeing 777-200. United flight 328 experienced a right engine failure shortly after takeoff from Denver International Airport. The airplane returned safely to Denver; none of the 229 passengers ...
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Joint Statement by the U.S. Department of Transportation and Transport Canada on the Nexus between Transportation and Climate Change

Thursday, February 25, 2021 Recognizing the transport sector constitutes one of the largest sources of greenhouse gas emissions for both nations, and in light of the integrated nature of our transportation sectors, Secretary Buttigieg and Minister Alghabra committed to reinvigorate our bilateral cooperation to fight climate change and limit the environmental impacts from our transportation ...
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Press Release – Boeing to Pay $6.6 Million in Penalties to FAA

For Immediate Release February 25, 2021 Contact: Ian Gregor Phone: ian.gregor@faa.gov WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has assessed $5.4 million in deferred civil penalties against The Boeing Company for failing to meet its performance obligations under a  2015 settlement agreement  (PDF). The Chicago-based aircraft manufacturer also agreed to pay $1.21 million to settle two pending FAA enforcement ...
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