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40 Years Ago: Neil Armstrong Flies First Learjet 28 
Forty years ago, former astronaut Neil Armstrong flew the first Learjet 28.
Appointments 
Raphael Fabian has been named director of European Affairs at the General Aviation Manufacturers Association.
Upcoming Events 
Feb. 20—GAMA State of the Industry Press Conference, National Press Club, Washington, D.C., https://gama.aero/
SpeedNews Defense & Space 
RAYTHEON has $15m U.S. Special Operations Command contract for Silent Knight Radar Operational Flight Program (OFP) for Socom fixed-wing aircraft.
IAF Gets Four Chinooks 
The Indian Air Force has received its first batch of four heavy-lift CH-47F Chinook helicopters, which it plans to induct by the end of this year.
Upcoming Events 
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Holiday Notice 
In observance of the President’s Day holiday in the U.S.
SpeedNews Defense & Space 
FRENCH ARMED FORCES performed first two MBDA Meteor missile test firings aboard Rafale fighters from Cazaux air base Feb. 13.
Program Pays Training, Housing For Aviation Jobs 
A Kansas technical college is paying people to move to Wichita, Kansas, to train for jobs with local aviation and manufacturing operations.
Holiday Notice 
In observance of the President’s Day holiday in the U.S.
SpeedNews Defense & Space 
LOCKHEED MARTIN has $14.5m U.S. Navy contract for initial lay-in of repair material for seven F-35 Lightning II aircraft.
Airbus Sponsors Electric Air Race 
Airbus has become the founding partner for Air Race E, the first race series for electric aircraft.
SpeedNews Defense & Space 
LOCKHEED MARTIN has $212m U.S. Navy contract for work to adapt Aegis Weapon System for Japan’s navy.
India Tests Homegrown Missile Ramjet System 
India’s state-run defense agency has tested an indigenously developed ramjet propulsion technology for long-range, air-to-air missiles.
SpeedNews Defense & Space 
TEXTRON AVIATION DEFENSE has $10.4m U.S. Air Force contract for 12 T-6C aircraft, maintenance and pilot training, and interim contractor support.
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