Astronaut Recalls the Peril of Apollo 13 and Joys of a Test Pilot’s Life
Astronaut Recalls the Peril of Apollo 13 and Joys of a Test Pilot’s Life
2022-04-14 14:57:44
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — By April 1970, Americans had grown pretty difficult to shock.  The assassinations that bracketed the past decade had seen to that, as had an intractable war and the seeming unraveling of society that saw generations at each other's... Read More

Biden Applauds Telecoms' Decision to Delay 5G Deployment Over Aviation Concerns
2022-01-04 17:54:52
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Tuesday applauded AT&T and Verizon Communications’ decision to agree to a two-week delay in deploying 5G technology using a bandwidth airlines use to navigate in low-visibility situations. Verizon and AT&T bought a portion of... Read More

Aviation Industry, Wireless Providers Clash Over 5G Cellular Expansion
2021-11-12 15:34:32
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Days before President Joe Biden is set to sign the bipartisan infrastructure bill into law, a coalition of aviation entities is seeking to put the brakes on a key element of the package —  the expansion of 5G... Read More

In The News
General Electric to Split Into Three Public Companies

General Electric, the storied American manufacturer that struggled under its own weight after growing to become a sprawling conglomerate, will divide itself into three public companies focused on aviation, healthcare and energy. It is the culmination of an arduous, years-long... Read More

In The States
Kansas Gov. Celebrates Growing Wichita Aviation Sector
2021-09-08 19:41:03
by Dan McCue

WICHITA, Kan. -- Gov. Laura Kelly visited McConnell Air Force Base in Wichita on Wednesday to celebrate the latest development in the city’s historic and still rapidly growing aviation sector. Hours earlier, Wichita State University’s National Institute for Aviation Research... Read More

House Watch
TX-07: Wesley Hunt (R)
2020-11-02 06:19:18
by TWN Staff

About Hunt:   Wesley Hunt was born and raised in Houston, Texas, in a military family and is an alumnus of St. John’s School. Upon graduation from St. John’s, Hunt accepted an appointment to the United States Military Academy at... Read More

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