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ATLANTIC OCEAN - MAY 17: In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, an X-47B unmanned combat air system (UCAS) demonstrator performs a touch and go landing May 17, 2013 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) in the Atlantic Ocean. This is the first time any unmanned aircraft has completed a touch and go landing at sea. George H.W. Bush is conducting training operations in the Atlantic Ocean.
The successful launch of the X-47B is yet another first on USS George H W Bush. We were excited to host the experimental aircraft, and are proud to know we have played a part in a significant milestone in naval aviation.
Catapulting the unmanned X-47B off the USS George H.W. Bush is an event as historic as the Navy's first catapult of a manned aircraft, which occurred in Nov. 1915 from the armored cruiser USS North Carolina (ACR-12)
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Goff: Do we need any more Clintons or Bushes?
coverage of the Boston terror attacks was some intriguing and potentially important political news. Former President George W. Bush weighed in on speculation regarding his brother former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush 's presidential prospects, saying that he hopes Read more »
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Opinion: For Obama, it's no more Mr. Nice Media
by Congress after he lied under oath about an affair he had with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. President George H. W. Bush pardoned former Defense Secretary Caspar W. Weinberger and five other officials who served under Ronald Reagan for their involvement 5/17/13 from CNN Read more »
Obama must Make Fighting Climate Change National Project, or Die the death of a thousand Scandals
Obama, like George H. W. Bush, has a problem with the ‘vision thing.’ And that is the reason for which he is being dogged by critics and ‘scandals.’ He presides over a huge bureaucracy and things will go wrong in it, for which he will be blamed if he allows from 3 Quarks Daily Read more »
Airborne 05.17.13: X-47B Carrier Launch, New CAF Base, Space Oddity... For Real
Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator (UCAS-D) completed its first ever carrier-based catapult launch from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) off the coast of Virginia Tuesday. The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) has announced plans to establish the CAF National from Aero-News.net Read more »
Study: Drones Bringing More Reports of UFO Sightings
Navy X-47B drone flies over the USS George H. W. Bush in the Atlantic Ocean on May 14, 2013. Increased use of drones is raising privacy hackles across the land. But it's also giving first responders the willies. But Tony Hallett, CEO of Unmanned Response, from U.S. News & World Report Read more »
Obama walking a familiar path on IRS allegations
said economist Bruce Bartlett, a tax-policy official in the administrations of Republican Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush. "But this one seems to have been driven more from the bottom up rather than the top down, promoted by lower-level IRS officials," from Biloxi Sun Herald Read more »