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Torture Plane: It Came From The Swamp

Elaine Chao’s selection for Transportation secretary is an curious one for those who are interested in the covert aviation scene. Obviously, it is curious for other reasons which are covered here and here. We think they’ve done a good job … Continue reading

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Guy Cannady: Sanctions-Busting Teflon-Coated Double Agent

So George Guyton “Guy” Cannady was indicted and sentenced for 3 counts (22 counts were dismissed) on November 25, 2014. He got 3 years of supervised release and was fined, but he should have cash saved up from his previous, … Continue reading

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Drone Warfare Contracting in Rural Virginia – part 2

In an earlier post, we reported on DoD contracts in Bridgewater, Virginia (population about 6000) which showed the small rural town might be involved in airborne systems necessary to the well-known drone strikes of the last decade. In April 2015, Jeremy … Continue reading

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Dynamic Updates

Dynamic Aviation Receives Flight Safety Award for Night Eagle Support Army contracts Dynamics Aviation for continued electronic warfare support (CEASAR) Dynamic Airways recent FAA filing Dynamic Airways suspends operations (in Guyana) Dynamic flights grounded (Saipan) American citizen further remanded for … Continue reading

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Dynamic Airways and Guyana: The (New) Odd Couple

Dynamic Airways will be back in business in Guyana eight months after the CEO of their previous partner company there admitted that he was guilty of embezzlement. An article explaining the deal, done in partnership with Roraima Airways, is here. … Continue reading

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Drone Warfare Contracting in Rural Virginia?

Numerous defense contract listings on a Department of Defense website show the importance of small private military companies in the U.S. drone wars. While “drone wars” is the popular reference for what is taking place in Somalia, Yemen, Pakistan and … Continue reading

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Is Ronnie Powers related to Austin Powers?

Maybe not, but both have been on-screen stars and “Men of Mystery”… One of the co-conspirators in the USAF contracting fraud case that was mentioned in an earlier post was Ronald B. Powers, also known as “Ronnie.” Ronnie has an … Continue reading

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EZ Jet Founder Pleads Guilty

Sonny Ramdeo, the founder and former CEO of the defunct Guyanese airilne EZ Jet, has admitted guilt to charges including embezzling between $20 and $50 million. The funds were taken from Promise Healthcare/Success Healthcare in Ramdeo’s role as payroll manager … Continue reading

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John Norman Sims: Well-connected Crook?

In our previous post, we highlighted the indictment of three U.S. Air Force contractors for contracting fraud among other charges. One of them, George Cannady, had been employed by North Carolina-based Dynamic Airways. John Norman Sims was the man inside … Continue reading

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Former Dynamic Airways Executive Charged in Contracting Fraud Case

George Guyton Cannady of North Carolina has been charged by the U.S. Department of Justice along with two other U.S. Air Force contractors for 34 counts including “conspiracy, bribery, theft of government funds, disclosing or obtaining contractor bid and proposal … Continue reading

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