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News from Aviation Week & Space Technology
July 26th
Congress has ordered the U.S. Air Force to examine producing more F-22s. Is it worth it? Some U.S. politicians are calling for restarting the F-22 line, citing its superiority to t...
June 30th
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June 28th
Honeywell International Inc., Phoenix, has been awarded a $75,000,000 modification (P00002) to previously awarded contract FA8650-15-D-2504 for the ... read more
June 28th
On Tuesday Orbital ATK will conduct a booster test for NASA’s Space Launch System at the ... read more
June 28th
LOCKHEED MARTIN has $357m U.S. Navy foreign military sales contract for work on the... read more
June 28th
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June 28th
How low-observable technology enhances aircraft survivability A primer on stealth technology, review of the radar cross-sections of fighter aircraft and analysis of how the differe...
June 28th
Tom Gentile’s appointment as CEO of Spirit AeroSystems may be surprising, but it should be the last blast of proverbial fireworks in the company’s turnaround. read more
June 28th
Boeing has tested an approach to active helicopter rotors it says avoids the performance-sapping drawbacks of previous designs. read more
June 27th
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June 27th
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June 27th
Bell Helicopter announced that its demonstration tour of the Bell 412EPI throughout Nepal ... read more
News from FlightGlobal
June 8th
Air Lease Corporation has placed its first Boeing 787-9 with Hainan Airlines.
June 6th
Sichuan Airlines has signed a purchase agreement for 15 Airbus A320 family jets, in a deal worth CNY9 billion ($1.37 billion).
June 6th
Emirates is finalising an order for either the Airbus A350 or Boeing 787 but does not expect to be in a position to complete a deal in time for July's Farnborough air show.
June 5th
Chief executives from several Star Alliance member carriers admired the Bombardier CSeries, aboard the first passenger flight aboard the aircraft.
June 2nd
Air Baltic chief executive Martin Gauss expects the carrier s first Bombardier CSeries order will be delivered either in September or October.
June 2nd
Aer Lingus is looking at potentially replacing its fleet of Boeing 757s with between four and eight of the long range variant of the Airbus A321 for transatlantic operations, chief executive Stephen Kavanagh discloses.
June 2nd
AirAsia X has taken delivery of two Airbus A330-300s, the final two aircraft it will add to its fleet, before its A330-900neos arrive in 2018.
June 1st
Bombardier executives say discounts for its flagship CSeries as key to gaining momentum for the programme, responding to criticism from Airbus executives.
May 31st
WestJet has ordered nine Bombardier Q400 turboprops, exercising its remaining options for the aircraft.
May 25th
Reunion s Air Austral has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-8, becoming the first French operator to take the type.
May 22nd
Vietnamese low-cost carrier VietJet Air has signed an order for 100 Boeing 737 Max 200s, making it the second customer to commit to the high-density variant.
May 18th
Jeju Air plans to grow its fleet of Boeing 737-800s to about 40 aircraft by 2019, says director of planning Hyuk Park.
News from AviationNews
June 27th
Russian Helicopters, part of State Corporation Rostec, will cooperate with the Chinese state company AVICOPTER to develop the AHL (Advanced Heavy Lift) heavy helicopter.  A... The post Russian Helicopters and AVICOPTER to develop an advanced heavy lift r...
June 27th
737 MAX, 787-9 Dreamliner scheduled for flight displays P-8A, F/A-18F demonstration flights Centennial Experience pavilion featuring Boeing’s 100 years of technology milestones open throughout the... The post Boeing Launches Second Century of Aerospace L...
June 27th
MIELEC, PO – June 27, 2016  Just two weeks after the Turkish Government announced the start of the Turkish Utility Helicopter Program (TUHP) to build a... The post Sikorsky Accepts Prototype Turkish Utility Helicopter from PZL Mielec appeared first on AV...
June 27th
The DART-450 (Diamond Aircraft Reconnaissance Trainer) is the world’s first all-carbon fiber tandem, 2-seat aerobati civilian and military trainer with sidestick control and ejection seats.... The post Diamond Aircraft DART-450 World Premiere at Fa...
June 24th
WASHINGTON (AFNS) — Air Force officials announced fives bases as candidates for the next round of active duty-led KC-46A Pegasus basing on June 23. The... The post US Air Force announces KC-46A candidate bases appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. [ ...
June 23rd
(Reuters) Solar Impulse 2 an airplane powered solely by the sun landed safely in Seville in Spain early on Thursday after an almost three-day flight... The post Solar Impulse 2 lands in Spain after three-day Atlantic crossing appeared first on AVIATIONNE...
June 23rd
AWAS, the Dublin-based leading global aircraft leasing company has announced an order for an additional 15 A320 Family aircraft, comprising 12 A320ceo and three A321ceo... The post AWAS orders 15 A320 Family aircraft appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. [...
June 23rd
Assets, liabilities and obligations of C Series program to be transferred to the newly created limited partnership. Bombardier will hold 50.5% equity stake in the... The post Bombardier announces the signing of a definitive agreement with the Government ...
June 23rd
JOINT BASE LANGLEY-EUSTIS, Va. (AFNS) — The F-35A Lightning II is on track to declare initial operational capability between August and December. IOC is the... The post USAF ACC: F-35 on track for IOC appeared first on AVIATIONNEWS.EU. [ THIS IS A...
June 22nd
(Reuters) A provisional deal between Iran and Boeing  to acquire jets for the country’s national airline covers 109 aircraft, split about equally between narrow-body and... The post Boeing’s Iran deal covers 109 jets including 747s appeared f...
June 22nd
Fort Worth, Texas, June 22, 2016 – Israeli and U.S. government leaders joined Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) to celebrate the rollout of the first Israeli... The post Lockheed Martin and Israel Celebrate Rollout of Israel’s First F-35 ‘Adir’ appeared first ...
June 22nd
SAVANNAH, Georgia, June 22, 2016 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. today announced that a full-scale cabin of the Gulfstream G600 is travelling around the United States... The post GULFSTREAM LAUNCHES G500 AND G600 CABIN SHOWCASE appeared first on AVIATIONNEW...
News from CombatAircraft.com News
June 27th
The first off-station deployment exercise for the F-35A Lightning II confirmed that the Air Force’s newest fighter jet is on track to reach initial operational capability later this year. A declaration of IOC means the F-35A will be combat ready. Seven F-...
June 27th
Russian military analyst Vladimir Tuchkov sorts through Russian and US Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) platforms, laying out the two countries' capabilities and offering insights into the future trajectory of the development of Russian systems...
June 27th
In its push for full independence, Taipei looks to the Obama administration for support, a move that could result in a catastrophic war. On Monday, Taiwan announced plans to test-fire the newly acquired US-made Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missil...
June 27th
The Afghan government is mulling to purchase aircraft and other military equipment from Russia, it has been reported. The Russian Ambassador to Afghanistan Alexandar Mantytskiy has said the Afghan deputy foreign minister Hekmat Khalil Karzai has shared th...
June 27th
An Indian air force Sukhoi Su-30 MKI aircraft has carried a BrahMos supersonic cruise missile aloft for the first time, a key milestone toward the eventual deployment of the capability. The twin-seat aircraft carried the 2,500kg missile during a 45 minute...
June 27th
The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II is a legendary aircraft?—?an icon of the Vietnam War and the archetype of the third-generation jet fighter designs that entered service in the 1960s. More than 5,000 of these heavy supersonic fighters were built, and h...
June 27th
A turbine-based combined cycle (TBCC) propulsion system to enable routine hypersonic flight by a vehicle that can take-off and land from a runway is back on the agenda at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) after a five-year hiatus.
June 27th
Two years after its aborted international debut in the UK, the F-35 Lightning II is set to finally turn up in force for the upcoming Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) and the Farnborough Air Show next month. The US Defense Department and aircraft prim...
June 27th
The Indian Air Force plans to put much-delayed Tejas in combat role by next year after raising in July the first squadron of the indigenous Light Combat Aircraft which it counts "superior" to Pakistan's JF 17 fighters. State-run HAL will hand over the fir...
June 26th
Russian Aerospace Forces will receive six S-400 Triumph air defense missile systems in 2016, Aerospace Forces Commander Col. Gen. Viktor Bondarev said Sunday. "The industry is reaching its full capacity, so this year we will receive six S-400, and next ye...