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Boeing Pitches T-X at Le Bourget

Boeing T-X
David Oliver - The first of two prototypes of the tandem-seat single-engine Boeing T-X powered by a General Electric F404 afterburning turbofan, BTX-1 flew on 20 December 2016. The twin tail design was fitted with a F-16 tricycle landing gear to save cost. Equipped...

SKELDAR R-350 flight crews pass certification in Switzerland with leading UAV training organisation RUSTA

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UMS SKELDAR, the world-leader in pioneering maritime unmanned helicopters, has completed CAA-approved certification of flight crew in Switzerland, ahead of training roll-out with Swedish flight ops as company expands across global markets. Europe’s leading provider of Rotary Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) platforms, UMS SKELDAR, has...

Field Aerospace successfully completes First Flight of Modified USAF T-1A

Field Aerospace completed the first flight of the U.S. Air Force (USAF) T-1A aircraft with the modernized flight deck on Friday, March 22. The first fully modified Combat System Officer (CSO) aircraft flew two successful consecutive check flights from Field Aerospace’s Oklahoma City facility. Last...

Leading Military Experts from RAF and USAF announced as Latest Speakers to join Air Mission Planning & Support 2019

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SMi reports: Senior military officials from the RAF and USAF recently confirmed to join the speaker line-up at Air Mission Planning & Support in London this April. The 10th Annual Air Mission Planning and Support conference is taking place London on the 9th and 10th...

KC-46A Edges Nearer to Service Entry

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Jon Lake - Boeing has announced that its KC-46A Pegasus tanker has completed the second phase of flight testing in support of receiver certification. This followed three weeks of flight tests with Boeing F-15E Strike Eagles, although Phase II also included using Lockheed F-16s,...

FREQUENTIS awarded first military remote virtual tower contract

US Department of Defense (DoD) selects FREQUENTIS technology to support Air Force and other DoD agencies. DoD has selected Frequentis’ remote virtual tower (RVT) technology. The project will include two fixed-base RVT systems and two deployable systems for use by the Air Force and other...

U.S. Air Force to gain advance communications capabilities on KC-135R legacy tankers

Rockwell Collins has been selected by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to advance communications capabilities for its KC-135R fleet with the implementation of a Real Time Information in the Cockpit (RTIC) system. This marks the first time that this solution with Link 16 communications...

The United States Air Force relies on Thales D-ILS

The United States Air Force (USAF)’s activities to establish air superiority and support ground combat units often require the use of secure airfields in remote and challenging areas. Thales Deployable – Instrument Landing System (D-ILS), a compact and movable variant of the standard ILS,...

AAR Mobility Systems Awarded $25.3 Million in Task Orders from USAF

AAR Mobility Systems has been awarded task orders valued at $25.3 million from the U.S. Air Force for the production and repair of 463L cargo pallets. The cargo pallets will be manufactured and repaired in Cadillac. The two task orders are expected to be completed...

Pentagon and Lockheed Martin Deliver 300th F-35 Aircraft

The F-35 Joint Program Office and Lockheed Martin delivered the 300th production F-35 aircraft, demonstrating the program’s continued progress and momentum. The 300th aircraft is a U.S. Air Force F-35A, to be delivered to Hill Air Force Base, Utah. "The F-35 weapons system is a...

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