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Eurofighter Typhoon outdoes the Gripen

Although it can’t always claim the above, this picture of an Austrian air force Eurofighter Typhoon in the Alps goes one better than last week’s shot of a Saab Gripen in a similar landscape. We could bore you with details from the press release about how the Typhoon is helping to secure the airspace around […]

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Typhoon lovliness from the RAF

Ahhh, tis a truly lovely thing. Taken from the winners of the RAF’s annual photo competion, this image shows Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft from RAF Coningsby practicing for the Royal Jubilee celebrations by performing a diamond-nine formation over Lincolnshire. SAC Graham Taylor/Crown Copyright

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Pic of the week – Eurofighter Typhoon

AirSpace user Duncan Monk captured this stunning image of a two-seat Eurofighter Typhoon operated by the RAF’s 6 Sqn from RAF Leuchars in Fife, Scotland. Duncan Monk/Flightglobal AirSpace

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Two-tone Eurofighter Typhoon

OK, it’s not the Typhoon that’s two-tone so much as the background, but this photo from the UK’s Defence Images site, taken recently at RAF Conningsby is worth a squint anyway. Credit: Crown Copyright

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Eurofighter programme annual production rate to be slashed

The Eurofighter programme’s annual production rate is to be slashed dramatically as partner nations Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK battle economic difficulties. Details of the reduction emerged as BAE Systems announced plans to axe about 3,000 jobs at several of its sites around the UK, including its Eurofighter Typhoon final assembly site at Warton […]

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Eurofighter photo comp

Eurofighter has just released details of the winner of its first annual Eurofighter Typhoon amateur photo contest.Top of the heap was Ian Ramsbottom, with his stunning shot of a 17 Sqn Typhoon in the Mach Loop in Wales, UK. Credit: Ian Ramsbottom/Eurofighter

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File under: what would happen if…

…An Airbus A380 needed intercepting over Austrian airspace. We imagine it would look something like this. It was a training exercise held on 22 August and two Austrian Eurofighters conducted a QRA training interception of the new Airbus, fresh from its naming ceremony at Vienna airport, on its flight through Austrian airspace. The Eurofighters, scrambling from their […]

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BAE Systems hands over 100th Eurofighter Typhoon production aircraft

The UK, Spain, Germany and Italy joined celebrations at BAE Systems in Lancashire, England, this week to mark the handover of the 100th Typhoon production aircraft. This aircraft is the 35th Typhoon to be handed over to the RAF and the 100th production aircraft to be manufactured by the four partner nations. Chris Boardman, BAE Systems managing […]

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Supersonic car draws on Hampson aerospace nous

The Bloodhound supersonic car moved a step closer to reality today as its designers handed over the first set of drawings to aerospace component manufacturer Hampson Industries, which will produce the rear of the car. Powered by a Eurofighter Typhoon EJ200 jet engine and a hybrid rocket, the British team hopes to break the current […]

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What’s it like to do an air-to-air photo shoot?

During the Dubai Air Show Flightglobal’s Barbara Cockburn got to fly in an Alenia Aeronautica Spartan C-27J that was following a Eurofighter Typhoon over Dubai for an air-to-air photo shoot. Watch Barbara’s video of the event here. (Photos: Eurofighter)

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