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F-22 at sunset

Great picture on the US Air Force image site of a Lockheed Martin F-22 from the 90th Fighter Squadron recently returned after a deployment from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. Nice light and all that, particularly with the snowy background. US Air Force

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Image of the Week: USAF Heritage Flight

This week’s Image of the Week (featured on page 3 of Flight International), is taken by AirSpace user Max Tribolet.The image is of a US Air Force Heritage Flight, seen at the 2008 Lackland AirFest air show in San Antonio, Texas. Left to right are a Lockheed Martin F-22, Curtiss P40, Lockheed Martin F-16 and […]

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Boeing YAL-1 Airborne Laser impacted by Pentagon spending priorities

  US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates last week proposed the most radical reshaping of the Pentagon’s spending priorities since the end of the Cold War, including halting Lockheed Martin F-22 production at 186 aircraft. Another major aerospace target was in the area of missile defence, especially the Boeing YAL-1 Airborne Laser (pictured). The first prototype will […]

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A NASA airliner concept

Predicting what lies in store over the next 100 years of aviation is challenging. The framework for the near term (the next 20 or 30 years) is already in place, with new airliner programmes such as the Airbus A350, A380 and Boeing 787. And six teams are studying advanced airliner concepts for NASA. Advancements in military […]

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