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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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DSEi: PICTURE: BAE pitches 146 for military airlift role

BAE Systems has launched a new bid to offer the BAe 146 regional airliner for military transport and airlift applications. Announcing the proposal at the DSEi exhibition in London on 8 September, the company said the military variant could be used to carry between 80 and 109 passengers, or a cargo of between 11t and […]

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Endeavour flies on the back of modified Boeing 747

Shuttle Carrier Aircraft, a modified Boeing 747, takes off from Edwards Air Force Base, California, yesterday morning, carrying space shuttle Endeavour back to its home base at NASA‘s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

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