Week on the web 10 June

The DEW Line reveals a fabulous shot from Lockheed Martin (pictured) showing the present – and future – of the UK’s combat aircraft fleet. Taken earlier this year during a flight from Edwards AFB in California, the picture shows a pair of Eurofighter Typhoons of the Royal Air Force’s 41 Sqn fast jet and weapons operational evaluation unit with an F-35B of the US Marine Corps. Could this pairing make an appearance in the air at the Royal International Air Tattoo and Farnborough shows next month? In his Ariel View blog, Arie Egozi discusses Israel Aerospace Industries’ aspiration to turn manned helicopters into pilotless platforms. “Three years after a joint venture between IAI and [India’s] Hindustan Aeronautics aimed at developing an unmanned version of the Dhruv helicopter was abandoned, the Israeli company is now moving ahead alone,” says Egozi

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