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Week on the web 9 July

It’s F/A-18 week at the DEW Line, with video of an EA-18G Growler launching from an electro-magnetic catapult, which is replacing the steam cats on Gerald R Ford-class carriers. And, it’s also the Boeing type’s 35th anniversary. Replacements are under study, but don’t be surprised if the USN celebrates a 50th before alternatives are flying. […]

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Week on the web 2 July

The DEW Line blog this week takes a photo tour of the military types on show at Le Bourget. Fittingly, Dave Majumdar declares Sukhoi’s mighty Su-35 to have been best-in-show – check the blog for what is probably the best video footage going of its awesome display routine. Charting a busy week in spaceflight, Hyperbola […]

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Week on the web 25 June

The Paris Air Show is best experienced in person, but four hours of live video coverage from Le Bourget each day brought the rumbles of the Sukhoi Su-35 to aviation fans around the world. Michael Targett and Graham Dunn rose to the occasion to narrate the infrared footage of the flying display and invited special […]

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Week on the web 11 June

The DEW Line reported that Sqn Ldr Leader Jim Schofield became the first Royal Air Force pilot to complete a vertical landing in a Lockheed Martin F-35B (see picture). The landing took place on 28 May. Flightglobal’s Airline Business team spent the week in Cape Town reporting from the IATA Annual General Meeting, the association’s […]

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Week on the web 4 June

Major solar storms may be rare but can still cause major damage, explains Hyperbola. The 17th International Space Conference in Rome concentrated on various threats to and from space. Electromagnetic waves and charged particle emissions are among central concerns as geomagnetic superstorms can interfere with telecommunications. At The DEW Line, defence editor Craig Hoyle came […]

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Week on the web 30 April

Craig Hoyle tagged along with test pilot Peter Gray to AgustaWestland’s UK factory in Yeovil, where Gray became the first civilian to fly the Anglo-Italian firm’s AW159 helicopter. On The DEW Line blog, Hoyle has a picture of the test flight aircraft  – British Army Wildcat ZZ398 – and provides a taster of what you […]

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