Archive | January, 2009

LIVE BLOG: Boeing’s P-8I press conference

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Aerosonde reveals STUAS surprise

Aerosonde today announced the first flight of the Mark 5 variant of its eponymous unmanned aerial vehicle — surprising, considering we weren’t aware such an aircraft existed, much less has already flown.The Mark 5 is AAI/Aerosonde’s surprise new candidate for the small tactical unmanned aircraft system (STUAS)/Tier II contract, a pending US Navy/US Marine Corps […]

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Reports: India signs $2.1 billion deal for 8 Boeing P-8Is

Boeing plans to hold a press conference tomorrow about reports that India has signed a $2.1 billion deal to buy eight P-8I maritime patrol aircraft. Until then, here’s a snippet from one of the better articles in the Indian press this morning about the deal. The UPA government has quietly gone ahead and signed thebiggest-ever […]

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US Air Force explains blog response strategy

The WebInkNow blog has uncovered the US Air Force’s official rules of engagement for responding to blogs. It seems like reasonable guidance to any person or organization dealing with the blogosphere. Is it just me, or do each of titles in the red boxes sound like great call signs for pilots? Click on the graphic […]

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Download: Flight’s World Air Forces directory

You can download Flight International’s latest World Air Forces directory here, or browse through the pages below.P.S.: Happy New Year!

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