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Typhoon wins in Oman, but where next?

Defence sector news wasn’t in short supply while we were away enjoying an extended festive break, with aircraft sales, deliveries, accidents and new sightings all to be caught up on our flightglobal.com/defence channel. From my viewpoint in the UK, one of the most significant acts was the long-expected signature of a deal to supply the […]

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FARNBOROUGH: Dave flies the Eurofighter sim… also the Airbus A400 was there

So my colleagues Zach Rosenberg, Greg Waldron and I stopped by the Eurofighter Typhoon chalet this afternoon… There wasn’t any beer–which is unusual for Germans. But they let me play with their Typhoon sim–it was only a cockpit demonstrator, but a Eurofighter flight-test engineer (who wasn’t German, but was from some other part of Europe) […]

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It’s anniversary time; bring forth the gaudy tail art

It’s anniversary time in the UK, with several Royal Air Force units in the process of marking the centenary of their formation; originally as part of the Royal Flying Corps. Coningsby-based 3 Sqn commemorated its own milestone over the weekend, with a specially-painted Eurofighter Typhoon certainly bringing a bit of colour to proceedings (the stunning image […]

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SEOUL AIR SHOW: KF-X vision unveiled

In a seminar today at the Seoul Air Show, South Korean government officials outlined the strategy and plans for the KF-X, a twin-engined stealth fighter with a design goal of achieving manoeuvrability, speed and range performance between a Lockheed Martin F-16 and a Boeing F-15. South Korea wants to develop the KF-X over the next […]

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