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  • Iraqi pilots begin F-16 training in USA


    ​Iraqi air force pilots have begun training on the service’s first two Lockheed Martin F-16Ds, following a US government decision to transfer the jets to an Air National Guard facility at Tucson International airport in Arizona.


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  • NASA opens P-3C market for propeller upgrade


    ​A NASA-owned Lockheed P-3C will become the fourth aircraft type to be upgraded with an eight-bladed propeller system...


  • BAE touts APKWS for IS battle


    ​BAE Systems is touting the incorporation of its precision rocket guided system into the US Air Force’s fixed-wing...


  • Iraqi pilots begin F-16 training in USA


    ​Iraqi air force pilots have begun training on the service’s first two Lockheed Martin F-16Ds, following a US...


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  • ANALYSIS: RAAF's transport capabilities in transition

    News | 19 Feb 2015 00:00 | Andrew McLaughlin

    The Royal Australian Air Force's air transport capability is midway through a massive transformation that is revolutionising how it conducts operations.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-RAAFs-transport-capabilities-in-transition-408683/
  • NASA opens P-3C market for propeller upgrade

    News | 10 Feb 2015 18:21 | Stephen Trimble

    ​A NASA-owned Lockheed P-3C will become the fourth aircraft type to be upgraded with an eight-bladed propeller system developed by UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS), opening a potential new retrofit market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NASA-opens-P-3C-market-for-propeller-upgrade-408901/
  • BAE touts APKWS for IS battle

    News | 15 Jan 2015 12:52 | Beth Stevenson

    ​BAE Systems is touting the incorporation of its precision rocket guided system into the US Air Force’s fixed-wing inventory, where it could be utilised in the fight against Islamic State militants.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/BAE-touts-APKWS-for-IS-battle-407944/
  • Iraqi pilots begin F-16 training in USA

    News | 02 Jan 2015 15:47 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Iraqi air force pilots have begun training on the service’s first two Lockheed Martin F-16Ds, following a US government decision to transfer the jets to an Air National Guard facility at Tucson International airport in Arizona.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Iraqi-pilots-begin-F-16-training-in-USA-407575/
  • Airtanker crash spurs California to ground S-2T fleet

    News | 09 Oct 2014 15:48

    ​California’s firefighting agency has grounded 22 Grumman S-2T airtankers after a crash on 7 October killed a pilot in Yosemite National Park.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airtanker-crash-spurs-California-to-ground-S-2T-fleet-404629/
  • DOD IG blasts USAF Reaper spending

    News | 03 Oct 2014 17:16 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Air Force could waste nearly $9 billion on purchasing, operating and maintaining unmanned air vehicles it does not need, the Pentagon Inspector General (IG) has found.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/DOD-IG-blasts-USAF-Reaper-spending-404454/