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  • ​LIMA: Airbus promotes A400M as humanitarian workhorse


    Airbus Defence & Space has highlighted the suitability of the A400M tactical transport as a humanitarian relief aircraft.


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  • Fallon rejects 'modest' description of UK's anti-IS role


    ​The UK Ministry of Defence has rejected claims that it is only making a “strikingly modest” contribution to the...


  • German air force still desires HALE UAV for SIGINT role


    ​The German air force has touted the benefits that a high altitude, long endurance unmanned air vehicle would have over...


  • NATO stresses C2 role of AWACS fleet


    Too much demand is being placed on NATO’s Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) to provide information,...


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  • ANALYSIS: Field on making ordinary aircraft extraordinary

    News | 27 Mar 2015 10:28 | Murdo Morrison

    ​For almost 70 years, Field Aviation has been turning mainly Canadian-built types into special mission platforms – making, as its website boasts, “ordinary aircraft extraordinary”. The modifications house, based next to Toronto’s international airport, began transforming surplus wartime transports in the late 1940s. Its latest projects include partnering with Boeing on its Bombardier Challenger 650-based Maritime Surveillance Aircraft (MSA) and designing and installing a first-of-type cargo door on a new Bombardier CRJ700.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Field-on-making-ordinary-aircraft-extraordinary-410635/
  • Fallon rejects 'modest' description of UK's anti-IS role

    News | 26 Mar 2015 15:28 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The UK Ministry of Defence has rejected claims that it is only making a “strikingly modest” contribution to the multinational coalition effort against Islamic State militants in Iraq, touting that it has performed only second to the USA throughout the campaign.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Fallon-rejects-modest-description-of-UKs-anti-IS-role-410605/
  • ​LIMA: Airbus promotes A400M as humanitarian workhorse

    News | 19 Mar 2015 07:31 | Greg Waldron

    Airbus Defence & Space has highlighted the suitability of the A400M tactical transport as a humanitarian relief aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/LIMA-Airbus-promotes-A400M-as-humanitarian-workhorse-410346/
  • ANALYSIS: Bombardier's woes eased as CSeries production takes shape

    News | 18 Mar 2015 10:46 | Murdo Morrison

    ​A visit to Bombardier’s newly-expanded Mirabel complex, just north of Montreal, does not give the impression of a company in crisis, although the past few months have seen a succession of grim news stories about Canada’s biggest manufacturer. Even local taxi drivers fret about the company’s problems and the effect major job losses would have on the economy in greater Montreal, long the country’s aerospace hub.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Bombardiers-woes-eased-as-CSeries-production-takes-shape-410133/
  • ANALYSIS: UK defence helicopter fleet remains in transition

    News | 13 Mar 2015 17:00 | Dominic Perry

    ​Politicians, particularly those eyeing a rapidly approaching general election, are prone to making the sort of grandiose statements are more concerned with earning political capital rather than delivering an accurate picture of reality.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-UK-defence-helicopter-fleet-remains-in-transition-410147/
  • German air force still desires HALE UAV for SIGINT role

    News | 13 Mar 2015 15:35 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The German air force has touted the benefits that a high altitude, long endurance unmanned air vehicle would have over a converted business jet to fill the signal intelligence (SIGINT) capability gap that it was left with in 2010.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/German-air-force-still-desires-HALE-UAV-for-SIGINT-role-410138/