Top News on Canberra

  • Australian F-35s rolled out in Texas


    ​Australia’s first pair of F-35 Lightning II combat aircraft have been rolled out, during a ceremony at Lockheed Martin’s Fort Worth final assembly site in Texas. They are the lead examples of at least 72 aircraft to be produced for the nation, under an acquisition worth a projected A$12.4 billion ($11.6 billion).


  • Other News for Canberra

  • Australian F-35s rolled out in Texas


    ​Australia’s first pair of F-35 Lightning II combat aircraft have been rolled out, during a ceremony at Lockheed...


  • ​Virgin Australia ATR operated 13 sectors with damaged tail


    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is continuing its investigation into an incident where a full inspection...


  • Former defence chief takes charge as MH370 search continues


    Australia's government has appointed retired defence chief ACM Angus Houston to coordinate the ongoing search for the...


  • News Listings for Canberra

  • Australia pushes for Harpoon integration on P-8As

    News | 29 Jul 2014 13:35 | Andrew McLaughlin

    ​Negotiations have commenced between Boeing and the US Department of Defense to secure integration of the AMG-84 Harpoon Block 1G anti-ship missile with the P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft on behalf of the type’s Australian customer.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australia-pushes-for-Harpoon-integration-on-P-8As-402134/
  • Australian F-35s rolled out in Texas

    News | 25 Jul 2014 11:18 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Australia’s first pair of F-35 Lightning II combat aircraft have been rolled out, during a ceremony at Lockheed Martin’s Fort Worth final assembly site in Texas. They are the lead examples of at least 72 aircraft to be produced for the nation, under an acquisition worth a projected A$12.4 billion ($11.6 billion).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australian-F-35s-rolled-out-in-Texas-402030/
  • Australia shies away from Qantas ownership revamp

    News | 16 Jul 2014 09:55 | Greg Waldron

    ​Canberra has backed away from a plan to increase the foreign ownership allowed in Qantas Airways to 49%.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australia-shies-away-from-Qantas-ownership-revamp-401626/
  • Australia reveals interest in F-35B

    News | 23 Jun 2014 09:22 | Andrew McLaughlin

    Australian defence chiefs have told a hearing by the Senate’s Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Legislation Committee that prime minister Tony Abbott’s coalition government is considering whether to acquire a number of short take-off and vertical landing Lockheed Martin F-35Bs.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australia-reveals-interest-in-F-35B-400661/
  • ​Virgin Australia ATR operated 13 sectors with damaged tail

    News | 10 Jun 2014 02:54 | Greg Waldron

    The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is continuing its investigation into an incident where a full inspection of a Virgin Australia ATR 72-600 may have failed to discover structural damage to the aircraft’s tailplane.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Australia-ATR-operated-13-sectors-with-damaged-tail-400232/
  • Malaysia calls for publication of MH370 satellite data

    News | 20 May 2014 03:22 | Mavis Toh

    The raw satellite data investigators used to conclude that flight MH370 ended in the Southern Indian Ocean could soon be made public, as relatives of those on board the ill-fated flight calls for more transparency.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Malaysia-calls-for-publication-of-MH370-satellite-data-399476/