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  • ILA: DLR looks to the future with LamAiR concept


    ​At German aerospace research agency DLR, modern composite technology is finally catching up with a 1970s fast jet vision of the future – to slash airliner fuel burn by up to 13% by using forward-swept wings.


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  • FARNBOROUGH: RAF Typhoons to get Storm Shadow


    RAF Typhoons will from mid-2016 be armed with MBDA’s long-range bunker-busting Storm Shadow cruise missile, following a...


  • FARNBOROUGH: UK-FAA axis looks to nail space tourism regulation


    The UK is laying the groundwork for a commercial space transportation industry by opening a consultation on a site for...


  • FARNBOROUGH: Surrey nanotech specialist claims world record for blackest coating


    How black is black? Blacker than it used to be and very nearly as black as it can get, according to the UK materials...


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  • FARNBOROUGH: RAF Typhoons to get Storm Shadow

    News | 17 Jul 2014 07:52 | Dan Thisdell

    RAF Typhoons will from mid-2016 be armed with MBDA’s long-range bunker-busting Storm Shadow cruise missile, following a contract signing tomorrow to integrate the weapon with the service's fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-RAF-Typhoons-to-get-Storm-Shadow-401677/
  • FARNBOROUGH: UK-FAA axis looks to nail space tourism regulation

    News | 15 Jul 2014 17:45 | Dan Thisdell

    The UK is laying the groundwork for a commercial space transportation industry by opening a consultation on a site for a possible spaceport and looking across the Atlantic for guidance on how to regulate the nascent business of ferrying passengers to space.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-UK-FAA-axis-looks-to-nail-space-tourism-regulation-401550/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Surrey nanotech specialist claims world record for blackest coating

    News | 15 Jul 2014 07:00 | Dan Thisdell

    How black is black? Blacker than it used to be and very nearly as black as it can get, according to the UK materials scientists behind a carbon nanotube coating they claim absorbs a world record 99.96% of incident radiation.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Surrey-nanotech-specialist-claims-world-record-for-blackest-coating-401364/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Avio Aero powering through first 'eventful' year under GE's wing

    News | 14 Jul 2014 17:23 | Dan Thisdell

    When Riccardo Procacci says it has been “an eventful year”, the Avio Aero boss knows of what he speaks.The Italy-based maker of jet engine components is just a couple weeks shy of its first year inside the GE Aviation business, which bought it on 1 August 2013 for $4.3 billion from private equity investor Cinven.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Avio-Aero-powering-through-first-eventful-year-under-GEs-wing-401451/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Pratt & Whitney, Alcoa forge blades partnership

    News | 14 Jul 2014 15:26 | Dan Thisdell

    Pratt & Whitney and Alcoa have sealed a partnership that underpins the Pure Power PW1000G geared turbofan engine programme – by signing a 10-year, $1.1 billion deal for forged aluminium fan blades.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Pratt-Whitney-Alcoa-forge-blades-partnership-401452/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Landing gear innovations support Ka-62

    News | 14 Jul 2014 11:25 | Dan Thisdell

    When Kamov’s Ka-62 multi-role helicopter gets flying later this year, it will be coming down to earth on an innovative set of main and tail landing gear. Russia’s Aviation Equipment says the gear is unique, with shock-absorber and retracting system integrated in one unit.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Landing-gear-innovations-support-Ka-62-401404/