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  • Sierra Nevada loses appeal against NASA Commercial Crew choice


    ​The US Government Accountability Office has put an end to Sierra Nevada Corporation’s dream of providing NASA with a lifting body spaceplane as part of the agency’s plan to replace the Space Shuttle’s astronaut-transport capability with spacecraft provided by the private sector.


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  • Sierra Nevada loses appeal against NASA Commercial Crew choice


    ​The US Government Accountability Office has put an end to Sierra Nevada Corporation’s dream of providing NASA with a...


  • F-35s deploying to US carrier in November might not be fully operational


    ​Plans to test a Lockheed Martin F-35C aboard a US aircraft carrier in November are on track, but both aircraft...


  • Boeing reports KC-46A loss, rejects wider concerns


    Boeing blames a wiring redesign on the KC-46A programme for a $272 million forward loss announced on 24 July in a...


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  • ANALYSIS: Hurdles ahead as Lockheed works to meet full-rate F-35 production

    News | 22 Jan 2015 15:16 | Dan Parsons

    ​The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is an incredibly complex jet fighter. Each jet is hand assembled from about 300,000 parts by more than 1,000 workers at the company's mile-long Fort Worth, Texas, manufacturing facility.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Hurdles-ahead-as-Lockheed-works-to-meet-full-rate-F-35-production-407970/
  • Sierra Nevada loses appeal against NASA Commercial Crew choice

    News | 07 Jan 2015 15:53 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The US Government Accountability Office has put an end to Sierra Nevada Corporation’s dream of providing NASA with a lifting body spaceplane as part of the agency’s plan to replace the Space Shuttle’s astronaut-transport capability with spacecraft provided by the private sector.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sierra-Nevada-loses-appeal-against-NASA-Commercial-Crew-choice-407684/
  • BOC Aviation appoints Chris Gao to CCO role

    News | 08 Dec 2014 04:53 | Ellis Taylor

    BOC Aviation has appointed Chris Gao as its chief commercial officer Asia Pacific and the Middle East.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/BOC-Aviation-appoints-Chris-Gao-to-CCO-role-406829/
  • F-35s deploying to US carrier in November might not be fully operational

    News | 25 Sep 2014 22:10 | Dan Parsons

    ​Plans to test a Lockheed Martin F-35C aboard a US aircraft carrier in November are on track, but both aircraft scheduled to deploy to the Pacific may not be capable of taking off and landing from the ship.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/F-35s-deploying-to-US-carrier-in-November-might-not-be-fully-operational-404160/
  • Lawmakers urge FAA evaluation following NextGen doubts

    News | 25 Sep 2014 21:02 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Two influential US lawmakers have expressed concern about the US Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) ability to implement airspace improvements as part of the so-called NextGen air traffic control system.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lawmakers-urge-FAA-evaluation-following-NextGen-doubts-404161/
  • Swiftair MD-83 lost speed before rapid spiral descent

    News | 07 Aug 2014 14:32 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​French investigators have determined that a Swiftair Boeing MD-83 lost over Mali entered a rapid spiral descent from which it failed to recover.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Swiftair-MD-83-lost-speed-before-rapid-spiral-descent-402475/