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  • EasyJet eyes UAVs for spare-parts resupply


    UK low-cost carrier EasyJet is looking at using unmanned air vehicles to reduce the logistics burden in quickly supplying spares to grounded aircraft.


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  • DARPA carries out full PCAS prototype demo using MV-22


    ​The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) carried out testing of a full prototype of the Persistent...


  • Raytheon completes final reviews of SDB II ahead of USAF LRIP decision


    ​Raytheon has announced that it has carried out three final programme reviews of its Small Diameter Bomb (SDB) II ahead...


  • APKWS hits 10-for-10 in rocket tests from Australian Tiger


    ​The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has conducted live firing tests of the BAE Systems Advanced Precision Kill Weapon...


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  • DARPA carries out full PCAS prototype demo using MV-22

    News | 16 Apr 2015 14:31 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) carried out testing of a full prototype of the Persistent Close Air Support (PCAS) for the first time during the US Marine Corps’ Talon Reach exercise.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/DARPA-carries-out-full-PCAS-prototype-demo-using-MV-22-411294/
  • Raytheon completes final reviews of SDB II ahead of USAF LRIP decision

    News | 14 Apr 2015 09:36 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Raytheon has announced that it has carried out three final programme reviews of its Small Diameter Bomb (SDB) II ahead of a “milestone C” decision on production that the US Air Force is expected to make in May.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Raytheon-completes-final-reviews-of-SDB-II-ahead-of-USAF-LRIP-decision-411154/
  • APKWS hits 10-for-10 in rocket tests from Australian Tiger

    News | 13 Apr 2015 15:45 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has conducted live firing tests of the BAE Systems Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) on board its Airbus Helicopters Tiger rotorcraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/APKWS-hits-10-for-10-in-rocket-tests-from-Australian-Tiger-411143/
  • INTERIORS: Challenging the cabin orthodoxy

    News | 09 Apr 2015 23:00 | Dominic Perry

    ​Certain seating layouts seem to be so commonplace now that there is a temptation to assume they have been around for decades. But no matter how widespread it now is, the fact is that the reverse herringbone seat pattern adopted in so many of the latest business-class cabins is a relatively new arrival.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/INTERIORS-Challenging-the-cabin-orthodoxy-410606/
  • Russian firm uses additive manufacturing for MC-21 engine

    News | 09 Apr 2015 20:10 | Stephen Trimble

    ​A Russian company will use additive manufacturing to make a key component in the combustor for a new turbofan engine now in development to power the Irkut MC-21, says Masalov Vladislav, general director of the Moscow-based United Engine Corporation.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russian-firm-uses-additive-manufacturing-for-MC-21-engine-411032/
  • RSAF Hermes 450 UAV reaches FOC

    News | 02 Apr 2015 16:57 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Royal Singapore Air Force’s Elbit Systems Hermes 450 unmanned air vehicle fleet has reached full operational capability (FOC), some eight years after the system was delivered to the force.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RSAF-Hermes-450-UAV-reaches-FOC-410861/