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  • USAF still hoping for 18 KC-46A tankers by 2017 despite slip


    The US Air Force’s programme executive officer for tankers is cautiously optimistic that Boeing can deliver its first 18 operational KC-46A Pegasus aircraft by August 2017 as required, but says he doesn’t have his “head in the sand” either.


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  • Dutch KDC-10 tankers support Polish F-16 training


    ​As part of the increasing European cooperation in air-to-air refuelling (AAR), the Royal Netherlands Air Force has...


  • Canada's reactivated CF-18 'Rams' squadron takes flight


    Canada’s newly reborn CF-18 fighter squadron conducted its first operational fight this week since reactivating on 50...


  • USAF still hoping for 18 KC-46A tankers by 2017 despite slip


    The US Air Force’s programme executive officer for tankers is cautiously optimistic that Boeing can deliver its first...


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  • ANALYSIS: The size and shape of the world airliner fleet revealed in our census

    News | 07 Aug 2015 15:00 | Murdo Morrison

    ​Airlines, it seems, cannot get enough of Airbus and Boeing narrowbodies. With the latest re-engined versions of the A320 family and the 737 due to enter service in the next two years, and both manufacturers sitting on hundreds of orders, deliveries of their existing single-aisle types have continued to mount over the past 12 months.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-The-size-and-shape-of-the-world-airliner-fleet-revealed-in-our-census-415505/
  • ANALYSIS: The Flightglobal Fleet Forecast's narrowbody outlook

    News | 06 Aug 2015 14:51 | Rob Morris

    ​Ascend consultancy head Rob Morris examines the competition facing the incumbent single-aisle manufacturershttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-The-Flightglobal-Fleet-Forecasts-narrowbody-outlook-415463/
  • Dutch KDC-10 tankers support Polish F-16 training

    News | 03 Aug 2015 14:33 | Anno Gravemaker

    ​As part of the increasing European cooperation in air-to-air refuelling (AAR), the Royal Netherlands Air Force has sent one of its two McDonnell Douglas KDC-10 tankers to Powidz air base in Poland to provide AAR training for Polish air force Lockheed Martin F-16C/D Viper crews.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Dutch-KDC-10-tankers-support-Polish-F-16-training-415315/
  • Canada's reactivated CF-18 'Rams' squadron takes flight

    News | 24 Jul 2015 14:57 | James Drew

    Canada’s newly reborn CF-18 fighter squadron conducted its first operational fight this week since reactivating on 50 June.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Canadas-reactivated-CF-18-Rams-squadron-takes-flight-415001/
  • USAF still hoping for 18 KC-46A tankers by 2017 despite slip

    News | 15 Jul 2015 03:50 | James Drew

    The US Air Force’s programme executive officer for tankers is cautiously optimistic that Boeing can deliver its first 18 operational KC-46A Pegasus aircraft by August 2017 as required, but says he doesn’t have his “head in the sand” either.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-still-hoping-for-18-KC-46A-tankers-by-2017-despite-slip-414650/
  • PICTURES: US Army Hunter UAV retires from 20-year home

    News | 14 Jul 2015 10:05 | Beth Stevenson

    The US Army’s Northrop Grumman MQ-5B Hunter unmanned air vehicle has flown its last flight from its home at Ft Huachuca in Arizona, where it has been stationed for 20 years.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-US-Army-Hunter-UAV-retires-from-20-year-home-414577/