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  • Northrop realigns Scaled Composites under advanced research unit


    ​Northrop Grumman has announced a major shakeup of its aerospace systems business, with its rapid prototyping arm Scaled Composites realigning under a newly formed “research, technology and advanced design organization”.


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  • Northrop realigns Scaled Composites under advanced research unit


    ​Northrop Grumman has announced a major shakeup of its aerospace systems business, with its rapid prototyping arm...


  • PARIS: KAI FA-50 makes progress as T-X beckons


    Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) says its FA-50 light fighter aircraft should obtain final operational clearance in...


  • None aboard: Ten UAVs to watch


    ​No, we don't mean watch out because they might land on your head – here's our experts' guide to today's most promising...


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  • Rutan enters seaplane market with SkiGull unveiling

    News | 11 Aug 2015 13:40 | Stephen Trimble

    Prolific aircraft designer Burt Rutan has emerged from a brief retirement to unveil a new seaplane design he claims can seat two people, fly up to 2,100nm (3,890km) non-stop, survive a 10g impact on rolling seas and fit inside the one-car garage of his lakeside home.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rutan-enters-seaplane-market-with-SkiGull-unveiling-415566/
  • Northrop realigns Scaled Composites under advanced research unit

    News | 06 Aug 2015 23:41 | James Drew

    ​Northrop Grumman has announced a major shakeup of its aerospace systems business, with its rapid prototyping arm Scaled Composites realigning under a newly formed “research, technology and advanced design organization”.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Northrop-realigns-Scaled-Composites-under-advanced-research-unit-415484/
  • OPINION: Safety standards challenge for Virgin Galactic

    News | 31 Jul 2015 14:02 | Flight International

    ​The new and exciting commercial spaceflight sector must recover from the damaging loss of SpaceShipTwo, but the imposition of unrealistic safety standards could keep it Earth-boundhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Safety-standards-challenge-for-Virgin-Galactic-415263/
  • NTSB traces SpaceShipTwo crash to preventable error

    News | 28 Jul 2015 20:27 | Stephen Trimble

    ​A co-pilot’s fatal mistake that led to the break-up of SpaceShipTwo represented a single-point failure that could have been addressed long before the crash last October, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said on 28 July.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NTSB-traces-SpaceShipTwo-crash-to-preventable-error-415120/
  • PARIS: KAI FA-50 makes progress as T-X beckons

    News | 16 Jun 2015 14:29 | Greg Waldron

    Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) says its FA-50 light fighter aircraft should obtain final operational clearance in the South Korean air force in late 2016.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-KAI-FA-50-makes-progress-as-T-X-beckons-413711/
  • ANALYSIS: Why fighter rivals joined forces for T-X collaboration

    News | 16 May 2015 23:00 | Craig Hoyle

    ​An unlikely collaboration forged with rival fighter manufacturer Boeing in December 2013 could see Saab secure a valuable slice of the future advanced jet trainer market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Why-fighter-rivals-joined-forces-for-T-X-collaboration-412260/