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  • KC-46 tanker likely will miss planned April first flight


    The Boeing KC-46A configured as an aerial refueling tanker will likely miss its planned April first flight because of issues with integration of military-specific components and systems, service officials have said.


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  • USAF starts researching helmet-mounted cueing for F-22


    ​The US Air Force has moved a step closer to equipping the Lockheed Martin F-22 cockpit with a helmet-mounted cueing...


  • KC-46 tanker likely will miss planned April first flight


    The Boeing KC-46A configured as an aerial refueling tanker will likely miss its planned April first flight because of...


  • USAF wants small, fully integrated JSTARS replacement


    ​The US air force will consider both US and international airframers to replace the Northrop Grumman E-8C JSTARS fleet,...


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  • USAF starts researching helmet-mounted cueing for F-22

    News | 25 Mar 2015 21:39 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US Air Force has moved a step closer to equipping the Lockheed Martin F-22 cockpit with a helmet-mounted cueing system.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-starts-researching-helmet-mounted-cueing-for-F-22-410575/
  • KC-46 tanker likely will miss planned April first flight

    News | 19 Mar 2015 20:05 | Dan Parsons

    The Boeing KC-46A configured as an aerial refueling tanker will likely miss its planned April first flight because of issues with integration of military-specific components and systems, service officials have said.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/KC-46-tanker-likely-will-miss-planned-April-first-flight-410378/
  • USAF wants small, fully integrated JSTARS replacement

    News | 10 Mar 2015 16:44 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US air force will consider both US and international airframers to replace the Northrop Grumman E-8C JSTARS fleet, according to documents released on 5 March. The service also has confirmed its preference for a smaller aircraft than the Boeing 707-based E-8C.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-wants-small-fully-integrated-JSTARS-replacement-409979/
  • One-week study re-affirms A-10 retirement decision: USAF

    News | 06 Mar 2015 23:23 | Dan Parsons

    ​After a week of concentrated study of its close air support (CAS) role, the US Air Force essentially has decided to stick with plans to gradually retire the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II and hand the CAS mission to the Lockheed Martin F-35.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/One-week-study-re-affirms-A-10-retirement-decision-USAF-409888/
  • USAF considers supersonic engine for LRSO msissile

    News | 03 Mar 2015 01:35 | Stephen Trimble

    The US Air Force will consider a supersonic engine among three propulsion options now under review for the long-range standoff missile, according to an acquisition notice released on 26 February.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-considers-supersonic-engine-for-LRSO-msissile-409653/
  • AVALON: RAAF A330 MRTT makes strong combat debut

    News | 26 Feb 2015 01:10 | Greg Waldron

    As a Royal Australian Air Force Airbus A330 multi-role tanker transport (MRTT) continues to support operations against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the service is placing a major emphasis on getting the type's long-delayed boom refuelling capability on-line.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AVALON-RAAF-A330-MRTT-makes-strong-combat-debut-409463/