Top News on Vickers

  • FLYERS OF SCOTLAND: Scotland's top 10 contributions to aviation


    Following the Scottish vote on independence on 18 September, Flightglobal celebrates 10 contributions the nation has made to the world of aviation.


  • Other News for Vickers

  • FARNBOROUGH: Global focus for this year's show


    ​With this year’s major aerospace event fast approaching, companies will be gearing up to demonstrate their...


  • Voyager fleet takes the strain for RAF


    ​AirTanker expects the Royal Air Force’s next two Airbus A330 Voyager tanker/transports to be delivered by mid-year,...


  • RAF TriStars to fly final sortie


    ​The UK Royal Air Force will conduct its final operational sortie with the Lockheed TriStar on 24 March, with a pair of...


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  • ANALYSIS: AgustaWestland outlines future of Yeovil factory

    News | 15 Jul 2015 09:30 | Dominic Perry

    Despite its proud aeronautical heritage, the UK has only one aircraft manufacturer that has been in continuous production for 100 years.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-AgustaWestland-outlines-future-of-Yeovil-factory-414621/
  • ANALYSIS: Has the light sport aircraft market lived up to expectations?

    News | 02 Apr 2015 13:42

    Sun-n-Fun in April 2015 will mark the 10th anniversary of the introduction of the light-sport aircraft sector in the USA. Both Evektor and Flight Design obtained their S-LSA certificates on the opening day of that 2005 show. Conceived by the FAA as a way to bring ultralights under FAA influence and as a reaction to the hodgepodge of European ultralight regulations (where each country has its own standards), the then-FAA administrator, Marion Blakey, expected 9,000 US-registered light-sport aircraft by 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Has-the-light-sport-aircraft-market-lived-up-to-expectations-410231/
  • ANALYSIS: Miltary faces 'perfect storm' of budget vs need

    News | 03 Dec 2014 09:25 | David Learmount

    European defence forces are facing a “perfect storm”, and those in the UK are at its eye. So says Andrew Dorman, Professor of International Security in the defence studies department at Kings College, London, and a lecturer at the UK Joint Services Command and Staff College in Shrivenham.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Miltary-faces-perfect-storm-of-budget-vs-need-406045/
  • FLYERS OF SCOTLAND: Scotland's top 10 contributions to aviation

    News | 19 Sep 2014 15:14 | Murdo Morrison

    Following the Scottish vote on independence on 18 September, Flightglobal celebrates 10 contributions the nation has made to the world of aviation.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FLYERS-OF-SCOTLAND-Scotlands-top-10-contributions-to-aviation-403912/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Global focus for this year's show

    News | 25 Jun 2014 15:45

    ​With this year’s major aerospace event fast approaching, companies will be gearing up to demonstrate their capabilities and showcase their products in the flying displays.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Global-focus-for-this-years-show-400635/
  • Voyager fleet takes the strain for RAF

    News | 25 Mar 2014 14:56 | Craig Hoyle

    ​AirTanker expects the Royal Air Force’s next two Airbus A330 Voyager tanker/transports to be delivered by mid-year, with the Ministry of Defence having agreed to a slight delay in its previous schedule.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Voyager-fleet-takes-the-strain-for-RAF-397393/