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  • US Navy poised for UCLASS bidding after unmanned demo


    ​Two aircraft – an unmanned Northrop Grumman X-47B and the Boeing F/A-18C Hornet – launched and landed on the USS Theodore Roosevelt multiple times on 17 and 18 August, validating a decade-long, on-and-off quest to prove such a pairing is possible on a carrier deck.


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  • US Air Force nears final test of target drone F-16s


    ​The US Air Force next week will finalize the conversion of a fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16s into expendable unmanned...


  • RAF Reapers to enter service's core fleet


    ​The UK Ministry of Defence has announced that it will bring its ten Royal Air Force General Atomics Aeronautical...


  • Italy ponders Hammerhead UAV as Predator replacement


    ​Italy is evaluating the Piaggio Aero P.1HH Hammerhead unmanned air vehicle (UAV) as a likely replacement for its air...


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  • US Air Force nears final test of target drone F-16s

    News | 27 Aug 2014 17:54 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Air Force next week will finalize the conversion of a fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16s into expendable unmanned aircraft by shooting one with an air-to-air missile fired from an operational jet fighter.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Air-Force-nears-final-test-of-target-drone-F-16s-403079/
  • US Navy poised for UCLASS bidding after unmanned demo

    News | 20 Aug 2014 00:41 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Two aircraft – an unmanned Northrop Grumman X-47B and the Boeing F/A-18C Hornet – launched and landed on the USS Theodore Roosevelt multiple times on 17 and 18 August, validating a decade-long, on-and-off quest to prove such a pairing is possible on a carrier deck.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Navy-poised-for-UCLASS-bidding-after-unmanned-demo-402852/
  • Obama authorises Iraqi air strikes

    News | 08 Aug 2014 13:27 | Beth Stevenson

    President Barack Obama has authorised US personnel to conduct air strikes over Iraq and target Islamic insurgents advancing in their occupation of the region.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Obama-authorises-Iraqi-air-strikes-402526/
  • RAF Reapers to enter service's core fleet

    News | 01 Aug 2014 21:48 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The UK Ministry of Defence has announced that it will bring its ten Royal Air Force General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-9 Reaper unmanned air vehicles into its core fleet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAF-Reapers-to-enter-services-core-fleet-402312/
  • Italy ponders Hammerhead UAV as Predator replacement

    News | 31 Jul 2014 10:07 | Luca Peruzzi

    ​Italy is evaluating the Piaggio Aero P.1HH Hammerhead unmanned air vehicle (UAV) as a likely replacement for its air force's fleet of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Predator As from later this decade.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Italy-ponders-Hammerhead-UAV-as-Predator-replacement-402246/
  • OSHKOSH: Cessna adds diesel Skyhawk to GA fleet

    News | 28 Jul 2014 23:36 | Stephen Trimble

    ​With 100 low-lead avgas becoming increasingly scarce in Europe and Asia, Cessna has added a new variant of the ubiquitous 172 with a diesel engine.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OSHKOSH-Cessna-adds-diesel-Skyhawk-to-GA-fleet-402100/