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  • Egyptian Air Force receiving long-awaited Lockheed F-16s


    Egypt will receive eight Lockheed Martin F-16 Block 52 Vipers from the United States in the coming days following an uptick in diplomatic relations between the two nations.


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  • PICTURES: US F-16s launch against ISIS from Turkey


    The US Air Force is striking militant groups in Iraq and Syria with renewed vigour just days after six Lockheed Martin...


  • Egyptian Air Force receiving long-awaited Lockheed F-16s


    Egypt will receive eight Lockheed Martin F-16 Block 52 Vipers from the United States in the coming days following an...


  • 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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  • PICTURES: US F-16s launch against ISIS from Turkey

    News | 13 Aug 2015 20:27 | James Drew

    The US Air Force is striking militant groups in Iraq and Syria with renewed vigour just days after six Lockheed Martin F-16s arrived at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey to support Operation Inherent Resolve.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-US-F-16s-launch-against-ISIS-from-Turkey-415703/
  • Egyptian Air Force receiving long-awaited Lockheed F-16s

    News | 30 Jul 2015 16:09 | James Drew

    Egypt will receive eight Lockheed Martin F-16 Block 52 Vipers from the United States in the coming days following an uptick in diplomatic relations between the two nations.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Egyptian-Air-Force-receiving-long-awaited-Lockheed-F-16s-415217/
  • ANALYSIS: Motion modifiers make for better simulator training

    News | 23 Jul 2015 11:32 | David Learmount

    Simulation is an essential tool for improving flight safety through better pilot training, but it could be even more effective, according to some in the industry. Indeed, airlines such as Lufthansa, Cathay Pacific and Cargolux – as well as the US Air Force – have recently decided on simulator motion-system upgrades to enhance their training programmes.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Motion-modifiers-make-for-better-simulator-training-414767/
  • 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/
  • Airbus beats Boeing in South Korean tanker competition

    News | 30 Jun 2015 13:46 | James Drew

    Airbus Defence & Space this week added South Korea to its growing list of A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) operators after the nation downselected the tanker type over Boeing’s KC-46A Pegasus and Israel Aerospace Industries’ 767-based design.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-beats-Boeing-in-South-Korean-tanker-competition-414161/
  • Boeing 767-2C tanker completes first flight with boom, wing pods

    News | 04 Jun 2015 00:04 | James Drew

    The first engineering and manufacturing development aircraft of Boeing’s KC-46 tanker programme has completed its first airworthiness flight equipped with an aerial refuelling boom and wing air refuelling pods with a 4.3h flight from Boeing Field to Paine Field in Washington state.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-767-2C-tanker-completes-first-flight-with-boom-wing-pods-413084/