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  • RAF Rivet Joint completes first in-flight refuelling


    ​The UK Royal Air Force’s new RC-135W Rivet Joint signals intelligence aircraft has been refuelled in flight for the first time since the service started training flights with the asset in late May, the US Air Force has disclosed.


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  • Third Rivet Joint airframe to perform crucial testing for UK


    ​A new series of flight tests involving an aged Boeing KC-135 tanker will help to inform the UK Ministry of Defence...


  • RAF Rivet Joint completes first in-flight refuelling


    ​The UK Royal Air Force’s new RC-135W Rivet Joint signals intelligence aircraft has been refuelled in flight for the...


  • USAF chooses Lm2 simulator motion modifier for KC-135 training


    ​Belgium-based technology company AWx has sold its patented flight simulation motion modifier – known as Lm2 – to the...


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  • Third Rivet Joint airframe to perform crucial testing for UK

    News | 17 Sep 2014 10:46 | Craig Hoyle

    ​A new series of flight tests involving an aged Boeing KC-135 tanker will help to inform the UK Ministry of Defence about whether the aircraft will be able to secure full operational clearance as a converted signals intelligence asset.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Third-Rivet-Joint-airframe-to-perform-crucial-testing-for-UK-403792/
  • RAF Rivet Joint completes first in-flight refuelling

    News | 07 Jul 2014 11:12 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The UK Royal Air Force’s new RC-135W Rivet Joint signals intelligence aircraft has been refuelled in flight for the first time since the service started training flights with the asset in late May, the US Air Force has disclosed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAF-Rivet-Joint-completes-first-in-flight-refuelling-401124/
  • USAF chooses Lm2 simulator motion modifier for KC-135 training

    News | 01 Jul 2014 14:18 | David Learmount

    ​Belgium-based technology company AWx has sold its patented flight simulation motion modifier – known as Lm2 – to the US Air Force to equip its Boeing KC-135 simulator training organisation at Scott Air Force Base.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-chooses-Lm2-simulator-motion-modifier-for-KC-135-training-400950/
  • ANALYSIS: Is the passenger-carrying 767 really dead?

    News | 12 May 2014 14:59 | Stephen Trimble

    Although passenger-carrying 767 orders have largely dried up, Seattle is convinced there's still a potential market out there for the ageing type in a role other than special military applicationshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Is-the-passenger-carrying-767-really-dead-398918/
  • Grounding A-10s will save $4.2 billion, decision ‘clear’: USAF general

    News | 23 Apr 2014 18:43 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​For months, US Air Force officials have used the adjective “hard” to describe their decision to ground entire fleets of aircraft in respond to budget cuts.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Grounding-A-10s-will-save-42-billion-decision-clear-USAF-general-398508/
  • Israel welcomes arrival of first C-130J transport

    News | 09 Apr 2014 16:18 | Arie Egozi

    ​The Israeli air force's first Lockheed Martin C-130J "Samson" tactical transport has been formally delivered to its Nevatim air base, during a 9 April ceremony.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Israel-welcomes-arrival-of-first-C-130J-transport-398077/