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  • USAF’s T-X trainer requirements will be final by March


    ​The US Air Force will use the T-X jet trainer replacement as the guinea pig for an upcoming wave of cost-cutting experiments that will search for places where platform capability can be reasonably sacrificed in exchange for acquisition cost reduction.


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  • Airborne early wonders: our Top 10 eyes in the sky


    In the week that Royal Australian Air Force officials hailed the performance of the service’s Boeing 737-based...


  • AVALON: RAAF upbeat on Wedgetail reliability


    The Royal Australian Air Force says recent operational experience operating the Boeing E-7A Wedgetail airborne early...


  • AVALON: Global Hawk makes first visit to show


    Northrop Grumman has a high-profile presence at this year’s Avalon event near Melbourne, with the highlight being the...


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  • Airborne early wonders: our Top 10 eyes in the sky

    News | 27 Feb 2015 15:05 | Craig Hoyle

    In the week that Royal Australian Air Force officials hailed the performance of the service’s Boeing 737-based Wedgetail aircraft over Iraq – and as the UK draws closer to announcing a successor to its Westland Sea King 7 capability – our Top 10 looks at some of the unusual and rare types delivering the airborne early warning and control mission around the globe. Our listing is derived from data on in-service and on-order aircraft contained within Flightglobal’s Ascend Fleets and MiliCAS databases.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airborne-early-wonders-our-Top-10-eyes-in-the-sky-409546/
  • AVALON: Northrop assessing software to boost Triton's sensor performance

    News | 26 Feb 2015 00:59 | Greg Waldron

    Northrop Grumman is assessing software for the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial system that could radically improve target acquisition and tracking by the aircraft's electro-optical/infrared sensors.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AVALON-Northrop-assessing-software-to-boost-Tritons-sensor-performance-409462/
  • AVALON: RAAF upbeat on Wedgetail reliability

    News | 25 Feb 2015 02:46 | Greg Waldron

    The Royal Australian Air Force says recent operational experience operating the Boeing E-7A Wedgetail airborne early warning & control (AEW&C) aircraft has established the platform's effectiveness.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AVALON-RAAF-upbeat-on-Wedgetail-reliability-409408/
  • AVALON: Global Hawk makes first visit to show

    News | 24 Feb 2015 15:15 | Greg Waldron

    Northrop Grumman has a high-profile presence at this year’s Avalon event near Melbourne, with the highlight being the first public air show appearance of the Global Hawk unmanned air vehicle.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AVALON-Global-Hawk-makes-first-visit-to-show-409383/
  • RAAF begins Reaper training in USA

    News | 23 Feb 2015 16:01 | Beth Stevenson

    The Royal Australian Air Force has deployed a number of personnel to the USA to begin training on the US Air Force’s General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-9 Reaper unmanned air vehicle.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAAF-begins-Reaper-training-in-USA-409339/
  • Lockheed prepares to usher F-16 through 12,000h service life

    News | 19 Feb 2015 17:37 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Air Force has all but scrapped a plan to install advanced radars on its Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters, but the company is pressing forward with plans to outfit other nations’ with the capability in hopes the US will eventually purchase the capability.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lockheed-prepares-to-usher-F-16-through-12000h-service-life-409254/