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  • RIAT: Eurofighter set for weapons testing, but production questions remain


    The Eurofighter Typhoon is poised to enter a fresh round of advanced weapons testing in the UK, just as the programme’s four partner nations have agreed a new long-term plan to pursue additional future capability enhancements for the multi-role type.


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  • UK hands Typhoon baton over to Germany for NATO mission


    A Royal Air Force detachment of Eurofighter Typhoons has completed its rotation in support of NATO’s Baltic Air...


  • Our list of post-war air show accidents


    ​These have been the main incidents at UK air shows since the Second World War in which pilots or bystanders were...


  • Spain allocates funds for MALE UAV


    ​The Spanish military is in the process of down selecting a medium altitude, long endurance unmanned air vehicle, for...


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  • UK hands Typhoon baton over to Germany for NATO mission

    News | 27 Aug 2015 13:57 | Beth Stevenson

    A Royal Air Force detachment of Eurofighter Typhoons has completed its rotation in support of NATO’s Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission in Estonia, handing over to a German unit of the same type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-hands-Typhoon-baton-over-to-Germany-for-NATO-mission-416136/
  • Our list of post-war air show accidents

    News | 25 Aug 2015 08:58 | David Learmount

    ​These have been the main incidents at UK air shows since the Second World War in which pilots or bystanders were injured or killed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Our-list-of-post-war-air-show-accidents-416034/
  • ANALYSIS: For Ryanair, training is a base issue

    News | 19 Aug 2015 15:19 | David Learmount

    ​Ryanair may already be a very big airline, but its plans to double in size during the next 10 years mean its appetite for skilled employees will continue to be voracious.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-For-Ryanair-training-is-a-base-issue-415327/
  • Spain allocates funds for MALE UAV

    News | 11 Aug 2015 13:54 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Spanish military is in the process of down selecting a medium altitude, long endurance unmanned air vehicle, for which it has reportedly allocated €25 million ($26 million) in its 2016 budget.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Spain-allocates-funds-for-MALE-UAV-415573/
  • RAF Tornado squadron to continue fighting militants in Iraq

    News | 04 Aug 2015 16:54 | Beth Stevenson

    Panavia Tornado GR4 aircraft from the Royal Air Force’s 12 (Bomber) Sqn will continue to operate against Islamic State militants in Iraq until March 2017, further delaying the retirement of the type from UK service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAF-Tornado-squadron-to-continue-fighting-militants-in-Iraq-415377/
  • Upgraded self-protection system selected for RAF Pumas

    News | 29 Jul 2015 16:38 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Selex ES has been selected to provide a radar warning receiver (RWR) upgrade to the Royal Air Force’s Airbus Helicopter Puma HC2 rotorcraft fleet, replacing the Sky Guardian 200 that is currently installed on the type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Upgraded-self-protection-system-selected-for-RAF-Pumas-415159/