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  • MAKS: Belarus buys second batch of Yak-130 trainers from Irkut

    News | 28 Aug 2015 20:11 | James Drew

    ​Belarus has ordered its second batch of Yakovlev Yak-130 advanced fighter trainers from Russia, bringing its total order to eight, the country’s Ministry of Defence confirmed in a statement.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MAKS-Belarus-buys-second-batch-of-Yak-130-trainers-from-Irkut-416194/
  • MAKS: Russia’s hypersonic scramjet experiment could fly by 2019

    News | 28 Aug 2015 20:01 | James Drew

    Russia’s Gromov Flight Research Institute (LII) expects its latest GLL-AP-02 hypersonic scramjet test vehicle to fly in “three or four years,” with officials telling Flightglobal that funding constraints and technical issues have slowed progress.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MAKS-Russias-hypersonic-scramjet-experiment-could-fly-by-2019-416192/
  • MAKS: Germany’s hypersonic SpaceLiner concept solidifies

    News | 28 Aug 2015 15:56 | James Drew

    ​Ten years after the project was conceived, the German Aerospace Centre’s SpaceLiner could soon enter a new design phase with a “mission definition review” planned for 2016.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MAKS-Germanys-hypersonic-SpaceLiner-concept-solidifies-416185/
  • USA approves potential $3 billion Apache upgrade for UK

    News | 28 Aug 2015 14:00 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US State Department has authorised the remanufacture of 50 British Army AgustaWestland/Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopters to an “E” model standard, a deal for which would be worth $3 billion.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USA-approves-potential-3-billion-Apache-upgrade-for-UK-416175/
  • MAKS: Can Russia’s ‘Caspian Sea Monster’ rise again?

    News | 27 Aug 2015 22:04 | James Drew

    The Soviet Union’s once-secretive “Caspian Sea Monster” has resurfaced at the MAKS air show, minus the stacks of short-range nuclear missiles meant to obliterate Western defences in a sea-skimming sneak attack.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MAKS-Can-Russias-Caspian-Sea-Monster-rise-again-416156/
  • Boeing enters detailed design phase on 777-9X

    News | 27 Aug 2015 13:57 | Stephen Trimble

    Boeing can move into the detailed design stage for the 777-9X having now reached the firm configuration milestone, the airframer has disclosed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-enters-detailed-design-phase-on-777-9X-416140/
  • 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/
  • MAKS: Russian Helicopters launches unmanned tiltrotor concept

    News | 27 Aug 2015 12:39 | Stephen Trimble

    Russian Helicopters has expressed new interest in developing tiltrotor technologies that could be used to design a new family of unmanned and potentially even manned aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MAKS-Russian-Helicopters-launches-unmanned-tiltrotor-concept-416138/
  • Danes withdraw F-16s from Iraq deployment

    News | 27 Aug 2015 09:30 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Royal Danish Air Force has withdrawn its fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16s from the Middle East, where the aircraft had been participating in the air campaign effort against extremists in Iraq, according to local reports.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Danes-withdraw-F-16s-from-Iraq-deployment-416107/
  • MAKS: Russia extends Il-96 production by several years

    News | 27 Aug 2015 08:28 | Stephen Trimble

    Production of the Ilyushin Il-96 could continue for nearly a decade to support the Russian military's requirements for an aerial tanker and other special missions, United Aircraft (UAC) chief executive Yuri Slyusar has disclosed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MAKS-Russia-extends-Il-96-production-by-several-years-416127/
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