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  • US Navy seeks nano-, small-sized UAVs

    News | 20 Aug 2014 18:43 | Dan Parsons

    The US Navy has putn out a call for small and "nano-sized", vertical take-off and landing unmanned air systems (UAS) for use by Marine infantry units to collect battlefield intelligence.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Navy-seeks-nano-small-sized-UAVs-402883/
  • Northrop touts HALE UAV capabilities to NATO members

    News | 20 Aug 2014 17:03 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Northrop Grumman has revealed that it is in “active dialogue” with two potential European NATO customers for he company's family of high altitude, long endurance unmanned air vehicles.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Northrop-touts-HALE-UAV-capabilities-to-NATO-members-402880/
  • K-Max demonstrates autonomous ground vehicle delivery

    News | 20 Aug 2014 15:27 | Beth Stevenson

    The US Army and Lockheed Martin have successfully tested the capability the K-Max unmanned helicopter has to deliver an autonomous ground vehicle.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/K-Max-demonstrates-autonomous-ground-vehicle-delivery-402835/
  • Taiwan F-16V passes design milestone

    News | 20 Aug 2014 15:25 | Dan Parsons

    ​The most recent version of the Lockheed Martin F-16s has passed critical design review, making way for upgrades to Taiwan’s fleet of the single-engined fighter.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Taiwan-F-16V-passes-design-milestone-402877/
  • A320 tweak to prevent computer 'forgetting' sharklets

    News | 20 Aug 2014 08:20 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Operators of Airbus A320s with sharklet wing-tips are being instructed to modify the aircraft to prevent the possibility that flight computers could forget the sharklets are fitted.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/A320-tweak-to-prevent-computer-forgetting-sharklets-402863/
  • USAF grounds 82 F-16Ds due to new cracks

    News | 20 Aug 2014 01:18 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US Air Force announced late on 19 August the grounding of 82 of 969 Lockheed Martin F-16s still in service after finding structural cracks.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-grounds-82-F-16Ds-due-to-new-cracks-402853/
  • US Navy poised for UCLASS bidding after unmanned demo

    News | 20 Aug 2014 00:41 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Two aircraft – an unmanned Northrop Grumman X-47B and the Boeing F/A-18C Hornet – launched and landed on the USS Theodore Roosevelt multiple times on 17 and 18 August, validating a decade-long, on-and-off quest to prove such a pairing is possible on a carrier deck.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Navy-poised-for-UCLASS-bidding-after-unmanned-demo-402852/
  • Bombardier replaces CSeries marketing executive

    News | 19 Aug 2014 20:29 | Stephen Trimble

    Bombardier has replaced another top commercial aircraft executive amidst a broader corporate reshuffling in the wake of CSeries development delays .http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bombardier-replaces-CSeries-marketing-executive-402849/
  • Brazil jet crash probe finds errant cockpit voice recorder

    News | 18 Aug 2014 18:49 | Felipe Salles

    The cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of the crashed Cessna 560 XLS+ in Brazil on 13 August has been found, but does not contain any recordings from its last flight, the Brazilian air force’s crash investigation center (CENIPA) says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Brazil-jet-crash-probe-finds-errant-cockpit-voice-recorder-402798/
  • Surf Air acquires up to 65 PC-12NGs for members only airline

    News | 18 Aug 2014 16:27 | Kate Sarsfield

    US members-only VIP airline Surf Air has placed an order with Pilatus Aircraft for up to 65 PC-12NGs, which will be used to expand its coverage across the USA and help to satisfy customer demand for its programme. The deal includes 15 firm orders for the single-engined turboprop and options for another 50 – and is one of the largest single contracts for the eight-seat type to datehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Surf-Air-acquires-up-to-65-PC-12NGs-for-members-only-airline-402752/
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