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  • VIDEO: Ukraine crowd-sources for new surveillance UAV

    News | 29 Jun 2015 09:59 | Beth Stevenson

    A crowd-sourcing campaign to bring an indigenous Ukrainian unmanned air vehicle into operation to monitor “enemy movement and locations” has raised 84% of its target.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Ukraine-crowd-sources-for-new-surveillance-UAV-414087/
  • New report pokes holes in USAF’s argument for retiring the A-10

    News | 26 Jun 2015 18:04 | James Drew

    The US Government Accountability Office has raised doubts about an air force claim that retiring the A-10C Warthog would save the government $4.2 billion over five years, and says capability gaps will emerge without close-in attack aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/New-report-pokes-holes-in-USAFs-argument-for-retiring-the-A-10-414091/
  • UPDATE: F-16 belonging to Iraqi Air Force crashes in Arizona

    News | 26 Jun 2015 16:02 | James Drew

    The US Air Force has confirmed that one of the Iraqi Air Force’s brand new Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcons has crashed in the Arizona desert in an apparent training accident.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UPDATE-F-16-belonging-to-Iraqi-Air-Force-crashes-in-Arizona-414080/
  • Anglo-French consortium to develop anti-UAV system

    News | 26 Jun 2015 13:56 | Beth Stevenson

    ​A consortium of British and French industry has signed an agreement to develop a counter-unmanned air vehicle system.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Anglo-French-consortium-to-develop-anti-UAV-system-414072/
  • Bombers or boomers? DoD faces a nuclear spending dilemma

    News | 25 Jun 2015 23:01 | James Drew

    The greatest threat to the US long-range strike bomber (LRS-B) programme could be a submarine, with a new report showing that modernisation of the sea-based leg of the USA’s nuclear triad dwarfs planned spending on airborne assetshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bombers-or-boomers-DoD-faces-a-nuclear-spending-dilemma-414053/
  • Boeing touts KC-46A cost, combat design ahead of Korean decision

    News | 25 Jun 2015 18:32 | James Drew

    With South Korea just weeks away from selecting an aerial refuelling tanker, Boeing is touting the combat capability and lower projected life-cycle cost of its KC-46A offering as reasons for a Pegasus downselect.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-touts-KC-46A-cost-combat-design-ahead-of-Korean-decision-414048/
  • R-R makes progress on testing 787 engine upgrade

    News | 25 Jun 2015 14:33 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Rolls-Royce is close to completing a round of testing on the latest version of the Trent 1000 engine for the Boeing 787, according to the Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC) in the USA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/R-R-makes-progress-on-testing-787-engine-upgrade-414043/
  • ANALYSIS: Boeing contemplates X-plane for future ecoDemonstrator

    News | 25 Jun 2015 07:58 | Stephen Trimble

    Five aircraft demonstrator programmes launched by Boeing's commercial division since 2001 all share a defining characteristic: an ordinary aircraft modified or stuffed with brand-new technologies.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Boeing-contemplates-X-plane-for-future-ecoDemonstrator-413920/
  • Boeing plans fourth 747-8 rate cut

    News | 24 Jun 2015 23:12 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing has announced a fourth rate cut for the 747-8 programme over a two-year period, lowering monthly output to only one per month beginning in March 2016.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-plans-fourth-747-8-rate-cut-414010/
  • Boeing 757 ecoDemonstrator embarks on final test run

    News | 24 Jun 2015 19:41 | Stephen Trimble

    Energy-harvesting windows, green diesel biofuel and a 3D-printed flightdeck monument are three technologies that will be tested on the last series of flights of a TUI Group-branded Boeing 757 ecoDemonstrator destined to be dismantled by the end of July.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Boeing-757-ecoDemonstrator-embarks-on-final-test-run-414006/
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