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  • DARPA invites industry to explore collaborative UAV technology

    News | 23 Jan 2015 18:07 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The USA’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has issued a solicitation inviting industry to be involved in the first phase of an effort to develop “collaborative autonomy” capabilities for unmanned air vehicles.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/DARPA-invites-industry-to-explore-collaborative-UAV-technology-408267/
  • KC-46 tanker testing will begin at least a year behind schedule

    News | 23 Jan 2015 16:43 | Dan Parsons

    ​Initial operational testing of the Boeing KC-46 aerial refueling tanker is expected to begin at least a year later than planned.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/KC-46-tanker-testing-will-begin-at-least-a-year-behind-schedule-408264/
  • Finnish NH90s creep towards 50% operational serviceability rate

    News | 23 Jan 2015 16:41 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Ahead of the delivery of its final NH Industries NH90 transport helicopter in the coming weeks, the Finnish army is only achieving an approximate 40% operational serviceability rate on the current fleet, its chief of aviation has claimed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Finnish-NH90s-creep-towards-50-operational-serviceability-rate-408259/
  • In storage: Top 10 parked airliner types

    News | 23 Jan 2015 16:26 | Murdo Morrison

    What airliners are you most likely to find parked? Ascend Fleets data for January 2015 reveals the types with the most non-active examples.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/In-storage-Top-10-parked-airliner-types-408252/
  • American becomes second US 787 operator

    News | 23 Jan 2015 14:52 | Edward Russell

    ​American Airlines has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-8, joining United Airlines as the second operator of the Dreamliner in the USA.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/American-becomes-second-US-787-operator-408256/
  • OPINION: Will Lockheed cope with F-35 production rate hike?

    News | 23 Jan 2015 12:48

    ​A complex global supply chain, unfamiliar structural materials and aircraft systems, a history of supplier bottlenecks and serial breakdowns on the assembly line: are we talking about the Lockheed Martin F-35 or the Boeing 787? Frustratingly, the answer is both.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Will-Lockheed-cope-with-F-35-production-rate-hike-408248/
  • ANALYSIS: Can Eurofighter enhancements power sales revival?

    News | 23 Jan 2015 11:35 | Craig Hoyle

    ​This could be a pivotal year for the four-nation Eurofighter programme, as partner companies Airbus Defence & Space, Alenia Aermacchi and BAE Systems push to secure fresh export deals on the back of a range of capability enhancements which are now starting to approach operational readiness.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Can-Eurofighter-enhancements-power-sales-revival-407843/
  • ANALYSIS: Space Station maintaining orbit – for now

    News | 23 Jan 2015 11:07 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The International Space Station has been the focal point of human spaceflight activity for so long now that the outpost can seem like a permanent, if remote, feature of our planet.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Space-Station-maintaining-orbit-for-now-407614/
  • ​PICTURES: Amphibious assault Surion makes maiden flight

    News | 23 Jan 2015 08:16 | Greg Waldron

    Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has conducted the maiden flight of a Surion transport helicopter optimised for amphibious assault operations.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-Amphibious-assault-Surion-makes-maiden-flight-408241/
  • Aurora seeks Orion production start after record flight

    News | 22 Jan 2015 21:45 | Stephen Trimble

    Aurora Flight Sciences hopes to launch production of up to seven or eight slightly improved versions of the Orion after the medium altitude long endurance unmanned air system broke the official and unofficial records for endurance with an 80h flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Aurora-seeks-Orion-production-start-after-record-flight-408222/
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