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  • USAF toasts Whiskey designation for CRH fleet

    News | 28 Nov 2014 16:11 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The US Air Force has settled on the HH-60W designation for its future fleet of Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk-derived combat rescue helicopters (CRH), some five years before it will start taking delivery of the new type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-toasts-Whiskey-designation-for-CRH-fleet-406566/
  • UK RAF welcomes first A400M to Brize Norton

    News | 27 Nov 2014 17:41 | Craig Hoyle

    The UK Royal Air Force has welcomed its first Airbus A400M Atlas tactical transport for training use, as the service makes preparations to stand up its first operational squadron with the type early next year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-RAF-welcomes-first-A400M-to-Brize-Norton-406543/
  • PICTURE: First flight of new Airbus Helicopters EC645 T2

    News | 27 Nov 2014 16:05 | Dominic Perry

    ​Airbus Helicopters has performed the maiden flight of the EC645 T2 military utility rotorcraft at its facility in Donauwörth in Germany in front of representatives of the nation’s armed forces.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-First-flight-of-new-Airbus-Helicopters-EC645-T2-406536/
  • Predator B demonstrates ability to automatically avoid air traffic

    News | 26 Nov 2014 14:30 | Dan Parsons

    ​General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has come a step closer to developing a viable sense and avoid (SAA) system for unmanned air vehicles (UAVs), a major requirement for UAVs to share the US national airspace with manned aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Predator-B-demonstrates-ability-to-automatically-avoid-air-traffic-406464/
  • UK defence helicopter training bid detail emerges

    News | 26 Nov 2014 13:09 | Dominic Perry

    ​Three bidders – and three different aircraft manufacturers – are in the running to supply a new fleet of helicopters for use by the UK armed forces under the Military Flight Training System (MFTS) programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-defence-helicopter-training-bid-detail-emerges-406497/
  • OPINION: Typhoon radar deal to revive European dogfight

    News | 26 Nov 2014 09:31

    ​Last week was a pretty good one for two of Europe’s remaining fighter manufacturers, as the continent’s four Eurofighter nations at last committed real money to provide the Typhoon with a new-generation radar, and as Saab received strong and long-term backing from new customer Brazil.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Typhoon-radar-deal-to-revive-European-dogfight-406452/
  • Airbus touts UAV-based surveillance package for disaster relief

    News | 26 Nov 2014 08:42 | Beth Stevenson

    Airbus Defence & Space is planning to offer a high-altitude unmanned air vehicle-based surveillance capability for disaster relief, using a variety of systems that it is in the process of finalising.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-touts-UAV-based-surveillance-package-for-disaster-relief-406484/
  • Army aviation restructuring moves forward

    News | 25 Nov 2014 21:16 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US Army has started executing a plan that will lead to a historic reshaping and downsizing of a war-weary aviation branch even as it attempts to upgrade its capabilities at the same time it cuts more than $12 billion in spending over the next five years.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Army-aviation-restructuring-moves-forward-406481/
  • Rolls-Royce wins $287m contract for V-22 engine maintenance

    News | 25 Nov 2014 20:03

    ​Rolls-Royce on 25 November scored a two-year, $287 million contract for engine maintenance on US Marine Corps and Air Force Bell Boeing V-22 Ospreys.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rolls-Royce-wins-287m-contract-for-V-22-engine-maintenance-406479/
  • F-35B makes first flight with UK weapons

    News | 25 Nov 2014 12:12 | Craig Hoyle

    ​A UK test team has completed an initial series of handling flights of a Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II carrying trial rounds of the Raytheon Systems Paveway IV precision-guided bomb and MBDA ASRAAM air-to-air missile.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/F-35B-makes-first-flight-with-UK-weapons-406449/
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