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  • Canada will purchase fifth C-17

    News | 19 Dec 2014 19:57 | Dan Parsons

    ​Canada officially has plans to purchase a fifth Boeing C-17 strategic airlifter, a move that will extend the overall service life of the fleet by at least seven years.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Canada-will-purchase-fifth-C-17-407340/
  • PICTURES: MQ-8B Fire Scout flies off USCG cutter

    News | 19 Dec 2014 17:51 | Beth Stevenson

    ​A recent trial saw the Northrop Grumman MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned air vehicle demonstrate its ability to operate from a US Coast Guard vessel during a flight test on-board the USCGC Bertholf cutter.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-MQ-8B-Fire-Scout-flies-off-USCG-cutter-407336/
  • NATO trio could pool A330 tanker fleet

    News | 19 Dec 2014 17:49 | Craig Hoyle

    ​A consortium of NATO nations could acquire a four-strong fleet of Airbus A330 multi-role tanker/transports, the European Defence Agency has announced.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NATO-trio-could-pool-A330-tanker-fleet-407333/
  • Russian air force takes first modernised Tupolev bombers

    News | 19 Dec 2014 16:30 | Dominic Perry

    ​Russia’s air force has today received the first examples of a number of modernised strategic bombers – a Tu-160M and Tu-95MSs - following upgrade work performed by manufacturer Tupolev.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russian-air-force-takes-first-modernised-Tupolev-bombers-407325/
  • MISSING IN ACTION: 10 Famous aircraft disappearance mysteries

    News | 19 Dec 2014 16:06 | David Learmount

    A list of aircraft incidents that still pose a conundrum to the industryhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/MISSING-IN-ACTION-10-Famous-aircraft-disappearance-mysteries-407269/
  • Embraer KC-390 will fly in January

    News | 19 Dec 2014 16:03 | Dan Parsons

    ​Embraer has scheduled the first flight of the KC-390 aerial refueling tanker for early January.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Embraer-KC-390-will-fly-in-January-407328/
  • FORECAST: ​Did we get it right in 2014?

    News | 19 Dec 2014 09:47

    ​Just to keep ourselves honest, here's our scorecard from last year's forecastshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FORECAST-Did-we-get-it-right-in-2014-407208/
  • Spain takes first NH90 helicopter and enhanced Tigers

    News | 18 Dec 2014 16:49 | Dominic Perry

    ​Spain has received its first NH Industries (NHI) NH90 troop transport helicopter, part of its reduced order for 22 of the type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Spain-takes-first-NH90-helicopter-and-enhanced-Tigers-407275/
  • Germany receives first A400M airlifter

    News | 18 Dec 2014 15:19 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Germany has taken delivery of its first A400M tactical transport, with its air force becoming the fourth to introduce the type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Germany-receives-first-A400M-airlifter-407270/
  • Europe to begin testing of UAV-based maritime surveillance system

    News | 18 Dec 2014 13:03 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Tekever’s AR5 Life Ray Evolution unmanned air vehicle has been selected to participate in the testing of Europe’s first UAV maritime surveillance system, following a contract award from the European Space Agency and European Maritime Safety Agency.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Europe-to-begin-testing-of-UAV-based-maritime-surveillance-system-407261/
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