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  • NHI works to address 'blade flap' rotor head issue

    News | 03 Jul 2015 12:31 | Dominic Perry

    ​NH Industries is working to deliver a solution to an issue with the main rotor head on NH90 military helicopters that means the blades can impact the tail structure when starting or stopping the rotors during high winds.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NHI-works-to-address-blade-flap-rotor-head-issue-414291/
  • UK parliament debates Syrian air strikes

    News | 03 Jul 2015 09:04 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The UK House of Commons has debated the potential extension of its counter-terrorism air strike campaign from Iraq into Syria, following an extremist attack in Tunisia on 26 June during which British citizens were killed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-parliament-debates-Syrian-air-strikes-414265/
  • Bell sees V-280 Valor as common attack-utility platform

    News | 02 Jul 2015 20:18 | James Drew

    Bell Helicopter and Lockheed Martin’s third-generator tiltrotor aircraft demonstrator, the V-280 Valor, might still be under construction for the US Army, but already the future vertical lift contestant is morphing into a mid-weight, utility-attack platform.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Bell-sees-V-280-Valor-as-common-attack-utility-platform-414269/
  • F-35 deigned for long-range kills, not dogfighting

    News | 01 Jul 2015 20:59 | James Drew

    ​The Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter might be designed to “shoot and kill” its enemies at long distances, but flight trials of the A-model in January found the aircraft has trouble engaging the twin-seat F-16D Fight Falcon at close distances.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/F-35-deigned-for-long-range-kills-not-dogfighting-414232/
  • Death toll in Indonesian C-130B crash rises to 141

    News | 01 Jul 2015 06:33 | Greg Waldron

    The Indonesian Air Force Lockheed Martin C-130B tactical transport aircraft that crashed on 30 June was probably carrying well over 100 people when it crashed in a Medan suburb, hitting a massage parlour and hotel.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Death-toll-in-Indonesian-C-130B-crash-rises-to-141-414200/
  • ​RAAF orders two additional KC-30A tankers

    News | 01 Jul 2015 01:06 | Greg Waldron

    The Royal Australian Air Force will obtain an additional pair of Airbus Defence and Space KC-30A multi-role tanker transports (MRTT).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAAF-orders-two-additional-KC-30A-tankers-414190/
  • ​Lockheed Legion Pod takes flight on F-16

    News | 30 Jun 2015 17:42 | James Drew

    Lockheed Martin has flight tested its new Legion Pod infrared search-and-track system for the first time on its F-16 Fighting Falcon in Fort Worth, Texas, as the US Air Force explores upgrades to make its legacy fighters more competitive against modern airborne threats.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lockheed-Legion-Pod-takes-flight-on-F-16-414176/
  • Uzbekistan orders four C295s

    News | 30 Jun 2015 17:31 | Beth Stevenson

    A picture has appeared online of an Airbus Defence & Space C295W medium transport in an Uzbekistan air force livery, one of four of the type that are believed to have been ordered by the air force in 2014.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Uzbekistan-orders-four-C295s-414179/
  • Aeronautics targets hovering aircraft market

    News | 30 Jun 2015 16:12 | Arie Egozi

    Aeronautics has identified the market potential of untethered hovering aircraft, and is investing in the development of such technology for the domestic and international markets.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Aeronautics-targets-hovering-aircraft-market-414169/
  • UK investigators detail high-speed RAF Typhoon near-miss

    News | 30 Jun 2015 16:01 | Dominic Perry

    A pair of Royal Air Force aircraft came within “20-50ft” of a high-speed collision in March this year, with only luck preventing an accident, UK safety investigators have determined.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-investigators-detail-high-speed-RAF-Typhoon-near-miss-414167/
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