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  • ​RAAF’s E-7A Wedgetails achieve FOC

    News | 26 May 2015 07:36 | Greg Waldron

    Canberra’s six Boeing E-7A Wedgetail airborne early warning & control (AEW&C) aircraft have achieved final operational capability (FOC).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAAFs-E-7A-Wedgetails-achieve-FOC-412730/
  • More Super Tucano sales possible this year

    News | 22 May 2015 20:49 | Dominic Perry

    ​New orders for the Embraer A-29 Super Tucano appear imminent, with the airframer hoping to announce additional commitments before year-end.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/More-Super-Tucano-sales-possible-this-year-412709/
  • US government clears MH-60R sale to Saudi Arabia

    News | 22 May 2015 20:02 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US State Department has approved a requested sale of 10 Sikorsky/Lockheed Martin MH-60R Seahawk anti-submarine helicopters to the Saudi Arabian government.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-government-clears-MH-60R-sale-to-Saudi-Arabia-412708/
  • VIDEO: Boeing confident in SB-1 design for Pentagon's FVL

    News | 22 May 2015 17:44 | James Drew

    ​Boeing is banking on its partnership with Sikorsky on the SB-1 Defiant demonstrator to help usher in the next generation of rotorcraft for Army but still anticipates that its long-serving AH-64 Apaches and CH-47 Chinooks will continue to dominate the skies out to 2060.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Boeing-confident-in-SB-1-design-for-Pentagons-FVL-412705/
  • Thales bags selection for RN Crowsnest system

    News | 22 May 2015 16:35 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Thales is to supply an improved version of its Searchwater radar and Cerberus mission system to deliver the UK Royal Navy’s Crowsnest airborne early warning (AEW) capability, following a selection announcement made on 22 May.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Thales-bags-selection-for-RN-Crowsnest-system-412700/
  • S-97 Raider makes debut test flight

    News | 22 May 2015 16:22 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Sikorsky has completed a first flight of the self-funded S-97 Raider at the company's flight test facility in West Palm Beach, Florida, to open a year-long test and demonstration phase for the high-speed, compound helicopter proposed for light attack, scout and special utility missions.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/S-97-Raider-makes-debut-test-flight-412703/
  • Embraer close to resuming KC-390 flight tests

    News | 22 May 2015 16:13 | Dominic Perry

    ​Embraer will in the next two months resume test flights of its developmental KC-390 transport and tanker, following a lengthy pause since its first – and only – sortie on 3 February.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Embraer-close-to-resuming-KC-390-flight-tests-412696/
  • ANALYSIS: Eurojet looks for EJ200 to power ahead on new platforms

    News | 22 May 2015 11:25 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Each time a quick reaction alert sortie is launched from any of the nations operating the Eurofighter combat aircraft, it is dependent on the availability of the type’s twin Eurojet EJ200 turbofan engines.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Eurojet-looks-for-EJ200-to-power-ahead-on-new-platforms-412446/
  • RNZAF Huey embarks on final domestic tour

    News | 21 May 2015 16:30 | Peter Clark

    ​The Royal New Zealand Air Force’s Bell Helicopter UH-1H Huey helicopter has conducted a final tour of the country ahead of a planned retirement in July.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RNZAF-Huey-embarks-on-final-domestic-tour-412661/
  • ANALYSIS: Swedish air force wary of Russian manoeuvring

    News | 21 May 2015 15:04 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Given its current fleet size of fewer than 100 Saab Gripen C/Ds assigned to four frontline squadrons and two training units, it is hard to imagine that at the height of the Cold War Sweden had the world’s fifth-largest air force, and the ability to mobilise almost 10% of its population for military action if threatened by Moscow.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Swedish-air-force-wary-of-Russian-manoeuvring-412272/
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