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  • 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/
  • Airbus beats Boeing in South Korean tanker competition

    News | 30 Jun 2015 13:46 | James Drew

    Airbus Defence & Space this week added South Korea to its growing list of A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport (MRTT) operators after the nation downselected the tanker type over Boeing’s KC-46A Pegasus and Israel Aerospace Industries’ 767-based design.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-beats-Boeing-in-South-Korean-tanker-competition-414161/
  • PICTURES: USN Prowler embarks on final flight

    News | 30 Jun 2015 12:13 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US Navy’s last Northrop Grumman EA-6B Prowler electronic warfare aircraft flew its final flight from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in Washington on 27 June, concluding 44 years in service with the force.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-USN-Prowler-embarks-on-final-flight-414152/
  • OPINION: First 'ski-jump' test for F-35B is good news for UK

    News | 30 Jun 2015 08:46 | Flight International

    ​Over the course of little more than one week, the UK’s carrier-based aviation ambitions have at last become almost tangible.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-First-ski-jump-test-for-F-35B-is-good-news-for-UK-414067/
  • ​Indonesia loses fourth Hercules since 2000

    News | 30 Jun 2015 08:12 | Greg Waldron

    A Lockheed Martin C-130B operated by the Indonesian air force has crashed after taking off from Medan, its fourth loss of a Hercules variant in 15 years.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Indonesia-loses-fourth-Hercules-since-2000-414147/
  • ​PICTURES: First RAAF C-27J arrives in Australia

    News | 30 Jun 2015 04:49 | Greg Waldron

    The first of ten Alenia C-27J tactical transports for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has arrived in country.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-First-RAAF-C-27J-arrives-in-Australia-414141/
  • ​PICTURES: RAAF F-18s slam IS militants

    News | 30 Jun 2015 02:31 | Greg Waldron

    Australia says it has deployed over 400 precision weapons in combat operations against Islamic State (IS) militants in support of the Iraqi military.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-RAAF-F-18s-slam-IS-militants-414138/
  • USAF’s ultra-lethal carbon fibre bomb approved for export

    News | 29 Jun 2015 21:22 | James Drew

    The United States plans to export an advanced, tungsten-laden bomb that is designed to cause less collateral damage than its predecessors, but be more lethal.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAFs-ultra-lethal-carbon-fibre-bomb-approved-for-export-414130/
  • Global Hawk ‘payload adaptor’ plan gaining momentum

    News | 29 Jun 2015 19:23 | James Drew

    ​Northrop Grumman’s RQ-4B Global Hawk would evolve into a “reconfigurable sensor-transporter” capable of carrying a variety of sensors weighing up to 544kg (1200lb) under a modification programme currently being assessed by the US Air Force.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Global-Hawk-payload-adaptor-plan-gaining-momentum-414128/
  • VIDEO: Ukraine crowd-sources for new surveillance UAV

    News | 29 Jun 2015 09:59 | Beth Stevenson

    A crowd-sourcing campaign to bring an indigenous Ukrainian unmanned air vehicle into operation to monitor “enemy movement and locations” has raised 84% of its target.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/VIDEO-Ukraine-crowd-sources-for-new-surveillance-UAV-414087/
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