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  • Swedish AW109 performing well for EU off Somali coast

    News | 05 May 2015 14:43 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The Swedish Defence Helicopter Wing has made a successful operational debut aboard a surface ship operated by another nation, with an AgustaWestland AW109 having supported the EU’s Operation Atalanta activity off the coast of Somalia for almost three months.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Swedish-AW109-performing-well-for-EU-off-Somali-coast-411929/
  • Thomas Cook Airlines debuts A330 leased from AirTanker

    News | 05 May 2015 13:58 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Thomas Cook Airlines has made its first commercial flights with an Airbus A330-200 being operated under a three-year “damp lease” agreement with the UK’s AirTanker Services.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Thomas-Cook-Airlines-debuts-A330-leased-from-AirTanker-411933/
  • AUVSI: CyPhy Works launches crowdsourcing campaign to fund commercial UAV

    News | 05 May 2015 13:47 | Beth Stevenson

    ​CyPhy Works has launched a crowdsourcing campaign to raise the required $250 million to design and develop a commercial unmanned air vehicle that would appeal to a wide variety of users.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AUVSI-CyPhy-Works-launches-crowdsourcing-campaign-to-fund-commercial-UAV-411895/
  • KC-390 or A400M could lift Swedish air force capability

    News | 05 May 2015 11:44 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The Swedish air force is likely to field a replacement for its aged Lockheed Martin C-130H tactical transports at some point during the next decade, with potential candidates including the Embraer KC-390 and Airbus A400M.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/KC-390-or-A400M-could-lift-Swedish-air-force-capability-411926/
  • NATO rotates Baltic air policing force

    News | 05 May 2015 11:34 | Craig Hoyle

    ​NATO has made its latest force rotation to deliver the Baltic Air Policing mission protecting the airspace of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, with Norway to lead the activity until 31 August.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NATO-rotates-Baltic-air-policing-force-411917/
  • OPINION: Why the US military must do more with less

    News | 05 May 2015 09:43 | Flight International

    ​Another 2,000 aircraft are projected to exit the US military’s inventory over the next decade. For the fleets of many countries, this would be an existential crisis. But this is the American fleet, so it is only a 15% cut.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Why-the-US-military-must-do-more-with-less-411823/
  • ​Australia commissions first pair of CH-47Fs

    News | 05 May 2015 08:19 | Greg Waldron

    Australia has commissioned its first pair of Boeing CH-47F Chinook helicopters.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australia-commissions-first-pair-of-CH-47Fs-411914/
  • ​Indonesian, South Korean officials meet to discuss in KFX

    News | 05 May 2015 02:36 | Greg Waldron

    Jakarta has reiterated its commitment as a partner in South Korea’s KFX indigenous fighter programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Indonesian-South-Korean-officials-meet-to-discuss-in-KFX-411903/
  • AUVSI: Turkish Air Force gathers data for "urgent" armed UAS requirement

    News | 04 May 2015 23:01 | Stephen Trimble

    A new request for information about armed unmanned air systems (UAS) for the Turkish Air Force could draw responses from AUVSI exhibitors.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AUVSI-Turkish-Air-Force-gathers-data-for-urgent-armed-UAS-requirement-411894/
  • F-35 concurrency cost rises slightly, but trend stabilises

    News | 04 May 2015 21:47

    ​The Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter programme’s concurrency cost has ticked up by $40 million since last year’s estimate by the Pentagon to $1.69 billion, according to a report recently sent to US lawmakers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/F-35-concurrency-cost-rises-slightly-but-trend-stabilises-411882/
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