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  • Malaysia transfers first S-61 Nuris to army control

    News | 25 Mar 2015 10:09

    ​The Royal Malaysian Air Force has formally handed over an initial two of its Sikorsky S-61 “Nuri” transport helicopters to the nation’s army, with the pair having received special “digital” colour schemes.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Malaysia-transfers-first-S-61-Nuris-to-army-control-410526/
  • US Marines stick to F-35B dates despite new problems

    News | 24 Mar 2015 20:36 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US Marine Corps has decided to stand-up the first operational F-35B squadron in July with known software, structural and logistical deficiencies that must be fixed later, says Lt Gen Chris Bogdan, executive officer of the joint programme office.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Marines-stick-to-F-35B-dates-despite-new-problems-410518/
  • No US military aircraft in Paris flying display

    News | 24 Mar 2015 17:05 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​US military aircraft will be absent from the flying display at this year Paris air show, although show organisers are holding out hope that the Bombardier CSeries would make its major show debut at the event.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/No-US-military-aircraft-in-Paris-flying-display-410510/
  • US Army establishes first manned-unmanned unit

    News | 24 Mar 2015 16:41 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US Army has established its first manned-unmanned teaming (MUM-T) squadron, combining the Boeing AH-64D/E Apache helicopters with the Textron Systems RQ-7B Shadow unmanned air vehicles into one heavy attack reconnaissance unit.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Army-establishes-first-manned-unmanned-unit-410504/
  • A330 flight control laws saved Voyager, inquiry finds

    News | 24 Mar 2015 10:49 | Craig Hoyle

    ​An in-flight mishap involving a Royal Air Force Airbus A330 Voyager en route to Afghanistan last year has been categorised as “an extremely serious near-miss” by the director general of the UK Military Aviation Authority (MAA), following the completion of a service inquiry.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/A330-flight-control-laws-saved-Voyager-inquiry-finds-410491/
  • Google targets low-cost ADS-B Out avionics market

    News | 24 Mar 2015 00:38 | Stephen Trimble

    Google’s quest to introduce small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into low altitude airspace within a “few years” has driven the company to launch an unexpected foray into the avionics market, says Dave Vos, head of the Internet company’s Project Wing.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Google-targets-low-cost-ADS-B-Out-avionics-market-410473/
  • US Army orders more Gray Eagle UAVs

    News | 23 Mar 2015 18:06 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US Army has made a $133 million modification to a contract for its General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned air vehicles to add 19 aircraft to the order.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Army-orders-more-Gray-Eagle-UAVs-410468/
  • New report shows slow, steady unit cost drop for F-35

    News | 23 Mar 2015 11:32 | Dan Parsons

    ​The overall cost of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II programme will come in at about $7.5 billion less than previously expected, according to the 2015 selected acquisition report.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/New-report-shows-slow-steady-unit-cost-drop-for-F-35-410439/
  • OPINION: Has Finmeccanica ditched its 'troubled' tag?

    News | 23 Mar 2015 09:13 | Flight International

    ​Has Finmeccanica turned the corner? At the risk of tempting fate, all the indicators say it’s time to drop the modifier “troubled” when referring to Italy’s aerospace champion and start talking about profits and growth – and the bold moves they might enable.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Has-Finmeccanica-ditched-its-troubled-tag-410402/
  • RAAF’s first F-35A pilot takes to the skies

    News | 23 Mar 2015 03:15 | Greg Waldron

    The Royal Australian Air Force’s first pilot of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has completed his first flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAAFs-first-F-35A-pilot-takes-to-the-skies-410425/
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