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  • Malaysia's first A400M nears flight debut

    News | 26 Jan 2015 17:22 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Malaysia’s first A400M Atlas has emerged from the paint shop at Airbus Defence & Space’s San Pablo site near Seville, Spain, ahead of its expected delivery before the end of the first quarter of this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Malaysias-first-A400M-nears-flight-debut-408298/
  • CAE buys Bombardier's military training division

    News | 26 Jan 2015 17:21 | Dan Parsons

    ​Simulation and training specialist CAE on 26 January announced it will buy Bombardier’s military aviation training business for $19.8 million.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/CAE-buys-Bombardiers-military-training-division-408312/
  • First flight for new Australian military training helicopter

    News | 26 Jan 2015 17:17 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The Australian military’s first of an eventual 15 EC135 T2+ rotorcraft has made a 57min debut flight, just two months after the award of a Helicopter Aircraft Training System (HATS) deal to prime contractor Boeing Defence Australia.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/First-flight-for-new-Australian-military-training-helicopter-408295/
  • DARPA invites industry to explore collaborative UAV technology

    News | 23 Jan 2015 18:07 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The USA’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has issued a solicitation inviting industry to be involved in the first phase of an effort to develop “collaborative autonomy” capabilities for unmanned air vehicles.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/DARPA-invites-industry-to-explore-collaborative-UAV-technology-408267/
  • KC-46 tanker testing will begin at least a year behind schedule

    News | 23 Jan 2015 16:43 | Dan Parsons

    ​Initial operational testing of the Boeing KC-46 aerial refueling tanker is expected to begin at least a year later than planned.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/KC-46-tanker-testing-will-begin-at-least-a-year-behind-schedule-408264/
  • Finnish NH90s creep towards 50% operational serviceability rate

    News | 23 Jan 2015 16:41 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Ahead of the delivery of its final NH Industries NH90 transport helicopter in the coming weeks, the Finnish army is only achieving an approximate 40% operational serviceability rate on the current fleet, its chief of aviation has claimed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Finnish-NH90s-creep-towards-50-operational-serviceability-rate-408259/
  • OPINION: Will Lockheed cope with F-35 production rate hike?

    News | 23 Jan 2015 12:48

    ​A complex global supply chain, unfamiliar structural materials and aircraft systems, a history of supplier bottlenecks and serial breakdowns on the assembly line: are we talking about the Lockheed Martin F-35 or the Boeing 787? Frustratingly, the answer is both.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Will-Lockheed-cope-with-F-35-production-rate-hike-408248/
  • ANALYSIS: Can Eurofighter enhancements power sales revival?

    News | 23 Jan 2015 11:35 | Craig Hoyle

    ​This could be a pivotal year for the four-nation Eurofighter programme, as partner companies Airbus Defence & Space, Alenia Aermacchi and BAE Systems push to secure fresh export deals on the back of a range of capability enhancements which are now starting to approach operational readiness.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Can-Eurofighter-enhancements-power-sales-revival-407843/
  • ​PICTURES: Amphibious assault Surion makes maiden flight

    News | 23 Jan 2015 08:16 | Greg Waldron

    Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has conducted the maiden flight of a Surion transport helicopter optimised for amphibious assault operations.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURES-Amphibious-assault-Surion-makes-maiden-flight-408241/
  • Aurora seeks Orion production start after record flight

    News | 22 Jan 2015 21:45 | Stephen Trimble

    Aurora Flight Sciences hopes to launch production of up to seven or eight slightly improved versions of the Orion after the medium altitude long endurance unmanned air system broke the official and unofficial records for endurance with an 80h flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Aurora-seeks-Orion-production-start-after-record-flight-408222/
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