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  • Aerosonde UAV adapted for ship-based operations

    News | 22 Oct 2014 10:18 | Beth Stevenson

    Textron Systems is anticipating the release of two naval requests for proposals which would see its Aerosonde unmanned air vehicle adapted to launch and land on a ship.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Aerosonde-UAV-adapted-for-ship-based-operations-405062/
  • PICTURE: Embraer KC-390 rolls out in Brazil

    News | 21 Oct 2014 22:26 | Dan Parsons

    ​The first completed prototype of the Embraer KC-390 military transport aircraft rolled out of the company’s Gavião Peixoto, Brazil, production facility on 21 October.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-Embraer-KC-390-rolls-out-in-Brazil-405054/
  • Textron awaits FAA authorisation for Aerosonde flight

    News | 21 Oct 2014 16:04 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Textron Systems expects to receive a Certificate of Authorization (COA) from the US Federal Aviation Administration in coming weeks, which will allow it to operate its Aerosonde unmanned air vehicle in unrestricted US airspace.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Textron-awaits-FAA-authorisation-for-Aerosonde-flight-405027/
  • Selex ES and HAV to team up for MoD airship testing

    News | 21 Oct 2014 15:05 | Beth Stevenson

    Selex ES is to team with Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) to develop a sensor package for UK Ministry of Defence testing on-board the latter’s Airlander 10 hybrid airship.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Selex-ES-and-HAV-to-team-up-for-MoD-airship-testing-405022/
  • Australia's first MH-60R arrives by C-17

    News | 20 Oct 2014 19:52 | Beth Stevenson

    The first of the Royal Australian Navy’s Lockheed Martin/Sikorsky MH-60R combat helicopters has been delivered in-country from US Navy Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida, where the squadron has been training alongside US personnel.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Australias-first-MH-60R-arrives-by-C-17-404981/
  • Mexican air force 787 starts VIP conversion

    News | 20 Oct 2014 11:01 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The government of Mexico has acquired a Boeing 787 for operation by its air force, with the aircraft to be configured for head of state and other VIP transport duties. Made earlier this year, the purchase will result in the service becoming the first military operator to introduce the Dreamliner.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mexican-air-force-787-starts-VIP-conversion-404956/
  • US Air Force's shadowy space plane lands after 674 days in orbit

    News | 17 Oct 2014 21:08 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Air Force’s mysterious robotic space plane landed at Vandenberg AFB, California, on 17 October after nearly two years in orbit.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Air-Forces-shadowy-space-plane-lands-after-674-days-in-orbit-404904/
  • Israel investigates Islamic State MiG claims

    News | 17 Oct 2014 13:28 | Arie Egozi

    Israeli intelligence officials are trying to verify reports that Iraqi pilots have joined the ranks of the Islamic State terrorist organisation in Syria, and are currently operating at least three jet fighters taken from a Syrian air base.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Israel-investigates-Islamic-State-MiG-claims-404893/
  • Saab gets latest Gripen E development contract

    News | 17 Oct 2014 13:22 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Saab has received its latest contract from Sweden’s Defence Materiel Administration linked to development of the Gripen E multirole fighter.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Saab-gets-latest-Gripen-E-development-contract-404889/
  • US Navy declares first E-2D squadron operational

    News | 16 Oct 2014 19:42 | Dan Parsons

    The US Navy on 10 October announced the initial operating capability of its Northrop Grumman E-2D Advanced Hawkeye airborne early warning (AEW) aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Navy-declares-first-E-2D-squadron-operational-404863/
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