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  • US Air Force moves ahead with F-16 service life extension

    News | 09 Oct 2014 15:55 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Air Force is pushing ahead with an effort to extend the service lives of 300 Lockheed Martin F-16C/D fighters as a stopgap measure until the F-35 Lightning II is operational in sufficient numbers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-Air-Force-moves-ahead-with-F-16-service-life-extension-404528/
  • Stored Rafale M completes F3 upgrade

    News | 08 Oct 2014 20:18 | Craig Hoyle

    ​One of the French navy’s first Dassault Rafale M combat aircraft has been returned to the nation’s DGA defence procurement agency, following the completion of an upgrade activity to bring it to the latest F3 operating standard.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Stored-Rafale-M-completes-F3-upgrade-404582/
  • ​Alenia picks FJ44 for M-345 trainer, mulls SF-260 replacement

    News | 08 Oct 2014 20:16 | Dominic Perry

    Alenia Aermacchi has selected the Williams International FJ44-4M turbofan to power its M-345 intermediate trainer, with the engine supplier having beaten rival proposals from Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Alenia-picks-FJ44-for-M-345-trainer-mulls-SF-260-replacement-404587/
  • USAF pilot escapes UK F-15 crash

    News | 08 Oct 2014 16:20 | Craig Hoyle

    A US Air Force Boeing F-15 has crashed near RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk, England, the service has confirmed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-pilot-escapes-UK-F-15-crash-404586/
  • Russia's re-engined Il-76MD makes flight debut

    News | 08 Oct 2014 12:20 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Russia’s air force remains on track to receive its first Ilyushin Il-76MD-90A airlifter before the end of this year, after the type completed a 4h 20min flight debut from the Aviastar SP production site in Ulyanovsk on 3 October. The aircraft’s crew performed checks on its general handling, engine performance and other systems during the sortie, Aviastar says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Russias-re-engined-Il-76MD-makes-flight-debut-404562/
  • Greece looks to reactivate P-3 Orion fleet

    News | 08 Oct 2014 09:52 | Dan Parsons

    ​Greece has moved a step closer to reactivating its Lockheed Martin P-3 Orion maritime surveillance aircraft, with the US State Department having on 7 October approved a requested $500 million modernisation deal.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Greece-looks-to-reactivate-P-3-Orion-fleet-404558/
  • US clears way for Brunei purchase of Lockheed C-130J

    News | 07 Oct 2014 20:17 | Dan Parsons

    The US State Department has approved the possible sale of a Lockheed Martin C-130J and six engines to the government of Brunei.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-clears-way-for-Brunei-purchase-of-Lockheed-C-130J-404540/
  • Israeli company sells VTOL Da Vinci

    News | 07 Oct 2014 13:51 | Arie Egozi

    Flying Production – an Israeli manufacturer of multi-rotor unmanned air systems (UAS) – has unveilled its Da Vinci; a compact, lightweight, vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) design.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Israeli-company-sells-VTOL-Da-Vinci-404480/
  • Learjet collided with German Eurofighter during hard turn

    News | 07 Oct 2014 13:49 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The two-man crew of a Bombardier Learjet 35A died when their aircraft was in collision with a German air force Eurofighter when a quick reaction alert training exercise went wrong, Germany’s BFU accident investigation board has concluded, in an interim report into the 23 June mishap.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Learjet-collided-with-German-Eurofighter-during-hard-turn-404523/
  • UK to delay next Tornado squadron retirement

    News | 07 Oct 2014 12:44 | Craig Hoyle

    ​All three of the Royal Air Force’s current Panavia Tornado GR4-equipped frontline squadrons will continue to operate the strike aircraft for the immediate future, after the UK government reversed a decision to disband one of the units early next year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-to-delay-next-Tornado-squadron-retirement-404517/
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