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  • Virgin Galactic wins first satellite launch contract


    ​Virgin Galactic's bid to enter the rocket launching business got a boost today with its first contract for 39 flights of its LauncherOne system, starting as early as 2017.


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  • Virgin Galactic wins first satellite launch contract


    ​Virgin Galactic's bid to enter the rocket launching business got a boost today with its first contract for 39 flights...


  • PICTURE: USN X-47B performs dry air refuelling connection


    ​The US Navy’s Northrop Grumman X-47B unmanned combat air system – demonstration (UCAS-D) test bed has carried out a...


  • PlaneSense acquires Nextant 400XTis


    ​US fractional ownership provider PlaneSense has acquired up to five Nextant 400XTis which will mark its foray in to...


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  • ANALYSIS: Virgin Galactic thrusting ahead with satellite launch scheme

    News | 30 Jun 2015 13:33 | Dan Thisdell

    Virgin Galactic’s dream of personal spaceflight may be on hold, but its satellite-launching venture is bounding ahead.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Virgin-Galactic-thrusting-ahead-with-satellite-launch-scheme-414159/
  • Virgin Galactic wins first satellite launch contract

    News | 25 Jun 2015 15:55 | Dan Thisdell

    ​Virgin Galactic's bid to enter the rocket launching business got a boost today with its first contract for 39 flights of its LauncherOne system, starting as early as 2017.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Galactic-wins-first-satellite-launch-contract-414046/
  • Virgin Galactic to test new spaceship 'this year'

    News | 22 Apr 2015 16:24 | Dan Thisdell

    Virgin Galactic expects to begin testing a second SpaceShipTwo this year to replace the suborbital rocketplane lost in last year’s fatal test flight crash.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Galactic-to-test-new-spaceship-this-year-411492/
  • PICTURE: USN X-47B performs dry air refuelling connection

    News | 22 Apr 2015 11:36 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US Navy’s Northrop Grumman X-47B unmanned combat air system – demonstration (UCAS-D) test bed has carried out a dry aerial refuelling contact with a tanker aircraft ahead of fuel transfer testing.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PICTURE-USN-X-47B-performs-dry-air-refuelling-connection-411475/
  • PlaneSense acquires Nextant 400XTis

    News | 17 Mar 2015 17:17 | Kate Sarsfield

    ​US fractional ownership provider PlaneSense has acquired up to five Nextant 400XTis which will mark its foray in to the business jet and multi-engine market when the first two aircraft are handed over in the second and fourth quarter.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PlaneSense-acquires-Nextant-400XTis-410257/
  • ANALYSIS: A380 re-engining continues to divide analysts

    News | 24 Feb 2015 14:37 | Stephen Trimble

    In a lightly attended Dubai air show press conference about 15 months ago, then-Engine Alliance president Dean Athans delivered an unexpected message. The joint venture between GE Aviation and Pratt & Whitney was evaluating a wide range of performance upgrades for the GP7200, including offering an all-new engine to power the Airbus A380.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-A380-re-engining-continues-to-divide-analysts-409326/