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  • Grounding A-10s will save $4.2 billion, decision ‘clear’: USAF general

    ​For months, US Air Force officials have used the adjective “hard” to describe their decision to ground entire fleets of aircraft in respond to budget cuts.

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  • USAF details contribution to fight against Islamic State

    The US Air Force has literally and figuratively done the heavy lifting during the ongoing fight against the Islamic...

  • US Air Force nears final test of target drone F-16s

    ​The US Air Force next week will finalize the conversion of a fleet of Lockheed Martin F-16s into expendable unmanned...

  • USAF must modernize at expense of legacy aircraft: USAF general

    Defence spending cuts have left the US Air Force with two options.

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  • Tim Canoll to succeed Lee Moak as ALPA president

    News | 24 Oct 2014 19:30 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Delta Air Lines pilot Tim Canoll will be the new president of the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), effective 1 January, the union announces.
  • ANALYSIS: Why China is the place to be for Airbus and Boeing

    News | 24 Oct 2014 02:23 | Mavis Toh

    ​When Airbus launched a lower weight variant of the A330 pitched at the Chinese market last year, Boeing scoffed that its competitor was introducing old technology to China, with one salesperson going as far as to say it was an “insulting” move.
  • FedEx orders another four 767-300Fs

    News | 10 Oct 2014 20:47 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​FedEx has placed orders for four additional Boeing 767-300 freighters, bringing to 46 the number of outstanding orders that the package delivery company has for the type.
  • ANALYSIS: US airports build for the future

    News | 09 Oct 2014 19:57 | Edward Russell

    ​US airports are buzzing with construction activity. Everything from new runways and major terminal renovations are under way at airports from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale and Los Angeles.
  • ​ANALYSIS: How CFM powered its way to market leader

    News | 30 Sep 2014 11:19 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Three decades ago, when CFM International was preparing to debut its new CFM56 engine on the re-engined McDonnell Douglas DC-8 Series 70, the engine market for commercial jets was a simple three-way affair.
  • ​KFX to benefit from F-35 offsets

    News | 25 Sep 2014 13:35 | Greg Waldron

    In return for obtaining 40 Lockheed Martin F-35 fighters, South Korea will receive technologies related to its long-planned KFX indigenous fighter programme.