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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 must modernize at expense of legacy aircraft: USAF general

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

  • How Hagel spending plan will transform US military

    After months of speculation, the US Department of Defense on 24 February outlined a plan to ground some of the oldest...

  • Analysts predict A-10, U-2 retirements in FY15

    Some of the US Air Force’s most venerable aircraft will likely head to the boneyard in fiscal year 2015, victims of...

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  • ANALYSIS: MH17 Previous shoot-down incidents or attempts

    News | 24 Jul 2014 10:22 | David Learmount

    Starting with the most recent, this list includes some of the civil aircraft that have been shot down when carrying out normal business in non-combat airspace. Many more have been downed in combat zones or areas in which rebels were active.
  • ​ANALYSIS: Rolls and Airbus – how the latecomer excelled

    News | 21 Jul 2014 09:04 | Max Kingsley-Jones

    Rolls-Royce took more than two decades to get an engine onto an Airbus product. But the UK company is now in pole position as Toulouse’s prime widebody engine partner after securing its third Airbus sole-source supply deal, to power the A330neo.
  • Biman seeks buyer for DC-10 in new disposal tender

    News | 24 Jun 2014 08:34 | Firdaus Hashim

    Biman Bangladesh Airlines has issued a fresh tender seeking buyers for its recently retired McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30 aircraft, under an “as is, where it is” condition.
  • ILA: Roketsan, Airbus sign defence pact

    News | 20 May 2014 16:13

    ​Turkish company Roketsan has linked up with Airbus Defence & Space to investigate collaboration on several military aerospace projects, including the projected TFX fighter programme.
  • ILA: TAI heads Turkish charge in Berlin

    News | 20 May 2014 09:13

    ​Look around this year’s ILA Berlin air show and Turkish aircraft are everywhere. From the Turkish Aerospace Industries Anka unmanned air vehicle being shown for the first time to venerable McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantoms, the red and white Turkish flag is highly visible.
  • ILA: German air force gets ready for A400M

    News | 16 May 2014 10:03 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Six months from now, the German air force should receive its first new tactical airlifter in more than 40 years, with the expected delivery of its lead A400M.