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  • SpaceX hits milestone in bid for reusable rockets


    ​SpaceX passed a milestone in its bid to develop reusable rockets with an apparently successful soft splashdown and recovery of the main stage of the Falcon 9 vehicle that went on to deliver a Dragon cargo capsule to the International Space Station.


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  • SpaceX hits milestone in bid for reusable rockets


    ​SpaceX passed a milestone in its bid to develop reusable rockets with an apparently successful soft splashdown and...


  • X-47B conducts night flight, named Collier Trophy winner


    ​A Northrop Grumman X-47B unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) completed its first night flight on 10 April, the same day that...


  • NASA threatens SOFIA with grounding


    NASA has threatened to ground a vintage Boeing 747SP equipped with an astronomical observatory unless more funding is...


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  • SpaceX hits milestone in bid for reusable rockets

    News | 24 Apr 2014 11:34 | Dan Thisdell

    ​SpaceX passed a milestone in its bid to develop reusable rockets with an apparently successful soft splashdown and recovery of the main stage of the Falcon 9 vehicle that went on to deliver a Dragon cargo capsule to the International Space Station.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SpaceX-hits-milestone-in-bid-for-reusable-rockets-398531/
  • ANALYSIS: General Atomics targets overseas customers amid declining US military orders

    News | 23 Apr 2014 09:51 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    The steady hum of a propeller breaks the silence of the hot Mojave Desert as a General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Predator B unmanned air vehicle (UAV) accelerates and climbs into the air.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-General-Atomics-targets-overseas-customers-amid-declining-US-military-orders-398401/
  • X-47B conducts night flight, named Collier Trophy winner

    News | 15 Apr 2014 16:58 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​A Northrop Grumman X-47B unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) completed its first night flight on 10 April, the same day that the X-47B development team won the Robert J. Collier Trophy from the National Aeronautic Association.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/X-47B-conducts-night-flight-named-Collier-Trophy-winner-398256/
  • ANALYSIS: Industry admits pilots have to go back to basics

    News | 31 Mar 2014 11:18 | David Learmount

    ​There are firm signs that influential decision-makers in the airline industry have decided that pilot training needs to revisit the basics. Now it remains to be seen whether the advice and guidance that emerged at last week’s Royal Aeronautical Society’s “Aircraft commander in the 21st century” conference – the third in a series started in 2012 - will be translated into action.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Industry-admits-pilots-have-to-go-back-to-basics-397592/
  • Centre-South introduces ex-Aeroflot Superjet

    News | 24 Mar 2014 09:20 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​One of the early Sukhoi Superjet 100s previously used by Aeroflot has been redelivered to a new customer, Centre-South Airlines, which is taking two of the type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Centre-South-introduces-ex-Aeroflot-Superjet-397321/
  • NASA renames Dryden research centre after Neil Armstrong

    News | 06 Mar 2014 13:06 | Dan Thisdell

    NASA has renamed its Dryden Flight Research Center (pictured) at Edwards AFB after Neil Armstrong, who served as a test pilot at the centre from 1955 to 1962, amassing more than 2,400 flight hours in 48 types, including the X-15.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NASA-renames-Dryden-research-centre-after-Neil-Armstrong-396700/