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  • NASA threatens SOFIA with grounding


    NASA has threatened to ground a vintage Boeing 747SP equipped with an astronomical observatory unless more funding is raised by partner Germany or new sources.


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  • 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...


  • Europe chases dream of spaceplane operations


    A US-European agreement to develop spaceplane technology may extend the remit of Sierra Nevada’s in-development Dream...


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  • 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/
  • NASA threatens SOFIA with grounding

    News | 05 Mar 2014 01:11

    NASA has threatened to ground a vintage Boeing 747SP equipped with an astronomical observatory unless more funding is raised by partner Germany or new sources.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NASA-threatens-SOFIA-with-grounding-396609/
  • Europe presses on with Ariane 6 feasibility study

    News | 12 Feb 2014 18:20 | Dan Thisdell

    The European Space Agency is pressing ahead with its bid to develop a successor to its Ariane 5 heavy launcher by ordering continued feasibility studies, in preparation for a system requirements review in November 2014.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Europe-presses-on-with-Ariane-6-feasibility-study-395889/