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  • F-35B set to make international debut at RIAT, Farnborough


    ​Thirteen years after full-scale development began, the Lockheed Martin F-35 will make its international debut at the Royal International Air Tattoo and the Farnborough air show in July, the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) announced on 16 April.


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  • F-35B set to make international debut at RIAT, Farnborough


    ​Thirteen years after full-scale development began, the Lockheed Martin F-35 will make its international debut at the...


  • Oman accepts first F-16 from new batch


    Oman has accepted the first aircraft from its second order of Lockheed Martin F-16C/Ds in a ceremony at the...


  • Paveway IV service entry imminent for RAF Typhoons


    ​The UK Royal Air Force could be as little as four to five months from having its Paveway IV precision-guided bombs...


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  • F-35B set to make international debut at RIAT, Farnborough

    News | 16 Apr 2014 19:42

    ​Thirteen years after full-scale development began, the Lockheed Martin F-35 will make its international debut at the Royal International Air Tattoo and the Farnborough air show in July, the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) announced on 16 April.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/F-35B-set-to-make-international-debut-at-RIAT-Farnborough-398334/
  • Oman accepts first F-16 from new batch

    News | 08 Apr 2014 11:46

    Oman has accepted the first aircraft from its second order of Lockheed Martin F-16C/Ds in a ceremony at the manufacturer's Fort Worth, Texas, facility. Carrying the service registration 830, the single-seat fighter will be ferried to the Gulf nation later this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Oman-accepts-first-F-16-from-new-batch-397976/
  • Rivals line up for USAF trainer battle

    News | 27 Mar 2014 10:44 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Four defence contractors and their partners are lining up bids to build the US Air Force’s next-generation fighter trainer, via the service’s long-awaited T-X programme.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rivals-line-up-for-USAF-trainer-battle-397498/
  • Paveway IV service entry imminent for RAF Typhoons

    News | 27 Mar 2014 10:31 | Dan Thisdell

    ​The UK Royal Air Force could be as little as four to five months from having its Paveway IV precision-guided bombs fully qualified through the entire Eurofighter Typhoon flight envelope.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Paveway-IV-service-entry-imminent-for-RAF-Typhoons-397494/
  • RAF TriStars to fly final sortie

    News | 24 Mar 2014 07:28 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The UK Royal Air Force will conduct its final operational sortie with the Lockheed TriStar on 24 March, with a pair of the tri-jets to take off from its Brize Norton air base in Oxfordshire.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAF-TriStars-to-fly-final-sortie-397316/
  • Camera trouble led to RAF Voyager grounding, investigation finds

    News | 19 Mar 2014 21:49 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The UK Royal Air Force halted operations with its brand-new Airbus A330 Voyager tanker/transports for 12 days last month after a pilot’s improperly-stowed camera became jammed next to one of its side-stick controls in flight and caused a sudden loss of altitude, according to a newly-published report.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Camera-trouble-led-to-RAF-Voyager-grounding-investigation-finds-397216/