Top News on Royal Air Force

  • A400M deliveries resume, as airdrop testing nears


    The French air force’s seventh of an eventual 50 A400M tactical transports has touched down at its Orléans-Bricy air base, as the service gets ready to support airdrop testing involving the Airbus Defence & Space type.


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  • A400M deliveries resume, as airdrop testing nears


    The French air force’s seventh of an eventual 50 A400M tactical transports has touched down at its Orléans-Bricy air...


  • F-35B demonstrates short take-off capability


    ​The UK and USA have carried out the first short take-off test of the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II during a...


  • PARIS: Cobham extends General Atomics support partnership


    ​Cobham Aviation Services and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems have renewed their teaming agreement covering...


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  • A400M deliveries resume, as airdrop testing nears

    News | 24 Jun 2015 15:12 | Craig Hoyle

    The French air force’s seventh of an eventual 50 A400M tactical transports has touched down at its Orléans-Bricy air base, as the service gets ready to support airdrop testing involving the Airbus Defence & Space type.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/A400M-deliveries-resume-as-airdrop-testing-nears-413992/
  • F-35B demonstrates short take-off capability

    News | 24 Jun 2015 11:19 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The UK and USA have carried out the first short take-off test of the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II during a ground-based test at Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Maryland, USA on 19 June.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/F-35B-demonstrates-short-take-off-capability-413986/
  • PARIS: Cobham extends General Atomics support partnership

    News | 17 Jun 2015 10:40 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Cobham Aviation Services and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems have renewed their teaming agreement covering support for the Predator B and MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicles operated by the Royal Air Force.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-Cobham-extends-General-Atomics-support-partnership-413792/
  • UK clears A400M for training flight resumption

    News | 16 Jun 2015 14:48 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The UK Royal Air Force is to resume training flights with its first pair of Airbus A400M tactical transports “with immediate effect”, the service announced on 16 June.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-clears-A400M-for-training-flight-resumption-413705/
  • PARIS: Airbus waits on approval to resume A400M deliveries

    News | 14 Jun 2015 13:14 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Airbus test pilots Ignacio “Nacho” Lombo and Tony Flynn are putting the A400M through its full display paces this week, as the company continues to wait on a Spanish military decision on whether to allow it resume flight testing the type for its customers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-Airbus-waits-on-approval-to-resume-A400M-deliveries-413509/
  • UK urged to acquire new maritime patrol aircraft

    News | 09 Jun 2015 08:46 | Craig Hoyle

    ​With only a few months to go before the results of its latest Strategic Defence and Security Review will be announced, the UK government is facing fresh calls to reinstate its military's lapsed maritime patrol aircraft capability.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-urged-to-acquire-new-maritime-patrol-aircraft-413271/