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  • OPINION: Safety standards challenge for Virgin Galactic


    ​The new and exciting commercial spaceflight sector must recover from the damaging loss of SpaceShipTwo, but the imposition of unrealistic safety standards could keep it Earth-bound


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  • PARIS: KAI FA-50 makes progress as T-X beckons


    Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) says its FA-50 light fighter aircraft should obtain final operational clearance in...


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  • OPINION: Safety standards challenge for Virgin Galactic

    News | 31 Jul 2015 14:02 | Flight International

    ​The new and exciting commercial spaceflight sector must recover from the damaging loss of SpaceShipTwo, but the imposition of unrealistic safety standards could keep it Earth-boundhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Safety-standards-challenge-for-Virgin-Galactic-415263/
  • NTSB traces SpaceShipTwo crash to preventable error

    News | 28 Jul 2015 20:27 | Stephen Trimble

    ​A co-pilot’s fatal mistake that led to the break-up of SpaceShipTwo represented a single-point failure that could have been addressed long before the crash last October, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said on 28 July.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NTSB-traces-SpaceShipTwo-crash-to-preventable-error-415120/
  • PARIS: KAI FA-50 makes progress as T-X beckons

    News | 16 Jun 2015 14:29 | Greg Waldron

    Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) says its FA-50 light fighter aircraft should obtain final operational clearance in the South Korean air force in late 2016.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PARIS-KAI-FA-50-makes-progress-as-T-X-beckons-413711/
  • ANALYSIS: Why fighter rivals joined forces for T-X collaboration

    News | 16 May 2015 23:00 | Craig Hoyle

    ​An unlikely collaboration forged with rival fighter manufacturer Boeing in December 2013 could see Saab secure a valuable slice of the future advanced jet trainer market.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Why-fighter-rivals-joined-forces-for-T-X-collaboration-412260/
  • None aboard: Ten UAVs to watch

    News | 24 Apr 2015 14:52

    ​No, we don't mean watch out because they might land on your head – here's our experts' guide to today's most promising unmanned systems projectshttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/None-aboard-Ten-UAVs-to-watch-411587/
  • Virgin Galactic to test new spaceship 'this year'

    News | 22 Apr 2015 16:24 | Dan Thisdell

    Virgin Galactic expects to begin testing a second SpaceShipTwo this year to replace the suborbital rocketplane lost in last year’s fatal test flight crash.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Virgin-Galactic-to-test-new-spaceship-this-year-411492/