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  • AVALON: RAAF A330 MRTT makes strong combat debut


    As a Royal Australian Air Force Airbus A330 multi-role tanker transport (MRTT) continues to support operations against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the service is placing a major emphasis on getting the type's long-delayed boom refuelling capability on-line.


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  • AVALON: RAAF upbeat on Wedgetail reliability


    The Royal Australian Air Force says recent operational experience operating the Boeing E-7A Wedgetail airborne early...


  • RAAF pushes for tighter integration of assets


    The Royal Australian Air Force has ambitious plans that emphasise the seamless integration of airborne assets, as it...


  • Lockheed prepares to usher F-16 through 12,000h service life


    ​The US Air Force has all but scrapped a plan to install advanced radars on its Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters, but the ...


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  • AVALON: RAAF A330 MRTT makes strong combat debut

    News | 26 Feb 2015 01:10 | Greg Waldron

    As a Royal Australian Air Force Airbus A330 multi-role tanker transport (MRTT) continues to support operations against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the service is placing a major emphasis on getting the type's long-delayed boom refuelling capability on-line.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AVALON-RAAF-A330-MRTT-makes-strong-combat-debut-409463/
  • AVALON: RAAF upbeat on Wedgetail reliability

    News | 25 Feb 2015 02:46 | Greg Waldron

    The Royal Australian Air Force says recent operational experience operating the Boeing E-7A Wedgetail airborne early warning & control (AEW&C) aircraft has established the platform's effectiveness.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AVALON-RAAF-upbeat-on-Wedgetail-reliability-409408/
  • AVALON: F-35 programme chief cites slow, steady progress

    News | 24 Feb 2015 06:15 | Greg Waldron

    The executive officer of the Lockheed Martin F-35 joint programme office is cautiously optimistic that the aircraft is on track to achieve key objectives, and that unit costs will continue to fall for the platform.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AVALON-F-35-programme-chief-cites-slow-steady-progress-409362/
  • RAAF pushes for tighter integration of assets

    News | 23 Feb 2015 07:01 | Greg Waldron

    The Royal Australian Air Force has ambitious plans that emphasise the seamless integration of airborne assets, as it continues to induct new platforms.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAAF-pushes-for-tighter-integration-of-assets-409308/
  • Lockheed prepares to usher F-16 through 12,000h service life

    News | 19 Feb 2015 17:37 | Dan Parsons

    ​The US Air Force has all but scrapped a plan to install advanced radars on its Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters, but the company is pressing forward with plans to outfit other nations’ with the capability in hopes the US will eventually purchase the capability.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Lockheed-prepares-to-usher-F-16-through-12000h-service-life-409254/
  • SDB II undergoes live fire testing on F-15E

    News | 19 Feb 2015 13:21 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The US Air Force and Raytheon have conducted live fire flight tests of the Small Diameter Bomb II precision-guided weapon onboard the Boeing F-15E Strike Eagle.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/SDB-II-undergoes-live-fire-testing-on-F-15E-409236/