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  • ​USAF student test pilots trial Textron’s Scorpion and AT-6


    US Air Force student test pilots recently trialed Textron AirLand’s Scorpion jet and the Beechcraft AT-6 light attack turboprop, conducting 12 flights in the Scorpion and seven with the AT-6 during a week-long visit to companies’ facilities in Wichita, Kansas.


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  • EBACE: BBJ models could extend 747-8, 737NG run, Boeing says


    ​Boeing could continue producing business jet versions of the 747-8 and the 737NG for several more years, says the ...


  • ​USAF student test pilots trial Textron’s Scorpion and AT-6


    US Air Force student test pilots recently trialed Textron AirLand’s Scorpion jet and the Beechcraft AT-6 light attack...


  • USAF nominates JASSM missile to host new computer-killing weapon


    ​The head of the Air Force Research Laboratory has nominated Lockheed Martin’s stealthy, long-range Joint...


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  • EBACE: BBJ models could extend 747-8, 737NG run, Boeing says

    News | 18 May 2015 11:26 | Stephen Trimble

    ​Boeing could continue producing business jet versions of the 747-8 and the 737NG for several more years, says the newly-appointed head of Boeing Business Jets (BBJ).http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/EBACE-BBJ-models-could-extend-747-8-737NG-run-Boeing-says-412448/
  • ​USAF student test pilots trial Textron’s Scorpion and AT-6

    News | 14 May 2015 20:44 | James Drew

    US Air Force student test pilots recently trialed Textron AirLand’s Scorpion jet and the Beechcraft AT-6 light attack turboprop, conducting 12 flights in the Scorpion and seven with the AT-6 during a week-long visit to companies’ facilities in Wichita, Kansas.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-student-test-pilots-trial-Textrons-Scorpion-and-AT-6-412355/
  • USAF nominates JASSM missile to host new computer-killing weapon

    News | 14 May 2015 17:30 | James Drew

    ​The head of the Air Force Research Laboratory has nominated Lockheed Martin’s stealthy, long-range Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile as the optimal air vehicle to carry a new computer-killing electronic attack payload known as CHAMP, or Counter-electronics High-powered microwave Advanced Missile Project.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USAF-nominates-JASSM-missile-to-host-new-computer-killing-weapon-412348/
  • New bomber on track despite possible $460M cut, USAF says

    News | 14 May 2015 00:38 | James Drew

    The two-star general in charge of the US Air Force’s nuclear mission says the Long-Range Strike Bomber programme is “going exceedingly well” and meeting its major milestones despite a four-month delay to downselecting a prime contractor.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/New-bomber-on-track-despite-possible-460M-cut-USAF-says-412295/
  • Philippines controls aircraft from USAF AWACS

    News | 12 May 2015 17:06 | Beth Stevenson

    ​For the first time the Philippine air force (PAF) demonstrated air-to-air operations of indigenous aircraft from a US Air Force Boeing E-3 Sentry airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft, during Exercise Balikatan at Clark AFB in the Philippines.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Philippines-controls-aircraft-from-USAF-AWACS-412224/
  • AUVSI: Global Hawk achieves USAF milestone

    News | 05 May 2015 23:19

    Northrop Grumman's RQ-4B Global Hawk programme has received Milestone C approval from the US Air Force, nearly 15 years after the service began purchasing the large, unmanned surveillance aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/AUVSI-Global-Hawk-achieves-USAF-milestone-411965/