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Royal International Air Tattoo To Welcome Aviation Icon

One of the world’s most iconic aircraft will touch down at RAF Fairford in the Cotswolds this summer to take part in the Royal...

RAF Eurofighter Typhoons Fly to Nellis for Red Flag

For the thousands of passengers who fly directly across the Atlantic on a daily basis, intercontinental air travel is routine and straightforward. In contrast,...

US military looks for the elusive mothership

It's a Hollywood sci-fi fantasy that has long eluded the Pentagon: a flying "mothership" that launches smaller aircraft. The Pentagon's research agency put out a...

Engineers Harvest and Print Parts for New Breed of Aircraft

It's more an engineer's dream than nightmare - to rapidly prototype and redesign aircraft using 3-D printed parts. That's just what a team of...

Russia Plans to Supply India with A-50 Aircraft

Russia and India plan on signing a contract to supply India with A-50 airborne early warning and control aircraft, Beriev Aircraft Company General Director-General...

Engineers Develop Smart Skins for Aircraft

Work is underway at BAE Systems to give aircraft human-like ‘skin’, enabling the detection of injury or damage and the ability to ‘feel’ the...

Brazil Orders Airbus C295 Search And Rescue Aircraft

Brazil has signed a contract with Airbus Defence and Space for the acquisition of three Airbus C295 search and rescue (SAR) aircraft. The three aircraft...

BAE Unveil Aircraft Technologies of the Future

Scientists and engineers at BAE Systems have lifted the lid on some futuristic technologies that could be incorporated in military and civil aircraft of...

Eurofighter jet crashes in Spain, pilot killed

A Eurofighter jet crashed while attempting to land at an air base in southwestern Spain on Monday, killing its pilot, the defense ministry said. "A...

Russian Air Force Unveils Arms Procurement Plan

Russia’s Air Force is set to receive new aircraft and anti-missile defense systems, as well as to stage large-scale drills by the end of...