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USAF completes flight tests on Skyborg testbed
Last month, the USAF’s Emerging Technology Combined Test Force (ET-CTF) completed flight tests on its new autonomous aircraft testbed in support of its ongoing Skyborg project.
UH-60V digital cockpit upgrades pass IOT&E
Northrop Grumman-supplied digital cockpit upgrades in the integrated avionics suite aboard the US Army’s UH-60V Black Hawk have recently completed initial operational test and evaluation (IOT&E).
Russia accepts first Orion UAVs
The Russian Ministry of Defence (MoD) has accepted its first three Orion long-range medium- to high-altitude unmanned combat air vehicles (UCAVs) from the Kronstadt Group.
Pentagon contracts Akima Logistics for C-21A support
The US Department of Defense has contracted Akima Logistics Services to provide logistics support for the US Air Force’s (USAF’s) Learjet C-21A VIP transport fleet.
Social distancing in the skies
As the situation surrounding COVID-19 evolves, Leonardo Helicopters (UK) has found unique ways to adapt social distancing methods to the cockpit ensuring crew safety.
Vaccines: A shot in the arm for airlines?
Vaccines are like buses; you wait twelve months then three come along all at once. However, with a potential 7.6bn people queuing up for a jab, commercial aviation is facing the single biggest logistical undertaking in its history as Tom Batchelor discovers in the first of a special two-part insight
Return of the MAX - onboard a special 737 MAX flight
It has taken 20 challenging months for the 737 MAX to be recertificated, but it will take Boeing far longer to repair its broken trust. Chris Sloan steps on board a special 737 MAX flight – the first in the US since March 2019 – to examine whether the manufacturer has turned a corner
No call leads to close call for departing 737
A Royal Air Maroc Boeing 737-800 rotated 400ft from the end of Gatwick’s runway after the automatic call for V1 did not occur, the UK’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) has learned.
Aeroplane meets Carl Scholl
Becoming one of the warbird industry’s great specialists on the B-25 Mitchell has led to many colourful exploits...
FlyPast Podcast Episode 19
With museums set to reopen on May 17 (fingers crossed!), we chat to Darren Priday at the RAF Museum at Cosford...
Aeroplane June 2021
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Orbx Global South America openLC
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Carenado's 690B Turbo Commander
Chris Frishmuth take a look Carenado’s latest business twin...
ATC Air Traffic Control
Jessica Bannister-Pearce takes a look at ATC and third-party...