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Total begins production of SAF in France

In April, the company began supplying French airports with sustainable aviation fuel

MIA chosen for TSA drone technology testing

The trials are set to help identify software that can detect unmanned aircraft systems entering restricted areas

Munich given green light to begin using SAF

The sustainable aviation fuels will be available from June, creating a pathway to the airport’s goal of carbon neutrality by 2050

US donates first of two C-130Hs to Chile

A pair of USAF-operated Lockheed C-130H Hercules tactical transports are being transferred to the Chilean Air Force to supplement the air arm’s current airlift fleet

RAF celebrates 40 years of Chinook ops with special scheme

The Royal Air Force has applied a special Union Jack-themed scheme to one of its Boeing Chinook HC6A heavy-lift tactical transport helicopters in celebration of the type’s 40 years of operational service

Avelo announces East Coast expansion plans

Just one week after beginning operations in California, the new carrier laid out its strategy for growth on the other side of the country

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New orders down, revenues up for Leonardo's helicopter business

Defence and aerospace prime Leonardo registered new orders in Q1 2021 worth €3.42bn, the same as declared during the same period last year, despite its helicopters business segment recording a €631m downturn in terms of new orders compared to the first three months of 2020

Airbus nets space-based communications contracts from UK MOD

Airbus has been awarded a series of contracts during Q1 2021 from the UK MOD both as part of its programme of upgrading services for the Skynet 5 military satcom capability and continued work with the MOD’s Defence Digital organisation

FlyPast Podcast Episode 20

Historic aviation author Jim Goodall dials in from California to discuss his new book on the Skunk Works, and some quite unbelievable SR-71 Blackbird stories...