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Bell, Sikorsky progress in FARA competition

Khalem Chapman

The US Army has selected Bell’s 360 Invictus and Sikorsky’s Raider X to progress through to the second phase of its Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) programme.

Khalem Chapman
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Qatar - An Air Force Reborn!

Stephan de Bruijn

The Qatar Emiri Air Force is undergoing one of the most impressive expansion efforts of recent times to cement its position as a leading air arm in the Middle East. Combat Aircraft Journal updates the story of this unprecedented modernization effort.

Stephan de Bruijn

'Black Knights' gain Safe-For-Flight Operations Certification

Khalem Chapman

The USMC’s first Lockheed Martin F-35C Lightning II squadron, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 314 (VMFA-314) ‘Black Knights’, has received its Safe-For-Flight Operations Certification (SFFOC).

Khalem Chapman

Navigraph - Simmers Without Borders

Richard Benedikz

Donate computing power to speed up the search for a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine.

Richard Benedikz

No Blanket Bailout for British Airlines

Thomas Haynes

The UK chancellor has told airlines and airports not to expect an industry-wide bailout but instead that rescue deals would be formed on an individual basis. Rishi Sunak wrote to airlines yesterday (March 24) detailing that extra measures for the industry would only be used “as a last resort”.

Thomas Haynes
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'River Rattlers'

Dick Wels and Hans Drost

The US Navy Reserves fly some of the oldest Hornets in the US, yet they are able to provide meaningful fleet support and a valuable reserve force if the need to boost the front line arises.

Dick Wels and Hans Drost

US Travel Ban Could Cost Airlines $2bn in Lost Revenue

Thomas Haynes

The US Government ban on air travel between Europe and the US could cost $2bn in lost revenue over the 30-day suspension period, according to travel and data analytics firm Cirium.

Thomas Haynes
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Coronavirus: Manufacturers Grind to a Halt

Thomas Haynes

No corner of the aviation industry has escaped the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. As the world continues to deal with the crisis, aircraft manufacturers are deploying several measures to cope with the resulting industry downturn, reports Thomas Haynes.

Thomas Haynes

Airbus delivers masks to Spain to aid COVID-19 crisis efforts

Khalem Chapman

An Airbus A400M has delivered critically needed masks to Spain as part of an effort to combat the COVID-19 virus.

Khalem Chapman

Modification work begins on new “Air Force One”

Khalem Chapman

The US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) has announced that the first of two Boeing 747-8s to be modified to VC-25B standard to become a new “Air Force One”, has begun.

Khalem Chapman