British Aerospace Systems

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Britain’s Most Successful Commercial Jetliner

The last bastions of British-made jetliners are long gone except for one example that continues to live on. Key.Aero discovers that while arguably the country’s lesser-known offering, the British Aerospace 146 is the UK’s most successful civil jet airliner programme.

BAE Systems to provide LAIRCM for US KC-130Js

The US Navy has contracted BAE Systems to install, integrate and test the Department of the Navy’s (DoN) Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) system on its Lockheed Martin KC-130J Hercules tanker/transports.

Blending virtual and real worlds

Augmented reality, holographic displays, synthetic training – the concepts for future fighter aircraft cockpits are pushing the boundaries of technology...

PHASA-35 completes first flight

BAE Systems has announced that its Persistent High-Altitude Solar Aircraft (PHASA-35) has successfully completed its maiden flight.

Finland kicks off HX Challenge at Pirkkala

Finland has commenced its HX Challenge, the latest phase in its search for a new fighter to replace its fleet of F/A-18C/D Hornets. The five candidates are being evaluated individually at Pirkkala AB near Tampere.

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LIFE WITH A LEGEND

Recollections of Mosquito RR299 may fade, but are never totally forgotten.

RAF receives final Eurofighter Typhoon

The Royal Air Force (RAF) has taken delivery of its final Eurofighter Typhoon, with the last aircraft being handed over during a ceremony on September 27.

Brexit and the future of UK aerospace

Dr Simon Bennett considers the impact on the UK aerospace industry...

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Jetstream 41 A Stretch Too Far?

The success of the Jetstream 31 prompted British Aerospace to...

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Servicing the ‘SWINGERS’

F-111s AT FILTON The US Air Force’s F-111s were among the...