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USAF moves closer to finalising T-7A Red Hawk design

Boeing and the US Air Force (USAF) have recently conducted both the Aircraft Critical Design Review (CDR) and the System CDR for the T-7A Red Hawk next-generation advanced jet trainer.

UK extends Chinook deployment in Mali

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has once again extended the deployment of Royal Air Force (RAF)-operated Chinook HC5 helicopters and personnel to Mali.

Manchester Trials Pre-booked Security Slots

A new system which will allow passengers to pre-book a security slot is being trialled for the first time at Manchester Airport.

Bell Boeing team delivers 400th V-22 Osprey

US Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) has received its 53rd Bell Boeing CV-22B Osprey tiltrotor – a milestone that marks the 400th delivery of a V-22 in the history of the programme.

Finnair to Introduce Premium Economy

Finnair has confirmed it will be introducing a new premium economy cabin on its long-haul services. The Helsinki-based firm says the new cabin will feature “highly customised designs” and “provide customers with increased space and comfort along with an enhanced service offering”.

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Another USAF F-16C receives “ghost” paint scheme

A second USAF-operated Lockheed Martin F-16C Fighting Falcon has rolled out of the paint shop, sporting the now-popular ‘ghost' paint scheme.

Thrustmaster announces new Airbus product range

In a surprise announcement, Thrustmaster has revealed a new range of Airbus flight controllers dubbed TCA (Thrustmaster Civil Aviation) – its first venture into the civil flight simulation market.

Al Baker: No Airbus or Boeing Deliveries Until 2022

Qatar Airways will be accepting no deliveries of any Airbus or Boeing aircraft this year or next. Akbar Al Baker, the company’s CEO told Sky News this afternoon that he had notified both manufacturers of the decision.