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May 17, 2017, 11:23 PM

Boeing: T-X Offering for U.S. Air Force is 'Production Relevant'

The manufacturer has produced two jets from a clean-sheet design to compete for the Air Force's T-X advanced jet trainer requirement.

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Project Canada
Mar 14, 2017 - 9:04 AM
Market forces and supply issues may lead to the end of production of the 550 this year, even though certification on Canada is not expected for two years.
Mar 14, 2017 - 9:00 AM
Commercial aircraft buyers enjoying unprecedented capital access
Y-20 in flight
Mar 14, 2017 - 5:13 AM
But the Y-20 will also be re-engined, and future use as a satellite launcher is foreseen.
Zala UAV
Mar 14, 2017 - 5:00 AM
Systems of Israeli origin are being supplanted by domestically-produced versions but not yet any UCAVs.
U.S. Air Force B-21 bomber
Mar 13, 2017 - 5:06 PM
The secretive bomber program is keeping to its schedule and budget, according to Gen. Stephen Wilson, Air Force vice chief of staff.
Mar 13, 2017 - 12:35 PM
The 2017 estimates are within the range of 2016 results.
Mar 13, 2017 - 12:13 PM
Once skeptical, United Airlines sees ‘a lot of merit’ in twin-aisle concept
Mar 13, 2017 - 2:49 AM
Does the pilot training program match Icon Aircraft’s ambitious goals? AIN’s Matt Thurber travels to Vacaville to find the answer.
Mar 10, 2017 - 12:19 PM
Despite going more than two months without delivering an airplane, company expects to ship between 30 and 35 airplanes this year
Mar 10, 2017 - 9:32 AM
Carrier takes first new widebody since nuclear deal