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August 16, 2017, 2:48 PM

Britain’s Costly Carrier Enters Home Port

HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of two huge new warships, completed initial sea trials, but won’t be operational until the end of 2020.

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Oct 7, 2015 - 9:42 AM
Bombardier continues to look for new tie-ups
Advanced F-15
Oct 6, 2015 - 10:25 PM
The service expects to award contracts next year for sustainment of Royal Saudi Air Force F-15C/D, S and new F-15SA models.
Boeing JSTARS concept
Oct 6, 2015 - 1:32 PM
Raytheon would play different roles on at least two of the industry teams competing for the U.S. Air Force JStars recapitalization program.
Icon A5 on the water
Oct 5, 2015 - 6:15 PM
The amphibious light-sport A5 is finally entering production to satisfy orders for more than 1,500 copies of the aircraft.
the view from Cessna's TTx
Oct 5, 2015 - 4:03 PM
The Cessna TTx is a capable flying machine, with long range and swift cruising–all without retracting the landing gear.
Russian Su-24M
Oct 5, 2015 - 11:58 AM
The Russian service reported conducting nearly 100 bombing raids as of October 5 in coordination with the Syrian army.
Global 6000
Oct 5, 2015 - 9:30 AM
Deal for GE's portolio of $2.5 billion in business jet assets expected to close in the next several months.
Ikhana Twin Otter X2 on takeoff
Oct 2, 2015 - 11:30 AM
While turboprops are hardly new technology, the way they are being marketed to a new generation of end-users is fresh.
F-15s in flight
Oct 1, 2015 - 1:55 PM
The U.S. Air Force selected Boeing as prime contractor for the Eagle Passive Active Warning Survivability System.
Oct 1, 2015 - 1:35 PM
Testing of the steep approach mode for the Legacy 450 and 500 is done and Embraer expects certification next month.