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May 25, 2017, 7:33 AM

Trade Row Threatens Canada’s Fighter Replacement Plans

An interim—and controversial—buy of Super Hornets may fall victim to row with US over alleged subsidies to Bombardier.

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Belarus Aircraft Repair Plant exhibit
May 5, 2015 - 1:55 PM
Ex-Indian Su-30K jets given new lease on life by Belarus Aircraft Repair Plant.
Dassault Rafale
Apr 30, 2015 - 7:23 AM
French combat jet scores third export sale in as many months; UAE could be next.
MV-22 Osprey
Apr 29, 2015 - 3:16 PM
The service seeks 44 new tiltrotors to replace the Northrop Grumman C-2 Greyhound for carrier onboard delivery mission.
Apr 28, 2015 - 9:46 PM
Flexjet works to transition former Learjet 85 customers into a new model as it prepares to take delivery of its first Gulfstreams.
Apr 28, 2015 - 8:00 AM
A Hawker 700 owned by Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya was sold for a scrap value of just $34,540.
Mectron MAR-1 missile
Apr 27, 2015 - 1:39 PM
Brazilian, Israeli and South African missiles are slated for integration.
Cirrus SF50 Vision Jet
Apr 27, 2015 - 9:46 AM
Three conforming prototype Cirrus Vision SF50s are flying, and construction of the first production version is under way.
Engineering monitors
Apr 25, 2015 - 11:05 AM
A peek inside the development process that allowed Gulfstream not only to announce the G500 but also to roll out the first airplane the same day.
Apr 24, 2015 - 7:27 AM
Possible roles for UAVs considered after current patrol and rescue efforts deemed inadequate.
Avanti Evo on ramp for delivery
Apr 23, 2015 - 12:58 PM
First customer will use the twin pusher-prop aircraft in charter operations.