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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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Jul 29, 2015 - 11:08 AM
Gulfstream's order book grew by nearly $1 billion in the second quarter, to $14.02 billion, with book to bill exceeding 1:1.
Jul 28, 2015 - 9:24 AM
Textron Aviation delivered 36 Cessna Citations and 30 Beechcraft King Airs in the second quarter, compared with 36 Citations and 34 King Airs a year ago.
Mil Mi-17V5 on the ramp
Jul 27, 2015 - 10:31 AM
A sale worth more than $1 billion is likely, along with the choice of private Indian company Pipavev to assemble them.
Jul 24, 2015 - 12:58 PM
The 900 model is proving to be the best seller in the TBM family with orders already reaching 100.
Embraer Legacy 500 in flight
Jul 24, 2015 - 12:22 PM
Chinese movie star Jackie Chan is set to receive the first Legacy 500 in China by the end of 2015.
Jul 24, 2015 - 9:39 AM
Consortium awarded 21 percent of major structural components
 Bell 412EPI in flight, rendering
Jul 23, 2015 - 1:08 PM
The Bell 412EPI twin was preferred to the new H160 from Airbus Helicopters to replace UH-1J utility helicopters.
Cessna Citation Latitide
Jul 23, 2015 - 12:00 PM
The Hawaii mission took place on the heels of coast-to-coast trips earlier this month.
Jul 23, 2015 - 10:05 AM
"Expanding sales to this important market is part of our global sales plan and strategy for the HondaJet," according to Honda Aircraft's president and CEO.
Jul 23, 2015 - 9:11 AM
Program price will likely differ with the type of avionics installed in the aircraft.