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News and developments about airplanes, helicopters and unmanned air vehicles used in all varieties of operations, including airlines, military, business, commercial, general aviation and private.

September 22, 2017, 8:40 PM

U.S. Air Force Will Test KC-46 to Assess Boom-Scraping Issue

The service has identified three technical deficiencies with the Boeing 767 tanker derivative, now in developmental testing.

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Fly-by-wire comes to midsize aircraft, and it is a smooth transition.
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In addition to an upgrade program for 16 survivors from earlier production.
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Italian aircraft carrier will lead efforts to rescue, and stem the tide of, migrants crossing the Mediterranean.
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Jun 23, 2015 - 4:50 PM
The Kodiak is now approved in 29 countries as Quest works to expand its international presence.
Flexjet G450LXi delivery
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First two G450LXis were handed over to Dallas-based fractional provider on June 23.
Honeywell TPE331
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But the indigenous HTT-40 program faces competition from the Pilatus PC-7 Mk II, already in service with the Indian Air Force.