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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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Flexjet G450LXi delivery
Jun 23, 2015 - 11:16 AM
First two G450LXis were handed over to Dallas-based fractional provider on June 23.
Honeywell TPE331
Jun 19, 2015 - 7:35 AM
But the indigenous HTT-40 program faces competition from the Pilatus PC-7 Mk II, already in service with the Indian Air Force.
Jun 19, 2015 - 2:25 AM
U.S. subsidiary will handle low volume runs that include shipsets below four units, primarily for the B777 and 747.
Jun 19, 2015 - 2:00 AM
Onboard batteries that will provide power to start the auxiliary power unit and provide emergency backup and buffering for critical systems.
DA42 on static at Paris Air Show
Jun 18, 2015 - 10:47 AM
Sagem and French defense services agency DCI will jointly offer Diamond twins and Patroller UAVs outfitted with Sagem's surveillance equipment
artist's rendering of JStars in flight
Jun 18, 2015 - 10:26 AM
Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman announce partners, joining Boeing as bidders for new radar surveillance jets.
Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James (right) and assistant secretary for acquisition Bill LaPlante
Jun 18, 2015 - 9:31 AM
The field of potential contenders has been adjusted as industry awaits a formal request for proposals.
Scorpion
Jun 18, 2015 - 9:00 AM
The joint venture said it will show the light attack jet to multiple European air forces on its current visit.
Jun 18, 2015 - 8:24 AM
Low-cost carrier Wizz Air is to buy at least 110 Airbus A321neo narrow bodies.
Piaggio Aerospace CEO
Jun 18, 2015 - 6:50 AM
Piaggio makes two more sales of the Avanti Evo twin pusherprop at the Paris Air Show.