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Flight status moves the program closer to full-scale production.
Boeing Commercial Airplanes v-p of airplane development Scott Fancher issued an upbeat assessment of all of the company's big development programs.
The MC-27J Praetorian concept retains the capability of the regular C-27J but can be rapidly converted for special missions.
RAC MiG is working on new versions of the aircraft more capable than the current MiG-31BM.
Boeing sees plenty of opportunity to fill the remaining 777 delivery slots for 777-300ERs by the time it starts delivering the 777-8X in 2021.
F-35s will replace the RAAF’s older F/A-18A/B Hornets, which the air force plans to withdraw from service by 2022.
Company will ship parts to Bombardier’s plant in Belfast, N. Ireland, which is responsible for manufacturing horizontal stabilizers for Globals.
The Black Hawk serves as a second testbed for Sikorsky’s Matrix research program to develop and field systems for autonomous vertical takeoff and landing.
For better surveillance capability over its southern waters, Japan has established 603 Hiko-tai (squadron) at Naha air base on Okinawa
The UK is a first-tier partner on the aircraft, which it views as a major boost to British combat air power.