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December 9, 2016, 7:33 AM

Canada Chooses Airbus C295W for Search and Rescue

Major win for best-selling twin turboprop over rival C-27J, and the new Embraer KC-390 jet, after a long evaluation.

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Neuron in flight
Jul 25, 2016 - 7:16 PM
Mirage upgrade contract and Neuron flight test extension adds to earnings from Rafale.
CyPhy Works PARC air vehicle
Jul 25, 2016 - 3:48 PM
The Army's Rapid Equipping Force will study the CyPhy Works Persistent Aerial Reconnaissance and Communications System, a tethered hexrotor.
Airbus A400M in flight
Jul 25, 2016 - 9:33 AM
A revised delivery schedule is still awaited, because of the propeller gearbox problems.
Jul 22, 2016 - 7:15 AM
Announcements by BAE Systems, a new agreement on Turkish missile integration, Canada’s partner status, and endorsements from senior U.S. commanders.
BAE electronic warfare
Jul 22, 2016 - 7:07 AM
The company’s low-profile electronic warfare business was highlighted in a Farnborough airshow briefing.
F-35 hover
Jul 19, 2016 - 8:03 AM
A round-up of AIN’s comprehensive coverage of the event.
J-20 fighter on the ground
Jul 19, 2016 - 7:22 AM
The long-range interceptor may be nearing entry into service, although questions remain over the maturity of the intended indigenous powerplants.
KC-46A tanker refuels a C-17 Globemaster III
Jul 18, 2016 - 12:05 PM
After trying to resolve an axial boom loading issue with software, Boeing has developed a hardware fix for the KC-46A Pegasus tanker.
The Fulmar X is seen on its bungee-powered launch ramp.
Jul 14, 2016 - 6:45 AM
The Fulmar has been selected by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency, which is buying six systems to equip fast patrol craft.
Scorpion helmet-mounted monocular sight and display.
Jul 14, 2016 - 6:38 AM
The company will provide 400 sets for LAH service after 2020.