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November 30, 2016, 7:44 AM

Saab Postpones Gripen E First Flight—for Good Reason

The company claims that pre-qualifying software to a very high standard will save time and money later on.

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Jul 13, 2016 - 9:55 AM
Through an agreement with Northrup Grumman, Nordam will produce three new components made of composite materials.
Jul 13, 2016 - 9:50 AM
P&W and Rolls-Royce will work together at RAF Marham to support F135 engines and the LiftSystems.
fighter jet
Jul 13, 2016 - 9:45 AM
The Lockheed Martin F-35 can carry a large weapons load, combining internal and external stores.
Jul 13, 2016 - 9:25 AM
Lockheed Martin’s acquisition of Sikorsky has led to a version of the Black Hawk helicopter with mostly LM weaponry.
Jul 13, 2016 - 9:00 AM
Low-speed ejection testing in 2015 revealed an increased risk of neck injury for lightweight.
Jul 13, 2016 - 8:40 AM
Turkish type approved by EASA.
Jul 13, 2016 - 8:35 AM
Elbit Systems and Sigint–Elisra have developed a very lightweight self-protection/jamming system particularly suited to unmanned air vehicles.
Jul 13, 2016 - 8:20 AM
Sensors assess and record the pilot’s breathing to detect that sufficient oxygen is being delivered, guarding against hypoxia.
Jul 13, 2016 - 7:20 AM
Raytheon is pitching its T-100 proposal for the U.S. Air Force’s jet trainer replacement program as a robust training solution—with a jet attached.
cockpit
Jul 13, 2016 - 7:20 AM
The new system includes a large HUD that shows video imagery with flight and navigation symbology overlaid in 2D and 3D.