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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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Jun 16, 2017 - 5:49 AM
Distribution deals for GDS C-130 seats, Lord products for military platforms also announced by US MRO
Jun 15, 2017 - 4:06 PM
The two forums-- the Careers Plane and the Jobs and Training Forum-- will showcase career and training opportunities in the aviation industry.
Jun 15, 2017 - 3:59 PM
The F135 improvement program would result in a new engine with a third airstream and adaptive-cycle compressor in the mid to late 2020s.
Jun 15, 2017 - 11:28 AM
Schiebel's S-100 Camcopter scanned for vessels and tracked them in a 1,500-square-mile area at Norway's Andoya Test Center.
MiG-35 in flight
Jun 15, 2017 - 10:39 AM
But he would not acknowledge new MiG-29 order from Egypt.
Jun 15, 2017 - 9:48 AM
The relationship is highlighted by recent operations over Syria.
JF-17s in flight
Jun 15, 2017 - 8:48 AM
The two-seat JF-17B version of the Sino-Pakistan joint venture fighter is also flying from Chengdu.
Jun 15, 2017 - 8:19 AM
According to enterprise software specialist IFS, engineers deployed to maintain aircraft could benefit from virtual guidance from afar.
Northrop Grumman Firebird drone
Jun 15, 2017 - 4:12 AM
The avionics manufacturer has joined General Atomics and Northrop Grumman to test ACAS Xu software
Jun 14, 2017 - 4:12 PM
Transport/Tanker on track for certification next year, with additional sales announcements planned by year’s end.