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December 18, 2014, 7:23 AM

Limited Choices for F-35 Heavy Maintenance, U.S. Confirms

Security is a major factor driving assignments of airframe and engine MRO work for the stealth fighter

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May 5, 2011 - 7:35 AM
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U.S. officials have not confirmed the type of helicopter that carried Navy Se...
May 4, 2011 - 7:14 AM
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May 2, 2011 - 5:25 AM
President Obama outlined ambitious new goals for U.S.
The T-70 Sikorsky will produce for the Turkish Utility Helicopter Program is ...
May 2, 2011 - 5:20 AM
Sikorsky has won the $3.5 billion Turkish Utility Helicopter Program (TUHP), with a version of the Black Hawk designated T-70.
Bell’s OH-58 Block II demonstrator made its first flight at Bell’s Fort Worth...
May 2, 2011 - 5:15 AM
Bell Helicopter made the first flight of its OH-58 Block II demonstrator at its Xworx research and development facility in Fort Worth on April 14. Meanwhi
The first production Alenia Aermacchi M-346 made its first flight late last m...
May 2, 2011 - 5:10 AM
Alenia Aermacchi flew the first production <a href="news/single-news-page/article/alenia-adopts-new-tech-to-build-m-346-trainer-25398/">M-346</a> on March
Honeywell's unmanned T-Hawk has flown several disaster-remediation missions a...
May 2, 2011 - 5:05 AM
Honeywell Aerospace said its unmanned T-Hawk Micro Air Vehicle has flown several missions in support of disaster-remediation efforts at the damaged Fukushi
The Dassault Rafale and Eurofighter Typhoon are the remaining two contenders ...
May 2, 2011 - 5:00 AM
The Indian Ministry of Defence on Wednesday, April 27, asked Dassault Aviation and Eurofighter to extend their commercial bids beyond the April 28 deadline
Apr 28, 2011 - 6:08 AM
The Indian Ministry of Defence on Wednesday, April 27, asked Dassault Aviation and Eurofighter to extend their commercial bids beyond the April 28 deadline
A UK Royal Air Force Eurocopter Typhoon dropped air-ground weapons in Libya t...
Apr 21, 2011 - 4:06 AM
NATO-led <link news/single-news-page/article/libyan-air-campaign-expends-large-resources-29255/>air operations over Libya</link> have failed to prevent a s