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February 6, 2023, 5:04 AM

Chinese Balloon Downed in First Kill for the F-22 Fighter

The Chinese surveillance balloon had been tracked across Canada and the U.S. amid worldwide public interest.

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Feb 6, 2023 - 1:56 PM
While calling Turkey “a longstanding and valued NATO ally, the U.S. has urged the country to not become a “safe haven” for illicit Russian transactions.
Turkish Aerospace Hürjet P1 prototype being towed on airport taxiway
Feb 6, 2023 - 11:15 AM
The Turkish Aerospace Hürjet advanced trainer has entered the pre-first flight test phase, including powering up the F404 engine for the first time.
F-22A Raptor 1st Fighter Wing
Feb 6, 2023 - 5:04 AM
The Chinese surveillance balloon had been tracked across Canada and the U.S. amid worldwide public interest.
Tail of business jet
Feb 3, 2023 - 10:36 AM
Potential business aircraft buyers who patiently waited out the frothy market will be rewarded this year with more selection and better pricing.
Feb 1, 2023 - 12:20 PM
Following nearly two years of trading barbs, Airbus and Qatar Airways have reached an “amicable” settlement on their dispute over A350 surface degradation.
Daher Kodiak 900 and TBM 960
Feb 1, 2023 - 12:18 PM
Daher reported that 2022 was a record year in terms of orders for 100 aircraft, double from the previous year, while deliveries increased to 73.
Jan 31, 2023 - 5:30 PM
Thousands of Boeing company employees, airline executives, lawmakers, and program luminaries celebrated the end of the 747’s 53-year production run.
Altea preowned business jet market (Photo: Altea)
Jan 31, 2023 - 12:24 PM
Altea, like many other preowned business aircraft brokers, is preparing for a "new normal" of lower business jet prices and more availability.
Jan 30, 2023 - 4:23 PM
Enstrom flies its first new production helicopter since reopening in May 2022, a 480B.
Jan 30, 2023 - 3:20 PM
Now operating two of three lines in Renton, Boeing expects more demand for the 737 Max to require a fourth line at the former 787 assembly bay in Everett.