“Even though we will lose CAS capacity, we are retiring the A-10 anyway” U.S. Air Force says [feedly]

jueves, 24 de marzo de 2016

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"Even though we will lose CAS capacity, we are retiring the A-10 anyway" U.S. Air Force says
// The Aviationist

The U.S. Air Force has revealed that the A-10 retirement will begin in fiscal year 2018. Taken on Feb. 26, the picture in this post shows an A-10 Warthog in action during a joint air attack team exercise at Yakima Training Center, Washington, where the "Hogs" trained alongside the AH-64 Apache helicopters deployed at Joint […]
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US Army weighs first rotorcraft variant for Future Vertical Lift [feedly]

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US Army weighs first rotorcraft variant for Future Vertical Lift
// Flight Global HEADLINES

The US Army s requirement for a next-generation armed scout platform to replace the acclaimed Bell OH-58 Kiowa has been around since the Light Helicopter Experimental (LHX) programme of the 1980s.
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Rostvertol commences mass production of modernised Mi-28NE combat helicopter [feedly]

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Rostvertol commences mass production of modernised Mi-28NE combat helicopter
// Air Force Technology News Press Releases

Russian helicopter manufacturer Rostvertol has commenced large-scale production of Mi-28NE combat helicopter with dual controls as part of a modernisation programme.
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USAF to delay T-X trainer aircraft programme [feedly]

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USAF to delay T-X trainer aircraft programme
// Air Force Technology News Press Releases

The US Air Force (USAF) has revealed plans to delay the T-X trainer aircraft programme.
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Scientists Say Moon Colony Is Possible, And Maybe Affordable [feedly]

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Scientists Say Moon Colony Is Possible, And Maybe Affordable
// Aero-News Network

Permanent Human Presence Could Be Established In Six Years For $10 Billion, According To Published Studies NASA could establish a permanent colony on the Moon by 2020 for a cost of about $10 billion, according to a series of studies published in the journal New Space.
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United Airlines commences regular bio-fueled flights [feedly]

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United Airlines commences regular bio-fueled flights
// Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine

Without much in the way of fanfare, United Airlines began flying regularly scheduled flights using biofuels earlier this month. Following years of demonstration and test flights to prove the fuel's viability, it's the first instance of a US airline putting commercial-scale volumes of biofuel into passenger-carrying planes on an ongoing basis.

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Airship resurrection

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NASA Licenses New Communication Technology for Unmanned Aircraft - Space Ref (press release)

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ATR Studies All-Electric Architecture for Turboprops | Aerospace News: Aviation International News

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China's giant Y-20 airlifter expected to enter service this year

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FIDAE: Can Argentina's industry be revived?

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747-400 Global SuperTanker firefighter gets ready for action

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Tragedy in Brussels puts travel security in the spotlight

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Falcon 5X To Enter Service In 2020

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Airbus exploring higher capacity A350

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PW Canada continues next-gen turboprop development despite airplane demand uncertainty

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