Italian Typhoon in Iceland

Italian Typhoon in Iceland

Another challenging, long distance deployment for the Typhoon. Four aircraft in service with the Italian Air Force recently participated in the “Northern Viking” exercise held .

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Second test for the Boeing X-51

Second test for the Boeing X-51

Boeing has announced that the second flight of the X-51 hypersonic Waverider is planned for the week of 13 June. The first flight of the revolutionary scramjet, on 26 May, 2010, wa.

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What future for strategic bombers

What future for strategic bombers

More than 30 military and civilian strategic air power experts gathered on May 5 to discuss ideas for a new long-range strike bomber. The Bomber Advisory Group examined past and cu.

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India signs 2.4Bn USD Mirage contract with France

India signs 2.4Bn USD Mirage contract with France

Faced with a dual threat from China and Pakistan, which have even come together to manufacture fighter jets, India is really cranking up military aviation contracts. Even as the $4.

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Solar Impulse completes 1st international flight

Solar Impulse completes 1st international flight

After taking off Friday morning from the military airfield of Payerne (Switzerland), Solar Impulse landed safely at 9:39 p.m. at the international airport of Brussels (Belgium). Th.

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Can’t breath in the F-22 ? This may happen…

Can’t breath in the F-22 ? This may happen…

News broke that the F-22 fleet is standing down until further notice. The reason? A pilot nearly collapsed due to the lack of oxygen… Other pilots complained about hypoxia and de.

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Rafale & Eurofighter shortlisted by India

Rafale & Eurofighter shortlisted by India

With European fighters surging ahead of the American jets in the hotly-contested race to bag the gigantic $10.4 billion project to supply 126 medium multi-role fighter aircraft (MM.

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South Korea 1st time exporter

South Korea 1st time exporter

South Korea closed in on exporting its supersonic training jets to Indonesia as Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI), a state-run aerospace company, was selected by Indonesia on April .

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600mph ejection tests for F-35 jet fighter

600mph ejection tests for F-35 jet fighter

A British industry team led by BAE Systems has completed the final tests on the ejection or escape system for all variants of the F-35 Lightning II combat aircraft. The system has.

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Are contrails dangerous ?

Are contrails dangerous ?

The innocuous white vapour trails that criss-cross the sky may not be as harmless as they look. In fact, they might have contributed to more global warming so far than all aircraft.

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