What was originally a "precautionary measure" has evolved into
something on a far greater scale. The US Air Force has suspended
all normally-scheduled operations involving F-15 Eagle fighter
jets, including planned missions in Iraq and Afghanistan. The
suspension affects roughly 700 aircraft.
The latest Typhoon test aircraft IPA6 made its maiden flight
Monday from BAE Systems flight test facility at Warton Aerodrome in
Lancashire. The aircraft, flown by Typhoon Project Test Pilot, Mark
Bowman was airborne for 54 minutes.
'White Rocket' To Go On Display At NGC Facility Near LAX
The first production-configuration T-38 pilot training aircraft
built for the US Air Force by Northrop Grumman landed Monday
at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and rolled to a stop for
the very last time.
A400M Delivery Snafu May Represent $2 Billion Loss
European planemaker Airbus continues to represent a mixed
blessing for parent company EADS. Despite recent sales success and
evidence two trouble-plagued airliner programs are back on track,
past Airbus miscues continue to haunt the aerospace consortium...
sinking its financial outlook in the process.
A team of 19 Airmen and Soldiers and two helicopters from Joint
Task Force Bravo departed Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, on Monday
heading for the Dominican Republic to assist with recovery efforts
in the wake of Tropical Storm Noel.
Contract For $10 Billion Marks World Largest Military
Lockheed Martin says it will meet a March 2008 deadline set by
India to bid for that country’s and the world’s biggest
military aircraft contract estimated at $10 billion, according to
the Associated Press.